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Posts Tagged: Arthur Koestler

June 7, 2013 7:54 am
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KNAIDEL

Last week a young Indian boy living in New York won the National Spelling Bee, the annual spelling championship. The winning spelling was KNAIDEL, that...

April 11, 2013 3:07 am
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Holiness and Childbirth

The sidrot (Torah portions) of Tazria and Metsorah contain laws which are among the most difficult to understand. They are about conditions of "impurity" arising...

December 28, 2012 4:20 pm
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Haaretz Resurrects the Khazar Jews Theory

Every number of years the theory is advanced that the Jews of Europe are actually descendants of the Khazar kingdom, a mostly...

October 3, 2012 4:06 pm
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Brothers at War: Israel and the Tragedy of the Altalena (REVIEW)

Brothers at War:  Israel and the Tragedy of the Altalena, by Jerold Auerbach, (New Orleans, LA: Quid Pro Books, 2011). MILCHEMET ACHIM!—Brothers at war!—is a...

Culture

Gefilte Fish Causes Some First-Time Tasters to Smile, Others to Gag

A new video shows people tasting gefilte fish for the first time, and...

Belieb It: Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in 2017

JNS.org -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will perform in Israel as part of his upcoming 2017 international tour. The singer announced...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

Report: Donald Trump to Name Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Donald Trump is expected to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, two sources close to the transition process told NBC News on Saturday. The 64-year-old veteran oil...

Israel

Facing Evacuation, Amona Settlers Plan Resistance Campaign

Facing a court-ordered evacuation, residents of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the West Bank are digging in for a fight to the finish. Vowing fierce but nonviolent resistance,...

Middle East

At Least 13 Said Dead, 38 Injured in Twin Blasts Outside Istanbul Soccer St...

At least 13 people are reported to have been killed in two explosions outside a football stadium in central Istanbul, according...

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