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A Settler’s Farewell to President Obama
 
Enterprising Builder Thrilled About US Embassy Move to Jerusalem

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Inauguration Day Has Arrived for President-elect Donald J. Trump

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Poll: Overwhelming Majority of Israelis Ready for Sovereignty in Judea and Samaria

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‘Open Orthodox’ Rabbi Alters Shabbat Prayer for the President to Omit Trump

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How Did Cop Ramming Bedouin Squatter Get Beautiful New Jeep?

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Prosecution to Demand 3 to 5 Years for Sgt. Azaria

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First Arrow 3 Long-Range Missile Interceptor Battery Arrives in Israel

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Hezbollah Accuses Israel of Espionage in Southern Lebanon

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NY Councilman Asks Obama to Commute Rubashkin’s Sentence, Too

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Professor Steven Plaut, z’l

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President-elect Trump Intends to ‘Really Show His Respect for Israel’ Says Press Secretary Spicer

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1,000 Respond to Mom’s Plea, Accompany IDF Soldier Son to Final Resting Place

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Former Pres. George H.W. Bush in ICU, Wife Barbara Also Hospitalized

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ADL Issues Security Advisory as FBI Investigating Threats to JCCs

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PM Urging Israelis to Attend Oleh Corporal’s Funeral [video]

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Cape Town Jews Warned Against Participating in Meeting on Future of Development Site

January 19, 2017 - 1:50 PM
 
Mother of Dead IDF Soldier Invites Israelis to Funeral: ‘We Have No Family Here’

January 19, 2017 - 12:39 PM
 
Ministerial Committee to Vote on Annexing Judean City

January 19, 2017 - 12:18 PM
 
Watch: Jerusalem Mayor Calling on Israelis to Sign Letter Congratulating Incoming President Trump [video]

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Conservative Shul Calls for Fasting on Inauguration Day

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Posted on: June 16th, 2004

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During the Second World War, a top-secret mission was organized to establish a military base in Greenland that would enable the recent invention of radar to be tested.

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Posted on: June 2nd, 2004

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When a Jew becomes deathly ill, it has become the custom for that person to adopt a new name, for a name evokes great spirituality, and it is hoped that the goodness of the adopted name will bring relief.

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Posted on: May 19th, 2004

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Of the many books The Jewish Press receives for review, a large number deal with the issue of anti-Semitism.

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Posted on: May 12th, 2004

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When The Jewish Press reviewed the original (hardcover) edition of "A Moral Reckoning" nearly two years ago, Daniel Goldhagen was already well-known for his first book, "Hitler's Willing Executioners".

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Posted on: April 28th, 2004

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It is rare to find a book notable for its area of concern, its contributors, its sponsorship, and its publisher. But Wisdom From All My Teachers rates high on each level.

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Posted on: April 21st, 2004

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In The Lord of The Flies, author William Goldman told the story of how a group of children marooned on an island formed a society that descended into the depravity of progressive marginalizing some of its members.

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Posted on: April 14th, 2004

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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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Posted on: April 7th, 2004

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Posted on: January 1st, 2004

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This intriguing volume is really three books in one.

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Posted on: December 24th, 2003

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

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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.

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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."

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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?

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