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Celebrating Jewish Survival and Strength
 
Terror Attack Foiled Near Yitzhar

March 5, 2015 - 3:23 PM
 
Number of Israeli Tourists to Germany Rises by 14 Percent

March 5, 2015 - 12:01 PM
 
Israeli-Made Chipset Could Extend Battery Life for Devices Using 4G Mobile Networks

March 5, 2015 - 11:15 AM
 
US Ambassador to South Korea Slashed by Activist

March 5, 2015 - 11:07 AM
 
Call It A Purim Miracle: Reports Say Ayatollah Khamenei In Critical Condition

March 5, 2015 - 10:48 AM
 
Israel To Double Water Supply For Gaza Despite Hamas Threats

March 5, 2015 - 10:20 AM
 
Israeli Opposition Leader’s Speech Cut Off on TV as ‘Elections Propaganda’

March 5, 2015 - 9:01 AM
 
1st-Century House Unearthed in Nazareth Could be Jesus’s Childhood Home

March 5, 2015 - 8:47 AM
 
Ambassador Ron Dermer Recaps Netanyahu’s Speech [video]

March 5, 2015 - 8:02 AM
 
US Secy of State Kerry Says ‘Demanding Iran Capitulate is Not a Plan’

March 5, 2015 - 7:00 AM
 
Haifa U Research Confirms, ‘Think Good & It Will Be Good!’

March 4, 2015 - 11:35 PM
 
Abbas Underscores PLO’s ’3 NO’s’ in Ramallah Rant

March 4, 2015 - 10:00 PM
 
His Hands Weren’t Up: DoJ Clears Ferguson Police Officer

March 4, 2015 - 8:38 PM
 
IDF to Split Tel Aviv’s Missile Warning System

March 4, 2015 - 8:29 PM
 
2 Islamic Holidays to Close NYC Public Schools Next Year

March 4, 2015 - 7:22 PM
 
A Concrete Proposal

March 4, 2015 - 5:05 PM
 
Latest Election Poll

March 4, 2015 - 4:37 PM
 
Al Jazeera Reporter: ‘Bibi Said ISIL and Iran Working Together’

March 4, 2015 - 4:27 PM
 
Tea Party Radio Host Says Democrats Who Boycotted Bibi Should Be Hanged

March 4, 2015 - 12:27 PM
 
24 Firebomb and Rock-Throwing Attacks in One Day

March 4, 2015 - 12:10 PM
 
New Poll Gives Herzog-Livni 3-Seat Lead but no Coalition

March 4, 2015 - 10:10 AM
 
Al Arabiya Editor-In-Chief: President Obama, Listen To Netanyahu On Iran

March 4, 2015 - 9:39 AM
 
Netanyahu Says Israel Can Stand Alone – and Pelosi Turns her Back [video]

March 4, 2015 - 9:22 AM
 
Jordanian King Warns Global Battle With ISIS Has Launched World War III

March 4, 2015 - 4:45 AM
 
PA, PLO to Appeal US Court Ruling — ‘No Money to Pay’ Damages to Terror Victims

March 4, 2015 - 4:00 AM
 
Obama Claims Netanyahu Offered ‘No Viable Alternative’ to Iran Deal

March 4, 2015 - 12:12 AM
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As Purim approaches, thousands of Israeli children and families grapple with poverty



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Posted on: February 27th, 2015

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One should not give the money before Purim morning or after sunset.

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Posted on: February 27th, 2015

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The mishloach manos of times gone by were sometimes simple and sometimes elaborate, but the main focus was on the preparation of the delicious food they contained.

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Posted on: February 27th, 2015

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One of the earliest special Purims we have on record was celebrated by the Jews of Granada and Shmuel HaNagid, the eleventh-century rav, poet, soldier and statesman, and one of the most influential Jews in Muslim Spain.

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Posted on: February 27th, 2015

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It was only in the reign of George III (1760-1820) that Jews became socially acceptable in Britain, and Nathan became music master to Princess Charlotte and musical librarian to King George IV.

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Posted on: February 13th, 2015

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There is a lot of creativity in the food blogging community and not only in the kitchen.

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Posted on: February 12th, 2015

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Agudat Yisrael led a forceful protest in the Knesset deploring the fact that these defenders of Israel had never been given a proper Jewish burial.

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Posted on: February 9th, 2015

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Jews integrated into life in Kenya to such an extent that in 1955, Israel Somen, who had worked extensively on the Lunatic Line (the colloquial name for the railway that was forged madly through forests and ravines, troops of tribesmen and lions) was elected the mayor of Nairobi.

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Posted on: January 29th, 2015

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Though the CCAR supported the Jewish right to emigrate to Eretz Yisrael, it strenuously objected to defining Palestine as the Jewish homeland.

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Posted on: January 19th, 2015

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Few traces remain of the glory days of Jewish life in the kingdoms of Sicily and Naples, but the demise wasn’t due to the eruption of nearby Mount Vesuvius. Rather it was a manmade volcano called the Edict of Expulsion from Spain – and not even an invitation to return in Shevat of 1740 could […]

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Posted on: December 26th, 2014

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An incredible child protégé and a world chess champion, Boris Spassky (1937- ), best known for his “Match of the Century” loss in Reykjavík to Fischer, will always be inexorably tied to the latter.

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Posted on: December 25th, 2014

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Today's smiles are in the merit of my friend and I made a conscious effort to smile throughout the day.

 

Posted on: December 12th, 2014

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“We had been in our first-period class for less than three minutes, and the website was already in-motion,” Rabbi Young told The Jewish Press.

 

Posted on: December 10th, 2014

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The following statement is issued by the Presidium of the Rabbinical Alliance of America.

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Posted on: December 8th, 2014

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Get the word out. Tell everyone you know that this Joe is ready to march down the aisle!

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Posted on: December 1st, 2014

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Demetrious’ insistence on handmaking his chocolaty treasures with only the highest quality ingredients paid off in customer loyalty...

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Posted on: December 1st, 2014

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Keeping my hands on my head, I looked up to see four or five balls of fire exploding in the sky.

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Posted on: November 27th, 2014

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Not as well known, however, is Keller’s involvement with Jewish and Israeli communities.

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Posted on: November 21st, 2014

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There were many French Jews who jumped at the chance to shed their ancient identity and assimilate.

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Posted on: November 20th, 2014

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As Rabbi Shemtov stood on the stage and looked out at the attendees, he told them that “Rather than take photos with your cellphones, take a mental photo and keep this Shabbat in your mind and take it with you throughout your life.”

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Posted on: November 19th, 2014

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It is difficult to write about such a holy person, for I fear I will not accurately portray his greatness...

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