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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
Terrorists Greet Hamas-Fatah Unity with Rocket Attacks on Israel

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Jerusalem Woman Injured in Stone Throwing

April 23, 2014 - 10:50 PM
 
Jeb Bush Considering the White House

April 23, 2014 - 10:36 PM
 
Arabs Going Wild in Jerusalem

April 23, 2014 - 10:17 PM
 
Egypt Receives $700 Million in Oil Aid – Monthly

April 23, 2014 - 10:13 PM
 
Kerry’s Talks Achieve Peace Between Hamas and Fatah

April 23, 2014 - 5:56 PM
 
Ex-Met Council Chief Rapfogel to Plead Guilty in Financial Scam

April 23, 2014 - 3:44 PM
 
Fatah Official’s Family Disowns Him over Censure of Murder of a Jew

April 23, 2014 - 3:30 PM
 
2 Tortured Bodies Found Dumped in Slaviansk, Ukraine

April 23, 2014 - 3:16 PM
 
Suffolk University Defends Honoring Foxman as Commencement Speaker

April 23, 2014 - 2:39 PM
 
Eyewitness Report from Ukraine: ‘You Can Feel the Tension in the Air’

April 23, 2014 - 1:32 PM
 
Common Blood Pressure Drug Prevents Post-TBI Epilepsy

April 23, 2014 - 12:46 PM
 
It’s Prom Time, and Abbas Must Choose a Dance Partner – Israel or Hamas

April 23, 2014 - 12:06 PM
 
Israeli-American Journalist Held Hostage in Ukraine

April 23, 2014 - 11:24 AM
 
Egypt Plays US off Russia, Gets Military Aid Back

April 23, 2014 - 11:18 AM
 
Shas Continues Petty Attacks Against Rav Amar for Control Over Sephardim

April 23, 2014 - 10:34 AM
 
More Jewish Sites Vandalized in Ukraine

April 22, 2014 - 9:53 PM
 
Syria to Hold Presidential Elections

April 22, 2014 - 9:25 PM
 
Egypt Signing Unprecedented $3 Billion MiG-35 Deal with Russia

April 22, 2014 - 8:44 PM
 
Missouri’s Jew-Hating Mayor Quits (Video)

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The Community That Dwells In Remote Mountains: The History And Culture Of Gorsky Jews

Posted on: April 17th, 2014

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Some Mountain Jews believe they are descendents of the Ten Lost Tribes and were exiled to Azerbaijan and Dagestan by Sancheriv.

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L to R: Tal Brody, stadium manager and Yehudit and Shlomo Yulis during an annual inner Gush Katif community basketball championship game in their son's memory, 2006.
 

“’How I Left Egypt…” Gush Katif families reflect on their journey to a permanent home

Posted on: April 4th, 2014

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Gush Katif families reflect on their journey to a permanent home

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A very unusual silver Charoseth dish in the form of a wheelbarrow "pushed" by a Jewish figure.   Germany circa 1900.
 

The World Of Judaica

Posted on: April 4th, 2014

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Collecting Jewish antiques entails a bit of dedication as well, as there are many different categories of art that we have to deal with.

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Living For The Boss

Posted on: April 4th, 2014

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I wonder out loud how Ruchoma would have handled her father's putting down the law so strongly had she been a young girl growing up 100 years later.

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Mina Yuditskaya Berliner in the Tel Aviv apartment purchased by her former student, Vladimir Putin. 
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Meet Putin’s High School German Teacher, Now Living In Tel Aviv

Posted on: April 2nd, 2014

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"He was like everyone else," she said. "He was serious. He wouldn't mess around. He would do what I said. He was quiet a lot and thought a lot. He did everything well."

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Victims Of Terror: The Terror Within Me

Posted on: March 28th, 2014

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OneFamily’s support naturally extends to the families of terror victims.

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Philly Historian Scores In Bid To Have NBA Pioneer Eddie Gottlieb Honored

Posted on: March 26th, 2014

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Gottlieb, who immigrated as a boy from Kiev, Ukraine, was a founder, player and coach of one of the most important teams in basketball history: the South Philadelphia Hebrew Association club known by its acronym, the Sphas.

 

As Survivors Pass, Holocaust Memoir Genre Braces For Significant Transformation

Posted on: March 26th, 2014

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“Most grew up with the Holocaust as a silent, dark mystery,” said Dr. Jerry Jennings, a clinical psychologist who has published three Holocaust memoirs on behalf of survivors. “They were denied the truth of what deeply shaped their parents’ and their own upbringing and they have strong emotions about touching a subject that was explicitly or implicitly forbidden by the parent.”

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Identify On LinkedIn & Engage On Twitter

Posted on: March 21st, 2014

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Just a few months ago, I was having a difficult time getting a refund for a missing product processed via the customer service call center at a major retailer. After spending hours on hold and having my request denied, I sent a Tweet to the company’s Twitter account.

Yaakov Lehman (left) and Rabbi Joel Padowitz, co-founders of the Israel App.  (Credit: Barry A. Kaplan)
 

Haredi Entrepreneurship Thrives In Beit Shemesh

Posted on: March 19th, 2014

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While critics lament the lack of haredi integration into both the military and the Israeli workforce, Beit Shemesh, located 20 miles west of Jerusalem with a population of 100,000, is home to innovators like Rabbi Joel Padowitz, whose ventures have a direct relationship with the haredi community.

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OJOTC: Helping Frum OT’s Network

Posted on: March 7th, 2014

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Wouldn’t it be great if you had a chavrusa working with you, guiding and helping you in your work environment?

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Mi-Shelo-Yada: Ohr Somayach Purim Memories

Posted on: March 7th, 2014

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What made an M.I.T. scholarship student, taking time off from his doctorate in medicine, to backpack, and then decide to backtrack, chuck it all… and get a haircut? Perhaps it is easier to understand a Harvard law student becoming enamored with the logic of Gemara and settling down to struggle with the intellectual challenges of Aramaic acrobatics.

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Ruth Lockshin of Toronto leads a partnership minyan at a conference in New York of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, December 2013.
 

Partnership Minyans Growing Despite Condemnations

Posted on: March 6th, 2014

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The battle over partnership minyans is just the latest scuffle in the war over women’s roles in the Orthodox community.

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A volunteer at last year's Meir Panim Purim celebration in Israel. 
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Purim And The Poor In Israel

Posted on: March 5th, 2014

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According to Maimonides, the great medieval Jewish scholar, “Gifts for the poor [matanot l’evyonim] deserve more attention than the seudah and mishloach manot because there is no greater, richer happiness than bringing joy to the hearts of needy people, orphans, widows and proselytes.”

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Alexander Imich at his home. Photo by Beth Sarafraz.
 

Meeting Alexander Imich, 111-Years Old

Posted on: February 28th, 2014

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Imich was born in 1903 in Poland, where he later earned his Ph.D. in 1927, despite the best efforts of anti-Semitic professors to sabotage his thesis

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Navigating The Journey: Bein Odam L’Chaveiro

Posted on: February 28th, 2014

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Have you seen drivers mindlessly block traffic to load or unload passengers and cargo while a huge parking space is only a few feet away?

Undated photo of Rabbi Avigdor, courtesy of the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford.
 

Archive Comes To Life At New Holocaust Education Center

Posted on: February 26th, 2014

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People often ask me why do we need another Holocaust center? The story of Isaac Avigdor is the answer.

Standing, left to right: Mrs. Rochel Goldman, Shlucha to Johannesburg, South Africa; Mrs. Rivka Kotlarsky and Mrs. Molly Resnick, co-directors of the Guest of Shluchos program. Sitting, left to right: Rebbetzin Shula Kazan, Shlucha to Cleveland, OH, and Mrs. Naomi Mauer, co-publisher of The Jewish Press.
 

A Magnificent Weekend With The Chabad Shluchos

Posted on: February 21st, 2014

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Almost every year I am invited to attend the grand banquet of the International Shluchos Convention, the climax of a four-day weekend that attracts some 2,500 Chabad shluchos from all over the world – from Argentina to Australia, from Thailand to Kazakhstan, and from every state in the U.S. It takes place the weekend of Chaf Bet Shevat, the yahrzeit of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka, wife of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, zt”l.

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You Don’t Like It?

Posted on: February 14th, 2014

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Dear Mordechai, Someone gave me a gift that I don’t like. But I don’t want to hurt his feelings. What should I do? You Shouldn’t Have

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Victims of Terror: the Hero Who Can’t Admit It

Posted on: February 14th, 2014

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Who are the heroes who rush into a hell like this and pull out the wounded and the dead?

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