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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
U.S., Israel Teaming to Push Israel into Visa Waiver Program

April 18, 2014 - 5:25 PM
 
Report: Lebanese man admits to targeting Israelis in Thailand

April 18, 2014 - 5:22 PM
 
Syrian Jets Strike Targets on Ramat HaGolan

April 18, 2014 - 4:14 PM
 
Chelsea Clinton Pregnant with Non-Jewish Child

April 18, 2014 - 10:58 AM
 
Police Limit Arab Visitors to Temple Mount

April 18, 2014 - 10:18 AM
 
No Gov’t Majority for Pollard-Talks Deal

April 18, 2014 - 10:11 AM
 
Shas Party Appoints New Spiritual Leader

April 18, 2014 - 9:50 AM
 
‘Jews Must Register’ Flyer in Ukraine an Echo of Babi Yar

April 18, 2014 - 2:19 AM
 
Florida Teen Stabbed in High School Gym

April 17, 2014 - 9:31 PM
 
4 Wounded in Gush Etzion Road Terror Attack

April 17, 2014 - 1:01 PM
 
Arab Violence Closes Temple Mount to Visitors Again

April 17, 2014 - 12:26 PM
 
Jews Ordered to ‘Register’ in Donetsk, Ukraine

April 17, 2014 - 11:41 AM
 
Indyk Returns to Raise the Dead (Israel-PA Talks)

April 17, 2014 - 10:14 AM
 
Funeral of Baruch Mizrachi (Photo Essay)

April 16, 2014 - 11:39 PM
 
Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

April 16, 2014 - 8:50 PM
 
Israeli Hi-Tech Opens Branch in Nanjing

April 16, 2014 - 1:45 PM
 
Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

April 16, 2014 - 12:48 PM
 
Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist, Indicted for Murder

April 16, 2014 - 12:03 PM
 
Hundreds at Bangkok Chabad Passover Seder

April 16, 2014 - 8:45 AM
 
President Obama’s Passover Statement

April 16, 2014 - 7:07 AM
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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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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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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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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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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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The History Of The Chevra Kadisha

Posted on: February 7th, 2014

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Today, there are about 40 chevrei kadisha in New York State alone, and hundreds throughout the country.

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Chesed Shel Emet

Posted on: February 7th, 2014

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The greatest concern is for the sensitive care, modesty and dignity of the deceased throughout the process. There is even a point during the tahara when crew members verbally, or internally, apologize to the deceased in case there was any inadvertent lapse of dignity.

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Light And Shadows: The Story Of Iranian Jews

Posted on: February 7th, 2014

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Jews from this Persian city were not only cruelly attacked by mobs, but also forced to convert to Islam.

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To Dream

Posted on: January 31st, 2014

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It was a few weeks before Purim and I had just come home from a fabulous day in Ateres Naava seminary. I was inspired. I felt empowered and I wanted to act. I wanted to change the world!

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Who We Are

Posted on: January 31st, 2014

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But there's more to us New Squarians. And it isn’t all about blow torches, although we use those too, to light the torches used to escort a chosson to his wedding, to kasher catering kitchens, and to weld iron, sometimes as window bars for our condominium windows, three flights up.

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Mitzpeh Bikat HaYarden

Posted on: January 17th, 2014

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This mitzpeh, or outlook, is a memorial to soldiers who fell during the “Mirdafim” (Pursuits) that took place in the area for about three years after the Six-Day War.

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Kfar Darom: Pioneers – Then And Now

Posted on: January 17th, 2014

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After the Six-Day War, Kfar Darom was resettled as a Nachal outpost of Bnei Akiva, and later, in 1990, a civilian settlement was established and the ancient, original name attributed to this place during the period of the Mishna, Kfar Darom, was adopted.

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The Titanic – a Metaphor for Israel Today

Posted on: January 10th, 2014

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What we saw was Arab arrogance, audacity, and terror that was completely out of control.

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His Hour Upon The Stage: Lipa Takes On Broadway

Posted on: January 9th, 2014

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The story line may have been a bit confusing, but the message seemed pretty clear; in life you need both the psychologist and the Rebbe.

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A Weekend with Nefesh

Posted on: January 3rd, 2014

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Shabbos at a Nefesh weekend is an experience all on its own.

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The Jews Of The U.S. (Conclusion)

Posted on: December 26th, 2013

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The Joint Distribution Committee cared for the refugees, directed the care of children, renewed educational facilities, undertook the rebuilding of destroyed houses, etc. Through the year 1930 the Joint Committee distributed over $80 million to the different branches of its relief work, and even distributed aid via affiliated charities to Jewish agricultural settlements in the USSR.

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