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A Dark Purim
 

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

This is a picture of children at a Purim celebration in Wieliczka Ghetto, 1942 (source: Remember Jewish Klasno, Lednica, and Wieliczka – Genealogy Group). What did it feel like, to be reading about the failed plot to annihilate all the Jews, while outside a new, bigger and more ominous plot was raging? I can’t begin […]

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz.
 

Posted on: February 24th, 2013

InDepthOp-Eds

Coalition talks are mixing in Purim traditions to produce the obvious candidates.

Megillah and Molotov Cocktails
 

Posted on: February 24th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

As they have done for the past 21 years, on Saturday night some 50 Jewish men, women and children held evening prayer and read the Megillah at the Yad Yair outpost in the Talmonim bloc. Yad Yair was established in 1991, in memory of Dolev resident Yair Mendelson who was murdered there by Arab terrorists […]

Charlie Watts, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones presenting Israel's official symbol.
 

Posted on: February 24th, 2013

Special FeaturesPurim

Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb says it's "a huge mistake" for the band.

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Yair Shamir could replace Avigdor Liberman at the helm of Israel Beitenu.
 

Posted on: February 24th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

With coalition building going nowhere, Yair Shamir took the reins, and the top job.

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Posted on: February 23rd, 2013

News & Views

Israel adopting Sundays-Off seemed like a great idea, until it was put into practice.

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The crop circle image of Israeli president Shimon Peres in a field in Kibuts Tel Yosef.
 

Posted on: February 23rd, 2013

Special FeaturesPurim

"I was overwhelmed as soon as I saw the markings on the field outside Kibbutz Tel Yosef in Emek Charod," a choked Peres confessed to reporters.

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Posted on: February 23rd, 2013

Special FeaturesPurim

Jonathan Pollard saves the day

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Sara Netanyahu greeting Russian President Vladimir Putin.
 

Posted on: February 23rd, 2013

Special FeaturesPurim

The appointment was announced late Friday afternoon by Natan Eshel.

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Desert Trance Party by Settlers
 

Posted on: February 23rd, 2013

InDepthOp-Eds

Purim is a good opportunity to speak with our teenagers about the dangers of alcohol and substance abuse.

British MP George Galloway (center) arriving at the Rafah border crossing in southern Gaza, leading an international aid convoy of more than 500 activists, January 06, 2010.
 

Posted on: February 22nd, 2013

InDepthOp-Eds

He has never before uttered these words…at least not with a video camera present: “I will not debate an Israeli.”

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(Images borrowed from the crate labels of American grown oranges)
 

Posted on: February 22nd, 2013

Special FeaturesPurim

Makes 40-45 villain's severed ears!

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Posted on: February 22nd, 2013

Special FeaturesPurim

On a chilly Tuesday, about 20 volunteers and Standing Together’s Director and Founder met in front of the OU Israel Center in Jerusalem for a special Purim mission. They were on their way with over a thousand mishloach manot – Purim packages – for IDF soldiers serving their country in the North. On the way […]

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