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19 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Jewish World, 8:39 AMMurdered US Journalist 'Kept His Judaism in Captivity'

American journalist Steven Sotloff, who was brutally beheaded by the Islamic State terrorist group, took great risks to keep his Jewish faith in captivity, a former fellow-captive of the murdered journalist told Yediot Aharonoth.

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19 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Murdered US Journalist 'Kept His Judaism in Captivity'

American journalist Steven Sotloff, who was brutally beheaded by the Islamic State terrorist group, took great risks to keep his Jewish faith in captivity, a former fellow-captive of the murdered journalist told Yediot Aharonoth.

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Related Topix: Religion, Life, Holidays, Yom Kippur

2 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

How the Torah Transformed a Christian

Russel Kirk joins us to discuss his journey, and the journey of a small group of Christians who were transformed by the truth of the Torah, and took on the identity of Bnei Noach.

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6 hrs ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

Polish city marks first rabbinic ordination since World War II

The Polish city of Wroclaw had its first rabbinic ordination since before World War II in its only synagogue to survive the Holocaust.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Religion

10 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

On Judaism in Spain

My uncle asked me if I had noticed anti-Jewish sentiments in Madrid; I'm aware that political correctness isn't a priority in Spain..

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Related Topix: Religion, Allentown, PA, Israel, World News, Middle East, York, PA, North York, PA, Opinion

14 hrs ago | Power Line

Melanie Phillips: Paying the price for Gaza

I borrow from this HonestReporting post to note that Prominent British commentator Melanie Phillips addressed a crowd of nearly 300 people in Jerusalem's Heichal Shlomo building on August 27 to address the subject: "The Jewish Diaspora: Paying the Price for Gaza."

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Religion, Conservative Political News, US News

21 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Preparing For Rosh Hashanah Via The Machzor & Current Events

What are we supposed to be working on in preparation for Rosh Hashanah, and what can be learned from the tragic death of Aaron Soffer, a"h.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: World Premiere the Face in the Reeds Proves Everyone Needs and Deserves a Second Chance

The World Premiere of THE FACE IN THE REEDS by Robin Uriel Russin, directed by Sarah Figoten Wilson at Santa Monica's The Ruskin Group, centers on a dysfunctional family gathering to celebrate Passover, the Jewish holiday celebrating freedom.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Home Listing, Home, Religion, Let My People Go!

American Thinker

Why the Jewish community won't support Republicans in 2014

Excellent piece by Zev Chafets on the Fox News website on why Republicans are living in a dream world if they think American Jews will turn on Democrats in 2014 and support them.

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Related Topix: US News, New York, Religion

The Times of Israel

Thousands rally in London against rising anti-Semitism

A year after his gala installation as British chief rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis told a crowd of up to 4,500 that he could not have foreseen needing to rally against anti-Semitism.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Israel, Middle East, Religion

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Inside Israel, 5:14 PMPoll: Bennett Outpaces Netanyahu as 'Leader of the Right'

A poll released Monday by the Knesset Channel found that 39% of respondents called Economics Minister Naftali Bennett leader of the " Coming in second, Netanyahu got 28% support, while 20% picked Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman as their right-wing leader of choice.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Likud (Israel), Meretz (Israel), Religion

KQED

18 Voices Sing Kol Nidre

The program explores the Kol Nidre, the most sacred prayer in Judaism that begins its holiest day of Yom Kippur.

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Related Topix: Religion, Life, Holidays, Yom Kippur, Television

Juan Cole

The Military Diminishment of Judaism

In our time, Judaism, in all of its magnificent complexity and subtlety, has been reduced to supporting "team Israel" - whatever its policies or methods.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Religion, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Times of Israel

Bennett seeks to block 'Bodies' exhibition

Economy and Religious Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett announced that he will attempt to prevent human remains intended for "Bodies: The Exhibition" from entering the country, arguing that their entry violates both Israel's character and respect for the dead.

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Jerusalem Post

Haredi protests against arrests of anti-conscription yeshiva students continue

Hardline haredi elements continued their protest on Sunday morning against the arrest of yeshiva students failing to present themselves for army service when called to do so by the IDF, with a small rally outside the Jerusalem military enlistment offices.

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Jerusalem Post

After 11 years, date set for election of chief rabbis of Jerusalem

Rabbi Yitzhak Kolitz stepped down from his post as Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem in 2002 due to ill health and died in 2003 aged 81. After more than a decade without a municipal chief rabbi, a date for the election of two new Jerusalem chief rabbis was set on Sunday for October 21. Rabbi Yitzhak Kolitz stepped down from his post as Ashkenazi ... (more)

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InsideHalton.com

Canadian author tackles becoming Jewish again

"I remember having this instinctive fear and saying, 'No, I'm not,' while at the same time having an inkling that what he was saying was true," said Pick.

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Forward

Investing in Colorado's Youth and Beyond

Five years ago, Kendall Weistroffer had almost no connection to Judaism. The Colorado native rarely stepped foot in a synagogue, hadn't celebrated a bat mitzvah and seemed as likely to study Finnish as Hebrew.

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Related Topix: Religion, Denver, NY

CNN

Can Jesus Save Israel?

When the time ever comes that Israel finally gains enduring peace with its Arab neighbors; when deadly Muslim extremism against Israel ends and there is no longer hate for Israel anywhere among Arabs; when Arabs fully accept the right of Israel to exist in peace side by side with them; when there is no possible way that such a peace - if ever ... (more)

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Fuchs Descending

A Donny Fuchs has published an attack on the Hayovel group of Christian volunteers who come to assist the harvesting, and pruning, of the vineyards of Samaria and Binyamin.

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