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ANALYSIS: Can Jewish People Vote Labour?

In September 2015, a relatively unknown North London MP was elected as leader of the Labour Party. In the three and a half years since then, Jeremy Corbyn’s name has…

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Living on the Red-Eye

Brain researchers warn that lack of sleep is a public-health crisis   (The Washington Post) – In rhe screen-lit bustle of modern life, sleep is expendable. There are work emails…

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RAILROADED: The Great Train Robbery II

They moved to make way for California’s high-speed rail. Now they wonder: Was it for nothing? (The Fresno Bee/TNS) – For more than five years, California’s high-speed rail project has…

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Not By Bread Alone

  A Perspective on Today’s Parnassah Challenges The challenges of parnassah among Jewish communities have evolved over time, but the injunction of “B’ze’as apecha tochal lechem” has remained unchanged since…

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Angels Everywhere

In her heroic effort to help her husband lead as normal a life as possible with ALS, Mrs. Rachel Miller of Ramot has seen the Hand of Hashem at every…

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The Life He Lived

In Tammuz, 5734, a special neshamah entered this world, and just 39 years later he was brutally taken from us. For the past five years, we have followed the heart-rending…

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Ramat HaGolan

“America Is With the Golan” President Donald Trump’s announcement this past Purim, recognizing Israeli sovereignty on the Golan Heights, was met with excited reactions among most of the Israeli public…

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WHY ARE Pesach FOOD PRICES SO HIGH?

Hamodia reporters researched three major centers– in the U.S., U.K., and Israel – to find out. NEW YORK – Pesach Price Check $ by Ben Zion Wolff The annual changeover begins the day…

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EXCLUSIVE: Who is the Real Rafi Eitan?

When Rafi Eitan died on March 23 at the age of 92, the obituaries told about his role in the founding of the Mossad and the capture of Adolf Eichmann,…

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Druze on Annexation: Include Us Out

Nearly 30,000 Druze Arabs live in the Israeli Golan Heights. This week they came out en masse to protest against the American announcement recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan. Though…

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Fifth Grade, Take Two

Fifth grade was great, but some of the stuff we learned back then was not so great. Or accurate. Lightning doesn’t strike in the same place twice. Actually, lightning doesn’t…

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What the Pope’s Notes Might Say

An interview with renowned Holocaust historian Dr. Michael Berenbaum on plans to open the files Of World War II-era Pope Pius XII   News that Pope Francis plans to open…

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MEET THE MAYOR: Beitar, the Fort of Chinuch

Beitar of old is known to have been the last Jewish fort held in the Bar Kochba revolt during the time of Churban Bayis Sheini. The Gemara (Gittin 58) relates…

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