Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers, Parshat Emor 5776

Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers, Parshat Emor 5776

  Candle lighting this week is at 7:53 PM in New York City. Candles lighting time is 18 minutes before sunset, which marks the start of Shabbat. To find the local candle lighting time in your location, Chabad.org has a section of their site for this purpose. Another good web site is Aish.com. One...

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Syrian Refugee Women Live In Fear In Refugee Camps [Video]

Syrian Refugee Women Live In Fear In Refugee Camps [Video]

The civil war in Syria has displaced tens of thousands of people. Sadly enough, even in the refugee camps, Syrian women still live in fear of exploitation by men who swarm the camps looking to exploit desperate women and girls.  

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A Sefira Music Video

A Sefira Music Video

Between Passover and Shavuot is a time when it is customary for Jews to refrain from listening to instrumental music. Many Jews return to listening to music around Lag B’Omer. Chabad.org explains these customs on their web site. Aish.com also gives a thorough explanation of Sefirat HaOmer restrictions. Following is an a cappella song...

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Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Kedoshim 5776

Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Kedoshim 5776

      The following article is an adapted version of an article that appeared in 2011. This week, Parshat Kedoshim, candle lighting, which is 18 minutes before sunset, is at 7:46PM in New York City. If you are among the six billion plus inhabitants of our planet who do not live in New...

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An Arab Reports On His Visit To Israel

An Arab Reports On His Visit To Israel

With all of the portrayal of Israel as an outlaw “apartheid” state, the following report might be considered surprising.

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French Hatred of Jews: Is It French Or Muslim?

French Hatred of Jews: Is It French Or Muslim?

    In the mainstream media, antisemitism in Europe os reported without mentioning an obvious fact.Most anti-Jewish attacks are perpetrated by Muslims. Why must we lie to ourselves?

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Rep. Mia Love Calls For One Subject Limit To Congressional Bills

Rep. Mia Love Calls For One Subject Limit To Congressional Bills

    Controversial laws are often buried deep in budget bills and other “boring” bills making their way through Congress. Rep. Mia Love (R)Utah wants to change  that with a law that would limit legislation to one simple subject. This common-sense bill is meeting with opposition, proving that common sense is not so common.

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A Documentary About Israel’s Founding

A Documentary About Israel’s Founding

Following is a documentary about the founding of the State of Israel in 1948. It is a friendly treatment ff Israel that is increasingly hard to find in our times.  

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Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Acharei Mot 5776

Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Acharei Mot  5776

This Shabbat, Parshat Acharei Mot, candle lighting will be at 7:40 PM in Brooklyn New York. Because this year is a leap year,there is an extra month of Shabbat Torah readings. In a regular twelve month Jewish year, some of the weekly Torah readings are doubled up.The addition of a leap year on the...

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Russian Cartoons Based on Folk Tales [Videos]

Russian Cartoons Based on Folk Tales [Videos]

Russian cartoons often draw on traditional folk tales, using a graphic style that evokes memories of folk paintings set on a rural landscape. It is possible for a parent and child to sit together watching such entertainment and to appreciate it in very different ways. Perhaps this is the difference between a simple cartoon...

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Best Wishes, Dear Readers On the Last Two Days of Passover 5776

Best Wishes, Dear Readers On the Last Two Days of Passover 5776

  In observance of Passover, we will not be posting any articles on the last two days of Pesach, which start tonight,Thursday night, marked by candle lighting at 7:31PM, 18 minutes before sunset. We expect to resume posting on Saturday night after nightfall. Chabad.org has a section of their site where you can look...

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How Safe Are Safe Spaces on College Campuses

How Safe Are Safe Spaces on College Campuses

  What happens when a leftist, “progressive” Jew goes to a “safe spot” on a college campus to voice their concerns? It seems that Jews are decidedly unwelcome in these campus enclaves that offer protection for anyone whose “oppressed”certification is up to date.   Read more about this situation on The Tower web site...

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Donald Trump and Israel [Video]

Donald Trump and Israel [Video]

Donald Trump has a disturbing level of support in the Jewish community. Not everyone is so enthused about Trump becoming President. Here are some reasons why.

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Remembering Child Victims of Sex Trafficking [Videos]

Remembering Child Victims of Sex Trafficking [Videos]

As we enter the Passover holiday, we can be proud as a community that sexual abuse is being regarded as a serious problem in the Jewish community. How serious are we about children who are turning tricks instead of coming to the Passover Seder? Fortunately, there are Jewish organisations that give a damn about...

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Chag Someach Dear Readers Passover 5776

Chag Someach Dear Readers Passover 5776

In observance of Passover, we will not be posting any articles on the first two days of Pesach, which start tonight, Friday night,(coinciding with Shabbat) April 22, marked by candle lighting at 7:25 PM, 18 minutes before sunset. We expect to resume posting on Saturday night after nightfall. Chabad.org has a section of their...

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Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Metzora 5776

Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Metzora 5776

  This week, Parshat Metzora will be ushered in by candle lighting in New York City at 7:05, which is 18 minutes before sunset The time of candle lighting in your city can be found by going to Chabad.org, which also has articles of an inspirational nature that can be printed out to be...

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Holocaust Viewed Through American Newspapers In Grass Roots Project

Holocaust Viewed Through American Newspapers In Grass Roots Project

One way to take the pulse of past generations is to look at what appeared in the newspapers, and what the public feedback was. What did Americans know about the Holocaust during WWII ? History Unfolded is a project of the United States  Holocaust Memorial Museum in which private citizens scour news accounts from...

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Nazi Germany and Arab Jew Hatred [Videos]

Nazi Germany and Arab Jew Hatred [Videos]

A disingenuous, deceitful and cynical refrain that is heard repeatedly in anti-Israel propaganda is “We are sorry about the Holocaust, but Arabs should not have to pay for the sins of the Europeans. In reality, during the 1940’s, 50’s and 60’s, the Muslim world expelled through pogroms, persecution and discrimination close to a million...

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Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Tazria 5776

Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Tazria 5776

  This week, parshat Tazria, candle lighting will be at 7:10 in Brooklyn, NY. Candle lighting is 18 minutes before sunset To find candle lighting in your place of residence, you can index it at Chabad.org by zip code or by city name. Both Chabad.org and Aish.com have excellent articles that can be printed...

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Music From B1 of Zambia [Videos]

Music From B1 of Zambia [Videos]

Bruce Simbwalanga, who performs under the stage name “B1” is one of the most popular contemporary performers in Zambia today. Here is some of his music.

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White House Censors French President’s References To Islamic Terror [Video]

White House Censors French President’s References To Islamic Terror [Video]

In a craven display of submission and outright denial, the White House left untranslated references that were made to Islamic terrorism by visiting French President Francois Hollande. MRCTV presents the transcript of the speech and the translation that was censored by the White House.      

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Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Shemini 5776

Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Shemini 5776

  This week, parshat Shemini, candle lighting will be at 7:03 PM in Brooklyn New York. Candle lighting is 18 minutes before sunset. Chabad.org has a section of their web site where you can look up the time for candle lighting where you live. In addition, you can find articles to print out and...

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Trump’s Troubled Personal Life Ignored

Trump’s Troubled Personal Life Ignored

  The mainstream media, which routinely dismissed President Clinton’s turbulent sexual history, is now focusing on rumours of Ted Cruz having had affairs. Donald Trump,the front runner on the Republican side of the presidential campaign, has far better credentials as a liberal than as a conservative. In addition, his buffoonery and crude behavior in...

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Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Tzav 5776

Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Tzav 5776

The following is a revised version of an article that appeared on Globe Tribune.Info on April 15, 2011. This week, Parshat Tzav, will be ushered in in New York City by candle lighting at 6:58 PM, 18 minutes before sunset in Brooklyn,NY. In other cities, even a short distance away, the time that Shabbat...

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