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Exclusive: Former Iraqi Parliamentarian Says Nouri al-Maliki is a Tool of Iran May 1, 2012 1:20 pm

Exclusive: Former Iraqi Parliamentarian Says Nouri al-Maliki is a Tool of Iran

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, who met recently with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad,...

Romney, Navy Seals, McCain, Pataki Slam Obama for Politicizing Bin Laden Killing May 1, 2012 11:50 am

Romney, Navy Seals, McCain, Pataki Slam Obama for Politicizing Bin Laden Killing

President Obama. Fox News – President Obama faced mounting criticism Tuesday...

IDF Soldiers Fired at From Gaza May 1, 2012 11:01 am

IDF Soldiers Fired at From Gaza

Earlier today, Israel Defense Force personnel conducting routine operations near the security...

Israel’s Former Opposition leader Tzipi Livni Resigns from Knesset May 1, 2012 7:41 am

Israel’s Former Opposition leader Tzipi Livni Resigns from Knesset

Israeli Opposition Leader Tzipi Livni. Photo: WEF JPost – Former opposition leader...

Israeli Elections Will Likely be Held on Sept 4th May 1, 2012 7:35 am

Israeli Elections Will Likely be Held on Sept 4th

Israel Hayom - The news of Benzion Netanyahu’s death on Monday effectively put on...

Afghan Attacks on U.S. Troops Are Under-reported May 1, 2012 7:17 am

Afghan Attacks on U.S. Troops Are Under-reported

Fox News – WASHINGTON –  The military is under-reporting the number of times that...

Gaza Rocket Lands Near Sderot April 30, 2012 9:38 pm

Gaza Rocket Lands Near Sderot

Israel National News – Palestinian Authority Arab terrorists in Gaza aimed at southern...

Israel Criticizes UN Decision as Absurd April 30, 2012 3:15 pm

Israel Criticizes UN Decision as Absurd

AP/YNet - Israel‘s Foreign Ministry has criticized a UN statement that places the...

Major Parties In Israel Ready For Early Elections Prospect April 30, 2012 8:57 am

Major Parties In Israel Ready For Early Elections Prospect

JPost – Israel’s largest political parties were readying for the prospect of...

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Father Dies at 102 April 30, 2012 8:44 am

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Father Dies at 102

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu together with his father Benzion. Photo:...

Freedom Tower Becomes Tallest Skyscraper in New York April 30, 2012 8:40 am

Freedom Tower Becomes Tallest Skyscraper in New York

Fox News - NEW YORK –  One World Trade Center, the giant monolith being built to replace...

Egypt Military Cedes to Islamist Demands April 29, 2012 11:18 pm

Egypt Military Cedes to Islamist Demands

WSJ – CAIRO—Egypt’s ruling military said it would appoint a new cabinet within...

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  • Arts and Culture Blogs 10 New Hollywood Movies That Aim to Show Support for Israel (SATIRE)

    10 New Hollywood Movies That Aim to Show Support for Israel (SATIRE)

    Ten major film studios are currently in production on projects that promote a decidedly pro-Israeli narrative. In famously liberal Hollywood, such a development has left mouths agape and set tongues a wagging. Since the Jewish State began defending itself from the thousands of rockets that Hamas has hurled at it – as well as ongoing terror attacks and murders, the overwhelming number of Tinseltown’s producers, directors, actors, and studio moguls have remained indifferent to the plight of millions of Israeli [...]

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  • Featured Israel Sports So Close: Israeli Judoka Loses Crown in World Cup Final, Finishes With Silver (VIDEO)

    So Close: Israeli Judoka Loses Crown in World Cup Final, Finishes With Silver (VIDEO)

    Israeli Judoka Yarden Gerbi (63kg), 25, of Netanya, on Thursday lost the final round at the Judo World Cup, and her world title to Clarisse Agbegnenou of France, at a match held in Russia. “I have mixed feelings,” Gerbi told Israeli Army radio. But, “I shouldn’t assume that I’d win the world Judo championship twice in a row,” she admitted. Gerbi won gold in Rio De Janeiro last year. “When I made my decision, I knew it was going to [...]

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  • Book Reviews Jewish Identity Surviving the Holocaust by Hiding Their Faith (REVIEW)

    Surviving the Holocaust by Hiding Their Faith (REVIEW)

    “Jews Out!” was just the name of a child’s game that three little girls played in World War II Europe. But all is not as it seems because the three girls were Jewish, but hiding their true identities. In award-winning author R. D. Rosen’s riveting non-fiction work, Such Good Girls, “Jews Out!” wasn’t a game; it was a struggle for survival. The girls, Sophie, Flora, and Carla, grew up at a time and a place that did not allow them [...]

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  • Music Personalities Twenty Years On, the Real and Radical Legacy of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach

    Twenty Years On, the Real and Radical Legacy of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach

    JNS.org – “He was part hippie, part yippie, part beatnik, and part New Age,” wrote Elli Wohlgelernter in a Jerusalem Post eulogy in 1994, following the Oct. 20 passing of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach. Twenty years later, more robust accounts of Carlebach’s life have come to the surface. Earlier this year, Natan Ophir published the book Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach: Life, Mission & Legacy. This past summer, Rabbi Shlomo Katz’s The Soul of Jerusalem hit the shelves. But even the authors will admit [...]

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  • Blogs Music Beatlemania Invades the Gaza Strip (SATIRE)

    Beatlemania Invades the Gaza Strip (SATIRE)

    As Hamas loses its grip on power in the Gaza Strip as a result of war, poverty and disillusionment, the Islamist terrorist group has developed an ingenious way to raise the moral of the 1.7 million Palestinian Arabs it was elected to serve. While currently focused on delivering a rocket into every Israeli home, Hamas has not left its own people behind. To gently wipe away the tears of children strategically placed inside kindergartens as human shields, the Hamas Interior Ministry has [...]

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  • Arts and Culture Spirituality/Tradition Removing Jesus’ Jewish Identity From Artwork

    Removing Jesus’ Jewish Identity From Artwork

    In a strong statement that challenges the historic divide between Christianity and Judaism, Pope Francis recently proclaimed, “Inside every Christian is a Jew.” But if you look at Renaissance artworks that depict Jesus, you will not find any evidence of a Jew inside the Christianized Jesus — even though the Gospels in the New Testament tell us that Jesus was Jewish to the core. Getting that point across to the public is a daunting task, as I learned in interviews I [...]

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  • Music Personalities Recycling His Roots

    Recycling His Roots

    JNS.org – Having started his career playing on his family’s pots and pans, Jewish musician Billy Jonas has maintained this homemade performance ethic while spreading his messages of simple living and environmentalism to a shared home throughout the world. After beginning in the kitchen, Jonas soon moved to the music room, where he picked up the piano, guitar, and trombone. These days, the multi-talented multi-instrumentalist plays on with pretty much anything he can find, including cans, bottles buckets, and other recycled-object [...]

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  • Book Reviews Personalities Jewish Renewal Movement Founder’s Insights Form a New Guide for Senior Living

    Jewish Renewal Movement Founder’s Insights Form a New Guide for Senior Living

    JNS.org – Sara Davidson’s The December Project is a new book that should be read by all senior citizens, and by those who hope to live a long life, for it raises a question that most of us have not been taught how to answer: What should we do in that final stage of our lives? Many of us continue working past the traditional retirement age of 65, not because we need the money and not because we find the [...]

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