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The Fire of Kabbalah & A Political Firestorm
 
Survey: A Party Led by Ya’alon, Sa’ar, Kahlon, Could Defeat Netanyahu

May 27, 2016 - 4:01 PM
 
Sunday Off? Israel’s Unions, Employers, Clash over Shorter Work Week

May 27, 2016 - 11:37 AM
 
New Defense Minister Facing Challenges Within and Without

May 27, 2016 - 9:58 AM
 
Israelis Are ‘Like a Rash,’ Says Irish Member of European Parliament

May 27, 2016 - 8:20 AM
 
Israel Rocked by Anti-Semitic Rape of Mentally-Handicapped Woman and Police Coverup

May 27, 2016 - 8:14 AM
 
MK Glick’s First Act Is Complaint About… You Guessed It

May 26, 2016 - 9:25 PM
 
Trump the Republican Nominee with 1,237 Delegates

May 26, 2016 - 9:03 PM
 
Haifa U Study: Educators Should Watch for High-Functioning Autistic Children with Handwriting Difficulties

May 26, 2016 - 6:08 PM
 
New Report: 22 Israeli Academics in the Service of BDS

May 26, 2016 - 5:30 PM
 
State Dept. Says Liberman Appointment ‘Raises Legitimate Questions’ About Direction of Israeli Govt

May 26, 2016 - 3:57 PM
 
More Competition for Israel’s El Al Airlines

May 26, 2016 - 3:20 PM
 
Analysis: Jews Vs. Arabs May Yet Blow Up the DNC Convention this Summer

May 26, 2016 - 3:15 PM
 
Rabbi Yisrael Rosen: No More Ethiopian Immigrants

May 26, 2016 - 1:14 PM
 
Tens of Thousands Rejoice in Lag B’Omer Celebration at Rashbi’s Tomb on Mt. Meron [video]

May 26, 2016 - 12:44 PM
 
Smuggled Rocket/Mortar Parts Shipment From Hebron to Gaza Foiled

May 26, 2016 - 11:30 AM
 
Female Border Guard Police Wounded in Jerusalem Night Terror

May 26, 2016 - 10:21 AM
 
Israeli Air Force Strikes Gaza After Midnight Rocket Attack

May 26, 2016 - 10:04 AM
 
Family of Bezeq Terrorist’s Victim Suing Company [video]

May 26, 2016 - 8:41 AM
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Posted on: March 28th, 2014

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

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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.

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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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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)
 

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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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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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.
 

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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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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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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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?

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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.
 

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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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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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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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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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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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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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
 

Posted on: February 5th, 2014

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New York City mayors have been outspoken defenders of Israel since its establishment – and of the Zionist cause even before that.

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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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