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The character Moon Knight first appeared in Werewolf by Night #32 in August 1975.

Bar-Ilan U Study Shows two Vaccine Doses May Protect Against Long COVID

The Bar-Ilan University-led study is the first in an ongoing series examining the long-term effects of COVID-19.

Fox News’ Lara Logan Dropped by her Talent Agency for Comparing Fauci to Mengele

It doesn't sound like Logan made the direct comparison herself but was quoting "people," a technique favored by former-President Donald Trump.

Genesis Prize Awarded to Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla

The Genesis Prize Chairman praised the role of Jewish scientists and physicians in combating the pandemic.

Poll Shows Smotrich Skyrockets If Netanyahu Falls

With Barkat at the helm, things look amazing for the right-wing bloc.

Tunnel Complex at Natanz Nuclear Facility in Iran ‘Deeper than Expected’

“The potential size of the underground complex raises questions about what capabilities this new tunnel complex will provide in addition to a new advanced centrifuge assembly plant.”

US Sanctions Hezbollah-tied Businessmen for Exploiting Lebanon Amid Economic Collapse

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said “as the Lebanese people suffer an economic crisis of historic proportions, Hezbollah continues to engage in illicit activity and amass wealth at the expense of the Lebanese people.

Police Carry Out Eviction of Barricaded Shimon HaTzadik Family, 18 Arrested

A large number of police officers arrived at the compound at 3:30 AM and evacuated the tenants.

Report: 70K Businesses in Israel Failed to Survive in 2021

Only 35,000 news small businesses opened in the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jerusalem Prepares for Possible Snow Storm

The city recommended that people open the hot water tap slightly, to prevent water from freezing in the pipes.

Israel to Distribute 25-30M Free COVID-19 Antigen Tests to Population

The government also announced the mandatory quarantine period will be reduced from seven to five days.

We Need More Chairs In The Women’s Section

Our mission statement reads: Orthodox Leadership Project (OLP) empowers Orthodox Jewish women’s leadership as a way of strengthening Orthodox communities and the broader Jewish community.

Plowshares Turning into Swords-Happy New Year for Israel’s Trees

The current battle for the land of Israel oftentimes is not fought with conventional weapons. Rather, Israelis and Palestinians are staking their claims to the land by planting trees.

Israel Waffling on Enforcing Rule of Law

Compromising on democratic rule of law is no compromise at all, but an outright abnegation of responsibility.

Will Devotion to Dialogue Stop us from Understanding Another Synagogue Attack?

The Texas hostage-taker wanted to release an anti-Semitic terrorist whose freedom is sought by Muslim groups. Is it Islamophobic to discuss who might have inspired the incident?

A Cautionary Fairy Tale from the Future

We stare with amazement at the specter of a coalition whose strongest binding tie was the across-the-board hatred of former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who himself and his party, Likud—though heading the opposition—still command by far the largest plurality of popular support in the country.

Why do neo-Nazis Love ‘Haaretz’?

The reason that right-wing anti-Semitic extremists frequently cite a radical leftist Israeli newspaper is its hostility to the Jewish state.
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Saving a Judean Vineyard and Splitting the Red Sea

Yishai and Malkah talk about the tragic incident of friendly fire in the IDF and the lesson it can teach us. Then, Jeremy and Tehilla Gimpel on saving the Ezra Schwartz Vineyard at the Arugot Farm from destruction and the public and private campaign which delayed the edict. Finally, Table Torah: Who really split the Red Sea and how we can do it again.

Goldstein on Gelt: What Every American Retiring in Israel Should Know

Why is retirement in Israel is different than retirement in America, or anywhere else on the globe?

Returning Home To Israel Is Possible If You Want It – Returning Home [audio]

Natalie speaks with people about living in Israel giving you information and tools to do so too.

How Countries Can Assassinate from a Café – The Tamar Yonah Show [audio]

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Chag Tu B’Shvat Sameach

A great thing creates great strengths, however great strengths sometimes create confusion

Rav Sacks (zt”l) Reflects on Tu BiShvat

If we continue to live as though God had only commanded us to subdue the Earth, we must be prepared for our children to inherit a seriously degraded planet, with the future of human civilisation put into question.

Sweating The Details

Package? No, I not in America and no package here. Maybe you vant Shulem Fastag? Ich bin Shlomi Fastag. Shulem he live cross street. I not go to America.


There is a moral imperative to bring them home. International humanitarian law requires the repatriation of missing soldiers and civilians; Jewish law requires us to make all efforts to bring the dead to their final resting places.

Daf Yomi

An Outcast “He Shall Dwell Outside His Tent” (Moed Katan 7b)

Q & A: By Means Of Intervention (Part I)

Question: May a cheresh, a deaf-mute, who exhibits other signs of intelligence, be included in a minyan? I live in a small town where this is a very relevant question, where we struggle to put together a minyan. Are there any halachic implications for including such a person? Name Withheld Small Town, USA

The Secret Of Chein

When Jews came to America and they were confronted with the WASP society that didn’t allow them into the country clubs, some made the mistake of thinking that if they became more American they would be more accepted.

Leaving Egypt

Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak HaKohen Kook wrote: Leaving Egypt will forever represent spring for the entire world.

TORAH SHORTS: Parshat Beshalach: Everyone Gets Saved This Time

Man is born free, yet he is everywhere in chains.-Jean Jacques Rousseau

Insurance Policy: The Power Of A Good Act

Why didn’t G-d wipe out the army in Egypt? Why was it necessary to have them pursue the Jewish people into the Sea of Reeds?

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