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Spiritual Cafe: Fighting The Sin of Forgetfulness
 
Maryland’s Sen. Mikulski Gives Obama Magic Number for Iran Deal

September 2, 2015 - 5:36 PM
 
Netanyahu May Allow Soldiers to Shoot at Terrorists

September 2, 2015 - 4:15 PM
 
Government Decides not to Abandon Gush Etzion Memorial Park

September 2, 2015 - 3:55 PM
 
Israeli Beekeepers Help Make New Year Sweeter for President and First Lady

September 2, 2015 - 3:25 PM
 
Biden Combining Iran Deal Push with Possible Presidential Campaign, Both Involving Jews

September 2, 2015 - 2:59 PM
 
IDF: Hamas Using Building Materials to Dig Terror Tunnels

September 2, 2015 - 2:50 PM
 
Three Opposition MKs Resign to Pursue More Exciting Careers

September 2, 2015 - 2:37 PM
 
Update: Missing Teen Found Safe, Police Thank Israeli Public

September 2, 2015 - 2:20 PM
 
Netanyahu’s Grandfather’s Tombstone Smashed in Mount of Olives Arab Desecration

September 2, 2015 - 1:41 PM
 
Anti-Semitic Bank Card Emerges in Norway

September 2, 2015 - 12:23 PM
 
Researchers Ponder World’s Oldest Qur’an – Is It Older Than Mohammad?

September 2, 2015 - 11:13 AM
 
Bad Day for Nuclear Iran Deal Opponents

September 2, 2015 - 4:48 AM
 
Tel Aviv Restaurant Breaks Down Boundaries Between Eating Out and at Home

September 1, 2015 - 10:30 PM
 
US Says It Doesn’t Even Know How Many Americans Live in West Bank

September 1, 2015 - 7:30 PM
 
‘Undecided’ Sen. Cardin Predicts Congress Will Back Obama on Iran Deal

September 1, 2015 - 6:40 PM
 
Gal Hirsch at Vortex of War between Right and Left, Old and New

September 1, 2015 - 6:23 PM
 
Greece Seizes Suspected ISIS Weapons Ship Destined for Libya

September 1, 2015 - 6:19 PM
 
ISIS Video Claims Burning of Four Men Fighting with Iran-Backed Forces

September 1, 2015 - 6:03 PM
 
Report: With Little to Show for his Long Career, Abbas Told Jordan’s King He Plans to Resign

September 1, 2015 - 6:00 PM
 
Momentum Building for “Day of Jewish Unity” Ahead of Congress Iran Vote

September 1, 2015 - 4:41 PM
 
SanDisk Hiring 90 New Employees n Israel

September 1, 2015 - 3:54 PM
 
White House and Columbia U. Splash Cold Water on ‘Prof. Obama’ Rumor

September 1, 2015 - 3:39 PM
 
Auschwitz Showers Only A ‘Public Safety Measure,’ Says Museum

September 1, 2015 - 3:12 PM
 
Good Jewish Boy from Israel Tries to Join the ISIS

September 1, 2015 - 2:41 PM
 
White Supremacist Gives Nazi Salute After Kansas City Murder Conviction

September 1, 2015 - 1:43 PM
 
Netanyahu Spokesman Officially Appointed Ambassador to England

September 1, 2015 - 12:31 PM
 
2.2M Israeli Children Return to the Classrooms

September 1, 2015 - 11:45 AM
 
ISIS-Linked Gaza Terror Rocket Fails to Reach Southern Israel

September 1, 2015 - 10:29 AM
 
3 NYC Ds Disappoint Area Residents and Announce Support for Nuclear Iran Deal

September 1, 2015 - 3:34 AM
 
Update: Counter-Terrorism Soldier Injured in Jenin Battle [Video]

September 1, 2015 - 2:31 AM
 
Gaza: Islamic Jihad and Hamas Threatening Rocket Fire

September 1, 2015 - 2:27 AM
 
Five Palestinian Administrative Detainees Begin Hunger Strike

September 1, 2015 - 12:12 AM
 
Maccabi Tel Aviv and European Champs EA7 Emporio Armani Milan To Play First “Euro Classic” Games in U.S.

August 31, 2015 - 11:57 PM
 
BREAKING: IDF Soldier Wounded in Shootout with Terrorists During Jenin Arrest Operation

August 31, 2015 - 11:50 PM
 
Congressman Insulted by Pro-Iran Colleague’s Suggestion He Opposes Deal to Get Jewish Money

August 31, 2015 - 11:30 PM
 
Nazi Gold Train Discovery May Bring New Claims from Holocaust Survivors

August 31, 2015 - 11:12 PM
 
Extraordinary Cooperation between Israeli, Gazan Potato Farmers

August 31, 2015 - 11:04 PM
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Although he lived his life devoid of traditional religious observance, Albert Einstein very famously stated: "I shall never believe that G-d plays dice with the world."

 

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Recent years have seen a flood of books on the Holocaust. The reason is that the number of survivors are dwindling, and in a few years there will be no witnesses.

 

Posted on: March 31st, 2004

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The Jewish Way in Death and Mourning by Rabbi Maurice Lamm (1969, Jonathan David Pub.) has remained a staple on Jewish bookshelves for the past 35 years.

 

Posted on: March 31st, 2004

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This is a fascinating sefer - seemingly simple, with answers easy enough for small children to understand and yet containing explanations to conundrums that have puzzled many for generations.

 

Posted on: March 3rd, 2004

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Imagine what it would feel like to discover, as an adult, that your own mother was a cold-blooded concentration-camp guard who participated even in the killing of babies in their mothers' arms?

 

Posted on: February 11th, 2004

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There is currently a major retrospective of the works of Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn at the Fine Arts Museum in Boston.

 

Posted on: February 11th, 2004

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Not everyone who imagines what Moshe Rabbeinu might have thought as he carried the Tablets down the mountain visualizes this scene in the humorous vein of a Mel Brooks.

 

Posted on: January 7th, 2004

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The Heretic is a history of the early beginnings of the Spanish Inquisition in novelized form - a breathtaking tour de force that is both historically accurate and unusually entertaining, so that one can almost finish the nearly 400 pages in just two or three sittings.

 

Posted on: January 1st, 2004

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In every generation there rises a Haman, son of Amalek. During the 20th century there were at least two in the United States: Henry Ford and Charles Lindbergh.

 

Posted on: January 1st, 2004

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This intriguing volume is really three books in one.

 

Posted on: December 24th, 2003

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This is everything a children's book should be: exciting, colorful, and easy to read.

 

Posted on: December 3rd, 2003

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There are moments in time that define an era, and for New York's ethnic communities of African-Americans and Jews that moment came on May 9th, 1968, when Fred Nauman, a junior high school teacher in the Ocean Hill-Brownsville area of Brooklyn and 18 other educators received letters telling them that the predominantly African-American local school district had fired them.

 

Posted on: October 31st, 2003

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An old Native American expression admonishes us to "Never judge a man until you walk a mile in his moccasins."

 

Posted on: October 24th, 2003

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Do we say the Kaddish to honor our lost ones, to satisfy our own innate yearnings, or to teach the next generation?

 

Posted on: October 10th, 2003

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My cousin Phil, of Los Angeles, once told me - what I consider an apocryphal story - that during the Korean War, when he was stationed in Hong Kong, he was seeking a synagogue for Friday evening services and was told to go to a small shul atop a hill.

 

Posted on: September 19th, 2003

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You probably know or perhaps are a single Jewish adult who needs this book, and here it is. Popular author Lisa Aiken examines the range of issues plaguing the aging Jewish singles community and she presents the solutions to them.

 

Posted on: September 5th, 2003

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Presenting this subject from a positive point of view in The Jewish Press is akin to 'preaching to the choir,' but Prof. Dershowitz brings his many years of legal training and expertise - and a lifetime of involvement with the Zionist cause - to bear on the subject.

 

Posted on: August 22nd, 2003

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Europe had its royalty, its nobility... and its Rothschilds.

 

Posted on: August 1st, 2003

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The sub-title is of The Miracle of the Seventh Day is A Guide to the Spiritual Meaning, Significance and Weekly Practice of the Jewish Sabbath, written by Rabbi Steinsaltz, a leader among the activists of the Kiruv movement, this very attractively published volume is designed to be a working tool toward assisting the newly initiated toward understanding the hidden meanings of prayer.

 

Posted on: July 26th, 2003

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There may be some who would wish this book, and this subject matter, to not be discussed at all; to shove it back into some secret corner whence it came. "Don't air dirty linen in public!"

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