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Netanyahu to Hollande: Suspend Peace Summit, I’ll Meet with Abbas

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Netanyahu to Discuss UN Voting Record During Visit to Kazakhstan

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UK Neo-Nazi Found Guilty in Anti-Semitism Trial

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Hamas Diggers Killed in Gaza Tunnel Collapse Near Israel’s Southern Border

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‘Except Amona’ Regulations Bill Passes First Knesset Reading

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TIME Magazine Chooses Donald Trump as ‘Person of the Year’

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New Zealand PM, Son of Holocaust Refugee, Resigns

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Liberman: We’re Blocking Smuggled Weapons of Mass Destruction from Syria to Hezbollah

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Reports: Israel Attacked Syrian Airport Overnight [video]

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Trump Tweets Japanese Billionaire to Invest in US, Creating 50,000 Jobs

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Yesh Din NGO Insists No Remedy for Amona Jews, Only Full Demolition, Eviction

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Sharpton Pushing Democrats to Go to War over Trump Nominations

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Israel Approves PA Import of 5 Armored Jeeps

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IDF Releases Map of Hezbollah Positions in Southern Lebanon

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Tzipi Livni Names Her Price [video]

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MK Begin Suspended for Voting Against Amona Regulation Act

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‘Peace Index’ Survey Reveals 48% of Israeli Jews Believe Left ‘Disloyal’

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Peace Now Urging Destruction of War Heroes’ Monuments

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African BDS Activist Refused Entry at Ben Gurion International

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Report: State Auditor Looking for Gush Katif Missing $1.3 Billion

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On Our Own/Cheryl Kupfer
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Posted on: December 5th, 2016

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Throughout life, we will face many extremely difficult challenges - custom-made Chanukahs that Hashem tailored for us.

The Power of Words
 

Posted on: November 4th, 2016

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Pure evil speech is a weapon of mass destruction...

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Posted on: October 7th, 2016

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We tend to take our routine abilities for granted.

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Posted on: September 2nd, 2016

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This can, to some extent, be achieved by having a will, letting your loved ones know where you are to be buried, and advising them of your assets and where to locate them.

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Posted on: August 5th, 2016

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I believe that the up-and-coming generations will not live in the grand single-family homes many of them grew up in.

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Posted on: July 1st, 2016

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Even a kindergarten student can understand how the pennies collectively put in the pushka can add to real money that can help a kallah buy linens or feed a family for a week.

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Posted on: June 3rd, 2016

SectionsMagazineOn Our Own/Cheryl Kupfer

Boaz obviously finds it necessary to reassure Rut that no one will hassle or bully her while she is gleaning wheat, and twice he admonishes his field hands not to rebuke or shame her and make her feel threatened in any way.

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Posted on: May 6th, 2016

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I can’t say for sure if my idea would work, but to me it makes sense to fill the plane back to front with the window passengers getting to their seats first, followed by the middle-seaters.

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Posted on: April 1st, 2016

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They werew great girls and were looking for that "winning" dish.

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Posted on: March 4th, 2016

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"Even when a sharpened sword is placed on your neck, do not give up on Divine Mercy."

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Posted on: February 5th, 2016

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The fact is there are so many second-time singles in heimische communities and the numbers sadly are growing each year – to such a degree that several organizations have sprung up to provide networking opportunities and social support.

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Posted on: January 1st, 2016

SectionsMagazineOn Our Own/Cheryl Kupfer

Why would it be more “tznuisdik” for me to go to a Shabbat meal in a sheitel when my host thought my own hair was one?

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Posted on: December 7th, 2015

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Prayers of thanks make us focus on the reality that we do have it much better than we think we do.

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Posted on: November 9th, 2015

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As visible Jews, we have to be vigilant and very mindful of our actions.

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Posted on: October 12th, 2015

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Young people tend to be too naive and idealistic to fully fathom the implications of their actions.

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Posted on: September 4th, 2015

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Perhaps we need to review, as Jews, what defines success.

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Posted on: August 7th, 2015

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What I call verbal terrorism is tragically not rare at all.

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Posted on: July 3rd, 2015

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How efficient to kill two birds with one stone – or booking. Actually three birds, since I invited a man I had commiserated with while waiting my turn to join me.

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Posted on: June 8th, 2015

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There are fathers who bravely step up to the plate and fill in the maternal vacuum with their love and devotion.

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Posted on: May 1st, 2015

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The message being conveyed is that without “flour,” without the means to support oneself and one’s family, one’s focus on Torah will be impeded by worry.

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