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Rivlin: Violence an epidemic in Israeli society

Rivlin: Violence an epidemic in Israeli society

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The epidemic of violence permeates every sector of Israel, the country’s president, Reuven Rivlin, said in an address. “It is time to honestly admit that…

Yaalon heads to D.C. as Israeli gov’t ministers rip Kerry remarks

Yaalon heads to D.C. as Israeli gov’t ministers rip Kerry remarks

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon left for a five-day U.S. trip amid criticism by Israeli ministers of remarks made by Secretary of State John Kerry.…

Israeli rowing team debuts in world’s largest event

Israeli rowing team debuts in world’s largest event

BOSTON (JTA) — For the first time, an Israeli rowing team is being represented in the Head of the Charles Regatta, the world’s largest two-day rowing event. The…

Israeli Hospitals Set Up Ebola Wards, as Country Prepares for Possible Cases From African Travelers (VIDEO)

Israeli Hospitals Set Up Ebola Wards, as Country Prepares for Possible Cases From African Travelers (VIDEO)

Rambam Medical Center staff training to care for Ebola-stricken patients. Photo: Rambam Haifa’s Rambam medical center announced Sunday that it has set up a ward containing three isolation…

Israeli Minister Bennett Doubles Down on Criticism of Kerry: ‘I Will Not be Silent’ (VIDEO)

Israeli Minister Bennett Doubles Down on Criticism of Kerry: ‘I Will Not be Silent’ (VIDEO)

Naftali Bennett, leader of Israel’s Jewish Home party. Photo: Mati Milstein/The Israel Project. Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett, on Sunday, reiterated and expanded criticism of remarks by American…

Palestinian girl dies after being hit by settler driver

Palestinian girl dies after being hit by settler driver

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Palestinian girl died after being hit by a car driven by a Jewish West Bank settler who fled the scene. Einas Khalil, 5, died…

Israeli Hospital Confirms: We Treated Hamas Chief Haniyeh’s Daughter

Israeli Hospital Confirms: We Treated Hamas Chief Haniyeh’s Daughter

Ismail Haniyeh with Palestinian toddler. Illustration. In one of several such known cases, an Israeli hospital on Sunday acknowledged that it had recently provided medical treatment to a…

Israeli Police Stop Suspected Suicide Bomber at West Bank Crossing

Israeli Police Stop Suspected Suicide Bomber at West Bank Crossing

The West Bank town of Beitunia. Photo: Abutoum via Wikimedia Commons. Jerusalem Post – Defense Ministry personnel arrested a suspicious Palestinian at the Jalama crossing near Jenin in…

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Reviewing the Weekly Parsha

Reviewing the Weekly Parsha

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Sukkos is over, and Bereishis has begun once agin. It is…

Holy Texting! Does new app make smartphone use permissible on Shabbat?

Holy Texting! Does new app make smartphone use permissible on Shabbat?

 Caption: A sample screen of the Shabbos App. Credit: Shabbos App Facebook page. By Maayan…

Argentine far-left leader gets prison term for threatening Jewish rally

Argentine far-left leader gets prison term for threatening Jewish rally

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) — The leader of the Argentine far-left group Quebracho was sentenced…

With Armenian Orphan Rug, Obama stumbles again on genocide

With Armenian Orphan Rug, Obama stumbles again on genocide

Click photo to download. Caption: The front and back covers of “President Calvin Coolidge and…

Abbas Calls Jews Visiting Temple Mount ‘Herd of Cattle’

Abbas Calls Jews Visiting Temple Mount ‘Herd of Cattle’

Mahmoud Abbas. Photo: World Economic Forum. Daily Mail/AP – The Palestinian president says his people…

Klinghoffer Daughters in Playbill Ad: Play Romanticizes and Legitimizes Terrorist Murder of Our Father

Klinghoffer Daughters in Playbill Ad: Play Romanticizes and Legitimizes Terrorist Murder of Our Father

The Death of Klinghoffer. Photo: NewYorkCityTheatre.com The daughters of terror victim Leon Klinghoffer condemned the…

Poll: Vast Majority of Israeli Jews Oppose Palestinian State

Poll: Vast Majority of Israeli Jews Oppose Palestinian State

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left), U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Palestinian Authority…

‘Miss Hitler 2014′ contest seeks the most anti-Semitic of them all

‘Miss Hitler 2014′ contest seeks the most anti-Semitic of them all

A Nazi-inspired beauty pageant dubbed “Miss Hitler 2014″ is calling for attractive women to participate…


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The Rejection Election

The Rejection Election

By Larry Gordon It seems that voters—Democrats and Republicans alike—have had it with the fashion in which the Obama administration has been conducting itself. According to knowledgeable political…

Sukkos Rulings Of Rav Elyashiv

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Below we find some rulings from Rav Elyashiv, zt’l, in regard to both the sukkah and the arba’ah minim. Each of the yamim tovim…

Sukkos Weather

Sukkos Weather

By Larry Gordon What are we going to do? It seems that it is always either too early or too late, too warm or too cold. And despite…

Thanking Our IDF Soldiers A Conversation  With David Kramer

Thanking Our IDF Soldiers A Conversation With David Kramer

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Over just a few short weeks, an inspiring project has spurred thousands of people to help outfit more than 10,000 Israeli soldiers with high-tech…

The Physical Faith

By Irwin H. Benjamin Who could have ever foreseen that, way back in the year 1848, a man by the unlikely name of Phineas P. Gage would unwittingly…

White House:  Our ‘Values’ Built Iron Dome

White House: Our ‘Values’ Built Iron Dome

By Yaakov Levi In response to criticism of the U.S. in an interview program Sunday, the White House on Monday slammed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, saying that his…

MINDBIZ

By Esther Mann, LCSW Dear Esther, My daughter Resa was always a sunshine of a girl. Happy-go-lucky, quick to laugh, have fun, and start an adventure. Everyone loved…