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First Israeli Nonprofit Bank to Provide Life-Changing Loans as a ‘National Mission’

"We are here to help those enterprises and people who are not appealing for the financial system."

Forget Bernie, Mike Pence to Speak at Annual AIPAC Conference

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and other members of Congress are scheduled to speak.

PA ‘Confiscating’ Rare Archaeological Finds from Private Collector

After the PA learned of the rare collection's existence, it has repeatedly confiscated pieces from the collection. PA officials may have privately sold some of them.

Netanyahu: Plan to Build 3,500 Housing Units in E-1 is Moving Forward

The construction plan, which will effectively connect Ma'aleh Adumim to Jerusalem, was frozen by Netanyahu for years following international criticism that it would harm a prospective Palestinian state.

Jewish Legal Group Joins Fight Against Anti-Israel Protests Outside Michigan Synagogue

For the last 16 years, a group has harassed congregants outside of Beth Israel Congregation and held signs saying “Jewish Power Corrupts,” “Zionism is Racism” and “RESIST Jewish Power.”

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Dead at 92

His death came when the deposed iron-fisted ruler of Egypt couldn't have been more cognizant of his complete rejection by his former subjects.

Hebrew U Cracks Airbnb Code: What Makes a Host Look Trustworthy?

A high-resolution, multi-person shot of a smiling, elderly female host is more likely to attract Airbnb guests than photos of young hosts, men, or poor-quality shots.  

Prison Authority Moves Duma Arson Suspect to Distant Facility, Making Family Visits Arduous

"This whole case is a libel, tailored by the prosecution, the Shin Bet and the IPS, which helps them break Amiram."

1,200 Quarantined Israelis to Vote in Special, Isolated Booths

The special polling stations will be located away from the regular polling facilities, so as not to jeopardize the public health.

President Rivlin Rings the Bell at Sydney’s Securities Exchange

The president expressed his hope that the double taxation avoidance treaty signed recently between the two countries will allow further broadening of business cooperation.

Israel Deports Over 1,500 South Koreans Over Coronavirus Scare

Netanyahu announced that Australia and Italy would be added to the list of countries with entry restrictions, joining Thailand, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, and China.

Palestinians Condemn US for Offering to Help

The Palestinians seem to believe that they are the ones entitled to set conditions to those who are offering to improve their living needs and help them march towards prosperity and a better future for their children.

Left Wing Hysteria and Hypocrisy for Volunteer Credits

To the Left, Im Tirtzu is a political beast, one extremely successful at attacking the attackers of the State. How dare we!

No Need to Brood, Sovereignty is Underway

Instead of celebrating an ideological and political victory, the leaders of the settlement enterprise are unnecessarily anxious.

The Intolerance of the “Tolerant” Left: The End of Liberal Democracy?

"Why bother exercising the right to vote when the 'wrong' choice can be annulled by the media and the chancellor through propaganda and veto?... Do we stand for democracy or for elections until the results suit the ruler?" — Dushan Wegner, political commentator, February 7, 2020.

At Last, Trump Grapples with Refugees

Whatever its shortcomings, the “Peace to Prosperity” proposal has attempted to tackle the refugee elephant in the room, and for that alone deserves praise.

The Massive, but Reversible, Defeats of Iran and Turkey

If the strategic processes now taking place with regard to Israel's two most formidable adversaries aren’t given time to mature, they can and likely will be undone.

Kosher Locusts, Maimonidean Medicine, And Giraffe Mezuzos: An Interview with Professor Zohar Amar

The swarming type that devour everything in their path are called locusts of the desert. They visited us in Israel a few years ago, which gave us an opportunity to study and eat them.
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Cheeseburger in Paradise

Why does Judaism separate between meat and milk? Rabbi Yishai is joined by Rav Mike Feuer to bite down on a heavenly cheeseburger and chew over the 53 commandments in the Torah-portion of Mishpatim.

Listening To G-d

Judaism is a matter of creed as well as deed. But we should allow people great leeway in how they understand the faith of our ancestors.

WATCH: Praying for China at the Kotel 以色列人民为中国人民祈祷

The prayers called upon God to have mercy and cure the Chinese people from the Coronavirus and for the health of all people around the world.

When A Judge Can’t Make Up His Mind

If two of you are of the same opinion, the case is effectively decided!

Q & A: Saying ‘Amen’ Right Before Shema (Part VII)

Question: Should the congregation say “Amen” after the berachah of “habocher b’amo Yisrael b’ahavah” (right before Shema)? I have seen different shuls do different things. M. Goldman

Moshe, The Burning Bush And Jewish Teachers

Rashi states that the fire was a sign that G-d would be with the Jewish people even in hard times when they were slaves in Egypt.

Daf Yomi

Shehakol Bread? ‘One Recites a Blessing on the Primary Food’ (Berachos 44a)

Contagious Conversations – Constant Contact

Ideas we feel compelled to share, insights we're desperate to impart, powerful experiences we reveal are all contagious, Torah conversations that are contagious build a Home for the Divine Presence.

On Thunder And Apples

“We cannot keep the thunder and lightning of Sinai with us, but we can take the spirit of Sinai and incorporate it into mitzvoth – whether we are at the market, at home, in the bank or the car.

Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Mishpatim: An Eye for an Eye and the Best of All...

The traditional understanding – that the Torah is referring to the monetary value of an eye – is not without its difficulties either

Making Amends

Torah is to be taught as healing, as a relationship, as nurturing. It is this Torah I love and that gives me life.

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