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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
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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...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

As Ties Flourish, Indian PM Modi Approves $2.5 Billion Deal to Acquire Isra...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved on Thursday a $2.5 billion deal to acquire an Israeli aerial defense system for his...

Israel

East Jerusalem Elementary School Established, Run, Funded by Hamas to Be Cl...

A private school in east Jerusalem is being shut down for incitement, Israel’s Channel 2 reported on Thursday. According to the...

Middle East

Iranian President Rouhani, Touted in West as ‘Moderate,’ Calls ...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani -- touted by many in the West as a “moderate” -- hailed on Wednesday the “tireless...

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