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Sukkot from The Hague to the Moshav Country Festival
 
ISIS Wants You – Dead [video]

October 20, 2014 - 8:36 PM
 
PA Children’s TV Shows Why Peace Process Means Wiping Israel off the Map [video]

October 20, 2014 - 7:13 PM
 
US-led Air Strikes Kill 8 Civilians in Syria

October 20, 2014 - 7:11 PM
 
They’re Ba-a-a-a-ck… Hezbollah Guerrillas Redeploy on Israel’s Northern Border

October 20, 2014 - 5:35 PM
 
Arab MK Zoabi Says IDF ‘Worse than’ ISIS

October 20, 2014 - 5:26 PM
 
A Tale of Two Polls

October 20, 2014 - 5:18 PM
 
With Armenian Orphan Rug, Obama Stumbles Again on Genocide

October 20, 2014 - 4:39 PM
 
U.S. to Honor Israeli Founder of Flash Storage Company

October 20, 2014 - 4:20 PM
 
Man Arrested in Assault on Jewish Leader in Brooklyn, Won’t be Charged with Hate Crime

October 20, 2014 - 3:58 PM
 
Klain Appointed U.S. Ebola Response Coordinator

October 20, 2014 - 3:55 PM
 
Body of 4th Missing Israeli Hiker Recovered in Nepal

October 20, 2014 - 3:46 PM
 
Two Israelis Promoted As Google Vice Presidents

October 20, 2014 - 3:27 PM
 
First Arameam Gets Registered in Israel

October 20, 2014 - 3:09 PM
 
Real False Alarm in Eshkol Region

October 20, 2014 - 2:47 PM
 
Jews to Double Presence in Old Yemenite Village of Shiloach, Silwan

October 20, 2014 - 12:45 PM
 
Hamas Rebuilding Tunnel Network, Admits It Used Humanitarian Ceasefire to Repair Terror Tunnels

October 20, 2014 - 12:26 PM
 
Hamas Leader’s Daughter Treated in Israeli Hospital; #BDSFail

October 20, 2014 - 12:20 AM
 
Human Rights NGO Denounces Abbas for Incendiary Incitement

October 19, 2014 - 11:37 PM
 
Another Jerusalem Bus Attacked

October 19, 2014 - 9:55 PM
 
JCPA Poll: Solid Majority of Israeli Jews Oppose Palestinian State

October 19, 2014 - 6:47 PM
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On Our Own/Cheryl Kupfer
 

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.

 

Posted on: September 6th, 2006

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I recently received an e-mail from a woman who, based on her skillful command of English, is surely a North American living in Israel.

 

Posted on: August 23rd, 2006

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In memory of the chayalim of the IDF whose lives were prematurely snuffed out when they still had so much living to do.

 

Posted on: August 9th, 2006

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This past Sunday in Iraq a suicide bomber blew himself in the midst of mourners at a funeral, killing at least 10 people and injuring at least 18.

 

Posted on: July 26th, 2006

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Some may say that certain unlikely events and their timing are a matter coincidence, but we who believe that Hashem is the Eternal Mastermind of the Universe - know better.

 

Posted on: July 5th, 2006

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In my previous column I wrote how apprehension has replaced anticipation when a son or daughter enters the shidduch parsha.

 

Posted on: June 21st, 2006

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When I was a camper way back in the previous century, there was a game we would play called "Capture the Flag".

 

Posted on: June 7th, 2006

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If you do not like the system, then do not perpetuate it!

 

Posted on: May 24th, 2006

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I am still getting calls and e-mails from mothers and grandmothers with girls for "Avi" (a non-New Yorker), the ben Torah "earner" who was having trouble finding girls in his community willing to go out with him because he was not learning full time.

 

Posted on: May 10th, 2006

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In my previous column I wrote about an ehrlich young man (who does not live in New York) who was a college educated earner with an excellent income (his wife won't have to work if she so chooses) who learned in his spare time but was having a hard time getting an in-town shidduch because most of the girls wanted full-time learners.

 

Posted on: April 26th, 2006

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A few days ago, while out of town, I connected with an old friend.

 

Posted on: April 12th, 2006

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As we recite the Haggadah during the seder, we are introduced to the "Four Sons."

 

Posted on: March 29th, 2006

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My little boy messed up the wall, But what he did didn't make me mad at all,

 

Posted on: March 15th, 2006

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"Another day another dinar," sighed Esther as she prepared her daily infusion of Turkish coffee before leaving for her job as an assistant editor at her Uncle Mordy's business, Megillah Publishing.

 

Posted on: March 1st, 2006

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February/Adar is birthday month in the Kupfer family, with four out of five members born during this period.

 

Posted on: February 22nd, 2006

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"Something is rotten in the state of Denmark." Marcellus, the character in Hamlet who uttered those words, couldn't have been more right.

 

Posted on: February 15th, 2006

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This column is being written on my secular birthday, February 14 (my real birthday is 11 Adar), a birthday - not surprisingly - that I share with my twin brother.

 

Posted on: January 18th, 2006

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In my previous column I wrote about the importance of assigning minimal value to the utterances of those who make nasty, ego-wounding comments.

 

Posted on: January 4th, 2006

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Chanukah is over and we are now dealing with the repercussions of wantonly indulging in crispy, crunchy, melt in your mouth potato latkes and overdosing on sugary, chocolaty, jelly-oozing donuts.

 

Posted on: December 21st, 2005

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Gift giving is a real challenge for many parents during Chanukah.

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