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Elli Schwarcz – Shema Yisrael: Meanings and Messages

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Shema Yisrael: Meanings and Messages  - Part II: Conclusion - Let’s review what we’ve learned so far about the Shema. In reciting the Shema verse we accept Hashem as the only real power and our Protector, and proclaim that His rule will be universally recognized in...

Passengers Outraged After Delta Serves Ben & Jerry’s On Flight To Israel

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Passengers on a Delta flight from New York to Tel Aviv on Wednesday were displeased when they discovered that the in-flight service included a less-than-sweet treat—Ben & Jerry’s ice-cream. Many of the passengers on the flight handed the dessert back to the flight attendants, who...

California, Nevada Governors Tour Site of Massive Wildfire

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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - The governors of California and Nevada on Wednesday planned to tour the state line area blackened by one of two massive wildfires that have destroyed dozens of homes in the U.S. West. Cooler weather and even some rain helped in the...

WH dodges question on why vaccinated Americans must wear masks – while infected migrants are released into TX towns

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Border Patrol has reportedly been releasing infected migrants into rural Texas towns. White House principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre declined to directly answer a question as to how the Biden administration justifies asking vaccinated Americans to wear masks while the Border Patrol releases coronavirus infected...

Israeli high school students win six medals (three gold) at International Math Olympiad

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Its national team finished in seventh place, its best ranking to date, among all countries involved in the two-day competition. Israeli high school students won six medals at the 62nd International Math Olympiad (IMO) in St. Petersburg, Russia. Israel’s national team finished in seventh place, its...

Analysis: Russia might be testing Israel in Syria, but no reason for panic

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Despite a report saying Biden gave Putin an implicit go-ahead to confront IAF strikes more forcefully, Moscow doesn’t appear to be doing much more than sending anonymous signals. A narrative has emerged over the past week that Russia is fed up with Israel’s ongoing aerial...

Israel approves 3rd COVID vaccine for the elderly – 1st country to do so

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The decision comes before the approval by the FDA for the booster shot and with the questioning of top Israeli experts. The Israeli Ministry of Health approved on Thursday a third dose of the Pfizer COVID vaccine for those over 60, giving the go-ahead to...

As global demand for microchips surges, tech giants go all-in on Israel

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Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Intel and Nvidia are setting up or expanding their Israeli chip design operations, and local firms are seeing a renaissance as VC money rolls in. In March, US tech giant Google appointed Uri Frank, a former Intel Corp. executive, vice president of engineering for...

Rabbi Jonathan Gewirtz – Spotted

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Operation Inspiration   I’m not sure if it’s a widespread practice or not, but in my family, when we see someone or something familiar in an unusual or unexpected place, we’ll take a picture and send it to each other, with the caption: “Spotted!” For example, if...

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks zt”l – To Lead is to Listen (Eikev 5781)

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“If only you would listen to these laws…” (Deut. 7:12). These words with which our parsha begins contain a verb that is a fundamental motif of the book of Devarim. The verb is sh-m-a. It occurred in last week’s parsha in the most famous line of...

For The First Time: IDF Is Drafting People On The Spectrum

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By Gil Tanenbaum Jerusalem, 28 July, 2021 (TPS) -- The Israel Defense Forces have announced that it will now be drafting Israelis who are on the autism spectrum. This will be done under the auspices of a new program simply called “Progress.” The IDF has always...

TRAGIC: Three Yeshiva Boys Amongst Dead In Small Plane Crash In Ukraine

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UKRAINE (VINnews) – At least four people died after a light aircraft crashed into the roof of a private villa in Prykarpattia in western Ukraine on Wednesday afternoon, the English Daily Express reported.The light aircraft crashed directly into the roof of a private villa...

Prominent actor puts black belt skills to use protecting fellow Jews in LA

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“If you don’t don’t stand against all hate, you don’t stand against any,” says Jonathan Lipnicki. Dubbed a “Shabbos angel,” actor Jonathan Lipnicki, a black belt in jiu jitsu, has been spending every weekend protecting Orthodox Jews in the Fairfax district of Los Angeles. Lipnicki joined...

Uman outline: Special terminal for Hasidim, testing in Ukraine

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Charter flights will be significantly reduced. As long as Ukraine is 'green,' travel there will be allowed. Minister of Religions Matan Kahana and Minister of Health Nitzan Horowitz summarized the outline for the trips from Israel to Uman for Rosh Hashanah. The outline that will be...

Swiss Jewish community slams Swiss Press Council’s pro-BDS stance

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Swiss Jewish Federation outraged after country's press council rules against magazine that printed article linking BDS to anti-Semitism. The Swiss Federation of Jewish communities (SIG) has expressed outrage at what it called the Swiss Press Council’s biased stance toward the BDS movement. After the Swiss Press...

US bill demands reform of UNRWA in return for funding

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The UNRWA Accountability and Transparency Act was introduced simultaneously in the Senate and the House by Republican legislators. A new law was proposed Tuesday by Republicans in the House of Representatives and the Senate that would ban funding the UN organization for Palestinian refugees and...

US Advises Unvaccinated To Avoid Travel To Israel Amid Surge In Virus Cases

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The US Centers for Disease Control on Monday raised its travel alert level in Israel due to rising coronavirus cases. Israel is now listed by the CDC at Level 3, the second highest, due to the rate of new daily cases per capita. A notice on...

CDC Reverses Course On Indoor Masks In Some Parts Of US

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging. Citing new information about the ability of the delta variant to...

Israel, US to work together on new laser weapon system

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Rafael and Lockheed Martin to collaborate, “widen our multi-layered air defense umbrella.” Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and the American Lockheed Martin companies will collaborate in the development of a ground-based laser weapon system. The two companies announced on Tuesday their signing of a “principles of cooperation”...

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Moishy Guitar – Shefa | TYHnation [Official Lyric Video]

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https://youtu.be/WTG9noPiCgQ Purim is a time of giving - this year let’s look up and ask Hashem for a little Shaloch Manos, we all need it!...

Bonei Olam’s “25,000 Candles” Sung by Benny Friedman

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https://youtu.be/S01ZU7CyAtI Last February, the Vzakeini song by Bonei Olam captured hearts. Released as an introduction to Bonei Olam’s V’zakeini Campaign, the concept was simple. Every...

Isaac & Rubenstein – Blue Skies – Live Lounge Sessions

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          https://youtu.be/wZoSQ1SGXgs     Performance by: Dan Isaac & Binyomin Rubenstein Recorded at Redstone Studios Filmed at Luz Live Lounge Blue Skies' is the new and long-awaited single release from...

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