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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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Young Jews in Russia Celebrate Israel at Meeting

Just 40 km. outside the Russian capital at a hotel in a forested suburb, over 1,200 young Russian-Jewish professionals gathered Thursday to attend the latest Limmud FSU conference and learn more about their shared history and to socialize with fellow Jews. Limmud Jewish education conferences are a volunteer driven enterprise first conceived in the United […]

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Talmud Study Cycle Celebrations Begin!

The observant Jewish community was filled with excitement as Talmud study celebrations opened in Israel and around the world. The events, called “Siyum HaShas” take place once every seven and a half years and mark the completion of a cycle of Torah study of the Babylonian Talmud called the Daf Yomi, the study of two […]

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Groups Prepare for Siyum Hashas Events

Over 15,000 people are expected to participate in the central events of the upcoming Siyum Hashas, celebrating the completion of the cycle of study of the Talmud, set to take place in about five weeks. In Israel, the two central events will be held in Yad Eliyahu stadium in Tel Aviv, usually used for basketball […]

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Netanyahu Tops JPost’s Annual List of Most Influential Jews

Even during their long sojourn in exile, the Jews left an indelible imprint on the world. From Maimonides to Spinoza, Freud to Marx, Salk to Einstein, Jews have influenced every aspect of life. But it took Zionism and the birth of the State of Israel to thrust the Jew back onto the world stage not […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 31 - May 23, 2012

Temple Jacob in Hancock, Michigan will mark its centennial anniversary with a 3 day celebration August 9–12, 2012. Preparations are under way for this once in a lifetime weekend of festivities to honor Temple Jacob’s 100 year history and launch its second century. A Centennial Campaign has been organized to ensure the financial stability of […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 27 April 25, 2012

Yisroel Amar has grown up looking for ways to reach and inspire more people, and at the age of 13 and gifted with an angelic voice he use it to channel Jewish teachings and uplift audience in South Florida. At eight years old his father would give him and his brothers pieces of the services […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 17 February 15, 2012

A few days ago, a photo of a loaf of bread purchased at the Empire Kosher supermarket, with what appeared to be a second price label raising the cost of the loaf by 50 cents. The bakery department operator Yoily Glick tells us it was just a simple mistake: the sticker for a different and […]

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I hereby launch the Woman’s Voice movement

Those of you who haven’t been following closely may not be aware but in recent months there have been a number of public incidents in Israel where women have been asked to stop or avoid performing songs in public. There have been incidents where women have been removed from advertising campaigns and even advertisements. There […]

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Camel Ranch Eilat

The Camel Ranch Eilat, located at the entrance to Wadi Shlomo, offers a unique and a diversity of desert experiences suitable for the whole family, children of all ages as well as the senior citizens. Breath-taking and fantastic scenery could be enjoyed while taking the tour. The Camel Ranch was established in the year 1987 […]

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Israeli Center for Digital Art

The Israeli Center for Digital Art is located in Holon near Tel Aviv. Originally established in a single- room gallery of an abandoned school building in 2001, the center is presently one of the many successful non-profit organizations supported by the city government. The establishment is mainly intended for art enthusiasts, critics, curators and the […]

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World Jewish Congress: Ban Iran from Olympics over anti-Israel boycott

The World Jewish Congress has called for Iran to be barred from taking part in the Olympics and other international sporting events until its athletes stop boycotting their Israeli counterparts. Ronald Lauder, the head of the WJC, called the Iranian behavior “unsportsmanlike and smacks of anti-Semitism.” Iran’s repeated attempts to politicize sporting events is “disgraceful,” […]

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Arad Hebrew Music Festival

The Arad Hebrew Music Festival started in the mid 1980’s. It is an annual Festival happening every summer attracting teenagers and is similar to “Woodstock”. The festival is held throughout the city of Arad. It accentuates a variety of music performances giving tribute to Israeli music. It began as a popular song festival organized for groups […]

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Museum of the Jewish Diaspora

The Museum of the Jewish Diaspora is believed to be one of the largest museums in the whole world containing a bountiful of information about the history of the Jews over the last 2,500 years. The Museum is situated on the campus of Tel Aviv’s University. The Museum has a lot to offer to the […]

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Top 50 things to do in Jerusalem

1.) Church of the Holy Sepulchre The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is also called as the Church of the Resurrection to Eastern Orthodox Christians, located in the Old city of Jerusalem, far famed as the Christians holiest site and has been an significant pilgrimage since the 4th century. A monumental landmark respected as the Golgotha or […]

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Wolfson Museum in Jerusalem

The Wolfson Museum in Jerusalem is a place of a wide collection of marvelous antique and rare artifacts, all with Jewish significance. Approximately 5,000 items are on display in the museum. Each item has a story to tell as it represents a Jewish history thousands of years ago. Anyone who is fascinated with candlestick holders […]

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Arab unrest signals Messiah’s coming

Prominent rabbis from the Lithuanian ultra-Orthodox sector have offered their own curious interpretations for the upheaval that is spreading through the Middle East, stating that the events are a clear proof that a higher power is at work. The cellular portal Haredim, which offered a collection of responses on the matter, quoted Rabbi Aharon Leib […]

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Accepting the Yoke of Heaven

Commentary on the weekly Torah portion.by Prof. Yeshayahu LiebowitsTranslated by: Rabbi Dr. Shmuel Himelstein The ‘notes’ gathered in this volume were broadcast on Israel Television as unscripted, weekly 12-15 minute talks each Friday from Shabbat Bereishit 1985 to Simhat Torah 1986. Each talk deals with a specific detail of the weekly sidrah, sometimes with a […]

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A Torah Perspective for our Challenging Times

Questions Unique to Our Day and Ageby Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss In A Torah Perspective for our Challenging Times Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss takes an insightful look at our challenging and very unique times. Using the Torah as a blueprint, he shows us how to navigate through the choppy seas of today’s current events. Topics […]

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Prophecies for the Era of Muslim Terror

A Torah Perspective on World Eventsby Rabbi Menachem Kohen See where & how Torah prophesied:-The attack on the Twin Towers (date & number of buildings)-The unrelenting efforts to dismantle Jewish Israel-The invasions of Afghanistan & Iraq by Coalition forces-Saddam Husseins fall from power and its year-Operation Desert Storm (the code-name & combatants)

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A Torah Perspective for our Challenging Times

Questions Unique to Our Day and Ageby Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss In A Torah Perspective for our Challenging Times Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss takes an insightful look at our challenging and very unique times. Using the Torah as a blueprint, he shows us how to navigate through the choppy seas of today’s current events. Topics […]

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And the Sea is Never Full

Memoirs, 1969-by Elie WieselIllustrated by: Marion Wiesel As this concluding volume of his moving and revealing memoirs begins, Elie Wiesel is forty years old, a writer of international repute. Determined to speak out more actively for both Holocaust survivors and the disenfranchised everywhere, he sets himself a challenge: ‘I will become militant. I will teach, […]

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American-Israeli Flag Mezuzah

Judaism.com Exclusive Limited Editionby Artist Robin Kimball Order soon - 1 left - in gold only. For those who love America as much as they love Jewish tradition. . .Judaism.com is proud to introduce The American-Israeli Flag Mezuzah case. Another unique work of Judaica by American artist Robin Kimball, combines the American and Israeli flags […]

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American-Israeli Flag Mezuzah

Judaism.com Exclusive Limited Editionby Artist Robin Kimball Order soon - 1 left - in gold only. For those who love America as much as they love Jewish tradition. . .Judaism.com is proud to introduce The American-Israeli Flag Mezuzah case. Another unique work of Judaica by American artist Robin Kimball, combines the American and Israeli flags […]

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American-Israeli Flag Mezuzah

Judaism.com Exclusive Limited Editionby Artist Robin Kimball Order soon - 1 left - in gold only. For those who love America as much as they love Jewish tradition. . .Judaism.com is proud to introduce The American-Israeli Flag Mezuzah case. Another unique work of Judaica by American artist Robin Kimball, combines the American and Israeli flags […]

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Songs of Israel

Songs of IsraelDVD/NTSC - 32 songs in Hebrew with English transliteration for you to sing along! God, people, land and, of course, food… These are the things that make a country what it is. Israel, unique amongst the nations of the world, is also the most diverse religiously, ethnically, geographically, and culinarily due to its […]

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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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Moadim Lesimcha: Explorations into the Jewish Holidays

Publisher: Urim Publications It shouldn’t take more than a day to clean the whole house, including the kitchen. Anything more than that is a stringency. If we are not capable of dealing with the extra workload we decide to take on, we deplete our energy and take out our exhaustion on our families. Not only […]

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A History of Zionism: From the French Revolution to the Establishment of the State of Israel

Walter Laqueur Publisher: Random House Walter Laqueur traces the Zionist movement from its beginnings-with the emancipation of European Jewry from the ghettos in the wake of the French Revolution-to 1948, when the Zionist dream became a reality. He describes the contributions of such notable figures as Benjamin Disraeli, Moses Hess, Baron Edmond de Rothschild, and […]

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Jewish People, Jewish Thought

Dr. Robert Seltzer Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. Like every distinctive heritage, Judaism must be understood as a creative response to ultimate issues of human concern by members of a group that has faced a unique concatenation of political, economic, and geographical circumstances. And the Jewish historical experience is more unusual than […]

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