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Spiritual Cafe: Secrets of Genesis-Bereshit
PM Netanyahu’s Statement on the Ongoing Arab Terrorism

October 9, 2015 - 7:49 AM
UK Wants EU to Speed Up Deportations as Winter Approaches

October 9, 2015 - 2:38 AM
Netanyahu Tries to Calm the Country but Plays Politics

October 8, 2015 - 11:49 PM
Complete Security Footage from Afula Terror Attack [video]

October 8, 2015 - 11:33 PM
U.N. Officials on Way to ‘Rescue’ Israel and PA with ‘Peace Process’

October 8, 2015 - 11:12 PM
UK Chief Rabbi Urging Jews to Join War on Poverty

October 8, 2015 - 10:19 PM
Live Blog: Intifada 3.0 – Thursday, Oct. 8 2015 – IDF Soldier Stabbed in Afula

October 8, 2015 - 8:55 PM
4 Russian Cruise Missiles Accidentally Hit Iran (No Kidding)

October 8, 2015 - 8:51 PM
1 Arab Rioter Dead, 9 Israel Police Officer Hurt in Shuafat Clashes

October 8, 2015 - 8:15 PM
IDF Soldier Stabbed in Afula, Terrorist Captured [video]

October 8, 2015 - 7:15 PM
Haifa: Arabs Throw Stones at Cars

October 8, 2015 - 5:15 PM
Third Stabbing Terror Attack on Thursday: Kiryat Arba

October 8, 2015 - 5:00 PM
How Palestinian Arab Terrorists Choose Their Targets

October 8, 2015 - 5:00 PM
Chapel Launches Free Jewish Funeral and Yahrzeit Memorial iPhone App

October 8, 2015 - 4:50 PM
Attempted Ramming in Jerusalem [video]

October 8, 2015 - 4:31 PM
Rabbi Appointed ‘Honorary Comedic Advisor to the Pope’

October 8, 2015 - 4:30 PM
Arab MKs Reject Netanyahu’s Order Keeping Ministers, MKs, Off Temple Mount

October 8, 2015 - 4:18 PM
Official PA Daily Reports that Murders of Jews Brings Joy

October 8, 2015 - 4:09 PM
4 Wounded, Including IDF Soldier Stabbed in Tel Aviv Terror Attack

October 8, 2015 - 3:30 PM
Russia Takes over Syrian Civil War, Hits Rebels with Missiles

October 8, 2015 - 2:44 PM
Jerusalem Terror Victim in Critical Condition After Stabbing

October 8, 2015 - 2:08 PM
Israeli Arab Hospital Worker Convicted of Joining ISIS

October 8, 2015 - 1:24 PM
A Week of Intifada Miracles in the State of Israel

October 8, 2015 - 11:59 AM
Firebombs, Rocks and Rioting in Gush Etzion

October 8, 2015 - 10:33 AM
Herzog Says Zionist Union ‘Would’ve Known Better’ How to Calm Situation [video]

October 8, 2015 - 10:13 AM
Elkin Attacks Netanyahu’s Temple Mount Ruling

October 8, 2015 - 8:56 AM
Police Installing Metal Detectors at Jerusalem’s Gates

October 8, 2015 - 8:45 AM
Jewish Security Prisoners Isolated

October 8, 2015 - 8:32 AM
Mayor Nir Barkat: Come Out Today With Your Guns [audio]

October 8, 2015 - 8:06 AM
Arabs Release New Rules of Engagement [video]

October 8, 2015 - 7:37 AM
Russian Jets Intimidating US Aircraft Over Syria

October 8, 2015 - 2:21 AM
Howard Stern Slams Roger Waters for Hatred of Israel

October 7, 2015 - 11:51 PM
City of Jerusalem & Parents’ Group Declare School Strike Over Inadequate Security

October 7, 2015 - 10:38 PM
2 Arab Teens Nabbed in Jaffa Stone-Throwing Attack

October 7, 2015 - 10:24 PM
Arab Rioters Firebomb Bushes Near Police HQ in Umm el Fahm

October 7, 2015 - 10:12 PM
Kiryat Gat Terrorist Who Stabbed IDF Soldier Was Hamas Member

October 7, 2015 - 9:19 PM
Terrorist Rams Car Through Checkpoint, Tries to Hit IDF Soldiers

October 7, 2015 - 9:00 PM
1 Police Officer Wounded, 5 Arrested in Arab Riot Over Temple Mount

October 7, 2015 - 8:49 PM
Jerry Seinfeld Coming to Israel

October 7, 2015 - 8:33 PM
Border Guard Policewoman Injured in Arab Riot

October 7, 2015 - 7:50 PM
Israeli Sappers Detonate Roadside Bomb on Samaria Road

October 7, 2015 - 7:38 PM
Thwarted Arab Terror Attack in Jerusalem’s Abu Tor Neighborhood

October 7, 2015 - 6:46 PM
Arab Terror Attack at Mall Near Beilinson Hospital [video]

October 7, 2015 - 6:44 PM
Referendum, Court, or Both to Decide Kiryas Joel Land Annexation

October 7, 2015 - 5:55 PM
Huge Oil Discovery in Golan Heights Can Make Israel Energy Self-Sufficient

October 7, 2015 - 5:52 PM
70 Jewish Families Clinging to Old City’s Muslim Quarter amid Raging Violence

October 7, 2015 - 5:33 PM
Netanyahu Cancels Trip to Germany Due to Security Situation

October 7, 2015 - 4:49 PM
UPDATE: Another Stabbing Attack in Old City of Jerusalem [video]

October 7, 2015 - 3:30 PM
PA Hides Islamic Arson of Church with ‘Electrical Failure’

October 7, 2015 - 1:56 PM
Russia-Linked Gangs Trying to Smuggle Deadly Radiation Material to ISIS

October 7, 2015 - 12:46 PM
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On Our Own/Cheryl Kupfer
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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.

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Posted on: January 26th, 2005


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.

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Posted on: January 12th, 2005


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.

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Posted on: December 29th, 2004


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

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Posted on: December 15th, 2004


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.

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Posted on: December 1st, 2004


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

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Posted on: November 17th, 2004


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

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Posted on: November 10th, 2004


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.

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Posted on: November 3rd, 2004


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

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Posted on: October 20th, 2004


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.

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Posted on: October 6th, 2004


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.

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Posted on: September 22nd, 2004


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

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Posted on: September 8th, 2004


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

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Posted on: August 25th, 2004


Another Nine Days have come and gone, and we gratefully give a sigh of relief knowing that these days of deprivation - no meat, no swimming, no showering, no music, culminating in a 25 hour fast - no food or water - are finally behind us, and the rest of the sun-drenched summer is there for us to enjoy.

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Posted on: August 11th, 2004


Earlier this month, I spent the July 4th weekend at an out-of-town Shabbaton.

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Posted on: July 28th, 2004


We've all been to hundreds of weddings throughout our lives. Most of them have been the simchas of friends - some of very close family members.

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Posted on: May 19th, 2004


Several weeks ago, there was back and forth "dialogue" in the editorial pages of the Jewish Press concerning the very subjective view as to who is the more "authentic" Jew amongst the various segments of the Orthodox community.

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Posted on: April 28th, 2004


With Pesach upon us, Jews must refrain from indulging in some of their favorite foods, drinks and even cosmetics for over a week.

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Posted on: April 21st, 2004


In this week's Dating Primer column, Rosie Einhorn and Sherry Zimmerman write about the destructive nature of frequent, often unjustified criticism directed towards children and some of the repercussions of what they feel is unintentional but nonetheless genuine verbal abuse.

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Posted on: April 7th, 2004


A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of being a guest at a Shabbaton hosted by Machane Chodosh in Forest Hills, N.Y.

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