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Why, despite everything, Jewish-Americans keep voting for Democrats

Folks, this Election Day, November 7, 2006, vote Republican, not Democrat. Here’s why, in an article from Joel Engel dated 2004: For nearly 60 years, since the birth of Israel, American Jews have faced accusations that they care more about the well-being of their ancient homeland than of their home. Well, barring some unforeseen circumstance,… Keep Reading

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Crown Heights outrage

Sorry I am so late with this story, folks:—————A 16-year-old Hasidic boy walking home from a Brooklyn synagogue on Yom Kippur was jumped by a group of teens who called him a “f—–g Jew,” witnesses and his family charged. Mendel Chesney was heading home about 10 p.m. Sunday when he was attacked by as many… Keep Reading

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Lesson from Yom Kippur by Levi Cahzen

The Talmud teaches us that the First Temple stood for 410 years. During that time, only 18 High Priests served in that position, averaging a 25-year term for each High Priest. The Second Temple stood for 420 years, and yet more than 300 High Priests served in that position. Moreover, we find that the first… Keep Reading

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Poll: Overwhelming majority of Israeli Jews observe various religious commandments

Interesting poll results from Dr. Aaron Lerner, Director IMRA (Independent Media Review & Analysis) Telephone poll of a representative sample of adult Israeli Jews carried out by Mutagim for Makor Rishon and Gesher and published in Makor Rishon on 22 September, 2006 31.8% Don’t turn on electrical equipment on the Sabbath62.6% Say Kiddush on the… Keep Reading

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