Category Archives: Israel

Jewlicious, The Temple Mount, and The Future Of Jerusalem on Foursquare

Can you phantom check-in and fool God? Who is the mayor of the mount? Is it Ariela Ross, the one who on Foursquare is crowned the mayor? Or does the…

Kissinger Dissed Soviet Jewry

Newly released Nixon tapes show Kissinger betraying Soviet Jewry. After Golda Meir came for a visit to the White House, the following was recorded: An indication of Nixon’s complex relationship…

Rachel’s Tomb Matters

Alex Joffe’s important essay “Why Rachel’s Tomb Matters” published on JewishIdeasDaily.com places the UNESCO decision to discount the Jewish connection to Rachel’s Tomb in the context of a broader theological…

Major Israeli Scholar Calls For End To Using Chickens For Kapparot

Citing a long list of rabbinic rulings and precedent, Rabbi Shlomo Aviner rules against using chickens for kapparot. Rabbi Shlomo Aviner, head of the capital’s Yeshivat Ateret Cohanim and rabbi…

Sec. Clinton: Don’t Forget All Wrongfully Held Jewish Prisoners

UPDAET: Sarah Shourd was released this week! Keep up the pressure on Iran to release the last two hikers. Remember Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd, and Joshua Fattal? The three were…

Saving Park Adullam

What happened to Israel Leading the world in alternative energy? Bicyclists and hikers love to travel through Adullam National Park near Beit Shemesh, where David hid in the Cave of…