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Where Is the Light at the End of the Tunnel? Last week, I wrote a lengthy article in which I sardonically noted that the State...

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Missiles in the South Tell me something: Is ten a large number or a small one? Of course, that is a ridiculous question. Everything is relative,...

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The Political Deadlock Still Holds Strong It has been a long time since we last “met,” and we are now deep into the winter of...

Rav Shlomo Maimon zt”l

Rav Shlomo Maimon, beloved rov of the Seattle community and a spiritual guide and mentor to thousands, went to his eternal rest a few...

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Sukkos Memories The holiday of Sukkos is different for everyone, and every person has his own individual memories of Sukkos. I remember the Sukkos holidays of...

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Running Out of Gas We have reached the end of the year. The year 5780 is almost upon us. It is time to trade in...

Stalemate Again

Following the rough-and-tumble of a second Israeli election in the span of six months, the results of the do-over were almost the same as...

Revisiting the Chevron Massacre

Last Wednesday, Prime Minister Netanyahu’s bodyguards were working overtime. The prime minister was visiting the city of Chevron for a government-sponsored event. It was the...

Nasa’s Secret Nazis

Fifty years after NASA sent men to the moon for the first time in human history, the agency has kicked off a campaign to...

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The Month of Selichos and Elections Draws Near I don’t know what it is like in America, but we are already beginning to sense the...

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Incessant Attempts to Murder Jews Meanwhile, the terrorists have not been idle. It may have to do with the onset of bein hazemanim or the...

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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...