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Iranian Woman Strikes a Few Blows (and Kicks) For Freedom

5 Tishri 5773 – September 21, 2012
Reported: Iran Cleric Pummeled by ‘Badly Covered’ Woman After Warning ... An Iranian cleric said he was beaten by a woman in the northern province of Semnan...

Iranian Cleric Pummeled After Telling Woman to Cover Up

4 Tishri 5773 – September 20, 2012
An Iranian cleric who warned a woman to conform to standards of modesty and cover her eyes was subsequently beaten so badly by the offending female that he spent three days in the hospital.

The Impact of Anxiety On Children In The Classroom

14 Elul 5772 – August 31, 2012
Pinny glances down at his math workbook, and is surprised to discover that he has written nothing in the spaces for the answers to numbers 1,2,3, and 4. As he glances around the classroom, he sees that everyone's workbook is filled except his. As he quickly glances at Chaim's workbook, which is on the desk next to his and fills in the answers, he feels so frustrated.

A Hose By Any Other Name

6 Elul 5772 – August 24, 2012
Residents of Du-Pia Street in Rehovot, Israel, recently petitioned City Hall to change the name of their street, which they believe is not respectable.

The Secret of Happiness

2 Elul 5772 – August 20, 2012
While t’shuva is normally translated as penitence or repentance, the root of the Hebrew word t’shuva means “return.” T’shuva is a return to the source, to one’s roots, to one’s deepest inner self.

Balabasta Nutty Summer Festival

18 Av 5772 – August 6, 2012
Just in time for its 100th birthday, the ever-evolving Machane Yehuda market has transformed itself once again, this time into one of Jerusalem's hottest...

Muslim Polygamists to Get More Welfare Benefits in Britain

13 Av 5772 – August 1, 2012
Although all marriages that take place in the United Kingdom must be monogamous, Muslim immigrants can and do employ countless evasions to practice polygamy without running afoul of British matrimony laws.

Jerusalem Late Nite 101 for the Younger Set

22 Tammuz 5772 – July 12, 2012
Here’s a list of something exciting to do in Jerusalem each night of the week. This doesn’t have to be taken literally – choose...

You Sleep Where You Eat

21 Tammuz 5772 – July 11, 2012
Netanya cats are numerous and just this week we've seen the summer litters being sprung into the street and the lawns and the parking...

The Soul of the Stranger

11 Tammuz 5772 – July 1, 2012
From elected officials to people in the street, from the highly educated secular upper class to yeshiva students to the working poor, numerous Israelis seem to share a lexicon and intellectual framework which denigrates and dehumanizes Africans, belittles their suffering, and trivialized their plight.

A People Apart

10 Tammuz 5772 – June 29, 2012
Managing Editor if Jewish Press Online, Yishai Fleisher, is joined by activist Jack Berger. Together, they discuss a recent trip to Hebron and its importance to the Jewish People along with the situation in Beit El.

‘This is the Torah’

30 Sivan 5772 – June 20, 2012
Hundreds of Jewish men taking part in a mass prayer on a street of the Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El. Negotiations over the fate of...

Kosher Delight in Midtown NY Closing

26 Sivan 5772 – June 15, 2012
YeahThatsKosher.com reports that Kosher Delight, the 28-year old establishment on Broadway between 36th and 37th street is scheduled to close on Sunday, according to...

What if God Stopped Believing in You?

18 Sivan 5772 – June 7, 2012
Many atheists carry a theological crutch. Most are unaware of it. And, if you show it to them, most will deny it’s there. It is the silent belief that, should they ever change their mind about God, God will always be there for them.

PA Child Terror Leader Sentenced, Released

9 Sivan 5772 – May 30, 2012
An Israeli military court Tuesday sentenced  Bassem al-Tamimi, a 45 year old Palestinian man who encourages Palestinian youth to attack Israeli soldiers with projectiles,...

Hashem Finds A Way

3 Sivan 5772 – May 23, 2012
It was a brisk fall day in late October some years ago when Chavy (name changed) decided that since the weather was perfect she would walk to work. She had, Baruch Hashem, just resumed her work schedule after being home for six weeks due to her maternity leave for the birth of her latest child. She felt the exercise was good for her, as it was only about a half mile to her job. She put all of her work papers into her knapsack and gingerly swung it over onto her back for the trek to work.

Money? I’m Giving it Away!

22 Iyyar 5772 – May 14, 2012
Years ago, I was taught by secular Jewish friend that giving away money was disrespectful to money. It devalued money to give it away. And, for years, I agreed. Until I tried it.

Bronx Girl Wins National Bible Contest, Passaic Boy Scores Perfect

Shalhevet Schwartz, a 14 year old girl from Riverdale, Bronx, was one of only two girls to compete in her division of the National Bible Contest held last Sunday at Yeshiva University in Manhattan. Despite appearances, the freshman at SAR High School exhibited sufficient bible knowledge to win, and be eligible to participate in the world championships in Jerusalem, the “Chidon HaTanach”, held every year on Israel’s Independence Day.

French Muslim Vote May Bring Down President

9 Iyyar 5772 – May 1, 2012
Imams and Islamic associations are encouraging French Muslims to go to the polls in Sunday’s presidential race, and make a difference. One million strong,...

Israeli-Based “DogTV” For Dogs At Home Alone

27 Nisan 5772 – April 19, 2012
The new made-in-Israel US cable channel, DogTV, is scientifically designed to make dogs happy when they’re left at home alone, according to Israel21C.

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