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Bus Crunch Looms Over Lag BaOmer Plans

A drastic shortage of buses could disrupt the Lag BaOmer celebration at Meron this year—unless the relevant Israeli government agencies can get a handle on the problem before it’s too…

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Israeli Health Minister Rabbi Litzman Meets Sheldon Adelson

Israeli Health Minister Rabbi Yaakov Litzman met Tuesday with mega-GOP donor Sheldon Adelson, to pitch him on sponsoring a revolutionary treatment of pediatric cancer patients for Israeli hospitals. The 220-ton…

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Mandelblit Stands Aside in Kosel Dispute

Israel’s Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit has declined to involve himself in the ongoing dispute over the pluralistic prayer space at the Kosel, even though he negotiated the compromise agreement which…

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Rail Work Set for Next Shabbos

Minister of Welfare and Social Services Haim Katz (Likud) said on Thursday that infrastructure work on the railways will be carried out on Shabbos during the coming weeks. Katz’s decision…

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Rabbi Porush Blasts Yesh Atid in Education Debate

Deputy Education Minister Rabbi Meir Porush (UTJ) led off a Knesset debate on the repeal of core curriculum for chareidi schools with a scathing indictment of Yesh Atid, the party…

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UTJ, Jewish Home Big Winners in Latest Election Poll

By Dror Halavy YERUSHALAYIM – If elections were held today, United Torah Judaism would double its presence in the Knesset, attaining 12 seats instead of its current six. Shas, on the other…

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A Devastating Blow To Torah Judaism

Editorial Comment The decision by the Israeli government to establish a mixed-gender, “pluralistic” prayer space at the Kosel handed an unprecedented victory to the Reform and Conservative movements, and dealt…

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Israeli Health Minister Rabbi Litzman Visits Hamodia

Rabbi Yaakov Litzman, Israel’s health minister, was at Hamodia’s office in Brooklyn Thursday afternoon during a weeklong visit to the United States. Rabbi Litzman discussed with Hamodia’s editorial board his…

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