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avatar Elad Nehorai
Elad Nehorai is a student at Mayanot Yeshiva in Jerusalem. He runs a blog called Pop Chassid, as well as Mayanot's new blog: the Mayanot Insider. He has written extensively for Chabad.org, and has also been featured in the Jerusalem Post and on Jewlarious.com. He is a graduate of Arizona State University.

ARTICLES BY: Elad Nehorai


March 7, 2013 1:38 am
6

Antisemitism Exists

We live in a world that is, thank G-d, very comfortable for Jews. Most of us are safe and hidden from any hate...

January 28, 2013 1:32 am
3

The World Learned the Wrong Lesson From the Holocaust

Yesterday was Yom Hashoah. Holocaust Remembrance day in Israel. It is the day Israelis and Jews the world over remind themselves, "Never again." For years,...

December 27, 2012 7:00 pm
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Adam Lanza: Who is a School Shooter ?

This article is the second in a series comparing the attacks on Columbine and Sandy Hook. Read the first here. Shmuley Boteach, another Orthodox...

December 26, 2012 8:18 pm
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Eric Harris, Adam Lanza and Evil

As reports of the Columbine shooting spread around America and soon took it by storm, the country began a process of investigating the motives behind...

November 12, 2012 10:08 pm
12

Circumcision Makes No Sense (And That’s Okay)

Let's be honest with ourselves. Circumcision is crazy. We take a baby, 8 days after he left the womb, 8 days after the being born, and...

November 11, 2012 10:18 am
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Want to Help Out With Hurricane Sandy? Here’s What’s Needed

For the last week, I've been working with an organization called Sandy Help, which was created by Moshe Frank in order to help the victims of...

November 1, 2012 12:26 pm
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In Crown Heights, the Police Have Failed the Jewish Community

Over the past week, there has been an attempted rape of an engaged woman and a brutal beating and mugging of a Jewish man in Crown Heights....

August 9, 2012 3:41 pm
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Blurry Glasses Reveal Hate of Ultra-Orthodox Jews

Recently, some articles have come out reporting that some Hareidi or "Ultra-Orthodox" Jews in Mea Shearim, the most religious area of Jerusalem, have started...

June 11, 2012 2:07 pm
2

Why Religious Jews Love Having Children

When I first started on the road towards being a religious Jew, I remember being invited to many Shabbat meals at homes of Chassids...

June 5, 2012 4:02 pm
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Matisyahu’s Public Transformation: What The World Doesn’t Understand

Six months ago, Matisyahu shaved off his beard. And while it made headlines in the mainstream press, few realized how much this seemingly...

March 25, 2011 2:00 pm
2

Aftershock

It's all the same.  Happening all over again. First the Itamar attack, then the rockets from Gaza, now the bomb in Jerusalem. But that's old hat.  We...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

UC-Irvine Investigation Clears Pro-Israel Students of Misbehavior Accusatio...

The University of California, Irvine has dismissed charges that a pro-Israel group on campus behaved improperly toward members of Students...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday, describing the cooperation as evidence of Doha's distance...

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