It’s an emotionally grinding drill that was all too familiar to Arele and David Weingarten, when their mother, Miriam succumbed to the disease after prolonged cancer treatment.
This year, instead of seeing your children as a distraction from the path to spiritual preparation for Yom Tov, look to them to guide you towards a year of growth.
A jury consisting of 13 members including London Mayor Sadiq Khan, and Julia Peyton-Jones, the former director of the Serpentine Galleries, will meet at the Victoria and Albert Museum next month to choose the winner.
Sheldon was in it for his love for Bibi, but Bibi was ready to cast him aside like yesterday's news.
What ensued will likely continue to divide Israeli society between those who believe terrorists have, by definition, given up their civil rights and must be killed on sight, and those who believe terrorists are not better or worse than any other criminal.
It appears that in order to revoke an ancient law such as the fast of Tamuz 17, there really has to be a major consensus among all of us that the time of joy and gladness is here again.
We went looking for those items that best reflect how the report turns facts and figures on their heads to come up with the preconceived conclusion: it's all the fault of the Israeli occupation, and once Israel is out of the picture you'll see how those Palestinians will become Switzerland of the Middle East.
In making our selection we looked for true pioneers, people who arrived when a certain situation was at point A, and due to their investment over a lifetime, things moved on to B or even higher in the alphabet.
Since the international community relies on the 1947 UN partition plan regarding the legal status of Jerusalem, it refuses to recognize Israeli sovereignty over any part of the city.
Israel was rebuked this month by the World Bank for ruining the PA economy by, essentially, withholding money it is rightfully due.
Rich with ambiguity, the phrases—some culled from the history of Zionism, others artistic distillations—resist interpretation.
Traditionally most commercially produced Concord wines are finished sweet, but dry versions are possible if adequate fruit ripeness is achieved.
Bernie did come close to using the H word for political profit on Saturday.
Most of the women on the streets wear hijabs, or headscarves, and niqabs, veils that leave visible only the area around the eyes.
Tired of the society of plenty with its ridiculous self-adulation and creature comforts? Hitler was, too, and he said so: "Mankind has grown strong in eternal struggle, and only in eternal peace does it perish."
"I saw a man who was peaceful, composed, with a face that was almost serene, contemplative, advance towards the bar. He sprayed the terrace [with bullets] as anyone else would spray their lawn with a garden hose."
Unless you are a dyed in the wool Israeli patriot, this would be the spot where you might inquire: is hummus really Israeli?
According to the new plan, Katzrin, the capital of the Golan Heights, with 8,000 residents, will grow to 20,000 by 2020.
"If Christians learn nothing else about Hanukkah, they should learn that it is a holiday that commemorates a rejection of false worship and an affirmation of worship of the one true God,"
“iCamp focuses on the educators as they interact directly with experts and learn how to help learners build meaningful relationships with Israel.”
"Your message is crooked," wrote Ran Wahle. "If you were to make the opposite clip with stereotypes about the religious community they'd be all shouting anti-Semitism."
Almost everything Rabbinic Judaism has to say about the holiday of Hanukkah comes from a few passages in Tractate Shabbat 21b-22a. And some of it did not happen.
Thousands of the Bibles were made in the 13th century, principally in France but also in England, Italy and Spain. But the origin of the parchment -- often called 'uterine vellum' -- has been a source of longstanding controversy.
The Hanukkah commandment is to light the candles at the front door, or in a window overlooking the street, so they may be seen by passersby, as an announcement of the miracle.
"The semester we visited Al-Quds University, it was enjoying a normal 16-week semester, although typically the semester lasts only 12 weeks due to student strikes and Israeli tear gassing."
US reports about the astonishing spread of ISIS in Iraq have been diminished or deleted, because they conflicted with the overall narrative of an independent Iraq that was ready to carry its own weight.
Her father once said on air that he hated wearing yarmulkes and suggested the theme of Emily’s bat mitzvah should be “I hate Jews.”
Many of these countries who favored the resolution in 1975 have undergone vast changes, and today maintain friendly, even prosperous relations with the Zionist state. Others no longer exist.
ThinkProgress laid out ten flaws they found in the exchange Tuesday night, many of which, if one only moved a bit to the right, sound as fairly cogent points Read analysis and watch the full video.
Grynszpan was upset over news that his family was being deported from Germany back to Poland. He did not know vom Rath.
Rabbi Arik Ascherman is one of the most hated men in Judea and Samaria.
Orthodox halacha has not had to deal extensively with the transgender issue, other than the renowned ruling by Rabbi Eliezer Waldenberg that gender reassignment essentially creates a new person.
The problem with Erekat's narrative is that the vast majority of credible historians, including Arab ones, don't believe there was such a thing as a Palestinian Nation back in 1917.
The change delivered the message to the officer on the ground that the Netanyahu government is finally ready to protect them against a left-leaning Attorney General apparatus.
"You are a typical colonialist, meddling in other people's issues because you are convinced you know better. "
The students are asked to indicate the extent to which they have met the demands detailed in the list, including 'Prayer from the bottom of my heart for the Temple to be rebuilt' and 'to have the privilege of carrying out sacrifices' there.
JK Rowling cautions: don't dump babies Amos Oz and David Grossman together with the Bibi Netanyahu and Naftali Bennett bath water.
The workers' committee ordered employees in the emergency headquarters management had set up to end their shift promptly at 5 PM and go home.
Carmel College was a predominantly Jewish-Orthodox, co-ed boarding school in England, between 1948 and 1997.
It's not clear why he decided to participate in the Gaza Flotilla, but his final diary entry written on the ship, reveals a zeal for martyrdom
“Every morning, queues of schoolchildren, workers and employees are seen waiting in front of the checkpoint,” and inspecting each person can take as long as five minutes.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday night committed a major political sin, trying to drive a quaint point across regarding the planet’s biggest third rail topic: the Holocaust. During his speech he told the Zionist Congress in Jerusalem, Netanyahu stated that the Nazi-sympathizer Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini, was...
One important source doesn't believes Bloomberg, 73, the “short, Jewish, divorced billionaire,” can be president—Michael Bloomberg himself.
There were 3 innocent Arabs killed and 13 wounded by Jews.
The Palestinian National Fund is currently funded by donations received from states, organizations, and individuals, as well as from returns on investments in economic projects (companies, real estate, etc.) all over the world, especially in Arab countries.
The NY Times has, actually, gone farther than many in rebuking the Muslim Waqf for forbidding an architectural examination of the Dome of the Rock.
"The mission of the Google Lunar XPrize is to incentivize space entrepreneurs to create a new era of affordable access to the moon and beyond."
People who grew up in the 1980s or ’90s may remember teachers warning us, “Don’t make fun of that nerd. He’s going to make more money than you ever will.” It isn’t just nerds, but also people who play nerds on TV are taking home hefty paychecks. Forbes reports that...
After a hysterectomy and post-operative treatment to eliminate cancer cells, Drescher wrote a book titled "Cancer Schmancer," about her struggles with the disease—which were made more severe through the mishandling of her case by the medical establishment.
This would be a good point to compare Rabbi Brant Rosen's critical views on Jewish tribalism with Paul's views on Jewish exclusivity.