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How Abbas Opened the Way to Peace at the UN
 
Israel Labor Job Actions Spread to Transportation, Tourism

September 30, 2014 - 8:07 PM
 
Iran, US Equip & Finance Lebanese Army to Fight ISIS

September 30, 2014 - 7:12 PM
 
No Oil Drilling on Golan Heights, At Least For Now

September 30, 2014 - 6:32 PM
 
Man Survives Self-Immolation in Israel

September 30, 2014 - 6:25 PM
 
Muslim Player’s Prayerful Gesture of Thanks Punished by NFL

September 30, 2014 - 6:03 PM
 
Zim Shanghai Moors At Port of Los Angeles

September 30, 2014 - 5:38 PM
 
State Dept Press Corps Shapes US Response to Netanyahu’s UN Speech

September 30, 2014 - 4:36 PM
 
Frenchman Probed for Telling TV He Might Kill Jews

September 30, 2014 - 1:56 PM
 
Children Evacuated as Arabs Attack JM Neighborhood of Maaleh HaZeitim [video]

September 30, 2014 - 1:45 PM
 
Cholov Yisrael and ‘Glatt’ at Wal-Mart!

September 30, 2014 - 1:42 PM
 
Jewish Stars of ‘Star Trek’ Shill for VW

September 30, 2014 - 1:08 PM
 
Bibi, Sheldon, Doing Traif Italian Lunch After UN Assembly Speech

September 30, 2014 - 11:48 AM
 
Atlantic City Rabbi’s SUV Torched On Rosh Hashanah

September 30, 2014 - 11:41 AM
 
Iran Set To Hang Woman Accused of Murdering Rapist

September 30, 2014 - 11:31 AM
 
Jews Enter Six More Buildings in Silwan Secretly Bought from Arabs

September 30, 2014 - 10:24 AM
 
40 Graves in Mount of Olives Cemetery Vandalized During Rosh Hashanah

September 30, 2014 - 12:50 AM
 
Report: Intruder Actually Reached East Room of White House

September 30, 2014 - 12:25 AM
 
Text of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Speech at the UN General Assembly [video]

September 29, 2014 - 11:43 PM
 
Palestinians Irate As ‘Third Temple With Underground Parking’ Crowdfunding Raises $105,000

September 29, 2014 - 9:36 PM
 
JetBlue, EL AL, To Codeshare, Connecting Tel Aviv With 35 US Destinations

September 29, 2014 - 9:29 PM
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On Our Own/Cheryl Kupfer
 

Posted on: July 18th, 2007

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Most of us have heard the Talmudic assertion that "He who saves a life, saves a world," and conversely, "He who kills a life, kills a world."

 

Posted on: June 27th, 2007

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Just the other day, I was commiserating with a close friend about how my life had not gone the way I had envisioned way back when - when I was young and my head was filled with sweet visions of what would be.

 

Posted on: June 13th, 2007

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Last week, to my deep distress, my cell phone disappeared from my purse. I don't know whether it somehow fell out, or if someone on the very crowded street purposely brushed against me and slipped a hand into my purse.

 

Posted on: May 30th, 2007

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With the Sefiras HaOmer period behind us, the wedding season is in full swing.

 

Posted on: May 16th, 2007

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When I was a little girl, I was fortunate to be one of the first of my peers to travel to Israel. It was 1965 and the fledgling state was only 17 years old.

 

Posted on: May 2nd, 2007

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There are many die-hard optimists who are actually Leftists. (I thought I would be generous in explaining why they are reality-challenged.)

 

Posted on: April 18th, 2007

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Just days ago millions of people's lives across the country were impacted by severe unrelenting weather in the form of snowstorms, torrential rains, hurricane force winds and tornadoes.

 

Posted on: April 2nd, 2007

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Just days ago, the question, "How is this night different from all others?" was asked at Pesach tables around the world.

 

Posted on: March 21st, 2007

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It's erev Pesach, the house is sparkling, the chicken soup is cooking, the potatoes have been peeled (20 pounds worth) and the guests are on their way.

 

Posted on: March 7th, 2007

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'Twas the morning after Purim and in a ba'al batishe house, A bleary-eyed husband tried not to wake up his spouse,

 

Posted on: February 21st, 2007

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Smart husbands know that their wives as a rule are full of common sense and wisdom and if they want to be successful in life, they should listen to what their wife has to say - and follow it.

 

Posted on: January 24th, 2007

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The other day I was shopping at a large supermarket and happened to go down the frozen foods aisle, past the endless freezers containing every imaginable flavor, shape and size of ice cream.

 

Posted on: January 10th, 2007

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As a longtime "born-again single" and parent, I've come to the conclusion that the road to matrimony is like the road to weight loss.

 

Posted on: December 27th, 2006

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The menorahs have been put away; the scale groans with the added weight of the sufganiyot and latkes that were devoured; and people are starting to formulate their Pesach plans (so soon already!).

 

Posted on: December 13th, 2006

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This past week I took time out from my daily activities to have a medical checkup - something I highly recommend.

 

Posted on: November 29th, 2006

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This past week, millions of Americans took advantage of the Thanksgiving holiday to pick themselves up and, alone or with family, get into a car, bus, train or airplane to visit relatives or friends or have a mini-vacation.

 

Posted on: November 15th, 2006

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It was one of those cold, rain-soaked evenings - the kind that make you look forward to a hot drink, a good book and a soft couch to curl up on.

 

Posted on: November 1st, 2006

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The question that is on many people's mind these days is why the organizers of the international "Pride Parade" chose the holy city of Jerusalem as the venue for their exhibition.

 

Posted on: October 18th, 2006

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This summer there was a big hue and cry over the anti-Jewish rants uttered by a very drunk Mel Gibson after he was stopped by police for driving like a ...drunk - out of control, with an inability to think and judge clearly.

 

Posted on: September 20th, 2006

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The Days of Awe are quickly approaching, a time that we focus on what the future will hold for our families and us.

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