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Elli Schwarcz- Shavuot: The Desert in Depth 5780

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Two astute readers pointed out that one need not literally deprive himself in order to fulfill the charge to "Eat salt with bread, and drink water in measure..." Rather, as Rashi to Pirkei Avot explains, this refers to a certain mindset and commitment that...

Netanyahu, world leaders confer about resumption of international flights

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The conference, hosted by Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, focused on steps taken by participating countries to return to a safe routine in the shadow of the coronavirus. (May 27, 2020 / JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participated in a conference call with several world leaders to discuss...

Protesters mass in Hong Kong as anthem law is debated

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Thousands of protesters shouted pro-democracy slogans and insults at police in Hong Kong on Wednesday as lawmakers debated a bill criminalizing abuse of the Chinese national anthem in the semi-autonomous city. Police massed outside the legislative building ahead of the session and warned protesters that...

Gantz walks out of meeting with Netanyahu after Regev calls him ‘half-baked’

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COMMENT DRAWS REBUKE FROM PM, WHO CALLS IT 'UNACCEPTABLE' Likud minister recycled campaign claim that Iran may have hacked Blue and White leader’s phone and that he should release any compromising recordings. In one of the first of likely many spats between Likud and Blue and...

Fatah Officials Fear Israel is Working to Replace Abbas

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Fatah officials fear that Israel is working to establish an alternative Palestinian leadership and replace Mahmoud Abbas in response to his decision to cut all channels of coordination with Israel and abolish the Palestinian commitment to the agreements it signed with Israel and the...

Settler leaders produce map they claim shows Trump plan for Palestinian state

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In effort to thwart deal, West Bank mayors lobby right-wing MKs with blown-up map showing proposal’s 15 envisioned enclave settlements surrounded by large red Palestinian state. Settler leaders have been meeting with right-wing lawmakers over the past week and presenting them with what they claim...

US demanding Israel drop claims to areas beyond sovereignty plan

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Israeli officials say US is pushing Israel to accept sovereignty plan as final border, drop claims to rest of Judea & Samaria. The Trump administration has called for the boundaries set by Israel’s sovereignty plan to become Israel’s eastern border, with Israel agreeing to give...

Mission Impossible: Iran Tries to Boycott All Israeli-Made Technology

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No USB drives for Iranians .. Iranian president Rouhani orders his government to implement a ban on all Israeli-made technology, a ridiculous request in light of Startup Nation’s dominance in the hi-tech world. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani ordered his government to implement new legislation to ban...

Army liaison to Palestinians said to warn of ‘terror wave’ if West Bank annexed

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Maj. Gen. Kamil Abu Rukun reportedly tells IDF chief, defense minister violence likely to break out, all security ties could be severed with PA if Israel extends sovereignty. Israel’s military liaison to the Palestinians warned the Israel Defense Forces’...

Majority of Shops in England Can Reopen in June

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Monday, May 25, 2020 at 4:05 pm  LONDON (AP) - The vast majority of shops in England will be allowed to reopen next month as the government gradually eases coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Prime Minister Boris Johnson says...

California places of worship to resume in-person services

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New guidelines say places of worship could reopen but attendance must be limited to 25% of building capacity or a maximum of 100 people. Elad Benari , 26/05/20 02:02 California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday issued...

Israel’s Ben-Gurion unlikely to welcome foreigners until mid-July

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“Social distancing alone will forbid us from increasing travel." By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN   MAY 25, 2020 15:28 It is unlikely that Israel will open the country to foreign travelers in any significant number before at least mid-July, a...

China warns US against sparking Cold War

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Wang Yi, the Chinese foreign minister, said Sunday that the U.S. should “give up on its wishful thinking of changing China” and avoid bringing the two countries to a “new Cold War.” “China has no intention to change, still replace, the United...

Netanyahu presumed innocent in Israel’s court of public opinion

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That he remains in power despite the bitter campaign waged by the state prosecution, his political opposition and the media, speaks volumes about the public’s faith in their prime minister and lack of trust in the justice system. Israeli...

Cyber attacks against Israeli attempts to produce COVID-19 vaccine

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Cyber attacks on Israeli institutions working on coronavirus treatments and vaccines,with intent to sabotage efforts to fight the disease. Channel 12 News military and security correspondent Nir Dvori reported Monday that attempts have been made to sabotage Israel's ability to...

6 coronavirus vaccine developments from Israel to watch

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Israeli companies and academies are working feverishly to invent effective inoculations against SARS-CoV-2. Research groups across the world are using a variety of approaches to formulating vaccines that could protect people from coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19). Big...

Phyllis Shallman – SHOULD I BUY OR RENT?

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Home ownership is a big part of the “American Dream”. But sometimes it might seem more convenient (or economical) to rent rather than buy. Here are two things to consider if you’re looking to buy a house instead...

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DAVID LOWY – BATACHTI (AUDIO)

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Albany Records Releases NIV ASHKENAZI: VIOLINS OF HOPE

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First Solo Album on a Violin that Survived the Holocaust Los Angeles, California, May 1st] Niv Ashkenazi, the...

Shliach Sings Acapella “L’Dor Vador”

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May 10, 2020 Menachem Feldman, Shliach in Sydney, Australia, sings a soul-stirring rendition of L'Dor Vador Acapella by...

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