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Shofar Blast Inside the Old City – Rabbi Shalom Gold (Good Shabbos)

August 29, 2014, 7:14 am
Shofar Blast Inside the Old City – Rabbi Shalom Gold (Good Shabbos)

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The Rebbe: How to fight the evil inclination

August 29, 2014, 7:12 am
The Rebbe: How to fight the evil inclination

The Rebbe: How to fight the evil inclination The evil inclination is a master at its craft and will bring all sorts of proofs to justify its cravings. It will even claim that what it wants is natural and healthy. Engaging it in debates… Read More »

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The five phases of Gaza…writes Dr Ron Weiser

August 29, 2014, 7:10 am

In late June, I was sitting in a quirkily themed restaurant just off Agrippas near Machane Yehuda in Jerusalem, enjoying a gourmet hamburger and the summer atmosphere. The post The five phases of Gaza…writes Dr Ron Weiser appeared first on J-Wire . Read More »

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Change at the top for the NCJWA in Melbourne

August 29, 2014, 7:04 am

Shirley Glance has been elected unopposed president of the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (Vic) . The post Change at the top for the NCJWA in Melbourne appeared first on J-Wire . Read More »

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Levaya Details For HaBochur Aaron Sofer Z”L

August 29, 2014, 7:02 am
Levaya Details For HaBochur Aaron Sofer Z”L

The Levaya for Aaron Sofer Z”L will take place on Friday morning at 10: 00 AM (Israel time) in Rav Tzvi Kaplan’s Yeshiva in Yerushalayim. The kevura is scheduled to take place around 12: 30 PM in the Eitz Chaim cemetery near Beit Shemesh, in the Lakewood Chelka. There will be a live telephone hook-up during the levaya. Read More »

Yeshiva World News »

The Rosenzweigs – Welcome

August 29, 2014, 7:00 am
The Rosenzweigs – Welcome

This class is part of the program of Yeshiva Universitys, Torah MiTzion, Zichron DOV, Toronto, Beit Midrash – www,TorontoTorah,com – This class was recorded at Bnai Torah in Toronto) Read More »

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Klein’s Ice Bucket #ALS #Michoel Schnitzler

August 29, 2014, 6:58 am
Klein’s Ice Bucket #ALS #Michoel Schnitzler

Klein’s Ice Bucket #ALS #Michoel Schnitzler From: shiezoli Views: 60 26 ratings Time: 01: 16 More in Music Read More »

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Iraqi Jihadist Group Swears Alleigance to Islamic State

August 29, 2014, 6:56 am
Iraqi Jihadist Group Swears Alleigance to Islamic State

Islamic State terrorists (file) Reuters The jihadist Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) movement that has captured large portions of Iraq and Syria continues to gain strength, as yet another extremist Islamist group has pledged loyalty to the IS caliphate. Read More »

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Aaron Sofer Z”L Found By United Hatzalah Volunteers Using GPS Technology

August 29, 2014, 6:54 am
Aaron Sofer Z”L Found By United Hatzalah Volunteers Using GPS Technology

An extensive six- day manhunt for a missing American Yeshiva student came to an end at 5pm today when a United Hatzalah volunteer located a young man’s body among shrubbery in the Ein Kerem neighborhood of Jerusalem that is thought to match the description of Aharon Sofer. Read More »

Yeshiva World News »

Meet Israel-s King of The Blues – Lazer Lloyd

August 29, 2014, 6:52 am
Meet Israel-s King of The Blues – Lazer Lloyd

TORONTO, ON, Sunday August 31 at 8PM WHAT: Lazer Lloyd Band with Gary Kendall and Mike Fitzpatrick at Thornhill Community Shul WHERE: 949 Clark Avenue West Thornhill – ON Read More »

KosherTube »

The Alarm Clock of Elul

August 29, 2014, 6:50 am
The Alarm Clock of Elul

The Alarm Clock of Elul There is a custom during the month leading up to Rosh Hashana to sound the shofar which is meant almost like an alarm clock, to wake us up. We have had a very frightening wake up call in the… Read More »

Jewish Treats »

Hamas and ISIS.

August 29, 2014, 6:48 am
Hamas and ISIS.

Wishful Thinking. -Dry Bones- Israel’s Political Comic Strip Since 1973 Read More »

Dry Bones »

Do we who whine about anti-Semitism experience anything like this?

August 29, 2014, 6:46 am

Today’s bad news: Scholars have found that blacks and Hispanics treated by doctors for a broken leg received pain medication significantly less often than white patients with the same injury. School administrators suspend black students at more than three times the rate of white students. Police arrest blacks at 3. Read More »

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Statements by PM Netanyahu and Howard P. “Buck” McKeon

August 29, 2014, 6:44 am
Statements by PM Netanyahu and Howard P. “Buck” McKeon

Statements by PM Netanyahu and Howard P. “Buck” McKeon Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with a delegation of members of the US House of Representatives Armed Services Committee headed by Chairman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon ראש הממשלה… Read More »

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‘We will never disarm,’ vows Hamas chief

August 29, 2014, 6:42 am
‘We will never disarm,’ vows Hamas chief

Exiled Hamas political chief Khaled Mashaal threatened to continue fighting Israel if the Palestinians demands were not met and said Gaza will never disarm its “sacred” weapons. Read More »

The Times of Israel »

Agudath Israel: Florida Lawsuit Jeopardizes Education of Thousands of Scholarship Students

August 29, 2014, 6:40 am
Agudath Israel: Florida Lawsuit Jeopardizes Education of Thousands of Scholarship Students

Agudath Israel of America expressed its profound disappointment at the decision of the Florida Education Association and others to challenge the state’s Corporate Tax Credit Scholarship Program in court. Read More »

Yeshiva World News »

Foley, Western hostages reportedly waterboarded by IS

August 29, 2014, 6:34 am
Foley, Western hostages reportedly waterboarded by IS

At least four Western hostages held by the Islamic State in Syria, including murdered US journalist James Foley, were waterboarded in the early part of their captivity, the Washington Post reported Thursday. Read More »

The Times of Israel »

Should Jews be environmentalists?

August 29, 2014, 6:32 am

Do we have a religious obligation to take care of the environment, and if so how far does it extend? Should I spend money to decrease my carbon footprint? Does Judaism view it as a good idea to be environmentally conscious? Read More »

Jewish Life and Learning – Stack Exchange »

PM Netanyahu Meets with Southern Mayors and Council Heads in Be’er Sheva

August 29, 2014, 6:30 am
PM Netanyahu Meets with Southern Mayors and Council Heads in Be’er Sheva

PM Netanyahu Meets with Southern Mayors and Council Heads in Be’er Sheva ראש הממשלה בנימין נתניהו נפגש בבאר שבע עם ראשי רשויות מהדרום. וידאו: לע”מ. Read More »

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Thursday’s Parsha Tidbits – Parshas Shoftim

August 29, 2014, 6:28 am

Although it is only the 28th of August, it is also the first Thursday Night of Elul and R’ Frand has begun the new season of Parsha shiurim. The following is a brief summary of a thought said over by R’ Frand on the parsha this evening. I have attempted to reproduce this vort to the best of my ability. Read More »

Kosher Beers »

Boulder Orthodox Synagogue: Moving Forward

August 29, 2014, 6:26 am

The Boulder Orthodox Synagogue has settled into its new home and welcomed its new Rabbi and Rebetzen. Find out more. [This is a summary only. Visit BoulderJewishNews. Read More »

Boulder Jewish News »

“Nothing Else Matters”: How a Father Protected his Family from Hamas’ Rockets

August 29, 2014, 6:24 am
“Nothing Else Matters”: How a Father Protected his Family from Hamas’ Rockets

“Nothing Else Matters”: How a Father Protected his Family from Hamas’ Rockets Jehan Berman immigrated to Israel from Belgium and now lives on Israel’s border with Gaza. Last week, during a birthday party for his 3-year-old son, a mortar landed just outside the kindergarten… Read More »

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Jacob Dinezon

August 29, 2014, 6:22 am
Jacob Dinezon

Jacob Dinezon 29 August 2014 Program hosted by Boris Sandler Jacob Dinezon (1856-1919) – Writer. Creator of the sentimental novel in Yiddish. Read More »

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For Rav Kook’s Yahrtzeit

August 29, 2014, 6:20 am

The Fourfold Song By Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak haCohein Kook (Z”TL) There is a person who sings the song of his soul. He finds everything, his complete spiritual satisfaction, within his soul. There is a person who sings the song of the nation. He steps forward from his private soul, which he finds narrow and uncivilized. He yearns for the heights. Read More »

NY's Funniest Rabbi »

On Administrative Assistants: Why “Secretary” Shouldn’t Be A Bad Word

August 29, 2014, 6:18 am

In my senior year of high school, I was working on yearbook and often needed the principal’s approval for editorial decisions, so the office became my frequent hangout. Because I was in their workspace so much, I made friends with all of the secretaries. Read More »

Star of Davida »

ביקור הרמטכ”ל בגבול סוריה

August 29, 2014, 6:16 am
ביקור הרמטכ”ל בגבול סוריה

ביקור הרמטכ”ל בגבול סוריה From: צבא ההגנה לישראל Views: 31 2 ratings Time: 00: 32 More in News & Politics Read More »

IDF - Israel Defense Forces »

Disputed Kurdish Oil Tanker Mysteriously Goes Dark Off Texas Coast

August 29, 2014, 6:14 am
Disputed Kurdish Oil Tanker Mysteriously Goes Dark Off Texas Coast

Houston – A tanker near Texas loaded with $100 million of disputed Iraqi Kurdish crude has disappeared from satellite tracking, the latest development in a high stakes game of cat-and-mouse between Baghdad and the Kurds. Advertisement: The AIS ship tracking system used by the U.S. Read More »

VosIzNeias »

Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah Terrorists: ‘We Shot Over 2,000 Rockets at Israel’

August 29, 2014, 6:12 am
Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah Terrorists: ‘We Shot Over 2,000 Rockets at Israel’

A screenshot of a Fatah video glorifying female terrorists. Terrorist cells affiliated with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah movement are bragging they fired some 2,000 rockets and mortar shells at Israel during the 50-day Read More »

Algemeiner.com »

Botched, Bungled and Blundered…writes Michael Kuttner

August 29, 2014, 6:10 am

Quote from George Orwell: “political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind”. The post Botched, Bungled and Blundered…writes Michael Kuttner appeared first on J-Wire . Read More »

J-Wire »

Oded Revivi Mayor of Efrat

August 29, 2014, 6:08 am
Oded Revivi Mayor of Efrat

Oded Revivi Mayor of Efrat From: Arutz Sheva TV Views: 8 3 ratings Time: 02: 12 More in People & Blogs Read More »

Arutz Sheva »

The Complete Hannity-Dore Gold Jerusalem Visit

August 29, 2014, 6:06 am
The Complete Hannity-Dore Gold Jerusalem Visit

The Complete Hannity-Dore Gold Jerusalem Visit During his visit to Israel in August 2014, Sean Hannity toured the Old City of Jerusalem with Ambassador Dore Gold, author of “The Fight for Jerusalem.” Their walk through Jerusalem’s historic… Read More »

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs »

The Israeli Start-Up Behind the Hottest Viral Videos on the Web (VIDEO)

August 29, 2014, 6:04 am
The Israeli Start-Up Behind the Hottest Viral Videos on the Web (VIDEO)

Cat 2 See Photo: screenshot An Israeli Start-up, Cat2See , which sells a gadget that allows pet owners to view, feed, play with, and even pester their lil’ own cat, is sweeping the internet, according to The Marker business newspaper. Read More »

Algemeiner.com »

“We Will Never Die”—Again. Still.

August 29, 2014, 6:02 am
“We Will Never Die”—Again. Still.

Ben Hecht. Image via Getty Images It is 1943. A sizable percentage of Europe’s Jews have already perished. Read More »

Jewish Journal »

August 27, 2014

August 29, 2014, 6:00 am
August 27, 2014

August 27, 2014 August 27, 2014. From: Jposttv Views: 11 0 ratings Time: 03: 49 More in News & Politics Read More »

Jerusalem Post »

Bridal Shower

August 29, 2014, 5:58 am

I’m looking to make a bridal shower in a restaurant, I would want a private party room either Brooklyn or Manhattan, would be a small party, most likely no more than 15 people, needs to be inexpensive. Read More »

Chowhound Kosher Board discussions »

Seminary Scandal: A shamefully inaccurate account published by the Chicago Tribune

August 29, 2014, 5:56 am
Seminary Scandal: A shamefully inaccurate account published by the Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune An inaccurate and misleading version of the Seminary Scandal has just been published by the Chicago Tribune. It seems to have been deliberately leaked by supporters of the CBD to coincide with the release of the letter of the 5 American gedolim which has been in the works for the last 2 weeks. Read More »

Daas Torah »

Report: Malaysian women joining ISIS for “sex jihad”

August 29, 2014, 5:54 am

Last year there was a flurry of news stories that resulted when the Tunisian Interior Minister claimed that some Tunisian women had gone to Syria to have sex with multiple jihadists. Some of the details of the story – such as a supposed fatwa to allow such actions – were questioned.Now the story has resurfaced with ISIS and Malaysian women. Read More »

Elder of Ziyon »

Why Do Clowns Make Better Lovers Than Mimes?

August 29, 2014, 5:52 am

Today we are asking a question many have wondered about and few have tried to answer: Why Do Clowns Make Better Lovers Than Mimes? I’d like to know the answer to this because you never know when you’ll be on Jeopardy and you can tell that angry Read More »

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Price of big B’klyn laundry site doubles in year

August 29, 2014, 5:50 am

A group of buyers from within Brooklyn’s large Satmar Hasidic community is in negotiations to buy a development site that takes up an entire city block in Bedford-Stuyvesant near the south Williamsburg neighborhood where members of the Jewish religious sect have extensive property holdings. Read More »

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Hanan Ashrawi attacks Obama for acknowledging Jewish history

August 29, 2014, 5:48 am
Hanan Ashrawi attacks Obama for acknowledging Jewish history

Hanan Ashrawi attacks Obama for acknowledging Jewish history Video: PLO Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi: ‎ ‎”Look at the most dangerous ‎thing that Obama said to [NY Times journalis… Read More »

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Iran Arming Terrorists in Judea and Samaria

August 29, 2014, 5:46 am
Iran Arming Terrorists in Judea and Samaria

Terrorists marching (illustration) Flash 90 Iranian military leaders have openly boasted that they have begun to send weapons to Palestinian Arab terrorists in Judea and Samaria and elsewhere in the region, the Washington Free Beacon reported Thursday. Read More »

Arutz Sheva »

en brus ari

August 29, 2014, 5:44 am
en brus ari

en brus ari From: Arutz Sheva TV Views: 13 3 ratings Time: 02: 02 More in People & Blogs Read More »

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West Africa Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000 people, WHO says

August 29, 2014, 5:42 am
West Africa Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000 people, WHO says

Volunteers prepare to remove the bodies of people who were suspected of contracting Ebola and died in the community in the village of Pendebu, north of Kenema July 18, 2014. Photo credit Tarik Jasarevic/Reuters The Ebola epidemic in West Africa could infect over 20,000 people and spread to more countries, the U.N. Read More »

Jewish Journal »

Struk Dismisses Lapid’s Call for Diplomatic Move After Ceasefire

August 29, 2014, 5:40 am
Struk Dismisses Lapid’s Call for Diplomatic Move After Ceasefire

Yair Lapid Flash 90 MK Orit Struk (Jewish Home) had some criticism for Finance Minister Yair Lapid (Yesh Atid) on Thursday, after he said that peace talks with the Palestinian Authority must be restarted. Read More »

Arutz Sheva »

Chief Rabbi David Lau

August 29, 2014, 5:38 am
Chief Rabbi David Lau

Chief Rabbi David Lau From: Arutz Sheva TV Views: 20 1 ratings Time: 01: 33 More in People & Blogs Read More »

Arutz Sheva »

Obama says has requested military options for Islamic State

August 29, 2014, 5:36 am
Obama says has requested military options for Islamic State

President Barack Obama in Washington on Aug. 28. Photo by Larry Downing/Reuters President Barack Obama said on Thursday he has asked officials to prepare a range of U.S. military options for confronting Islamic State militants in Syria but said his strategy is still being developed. Read More »

Jewish Journal »

How Strange is Life? – Day 3

August 29, 2014, 5:34 am

3 Elul 5774 By Rosalee Lubell How strange is life? We think we’ve learned something of life’s challenges but we’ve only arrived at a dimension of new challenges for which we are unprepared. A friend is losing physical mobility and memory. Read More »

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Quote of the Week 304 – Light

August 29, 2014, 5:30 am

The soul is light, the mind is light, and the body is light – light of different grades; it is this relation which connects man with the planets and stars. Read More »

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Is it safe to eat? Technion Students’ Synthetic Biology Project for iGEM2014

August 29, 2014, 5:28 am
Is it safe to eat? Technion Students’ Synthetic Biology Project for iGEM2014

Is it safe to eat? Technion Students’ Synthetic Biology Project for iGEM2014 Are you interested in hearing more about our project and synthetic biology in general? We are 12 highly motivated students from… Read More »

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WATCH: The first trailer for the movie Jon Stewart made last summer

August 29, 2014, 5:26 am
WATCH: The first trailer for the movie Jon Stewart made last summer

A journalist is detained in Iran for more than 100 days and brutally interrogated in prison. Read More »

Jewish Journal »

bru666k

August 29, 2014, 5:24 am
bru666k

bru666k From: Arutz Sheva TV Views: 20 4 ratings Time: 08: 56 More in People & Blogs Read More »

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David Brooks, “The Mental Virtues”: What About Anti-Semitism at The New York Times?

August 29, 2014, 5:22 am

In his latest New York Times op-ed, “The Mental Virtues ,” David Brooks asks, “Is it possible to display and cultivate character if you are just an information age office jockey, alone with a memo or your computer?” Brooks’s answer: “Thinking well Read More »

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Wake Up!

August 29, 2014, 5:20 am

If you want to learn something, I ask you to stand up and to walk around the room for 30 seconds juggling three imaginary balls while taking care not to bump into people or furniture. Read More »

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Obama: ‘No strategy yet’ on Islamic State

August 29, 2014, 5:14 am
Obama: ‘No strategy yet’ on Islamic State

US President Barack Obama admitted Thursday that he still does not have a strategy to fight Islamic State jihadists in Syria, as the militants boasted they had executed scores of Syrian troops — the latest in a string of atrocities that have shocked the world. Read More »

The Times of Israel »

5 Lessons drawn from the LAUSD iPad fiasco

August 29, 2014, 5:12 am
5 Lessons drawn from the LAUSD iPad fiasco

iPad. File Photo It’s becoming difficult to read the news in Los Angeles these days without running across yet another article about the problems faced by the sputtering LAUSD iPad initiative. Read More »

Jewish Journal »

Holocaust memorial erected in Polish Jewish cemetery

August 29, 2014, 5:10 am
Holocaust memorial erected in Polish Jewish cemetery

SEROCK, Poland – A Holocaust memorial was erected in the Jewish cemetery in Serock, Poland. The town of Serock is located some 25 miles north of Warsaw and has a population of about 4,100. No Jews currently live there. The Jewish cemetery in Serock, which served as a burial place from the 18th century, was destroyed during World War II. Read More »

The Times of Israel »

Sofer case means draft Charedim

August 29, 2014, 5:08 am
Sofer case means draft Charedim

Rav Aharon Shteinman, File photo The disappearance of Aaron Sofer in the Jerusalem forest is of course alarming. Read More »

Jewish Journal »