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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 84 - July 10, 2013

Most people immigrate to Israel for spiritual, religious or familial reasons, and medical care doesn’t usually factor into the equation. In the case of Iris Kowen’s family, that was not the case. Living in the Holy Land was always the ideal, but it was the issue of medial necessity, and special needs potential that prompted […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 74 - April 10, 2013

The Jewish Historical Institute in Poland has opened a contest for a design to commemorate the Great Synagogue of Warsaw, which was considered to be the pinnacle of 19th century architecture, that was blown up by the Nazis after the Warsaw Ghetto uprising in May 1943. A representative from the institute said that no one […]

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Survivor who Defied Nazis Dies before Holocaust Day

This year’s Holocaust Memorial Day will focus on the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, which took place 70 years ago. The uprising was the largest single revolt by Jews during the Holocaust. Among those who were to be honored with lighting one of six memorial flames at the official state ceremony was Peretz Hochman, who fought in the […]

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British MP Suspended Over ‘Jewish Conspiracy’ Comments

Britain’s Labor Party suspended Pakistan-born Muslim peer Nazir Ahmed on Thursday over reports that he blamed a Jewish conspiracy for his imprisonment over a fatal car crash. Ahmed, who was imprisoned for dangerous driving after sending multiple text messages shortly before the accident, had blamed his jail sentence on pressure placed on British courts by […]

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Puah Institute Holds 13th Conference

The 13th Conference of the Puah Institute for Halakhah and Medicine took place Wednesday at Yeshurun Synagogue in Jerusalem. Unlike last year’s conference, this one did not involve boycotts and threats from other groups, the way last year’s conference did. Participants included senior rabbis and physicians, including  Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau,  who is Chief Rabbi of […]

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National Religious Pioneer Rabbanit Rachel Neriya Passes Away

Rabbanit (Rebbetzin in Yiddish) Rachel Neriya z”tl, the widow of Rabbi Moshe Tzvi Neriya z”tl, passed away Thursday. She was 91, and passed away on 21 Kislev, almost 17 years to the day of the passing of Rabbi Neriya. Together with her husband, Rabbanit Neriya was one of the most influential figures in the Mizrachi […]

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112-Year-Old Man Shares Secret to Long Life

Torah scholar Zechariya Brashi was born in 1900, and recently celebrated his 112th birthday. He spoke to Arutz Sheva about health, diplomacy, and his hopes for the future. The secret to long life, Brashi said, is proper eating. “Eating just enough,” he said. “One should wake up early and eat a slice of bread with […]

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Jewish Star Winner Releases Hebrew Cover

Jewish Star 2012 winner Dovid Moskovits has released a new song, Sa’eni Nah (“Lift Me Up” in Hebrew). Written by Zvika Bornstein with music by Rolf Lovland, Moskovits’ song marks the first time that the song “You Raise Me Up” has been covered in Hebrew. The touching lyrics transcend language and culture, speaking words of […]

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ADL Denounces Anti-Abortion Kotel ‘Memorial’

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today denounced an effort led by two pastors to build an international pro-life “memorial” in Wichita, Kansas, in what is being described as an exact replica of the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, calling it “an outrageous affront to the Jewish people” and a perversion of Judaism’s holiest site. Wichita-based Pastors Rob […]

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L.A. Kings Capture Chabad Rabbi’s Heart

On Monday, June 11, ’12, history was made as the National Hockey League’s Los Angeles Kings became champions. Wait a minute! What does a Chabad Chasidic Rabbi know about hockey? Actually, not a lot (but I am teachable). The Los Angeles Kings were born a mere couple of years after Yours Truly, and in the […]

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The Living History of the Holocaust is Dying

History soon will be the only memory of the Holocaust, without live witnesses, as survivors die at the rate of nearly one an hour, according to a report by the Foundation for the Benefit of Holocaust Victims in Israel. The report was published two days before Holocaust Remembrance Day, which begins Wednesday night. Approximately 12,000 […]

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Priest and Sister Honored for Saving Jewish Children

Priest and Sister Honored for Saving Jewish Children

A nun and a deceased priest were honored as “Righteous Gentiles” Tuesday for saving three Jewish children in France during the Holocaust. The children did not know how they were saved until one of them began investigating their background in the 1990s, more than 45 years after the fall of the Nazi regime. Sister Marie […]

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Holocaust Survivor Recalls Kindness of US Troops

Holocaust survivor recalls kindness of US troops

Aliza Vitis-Shomron on Thursday vividly recalled her brush with death on the eve of her liberation from the Nazis in 1945. The survivor, who spoke on a panel at the Kibbutz Yad Mordechai Holocaust Museum the day before the world marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day, said a rumor had spread among the group of Jewish […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 11 January 4, 2012

Bad news for Jewish day school advocates during the month of December. According to the Avi Chai Foundation, day school enrollment saw a “modest decline” of about 1.4% in the 2011-12 school year, compared with the year before. The sharpest decline was reported among the Solomon Schechter schools of Conservative Judaism, which experienced a 3.8% […]

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History Timeline of Jewish People in America

History Timeline of Jewish People in America

1630 Holland captures Pernambuco, Brazil from the Portuguese and invites Jewish settlement. A significant Jewish community develops in Recife.  (Recife is the 4th largest metropolitan area in Brazil with 4,136,506 inhabitants. 1649 Solomon Franco was a merchant, who was granted a weekly stipend by the Puritan authorities on the condition that he leave on the […]

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Shaar HaGilgulim

The Gates of Reincarnationby Rabbi Isaac Luria and Rabbi Chaim VitalTranslated by: Yitzchal Bar Chaim Shaar HaGilgulim (The Gates of Reincarnation) records the fundamentals of spiritual development and the journeys of the soul. Based on the writings of the master Kabbalist, Rabbi Yitzchak Luria, zt’l (1534-1572), the Arizal, the book was recorded by his foremost […]

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Israel Through My Lens

Sixty Years as a Photojournalistby David Rubinger and Ruth Corman The compelling autobiography of Israel’s preeminent photojournalist, illustrated with his most memorable images. Today, photojournalist David Rubinger stands at the peak of his profession: a winner of the Israel Prize for services to the media and a fixture on the masthead of Time, he is […]

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Israel Through My Lens

Sixty Years as a Photojournalistby David Rubinger and Ruth Corman The compelling autobiography of Israel’s preeminent photojournalist, illustrated with his most memorable images. Today, photojournalist David Rubinger stands at the peak of his profession: a winner of the Israel Prize for services to the media and a fixture on the masthead of Time, he is […]

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Mazal Tov Babys First Record Book

by Artist: Rebecca Shore Bright colors and a house full of delightful animals illustrate the pages of this record book. Quotes from the Tanakh and Siddur in Hebrew and English surrond each page. The usual record pages are supplimented by uniquely Jewish ones. A two page section for Bris Milah and Pidyon Haben (redemption of […]

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Israel Through My Lens

Sixty Years as a Photojournalistby David Rubinger and Ruth Corman The compelling autobiography of Israel’s preeminent photojournalist, illustrated with his most memorable images. Today, photojournalist David Rubinger stands at the peak of his profession: a winner of the Israel Prize for services to the media and a fixture on the masthead of Time, he is […]

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Beitar Jerusalem

White colored 100% cotton, short sleeved t-shirt. The emblem of Beitar Jerusalem Football Club, Israel’s most popular soccer team, is printed in yellow and black on the front side of the t-shirt. The club’s emblem consists of the Hebrew abbreviation of ‘Beitar Yerushalayim’ (that stand for ‘Beitar Jerusalem’), a menorah and two lions. Below the […]

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Beitar Jerusalem

Yellow colored 100% cotton, short sleeved t-shirt. The emblem of the ‘Beitar Jerusalem Football Club’, one of Israel’s most popular soccer team, is printed in black on the front side , in the center of the t-shirt. Two smaller emblems of the club are printed above the bigger emblem. The club’s emblem consists of the […]

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Beitar Jerusalem

White colored 100% cotton, sweatshirt. The emblem of Beitar Jerusalem Football Club, Israel’s most popular soccer team, is printed in yellow and black on the front side of the sweatshirt. The club’s emblem consists of the Hebrew abbreviation of ‘Beitar Yerushalayim’ (that stand for ‘Beitar Jerusalem’), a menorah and two lions. Below the menorah is […]

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Beitar Jerusalem

White colored 100% cotton, long sleeved sweatshirt, available both with a crew neck and hooded. The emblem of Beitar Jerusalem Football Club, Israel’s most popular soccer team, is printed in yellow, black and white on the front side of the sweatshirt. The club’s emblem consists of the Hebrew abbreviation of ‘Beitar Yerushalayim’ (that stand for […]

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Moshe Dayan - L

Tsahal cotton kippa This kippa is made of cotton fabric in camouflage design which is a combination of black, green, brown and light brown colors.On the outer side of the kippa, the Israeli Army wording is embroidered in bright yellow yarn, in English and Hebrew.This six panel kippa has an approximate diameter of 6-1/2′(16cm) and […]

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Story of the Israeli Air Force

Clear Skies: The Story of the Israeli Air ForceEnglish/FrenchBoth DVD systems available. Please choose above either NTSC system (American) or PAL (European). ‘Clear Skies’ tells the story of the Israeli Air Force through its collection of the most ‘inside’ military and media footage available to the public. Witness the IAFs development from the War of […]

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Barkan White

Best Cellar addition, 2006 semi-dry, Barkan white wine. Kosher Lemehadrin Characteristics: Influenced by the Rhine Valley, that holds the best Riesling grapes in the world, was born this semi-dry, light sweet white wine, combined of Riesling grapes along with the French Colombert. The light sweetness makes this wine a perfect addition to light meals and […]

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Story of the Israel Air Force

Clear Skies: The Story of the Israeli Air Force Both DVD systems available. Please choose above either NTSC system (American) or PAL (European). ‘Clear Skies’ tells the story of the Israeli Air Force through its collection of the most ‘inside’ military and media footage available to the public. Witness the IAFs development from the War […]

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Hanukkah Swings!

Kenny Ellis A joyous labor of love reflecting Ellis’ lifelong affinities for Jewish culture and swing era legends Count Basie, Les Brown and Benny Goodman, Hanukkah Swings! features Ellis on lead vocals performing lively, jazzy twists on festive classics (some done in medley form) in English and Hebrew. One song has a dash of Yiddish […]

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Seven Blessings Ketubah

19.5″ x 25.5″ Jerusalem under a starry twilight is rendered outside of a carved and inlaid window creating a striking border for seven expressions of love and hope that are beautifully calligraphed on this ketubah. Gold foil outlines enhance the stunning artwork. Jerusalem under a starry twilight is rendered outside of a carved and inlaid […]

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