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Head of Iran’s Top Clerical Body Dies

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‘Radicalized’ Convert to Islam Attempted to Murder Canadian Soldiers [video]

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Abbas Wreaks Vengeance on Arabs Selling Land to Jews

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Israel’s Government Recruits Citizens to ‘Fight Ebola’

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Beach Boys Cancel Israel Performance

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Jerusalem Light Rail’s New ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Arab Violence

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Rare 2,000 Yr Old Monument to Emperor Hadrian Found in Jerusalem

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Syrian Death Toll for Saturday and Sunday Breaks 300

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Father and ISIS Stone Woman to Death in Syria [video]

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Proposed Conversion Bill, Change in Local Rabbinate Power Nixed by Netanyahu

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Haaretz Smears American Terrorism Expert with Political Hit Job

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Kosher Butcher in Germany Admits Selling Non-Kosher Meat for Years

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RCA Issues Statement Regarding Freundel Matter

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Israeli Sherpa ‘Pony Express’ Saved Hundreds in Nepal Blizzard

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ISIS Wants You – Dead [video]

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PA Children’s TV Shows Why Peace Process Means Wiping Israel off the Map [video]

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US-led Air Strikes Kill 8 Civilians in Syria

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They’re Ba-a-a-a-ck… Hezbollah Guerrillas Redeploy on Israel’s Northern Border

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Arab MK Zoabi Says IDF ‘Worse than’ ISIS

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A Tale of Two Polls

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Impact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson
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Posted on: May 17th, 2012

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The Middle Ages boasted a number of outstanding Jewish women. The most remarkable among them was Dulcea of Worms, wife of Rabi Eleazar Rokeach. We learn out about her remarkable character and capabilities from an elegy her loving husband composed in the form of an alphabetic acrostic fashioned after King Solomon’s “Woman of Valor" in Proverbs 31. Dulcea of Worms, however, rose above the stature of the Biblical “Eishet Chayil” both in capabilities and character.

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Posted on: April 26th, 2012

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When I first saw Hilda Pistiner I believed she was a German tourist. Later, when I met her personally and found out she was an Israeli born in Bukovina, I labored under a second mistaken assumption: I believed she had been a pioneer in pre-State Israel, her fresh youthful blond looks untouched by the Holocaust. How wrong have I been!

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Posted on: April 16th, 2012

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It’s fascinating to realize that the People of Israel growing into a mighty nation in Egypt was a reward for the heroism of the Hebrew midwives.

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Posted on: March 29th, 2012

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This year International Agunah Day was observed on March 7th, the Jewish calendar date of Taanit Esther, the Fast of Esther. The date was determined by ICAR - The International Coalition for Agunah Rights. ICAR is a coalition of 27 organizations working together to abolish defiance in granting a “get” (Jewish divorce) and extortion in the divorce process within the framework of Jewish Law.

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Posted on: March 15th, 2012

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The heading of this article is the title of Angelita Valdes’ biography written by her husband, Dr. Robert Dublin. Dr. Dublin was the physician who treated and nursed the young Filipina dancer and TV starlet back to life when she became ill with tuberculosis meningitis - a life threatening disease. Angelita Valdes’ biography is an astonishing story of an amazing woman’s life.

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Posted on: February 17th, 2012

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Hadassa Dubrofsky, a lovely twelve-year old girl from Toronto, Canada decided to forgo bat-mitzvah presents and replace them with something even more meaningful and exciting – an act of chesed (charitable kindness).

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Posted on: February 3rd, 2012

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Last year Viera Rybarova, professor of English language and literature in Bratislava, Slovakia, undertook a formidable task. Having read my Holocaust memoirs, she decided to translate one of the books into Slovak, where there is still a shortage of literature on the tragic fate of the Jews seventy years ago.

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Posted on: January 24th, 2012

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Sister Rose's Passion is a documentary film on the life of Sister Rose Thering, a life that stood for love of Jews, for fighting prejudice, anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial.

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Posted on: January 5th, 2012

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Nearly eighty-five years have passed since Sarah Aaronson shot herself in the head, putting an end to the torture her Turkish interrogators inflicted upon her for refusing to disclose information about her associates in the NILI, an anti-Turkish spying organization that supplied the British with intelligence.

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Posted on: December 22nd, 2011

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“Women are obligated to participate in kindling the Chanukah lights,” instructs the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch, a nineteenth century commentary on the Shulchan Aruch, the basic Jewish legal text. And, surprisingly, even more: “A woman can light the candles for all the members of her family.”

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Posted on: December 8th, 2011

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This week’s parsha, Vayislach, relates a shocking episode that causes genuine outrage in the Israelite camp -- the Canaanite Prince Shechem’s brutal assault of Yaakov’s daughter Dinah.

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Posted on: November 24th, 2011

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The Women's Leadership Award was created in 2007 by the European Athletics Development Committee to raise awareness of the issues related to women and leadership in athletics.

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Posted on: November 12th, 2011

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Our first matriarch’s original name, Sarai, meant “Princess to Her People.” When her name was changed to Sarah, its meaning took on a universal connotation: “Princess to Mankind.”

 

Posted on: October 26th, 2011

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“In all the years that I have been involved with helping Avi Mekonen, I could never look at his face directly because of how badly disfigured he was. I always found a way to avoid looking at him straight in the face.

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Posted on: August 3rd, 2011

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Judith Feld Carr clearly remembers the initial impetus for her extraordinary activities in the rescue of Syrian Jewry: "When I was 10 years old, Sophie told me, you have to do something so that this never happens again to the Jewish people.' I never forgot it."

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Posted on: July 21st, 2010

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"The last living link to the Holocaust is quite a responsibility."

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Posted on: July 7th, 2010

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Last March I received an invitation to the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp. It was signed: KZ-Gedenkstätte Dachau."

 

Posted on: May 26th, 2010

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Rarely does a week pass without my encountering brilliant commentary from Melanie Philips in the international media on a variety of subjects, among them human rights, anti-Semitism, human evolution, science, multiculturalism, freedom of speech and political responsibility. The primary target of her keen eye however, is Islam - Islamic terrorism, shariya law, Islamic education and methods of indoctrination.

 

Posted on: May 12th, 2010

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"My mother will be buried at the Yarkon Cemetary, Geula Hall, on Wednesday, March 17, at 11:30." The terse message from Eli Lato delivered a stunning, unexpected blow. Does "will be buried," mean that Theresa Lato is no more? Is Theresa Lato, the frail, soft-spoken lady who was like a one-woman armada fighting simultaneously on multiple fronts -silenced forever?

 

Posted on: August 7th, 2008

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I recently attended a very interesting lecture at Netanya's Laniado Hospital. The venue for the lecture may give you an erroneous impression: it had nothing to do with disease; on the contrary, it had much to do with the delights of good health.

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