The Jewish Link #261 – May Edition

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Twisting Laws of Armed Conflict on Israel

IDF soldiers standing over the entrance to an uncovered terror tunnel. Credit: IDF spokesman.

Former UK Cmdr.: UN, Foreign Governments ‘Deliberately’ Twisting Laws of Armed Conflict on Israel Shurat HaDin, an Israeli NGO specializing in International Law, opened a two-day conference in Jerusalem, Monday, “Towards a New Law of War,” which dealt with the rules of armed conflict, their interpretation and application. Col. (ret.) Richard Kemp, former commander of the UK’s

Greatest Cause of Jewish Emigration

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Anti-Semitism ‘Indisputably the Dominant Factor’ for Jewish Emigration from Western Europe The Jewish Agency for Israel said in a new report that immigration to Israel (Aliyah) from Western Europe in the first quarter of 2015 was unchanged from the same period last year. However, the statistics revealed that a large

TONIGHT! Ohr Somayach’s 4th Annual Yom Iyun: Surviving An Insane World

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TONIGHT! Ohr Somayach’s 4th Annual Yom Iyun: Surviving An Insane World Turn An Evening Of Learning Into A Lifetime Of Inspiration! For Men and Women Online booking is now closed Tickets will be available at the door  6:30pm Doors open  6:50pm Mincha  7:00pm Welcome & Introduction  Main Program  Maariv Nessah

Musings in Mourning

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I just returned from the funeral of my 11 year old cousin, Chaya Spalter, and my mind is a whirl. I have never been to the funeral of a child, and as anyone especially a parent can imagine, the grief is overwhelming. It is one of the most abnormal and

Shmuz On The Parsha: Emor

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Shmuz On The Parsha: Emor “Sefiras Ha’Omer – Why We Count, What We Count”

mazel tov baby boy

Mazal Tov!!  A hearty Mazal Tov to Mendel & Esther Scwartz on the birth of a baby boy!  May he grow to Torah, chupah and maasim tovim!

mazel tov baby boy

Mazal Tov!!  A hearty Mazal Tov to  Tzali & Simone Vizel on the birth of a baby boy!  May he grow to Torah, chupah and maasim tovim!

Asraf’s Body Returning Home; IsraeLife Delegation Lauded for Tremendous Rescue Efforts

The IsraeLife delegation works to retrieve Or Asraf’s body from the Langtang region of Nepal.

The IsraeLife delegation to Nepal,  with the participation of United Hatzalah, ZAKA and F.I.R.S.T volunteers,  has completed its mission of recovering the body of missing Israeli trekker Or Asraf and transferring  the body to his family for a proper burial in Israel. Working under treacherous conditions and over many hours,

UPDATED: Bd”e – Chaya Mushka Spalter

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With sadness we announce the passing of Chaya Mushka Spalter ob”m Daughter of Rabbi Mendel and Hadassa Spalter Sh”Y SHIVA Shiva in LA will begin on Wednesday morning at 821 N Formosa Ave. #203 Phone: (323) 938-773 Email: hspalter@yoec.edu Davening Times Shachris: 9:20am Mincha/Maariv: 7:20pm Visiting Times The family asks