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Repentence, Prelude to Redemption

From Gary Rosenberg, Project Shofar: The month of Elul is a month of preparation for the month of Tishre and the Days of Awe, Rosh HaShannah and Yom Kippur. During this entire month we sound the Shofar every morning after our prayers to help prepare us to repent and purify ourselves for a good New […]

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Islamic Jihad planning terror campaign for Muslim, Jewish holidays

By Aaron KleinSeptember 12, 2006 Israeli security officials say there are very serious indications the Islamic Jihad terror group is planning a string of anti-Israeli attacks, including suicide bombings, throughout the Muslim holiday month of Ramadan. Ramadan this year begins Sept. 23 and coincides with the almost month-long series of Jewish holidays, including Rosh Hashana […]

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The Arab Oil Embargo of 1973-74

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An open letter to the world

Dear World, I understand that you are upset by us, here in Israel. Indeed, it appears that you are quite upset, even angry. (Outraged?) Indeed, every few years you seem to become upset by us. Today, it is the “brutal repression of the Palestinians”; yesterday it was Lebanon; before that it was the bombing of […]

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May G-d forgive us all

The most dreaded news I could imagine, my worst nightmare, has come true: Ehud Olmert’s Kadima party revealed yesterday it would divide Jerusalem and allow a Palestinian state to be established in parts of Israel’s “eternal capital.” “The Old City, Mount Scopus, the Mount of Olives, the City of David, Sheikh Jarra will remain in […]