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 On the eve of her expected reelection victory, New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton met with the The Jewish Press.
“He had a strong connection to Torah and was very respectful of Torah scholars,” he added. “He was self-educated man who was well read and business savvy.”
The surprising results are a strong warning to Bennett and Netanyahu that the right wing is not in their pockets.
Why did Abraham protest against the destruction of Sodom but remained silent at the request to slaughter his own son? Rabbi Mottle Wolf joins Yishai on Spiritual Cafe. The era of prisoner release deals is over due to a new Knesset law. Knesset insider Jeremy Saltan explains.
Everyone is “Pro-Israel” today. Jewish federations bankroll “Zionist” Gaza sympathizers and “Zionist” boycotters of anything over the “Green Line.” Fundraisers find they have crossed the “red line.”
If the US were to call settlements ‘illegal,’ it would be defining Israel by its 1949-1967 borders. But if can’t even deny terrorists are ‘freedom fighters,’ it is defining the PA as a non-terror entity.
Being considered the most quotable Jewish website by the worst Jew haters must mean the website has arrived…
Anthony Weiner’s aide has confirmed that the newest mayoral candidate will attend The Jewish Press’s mayoral forum, making it one of his first public...
The truth won’t let the politically correct head stay buried in the sand. The Jewish Press report two weeks ago of an ugly link between the Boston bombers and an unsolved triple murder bears fruit.
I hope that the Jewish Press stays the paper of record for Orthodox Jewry. If it were to fold - the loss would be a devastating blow to moderation.
At a dramatic press conference in Tel Aviv on Monday, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak announced his resignation from politics. Barak said he would remain in his post until the establishment of the next government, following the January 22 elections.
Given President Obama's win and victories of many of their candidates, a reasonable morning-after position for J Street would be quiet satisfaction, or even – why not? – gleeful rejoicing. But J Street, which has rarely met a critic of Israel it didn't like, instead tried to promote itself as an integral part of the campaign, a driving wind propelling Democratic victories. So eager to claim a starring role, J Street released details of several exit polls they commissioned which, upon examination, tell far more about how little J Street matters.
NEW YORK—Hurricane Sandy stormed into New York and New Jersey with unmitigated force, carrying death and destruction, disrupting lives, and devastating neighborhoods in America’s most densely populated regions – which happen to be home to some of the country’s largest Jewish populations.
Clearly, neither candidate has been able to get even close to the needed 270 electoral votes. They've been stuck with these numbers since the debates, and the numbers show that the country, both on a national and on a state-by-state level, thinks both candidates are equally qualified for the job. That, by itself, is a big advantage for Romney.
A video in support of President Obama produced by the sister of comedian Sarah Silverman will begin airing in Florida.
He is not a scholar. He has been involved with the Muslim Public Affairs Council since its founding in 1986. He blamed Israel for 9/11.
Publicly, J Street repeatedly states that Halutz is against the drawing of "red lines," that is, the line in the sand beyond which military action against Iran must be taken. There are commentators who crow that Halutz's opposition to red lines reveals a reluctance to use force against Iran, and that it is an explicit criticism of the Israeli prime minister. J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami wrote: "Gen. Halutz has repeatedly said that … there is nothing to be gained from the public calls for deadlines and red lines." But Halutz, who is definitely against red lines, doesn't like them because he thinks they interfere with effective military strategies. Halutz says that Israel may even have to “go it alone.”
The Oslo peace process had “more failures than advantages,” French Ambassador to Israel Christophe Bigot told a delegation of pro-Land of Israel rabbis.
A small group of religious Jews accomplished what Israel's foreign ministry could not in 3 years of attempted diplomacy - namely, to meet with representatives from the Turkish government and attempt to heal the Turkey-Israel rift. From August 15 - 17, Shas MK Nissim Ze'ev, Shas deputy finance minister Yitzchak Cohen, the chief Rabbi of Geneva, Professor Mordechai Kedar of Bar Ilan University and other leaders met with no less than twenty Turkish parliamentarians.
The communication revolution - and the unprecedented access to information it brought - has ushered us into a new world. It is a world of wikipedia and youtube, but also a world of live-streaming al Qaeda beheadings and slow-motion car crashes. Positivecco, an ambitious online enterprise, seeks to harness the internet to promote positivity.