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Celebrating Jewish Survival and Strength
 
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
 
Some Democrats Aim Venom, Charge Israeli Prime Minister with ‘Fear-Mongering’

March 3, 2015 - 10:35 PM
 
AIPAC Honors United Hatzalah as Leading Innovator [video]

March 3, 2015 - 10:30 PM
 
Transcript of PM Binyamin Netanyahu’s Historic Speech to Congress

March 3, 2015 - 10:17 PM
 
Watch Netanyahu’s Speech in Congress [video]

March 3, 2015 - 9:51 PM
 
Hillary Clinton Allegedly Used Private Email Exclusively as Secy of State

March 3, 2015 - 9:37 PM
 
A Wine’s Exodus: From Vine to Barrel

March 3, 2015 - 9:29 PM
 
‘Alliance Between Israel & US Must Always Remain Above Politics’

March 3, 2015 - 8:39 PM
 
Netanyahu’s Map of Iranian Terror Network Sets Stage for THE Speech

March 3, 2015 - 2:06 PM
 
Iran Declares It Won’t Agree to Freeze Nuclear Program for 10 Years

March 3, 2015 - 1:40 PM
 
It Is Bipartisan, These House Democrats Will be at Bibi’s Speech

March 3, 2015 - 11:56 AM
 
Tickets for Netanyahu’s Speech ‘Hotter than Fresh Latkes’

March 3, 2015 - 11:30 AM
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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 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 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 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 17th, 2014

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It was a land of opportunity, a place where someone who wasn’t afraid of a little hard work, or the challenges of adapting to a different climate and culture, could prosper.

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Posted on: October 31st, 2014

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Undoubtedly the greatest manifestation of his antipathy was his infamous declaration: “[Expletive] the Jews. They don’t vote for us anyway.”

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Posted on: September 24th, 2014

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"There are no people on earth as foolish as you who deny the Living God."

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Posted on: September 24th, 2014

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“I knew it was a great idea, a win-win situation for everyone,” said Burstein.

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Posted on: September 23rd, 2014

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In 1943, Jewish Agency officials recruited her to join a clandestine military project whose ultimate purpose was to offer aid to beleaguered European Jewry.

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Posted on: September 21st, 2014

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As optimistic as Menachem Rosenberg is – and he said he is going to Uman – he’s sure that this year, most of the travelers will not tour other religious sites or places in Ukraine.

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Posted on: September 19th, 2014

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His entire life was dedicated to Torah and he became a pivotal figure in the transmittal of the Oral Torah to the next generation.

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Posted on: September 19th, 2014

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When you don't have anyone else to turn to... that's when you're tied to Hashem the closest.

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Posted on: September 12th, 2014

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The interpreter was expected to be a talmid chacham himself and be able to also offer explanations and clarifications to the students.

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