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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
Gaza Terrorists Firing at Southern Israel, Again

April 24, 2014 - 2:10 PM
 
ADL Warns Missionary Group is Using Holocaust – Again – to Lure Jews

April 24, 2014 - 1:51 PM
 
Russia Accuses West of Starting Ukraine Crisis

April 24, 2014 - 1:16 PM
 
Tunisia Leader Facing Flack Over Jewish Pilgrimage to El Ghriba

April 24, 2014 - 12:23 PM
 
European Jews Ask EU Not to Recognize PA Unity Gov’t

April 24, 2014 - 11:09 AM
 
America Joins Israel in Canceling Talks with PA

April 24, 2014 - 10:10 AM
 
J Street Seeking a Seat at the Conference

April 24, 2014 - 9:33 AM
 
Terrorists Greet Hamas-Fatah Unity with Rocket Attacks on Israel

April 23, 2014 - 11:12 PM
 
Jerusalem Woman Injured in Stone Throwing

April 23, 2014 - 10:50 PM
 
Jeb Bush Considering the White House

April 23, 2014 - 10:36 PM
 
Arabs Going Wild in Jerusalem

April 23, 2014 - 10:17 PM
 
Egypt Receives $700 Million in Oil Aid – Monthly

April 23, 2014 - 10:13 PM
 
Kerry’s Talks Achieve Peace Between Hamas and Fatah

April 23, 2014 - 5:56 PM
 
Ex-Met Council Chief Rapfogel to Plead Guilty in Financial Scam

April 23, 2014 - 3:44 PM
 
Fatah Official’s Family Disowns Him over Censure of Murder of a Jew

April 23, 2014 - 3:30 PM
 
2 Tortured Bodies Found Dumped in Slaviansk, Ukraine

April 23, 2014 - 3:16 PM
 
Suffolk University Defends Honoring Foxman as Commencement Speaker

April 23, 2014 - 2:39 PM
 
Eyewitness Report from Ukraine: ‘You Can Feel the Tension in the Air’

April 23, 2014 - 1:32 PM
 
Common Blood Pressure Drug Prevents Post-TBI Epilepsy

April 23, 2014 - 12:46 PM
 
It’s Prom Time, and Abbas Must Choose a Dance Partner – Israel or Hamas

April 23, 2014 - 12:06 PM
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Ultra Orthodox Women Speak Up: The Dialogue Is Now Open

Posted on: May 25th, 2012

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Religious Jews have been getting more than their usual share of negative press lately. The papers have been full of allegations of sexual abuse in ultra-orthodox communities, and religious authorities concurrent attempts to silence the victims while protecting the accused. When earlier this week, the Rabbi’s chose to focus on the “dangers of the internet” […]

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The Martyred Woman of Valor: Dulcea of Worms

Posted on: May 17th, 2012

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

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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Holocaust Heroines: Hilda Pistiner

Posted on: April 26th, 2012

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

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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The Heroines Of The Pesach Story

Posted on: April 16th, 2012

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

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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Staying Up In A Down Job Market

Posted on: April 13th, 2012

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We are all well aware that the economy is terrible and has been for a very long time. Things may seem better, but unemployment figures are still extremely high and it is hard to know when conditions will turn around. Looking for a job can be challenging, but it is crucial to stay upbeat and positive. How do you keep your spirits up in what could be a long and arduous job search journey?

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The Fast of Esther: International Agunah Day

Posted on: March 29th, 2012

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

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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A Journey with Destiny: The Story Of A Righteous Filipina’s Conversion To Judaism

Posted on: March 15th, 2012

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

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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Professional And Social Networking Sites: ‘To Tweet Or Not To Tweet?’

Posted on: February 17th, 2012

SectionsJewess PressDaily Living

How important is social media to my job search? The Internet has revolutionized the job search process. As recently as 10 years ago, a job search entailed looking through newspaper ads and phonebooks to find appropriate organizations and employers, producing dozens of copies of a resume and cover letter on professional resume paper, stuffing those documents in matching envelopes and paying for postage. It is safe to say that it cost at least $1 for every resume sent, not to mention the investment in time.

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Hadassa Dubrofsky: A True Role Model

Posted on: February 17th, 2012

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

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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Viera Rybarova: A Remarkable Mission

Posted on: February 3rd, 2012

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

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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Build A Bear

Posted on: January 24th, 2012

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My son can never get enough of his cozy teddy bears. So, for his birthday party last year we created an "in house" build-a-bear factory.

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Sister Rose Thering: Sister Rose’s Passion

Posted on: January 24th, 2012

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

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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Network! Network! Network!

Posted on: January 13th, 2012

SectionsJewess PressDaily Living

“I need a professional-looking resume and great interviewing skills, how long will it take to develop them?” “I’ve just been downsized, I need to update my resume and start looking again; can you help me?” “I received an offer that is lower than I expected, how do I negotiate a better salary?” “I graduated several years ago and want to change careers; where do I start?” “You say an internship in my field will put me ahead of other job seekers when I graduate, how do I get one?”

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Sarah Aaronson: The Heroine of NILI

Posted on: January 5th, 2012

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

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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Yehudith: The Heroine Of Channukah

Posted on: December 22nd, 2011

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

“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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Dinah’s Daughter: A Vital Link

Posted on: December 8th, 2011

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

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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Helping Jewish Women Do It All

Posted on: November 30th, 2011

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Travel agent. Nutritionist. Interior Decorator. Psychologist. Gourmet Chef. Kashrus Consultant.

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Zehava Shmueli: Women’s Leadership Awardee

Posted on: November 24th, 2011

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

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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Sarah: Prophetic Princess To Mankind

Posted on: November 12th, 2011

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

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.”

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Daily Deals Provide Some Serious Steals

Posted on: November 2nd, 2011

SectionsJewess PressDaily Living

The world of shopping changed forever three years ago with the launch of Groupon, a website that negotiates discounts with popular local and national businesses and passes the savings along to the consumer via a discounted daily deal emailed directly to members.

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