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Knesset Christian Allies and the Sinai Option
 
Syrian Mortar hits Israeli Golan Tuesday Morning

October 21, 2014 - 11:05 PM
 
Head of Iran’s Top Clerical Body Dies

October 21, 2014 - 5:48 PM
 
‘Radicalized’ Convert to Islam Attempted to Murder Canadian Soldiers [video]

October 21, 2014 - 5:45 PM
 
Abbas Wreaks Vengeance on Arabs Selling Land to Jews

October 21, 2014 - 5:17 PM
 
Israel’s Government Recruits Citizens to ‘Fight Ebola’

October 21, 2014 - 4:58 PM
 
Beach Boys Cancel Israel Performance

October 21, 2014 - 3:58 PM
 
Jerusalem Light Rail’s New ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Arab Violence

October 21, 2014 - 2:42 PM
 
Rare 2,000 Yr Old Monument to Emperor Hadrian Found in Jerusalem

October 21, 2014 - 1:52 PM
 
Syrian Death Toll for Saturday and Sunday Breaks 300

October 21, 2014 - 12:01 PM
 
Father and ISIS Stone Woman to Death in Syria [video]

October 21, 2014 - 11:43 AM
 
Proposed Conversion Bill, Change in Local Rabbinate Power Nixed by Netanyahu

October 21, 2014 - 9:35 AM
 
Haaretz Smears American Terrorism Expert with Political Hit Job

October 21, 2014 - 2:53 AM
 
Kosher Butcher in Germany Admits Selling Non-Kosher Meat for Years

October 21, 2014 - 12:12 AM
 
RCA Issues Statement Regarding Freundel Matter

October 20, 2014 - 11:05 PM
 
Israeli Sherpa ‘Pony Express’ Saved Hundreds in Nepal Blizzard

October 20, 2014 - 10:43 PM
 
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
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On Our Own/Cheryl Kupfer
 

Posted on: May 18th, 2005

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I was at a recent fundraiser on behalf of Israel's Beit Halochem institutions. In Hebrew, beit halochem means the house of the warrior and that is what these centers are - a home away from home for disabled Israeli soldiers and wounded victims of Islamic terror and violence.

 

Posted on: May 4th, 2005

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Pesach seemed heavier this year. I'm not talking in terms of the tremendous amount of food that was consumed or the seemingly endless lifting, bending, scrubbing, scouring and cooking that is part and parcel of pre and post Passover preparations as well as during the chag.

 

Posted on: April 20th, 2005

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Over the years I always wondered why Hashem - the Master and Creator of the Universe - was so machmir - so adamant in having us mortals sing his praises and thank him all the time.

 

Posted on: April 6th, 2005

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You would have to be hiding under a rock to be unaware of the sad and drawn-out death of a severely brain damaged woman called Terri Schiavo, whose husband and legal guardian made the decision to have her life-sustaining feeding tube removed.

 

Posted on: March 23rd, 2005

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In very recent issues of the Jewish Press there have been a number of disturbing articles detailing the dire plight of various types of people who have lost their physical or social freedom.

 

Posted on: March 9th, 2005

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I recently heard that an acquaintance of mind got divorced for the 2nd time. The marriage had lasted a very short time, but I was not surprised.

 

Posted on: February 23rd, 2005

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We all know them - the sad sacks who seemingly were born under a bad constellation.

 

Posted on: February 9th, 2005

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As my friend Eve (not her real name) and I started filling our plates at a recent buffet dinner, she commented that lucky for her, her mother wasn't with us.

 

Posted on: January 26th, 2005

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The Hebrew word gazayra means evil decree. Sometimes, a government decree is just that - an indisputably evil order, as when Pharaoh of Biblical times commanded the murder of all Hebrew male newborns.

 

Posted on: January 12th, 2005

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While randomly perusing some Jewish community newspapers this past week, I was struck by the press releases of several Jewish organizations crowing with excited pride about the significant monetary donations they made for victims of the Tsunami.

 

Posted on: December 29th, 2004

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A good friend of mine, "Sarah," recently shared her concern over her two year old grandson's health.

 

Posted on: December 15th, 2004

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From time to time, I am asked where I get ideas for my articles. The answer is simple. Just from getting up in the morning and experiencing life.

 

Posted on: December 1st, 2004

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While recently riding on a private local bus, I couldn't help but overhear two elderly, balbatish ladies talking.

 

Posted on: November 17th, 2004

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During this past Yom Tov, I spent some time with my son who lives out of town.

 

Posted on: November 10th, 2004

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My first-born son's recent marriage was a huge simcha for the family, but the wedding was actually the culmination of a simcha that began years ago - at his bris.

 

Posted on: November 3rd, 2004

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Walking along a Brooklyn street recently, I saw a scene that could very well be used in a dictionary to explain the word nachas.

 

Posted on: October 20th, 2004

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During Rosh Hashona, when it is customary to greet friend and stranger alike with good wishes for the upcoming year, I try to avoid uttering the phrase, "Have a happy and healthy New Year.

 

Posted on: October 6th, 2004

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Years ago, when I was in college, I took an undergraduate course in law. I don't remember much of what I learned, but the concept of criminal negligence has stuck in my mind.

 

Posted on: September 22nd, 2004

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I recently attended an out-of-town simcha. Among the guests were several acquaintances whom I hadn't seen in several years.

 

Posted on: September 8th, 2004

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I was at a wedding just the other day, and the music was deafening.

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