Category: Judaism

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Charedim LaMatzav — Trembling about the Situation

Friday’s Yediot Acharonot carried an extraordinarily positive article about the Charedi community’s reaction to the current situation in Israel. For those unable to read the Hebrew, here are the first three paragraphs in translation:...

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Feeling Good About Tisha B’Av

Only one voice of optimism carried over last week’s sustained background of sadness and despair. Jonathan Rosenblum, writing in Yated, cobbled together some of the positive consequences that have emerged from the current war...

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Saving Tommy

I had to rub my eyes as I tried to absorb the news. Prime Minister Olmert could not be that insensitive. But no matter how many times I rubbed, the story remained the same:...

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Our Children Lead Us

One of our grandchildren attends a summer day camp for six- and seven-year-olds in Jerusalem. A few days ago the group was scheduled to spend the entire morning at the beach. They waited expectantly...

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Israel vs. Hamas: Is Hamas Blinking?

From Ha’Aretz: According to reports Sunday, the Hamas leadership in Gaza is ready to halt Qassam fire as part of a cease-fire deal that would involve an end to IDF action in the Gaza...

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WorldPride Gay Parade Cancelled

Thanks to Ori for the tip from Maariv in Hebrew — it’s now confirmed from multiple sources in English as well. On Friday, Jerusalem Police denied the parade a permit, telling organizers of the...

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Bloggers Praying for Israel

The blog prayer campaign is just underway, and a friendly nod to those who have already signed up and referred people to sign up: Elie’s Expositions Frum Actress Jewish Answers Krum as a Bagel...

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