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Israeli Sovereignty in Jerusalem, and the Second-Chance Holiday
 
Two Suspects Shot Dead Following Shooting at TX ‘Free Speech’ Event

May 4, 2015 - 6:56 AM
 
Hundreds of Israeli Ethiopians Protest in Tel Aviv, Block Ayalon Highway

May 3, 2015 - 8:07 PM
 
Bangkok Chabad Rabbi Among Winners of Jerusalem Unity Prize

May 3, 2015 - 7:33 PM
 
Israel Counter-Terror Bureau Nixes Travel to Tunisia

May 3, 2015 - 6:08 PM
 
‘Survey Monkey’ CEO David Goldberg Passes Away at 47

May 3, 2015 - 5:02 PM
 
Body of Missing Israeli Hiker, Or Ashraf, Found in Nepal

May 3, 2015 - 4:14 PM
 
Israeli Food Tech Startup to Make Sugar Taste Twice as Sweet

May 3, 2015 - 4:00 PM
 
‘Unity Day’ and Prize will Honor Memories of Abducted Israeli Students

May 3, 2015 - 3:28 PM
 
Breaking News; Searchers in Nepal Find Documents of Missing Israeli

May 3, 2015 - 2:50 PM
 
State Dept.: Iran ‘Hoodwinked Countries but This Time It’s Different

May 3, 2015 - 2:32 PM
 
‘Unity Day’ and Prize will Honor Memories of 3 Kidnap-Murder Victims

May 3, 2015 - 12:43 PM
 
Deri Plays Tough, Refuses to Share Religious Affairs Post with Bennett

May 3, 2015 - 12:35 PM
 
Kachlon Says Allowing Public Buses on Shabbat a ‘Social Issue’

May 3, 2015 - 12:12 PM
 
Rami Levi Negotiating to Buy Mega Supermarket Chain

May 3, 2015 - 10:37 AM
 
Bethlehem May Charge a Fee for Tourists to Enter

May 3, 2015 - 10:36 AM
 
Arabs Leaders to Join Ethiopians in New Protest against Police

May 3, 2015 - 10:01 AM
 
Squaring the Circle

May 3, 2015 - 9:21 AM
 
NYPD Cop Shot in the Head

May 3, 2015 - 8:07 AM
 
Biden: Iran 2-3 Months from Nukes

May 3, 2015 - 4:00 AM
 
Kerry Hysterical over Opposition to Obama’s Deal with Iran

May 3, 2015 - 12:46 AM
 
Jewish Life in Baltimore: Private Guards on Shabbat

May 3, 2015 - 12:04 AM
 
Netanyahu Congratulates Cameron on Birth of Princess

May 2, 2015 - 11:04 PM
 
IDF Foils Stabbing Attempt at Gush Etzion Tunnel Checkpoint

May 2, 2015 - 11:03 PM
 
Netanyahu Tells US Think Tank Obama’s Deal with Iran Endangers Mideast [video]

May 2, 2015 - 10:26 PM
 
Robbie Williams Plays Tel Aviv

May 2, 2015 - 9:38 PM
 
BDS-Linked Mob of 40 Hoodlums Attack 2 Jews in Paris

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Impact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson
Prof. Livia Bitton-Jackson
 

Posted on: June 27th, 2014

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It was Mohammed's Jewish friends, who became the first victims of his Jihad.

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Posted on: June 13th, 2014

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Israeli feminists have lobbied for permanent places to be reserved for women on the Supreme Court and other positions of power, believing that without such affirmative action parity between the sexes will continue to sadly lag behind, and that women's special quality of compassion would make a vital contribution in settling social issues

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Shulamit Halevi Stein
 

Posted on: May 30th, 2014

SectionsJewess PressImpact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson

Having a young child did not prevent the devoted Zionist couple from involvement in underground activities.

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LBJ-051614
 

Posted on: May 16th, 2014

SectionsJewess PressImpact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson

I could not believe my ears. What? The horrible historical event’s survivors are still alive? And here in Netanya?

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Grace Aguilar
 

Posted on: May 2nd, 2014

SectionsJewess PressImpact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson

Was it the impact of her family history that made this young woman dedicate her life to defending Judaism and extolling the values of its teachings?

Tatiana Edelshtein
 

Posted on: April 11th, 2014

SectionsJewess PressImpact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson

Now all the pain, fear and struggle were over and they were home. Yuli was safe and free, a hero returned to his land and people.

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Posted on: March 28th, 2014

SectionsJewess PressImpact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson

Over the years there has been no shortage of reporting about Devorah Halberstam, Ari’s mother. Even in Israel, thousands of miles from the Halberstam home, there have been frequent references in the media to Ari’s mother. Do you know why?

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LBJ-031414
 

Posted on: March 14th, 2014

SectionsJewess PressImpact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson

When Hitler entered Prague in March 1939, many Czech Jews managed to escape to Palestine, including Alice’s twin Mariane and her families.

LBJ-022814-Greenfield
 

Posted on: February 28th, 2014

SectionsJewess PressImpact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson

Hannah believed that one must learn about the evils of the past so that they aren’t repeated.

Rachel Azaria
 

Posted on: February 7th, 2014

SectionsJewess PressImpact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson

Who is Rachel Azaria? Would you have guessed that this dynamo is a religious, 35-year-old woman, mother of four children, ranging in ages from ten years to eight months?

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Major Oshrat Bachar. Photo by IDF Spokesman's Office
 

Posted on: January 24th, 2014

SectionsJewess PressImpact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson

The relatively young Eitam battalion has become instrumental in IDF Southern Command’s Division 80’s efforts to keep up with the ever-changing security situation in Sinai after the fall of the Mubarak regime – and the entry of terrorist elements to the region.

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Lihi Lapid
 

Posted on: January 10th, 2014

SectionsJewess PressImpact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson

Eishet Chayil is a hymn customarily recited on Friday evenings before sitting down to the Shabbat evening meal. It is a twenty-two verse poem at the conclusion of the book of Mishlei, describing the woman of valor as the ideal wife and mother.

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Prof. Livia Bitton-Jackson
 

Posted on: December 27th, 2013

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The Nazi officers and their wives were flattered to have the beautiful, poised Arab aristocrat at their parties.

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Dr. Yelena Bonner
 

Posted on: December 13th, 2013

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Widow of world-famous nuclear scientist and human rights activist, Dr. Andre Sakharov, and an outstanding activist in her own right, Yelena Bonner was invited to speak of the suffering she endured in Stalinist Russia. Instead, the 86-year-old leader of the Russian human rights movement chose to speak about Israel and the Jews. Why?

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Posted on: November 29th, 2013

SectionsJewess PressImpact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson

Prof. Malka Schaps was born Mary Kramer, a Protestant, in Cleveland, Ohio. When she was sixteen, she started questioning the rationale of moral conduct: Why be good?

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Dr. Karnit Flug
 

Posted on: November 15th, 2013

SectionsJewess PressImpact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson

The State of Israel has truly reached the age of maturity. For the first time in 65 years a woman was appointed governor of the Bank of Israel.

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Posted on: November 1st, 2013

SectionsJewess PressImpact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson

Shira was a latecomer to Orthodoxy, having grown up in Lawrence, Long Island, where her family and most of the other members of the Orthodox Beth Sholem Congregation were not shomer Shabbos.

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Posted on: October 18th, 2013

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“I learned something important early on in my army career: the army will accommodate your religious needs—if you stand up for your rights. To be a frum soldier in the IDF, you need a little chutzpah,” says Fayga Marks, an ultra-Orthodox girl and a veteran Israeli soldier.

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Dr. Kira Radinsky
 

Posted on: October 4th, 2013

SectionsJewess PressImpact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson

“This is a great honor for me to be nominated to the list of ‘young innovators’ of MIT. I hope that it will encourage more Israeli researchers and scholars to study this field, to facilitate the building of an empirical superpower in Israel,” Dr. Kira Radinsky said in response to news of her selection for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2013 list of 35 young innovators, her lovely face radiating delight.

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Posted on: September 18th, 2013

SectionsJewess PressImpact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson

Besides commemorating Israel’s sojourn in the desert, the mitzvah of sukkah has spiritual and educational significance. We are commanded to leave the comforts of our permanent home and move into a hut without routine luxuries, prompting us to reflect upon the spiritual aspects of existence.

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