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Tu b’Av Love and the Power of “Shema”
 
UN Outraged over ‘Extrajudicial Execution’ by PA Cops

August 24, 2016 - 9:32 AM
 
Outreach Pioneer And Longtime Jewish Press Columnist Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis Passes Away

August 24, 2016 - 7:23 AM
 
Baruch Dayan Haemes: Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis a”h

August 23, 2016 - 11:15 PM
 
Israeli Olympic Medalist Auctions Her Rio Name Patch to Benefit Children with Cancer

August 23, 2016 - 7:49 PM
 
Conspiracy Theory and Aliens Expert Barry Chamish, 64

August 23, 2016 - 5:16 PM
 
Israeli Forces Locate 7 Illegal Weapons Workshops Overnight in Bethlehem, Hebron

August 23, 2016 - 2:07 PM
 
3,500 Year Old Treasures Retrieved from the Sea by Electric Plant Worker

August 23, 2016 - 1:33 PM
 
Ha’aretz on Warpath Against New Hebron Jewish Housing

August 23, 2016 - 12:33 PM
 
TAU Researchers Decipher Malignant Melanoma

August 23, 2016 - 11:02 AM
 
Catch 22: Letting Hamas Partake in PA Free Elections Could Topple the PA

August 23, 2016 - 10:48 AM
 
Gush Etzion Host Its First Dog Show

August 23, 2016 - 9:02 AM
 
IDF Rescues Dozens of Breslov Hassidim from Arab Mob at Joseph’s Tomb

August 23, 2016 - 8:58 AM
 
Two Medals and Political Controversies: A Summary of Israel’s Rio Olympics

August 23, 2016 - 8:51 AM
 
Israel Retaliates After Syrian Mortar Lands on Israel’s Golan Heights

August 22, 2016 - 9:18 PM
 
Friendly Turkey ‘Strongly’ Condemns Israeli Retaliation in Gaza

August 22, 2016 - 6:55 PM
 
Report: So Far, Trump Got Zilch from Adelson

August 22, 2016 - 6:06 PM
 
Iron Dome Anti-Missile Defense System Deployed in Sderot

August 22, 2016 - 5:29 PM
 
Israeli NGO Continues Calls for Turkey to Extradite Suspected Terror Mastermind to US

August 22, 2016 - 4:58 PM
 
As IDF Resumes Attacks On Hamas in Gaza, Israel and Hamas Trade Barbs

August 22, 2016 - 4:53 PM
 
Australian Jewish College Director Suing over Claims She Pressured Abuse Victims Not to Complain

August 22, 2016 - 4:48 PM
 
Coming Home: Jewish Secondary Schools Opening in Düsseldorf, Munich

August 22, 2016 - 3:14 PM
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Posted on: July 22nd, 2015

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For the last several years, four Jewish schools in the Baltimore Jewish community have been expelling students who have not received their vaccinations.

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Posted on: July 20th, 2015

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On an ice-cold night in 1942, while taking part in a demanding Palmach training course in Juara in north Israel, Chaviva Reich made the treacherous descent to kibbutz Ein Hashofet to bring back some grapes for her colleagues and raise their morale. She was caught by a kibbutz guard, the grapes were confiscated, and she […]

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Posted on: July 16th, 2015

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Not as well known is that long before Anderson was denied permission to sing at Constitution Hall, she was refused lodging at Nassau Inn in Princeton during her April 16, 1937 concert at the McCarter Theatre there, and Albert Einstein invited her into his home as a guest.

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Posted on: July 8th, 2015

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“Your children, look up there at the top of the chimney. Do you see the smoke coming out?” She looked up, confused by his words. He laughed harshly. “That smoke. There are your children!”

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Posted on: July 6th, 2015

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In the face of evil, we can do acts of kindness. We can do good deeds.

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Posted on: July 6th, 2015

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After diamonds were discovered in South Africa in the mid-1800s, Antwerp regained its prominence as the diamond capital of the world.

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Posted on: July 2nd, 2015

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Marceau suggested a dark reason for his wordless art: "The people who came back from the [concentration] camps were never able to talk about it…. My name is Mangel. I am Jewish. Perhaps that, unconsciously, contributed towards my choice of silence."

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Posted on: June 30th, 2015

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Anna Henriques, who hopes to one day head back to Jamaica, says, “Rabbi Raskin must be willing to respect what exists in Jamaica. The way to the future is to gently bring in the traditions of the past and at the same time embrace the idiosyncrasies of the Jamaican people.”

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Posted on: June 29th, 2015

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It may be that seeking to connect with the past is rooted in the impermanence and impersonality of modern life.

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Posted on: June 25th, 2015

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Everyone in the kehilla can get involved, she added, and mothers can network with each other.

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Posted on: June 24th, 2015

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On her first ever trip to Israel last week, popular radio talk-show personality and clinical psychologist Dr. Joy Browne, whose spirited broadcasts regularly attract millions of listeners across North America, paid a visit to OneFamily headquarters in Jerusalem in order to learn more about the physical and emotional challenges faced by victims of terror in […]

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Posted on: June 22nd, 2015

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For those who couldn’t go off base, a personal parcel was priceless in its ability to convey a feeling of home.

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Posted on: June 22nd, 2015

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With the danger of being discovered always a possibility, the partisans not only moved around in the forest, but also eliminated any collaborators.

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Posted on: June 18th, 2015

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Many properly cite Innocents as evidence that the Arab presence in Eretz Yisrael was so inconsequential before the arrival of the Zionist pioneers as to defeat any modern Arab claim to the land.

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Posted on: June 5th, 2015

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For the Jewish community, the influx of so many world-class musicians provided a tremendous cultural stimulus and generated great pride.

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Posted on: June 2nd, 2015

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"Spot On,” our semi-regular feature on off-the-beaten-track places in Israel, takes us to the Golan

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Posted on: May 29th, 2015

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"One minute I sing a song and they go back in time to their youth."

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Posted on: May 27th, 2015

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Birobidzhan railway station sign is the world's only one spelling the town's name in Yiddish letters

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Posted on: May 26th, 2015

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Mordechai and his men shared a strong mutual loyalty.

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Posted on: May 26th, 2015

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“Can I wear tefillin in the bathroom?” That was the question US Private Nuchim Lebensohn wrote to Mike Tress, president of the Agudath Israel Youth Council, in a letter dated November 18, 1942. Lebensohn was not your typical young American GI. Polish by birth, he was forty-three years old and married when he was drafted […]

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