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Meoras Hamachpeilah Closed to Jews on Tisha B’Av On Tisha B’Av, I was one of the tens of thousands of...

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Election News The Lists Are In There is a large sign in the Knesset building that informs...

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Election News Shaked Takes the Top Spot We have known all along that as we approached the...

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Mergers and Negotiations on the Right During an election campaign, nothing is ever certain until the last moment. Now,...

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The Scourge of Car Accidents We in Israel are not alone in suffering from the scourge of traffic accidents, but there...

Policeman Pulls Man’s Peyos

If the incident hadn’t been caught on camera, there is no doubt that the police would have gone on issuing their usual denials: The...

My Take on the News An Ominous Situation The worries have begun. The elections are coming...

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Nikki Haley: “I Told the Truth” Let us begin our review of the major news stories of the week. First there...

An Enemy in the Mayor’s Office

Ron Kobi rode to victory in the mayoral election in Teveria through a brutally slanderous campaign on social media. He had no clearly defined...

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Elections and Incitement So this is it. The Knesset is now in recess and we are officially in election season. The mood in the country...

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Foreign Guests in Yerushalayim Of course, the new elections aren’t the only piece of news from this past week. For one thing, we received a...

Israel Heads to New Elections

No one believed that it was going to happen, but it happened. Last Wednesday was one of the tensest, most dramatic, and possibly even...

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Lag Ba’omer in Meron I will certainly discuss all the minor events of this past week – those involving the government, the police, the state...

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Netanyahu’s Unending Woes Prime Minister Binyomin Netanyahu’s troubles have given him no rest. This week, a certain reporter, who is known to enjoy attacking the prime...

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Netanyahu Clashes with Mandelblit Bibi Netanyahu. His troubles never seem to end. True, a ceasefire was achieved in the south – for which he came under...

Rabbi Pinchos Menachem Prezwozman Hy”d

Jews the world over were shocked and saddened by the sudden passing of Rabbi Pinchos Menachem Prezwozman Hy”d, a 21-year-old yungerman who was killed...

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On the Road to Mattan Torah The Yom Tov of Pesach has come to an end. It was an eventful week, filled with plenty of...

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KIDDUSH HASHEM IN THE ELECTIONS When the results of last Tuesday’s election rolled in, the chareidi community was pleased. United Torah Judaism and the Shas...

Are Women Obligated in Kiddush on Yom Tov?

The Rambam in Hilchos Shabbos (29:1) writes, “It is a mitzvas asei min haTorah to be mekadeish the Shabbos with words, as the posuk...

A Conspiracy of Goodness Saved Thousands

A Conspiracy of Goodness Saved Thousands Part 2 In a country where anti-Semitism has a long, malignant history that reaches into the present day, the story...