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The War on Tradition
 
Jews, Arabs Unite to Underline Co-existence in Gush Etzion

August 2, 2015 - 8:39 PM
 
Israel Energy Use Breaks Record High in Heat Wave

August 2, 2015 - 7:33 PM
 
Body of Missing Israeli Found in Georgia

August 2, 2015 - 7:16 PM
 
PM Offers Condolences to Family of 16-yr-old Gay Pride Parade Victim

August 2, 2015 - 7:15 PM
 
Officials Reconsider Sprouting Wildfires After Terror Victim Memorial Torched

August 2, 2015 - 5:35 PM
 
Israeli Defense Company Elbit Gears Up for Cyber Arms Race

August 2, 2015 - 5:30 PM
 
Israeli Citizen Killed in Thailand

August 2, 2015 - 4:40 PM
 
Netanyahu: Zero Tolerance for Terror ‘Distinguishes Us From Our Neighbors’

August 2, 2015 - 4:19 PM
 
Chechen Women Con Online ISIS Recruiters

August 2, 2015 - 4:00 PM
 
Iran Banks on End to Sanctions, Will Raise Oil Production to 1M bpd

August 2, 2015 - 3:47 PM
 
Gva’ot Woman Hurt in Samaria Rock Attack

August 2, 2015 - 3:25 PM
 
Holy Land Extremely Hot, but Iran Has It Much Worse

August 2, 2015 - 2:49 PM
 
Jerusalem Suburb Evacuated as Wildfire Burns Homes

August 2, 2015 - 2:34 PM
 
Visitors Allowed at Temple Mount Despite Arab Violence

August 2, 2015 - 2:15 PM
 
Inspired by Israeli Tech and Expertise, the 1st Community-based Emergency Response Program Launched in Jersey City

August 2, 2015 - 2:12 PM
 
Khamenei Tells the World How to Destroy Israel

August 2, 2015 - 1:30 PM
 
E-Mails Show Clinton without a Clue on How to Relate to Israel

August 2, 2015 - 12:59 PM
 
Bennett Condemns ‘Attempts to Blacken 430,000 Settlers’

August 2, 2015 - 12:35 PM
 
Gush Etzion Arabs and Jews to Rally against Violence

August 2, 2015 - 12:17 PM
 
Wildcat Strikes Shuts Down Jerusalem Light Rail

August 2, 2015 - 9:52 AM
 
Rally against Violence Bars Religious MKs and Boos Right-Winger

August 2, 2015 - 9:37 AM
 
Former Democratic NY Congressman Ackerman Opposes ObamaDeal

August 2, 2015 - 8:46 AM
 
Sharks Circles Surfer Off Ashdod Coast

August 2, 2015 - 7:32 AM
 
Third Democrat Breaks with Obama on Iran Nuclear Deal

August 2, 2015 - 5:35 AM
 
Middle East Heat Spikes Close to World Record

August 2, 2015 - 1:28 AM
 
Hillary Clinton Adviser Recommended Making Bibi’s Life ‘Uneasy’

August 2, 2015 - 1:15 AM
 
Orthodox Residents Suing LeFrak City over Electric Doors

August 2, 2015 - 1:06 AM
 
Gaza Launches Rocket Attack, Israelis Not Warned

August 2, 2015 - 12:55 AM
 
UPDATED: The Long List of Arab Attacks Over Shabbat

August 2, 2015 - 12:26 AM
 
Arab Terrorists Attempt to Torch Joseph’s Tomb

August 1, 2015 - 11:24 PM
 
Israel Police on High Alert

August 1, 2015 - 10:36 PM
 
Arabs Attack Israeli Forces Over Deaths of Innocent Baby, Teen Terrorist

August 1, 2015 - 10:05 PM
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On Our Own/Cheryl Kupfer
 

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.

 

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.

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