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Haredim Temporarily Off the Hook, Only 1,300 to Do National Service

Critics of the government are saying that the new decision was intended to improve Netanyahu's coalition negotiations with the Haredi parties.

Civil Administration Planning Council Approves E1

On Wednesday, the Civil Administration Planning Council rushed through approval on the plan to build 3000 apartments in E1, between Jerusalem and Ma'aleh Adumim.

How the Government Class Lives

The government middle class is the most hopeless middle class in all of history. It aspires to nothing and it dreams of nothing.

The Working Class and the Government Class

The government class is being led by liars and fools who see it as a lever for upending and taking over a working class society.

ObamaCare: The Propaganda Machine Revs Up

Many readers are no doubt aware of the millions in taxpayer dollars that the Obama administration has contracted out to PR firms for the purpose of hawking Obamacare to a reluctant public.

Equality in Service to One’s Country

According to Rav Meir Porush, it is better for Yeshiva students to sit in jail than to serve their country.

Post-Ceasefire, Outraged Citizens Take to Streets

Outraged residents of the beleaguered cities of Sderot, Ashkelon, and Kiryat Malachi took to the streets, decrying the government's decision to enter into a ceasefire with Hamas.

Resisting War, Terrorism, And Genocide (Third of Three Parts)

For the most part, we Jews have always accepted the obligation to ward off disaster as best we can. For the most part, we generally understand that all humans have free will. Saadia Gaon included freedom of will among the most central teachings of Judaism, and Maimonides affirmed that all human beings must stand alone in the world “to know what is good and what is evil, with none to prevent him from either doing good or evil.”

Noam Shalit Wants to Replace ‘This Bad Government’

Noam Shalit has officially thrown his hat into the political arena and is running for a spot in the Labor party, with the goal of removing the Likud from power.

Sderot Mayor Collapses from Hunger Strike

David Buskilla, mayor of the beleaguered town of Sderot collapsed on Sunday. Buskilla has been holding a hunger strike opposite the Prime Minister's office to protest...

Yesha Council Initiates Levy Report Campaign

At the Yesha Council Emergency Meeting dealing with the new campaign to pressure the government to authorize the Levy Report and/or make it a condition for a future coalition agreement with the parties that will form Netanyahu's next government:

Sderot Mayor Goes on Hunger Strike

Sderot Mayor David Buskila has announced that he will not eat again until the government increased the budget of the beleaguered town, well-known landing site of many of Hamas’s rockets launched on civilians from sites in Gaza.

Protests in Jordan Against King

Friday - A few hundred people have begun protesting in Jordan's capital against King Abdullah. On Friday, October 5th, 15,000 Islamist protested in Amman demanding...

Man Who Found Majdi Halbi Wants His Reward

Ibrahim Kozli, the man that found the body of missing Druze soldier Majdi Halbi is demanding the NIS 10 million reward that the organization...

MK Danon Urging Netanyahu to Fire Barak for his ‘Wacky’ Statements

MK Danny Danon (Likud) on Saturday night asked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to fire Defense Minister Ehud Barak, in response to the latter's remarks...

Latest Blood Libel: Iranians Accusing Israel of Developing Race-Specific WMDs

Ignore for the moment the rank racism, the poor spelling, the absence of any basis for the wild and irresponsible allegations...

Polls Indicate Netanyahu Will Score in New Elections

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s call to disband the government and call for new elections may serve him well, if two public opinion polls published Thursday pan out.

Canada Cuts Non-Christian Prison Clergy

Canadian rabbis want the Canadian federal government to reconsider cuts to the federal prison chaplaincy program, which would eliminate non-Christian clergy. If the cuts are...

Civil Administration Refusing to Allow Jews Back into their Legally Purchased Hebron Home

As of Thursday morning, it appears that Jewish families will not return to their home any time soon.

To Inform or Not to Inform – That is the Question

With all the bacteria a mouth is known to contain - and the possibility that it might contain bacteria or viruses that are very harmful to a vulnerable 8-day-old child while an adult carrier might not even be aware of it - it is not exactly rocket science to know that putting your mouth on an open wound is not a good idea.

Hebron’s Beit HaShalom to Return to its Jewish Owners

After an expulsion and a lengthy 5 year battle, the Jerusalem District Court finally made a ruling on "Beit Hashalom" in Hebron. Judge Baram...

When Good People Cheat

Somehow, even though it should be obvious to them that the U.S. is different, they have retained the mindset that it’s OK to cheat “the Goyim” - if they can get away with it. And that is what causes the kind of Chilul HaShem that is happening here. And when the criminal is someone who is otherwise a good person, the Chilul HaShem is even greater.

Egyptian Army Claiming Success in the Sinai, But Most Terrorists Are Still Roaming Free

The Egyptian army has slowed down its all-out attack on terrorist enclaves in the Sinai, several weeks after its initial, aggressive spurt on August 5. The terrorist culprits who murdered 15 Egyptian Border Guards remain at large, and the lack of progress appears rooted in political uncertainty back in Cairo. Here's one unexpected aspect of what was touted as a jihad against the murderers: the Egyptian government is going through unofficial channels, employing negotiators to talk to the Sinai terrorists. This has enraged the secular law and order types at home.

Netanyahu Touts Economic Achievements in Face Global Crisis

At the weekly cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel "would need to tighten our belt" because of the global economic crisis, but that the government has taken action to increase social welfare programs and save families money.

Metzitza B’Peh: Infant Russian Roulette

I would be opposed to the government legislating against doing MbP. That it is considered so vital by so large a segment of Jewry combined by the low probability of a child ever contracting herpes moves me to oppose it. In this case I do feel that banning the procedure would be an unconstitutional impediment to freedom of religion. But that is not the law being proposed.

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