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Who’s Afraid of the Days of Awe?

Posted by lubavitchrss 1 hour 13 minutes ago Religious Jewish News and Views| whos afraid days awe All
http://lubavitch.com — Perhaps our grandmothers felt obligated to come to shul on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. But many of us don’t like thinking all that much about what we’ve done (or neglected to do), we find it boring to spend all day in shul, and anyway, if G-d is a kind a loving G-d, shouldn’t He just let us be? Read More
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Gaza Waiting to Rebuild

Posted by JCOPrss 13 hours ago Jewish World News| gaza waiting rebuild All
http://www.washingtonpost.com — (Washington Post) Terrence McCoy - Apartment rents in Gaza have more than doubled since the war ended, as thousands of displaced residents elbow into an already saturated housing market. As of Monday, it remained uncertain when rebuilding Gaza would begin - or how long it would take. Egypt is set to host a donor conference next month. But some experts noted that numerous Gaza buildings destroyed Read More
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How Do Israelis Cope?

Posted by JCOPrss 13 hours ago Jewish World News| how israelis cope All
http://www.latimes.com — (Los Angeles Times) Yossi Klein Halevi - Outside my window, in the Palestinian village across the road, they celebrated the supposed victory of Hamas over Israel every night after the cease-fire with fireworks. A poll confirmed that an astonishing 87% of Palestinians support the organization whose deepest religious longing is the destruction of Israel. On the news they're reporting members of Isl Read More
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Islamic State Attracts Female Jihadis from U.S.

Posted by JCOPrss 13 hours ago Jewish World News| islamic state attracts female jihadis us All
http://www.reuters.com — (Reuters) Alistair Bell - At least three Somali families in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area have female relatives who have gone missing in the past six weeks and may have tried to join Islamic State, said community leader Abdirizak Bihi. In a separate case, a 19-year-old American Somali woman from St. Paul snuck away from her parents on Aug. 25, flew to Turkey and joined IS in Syria. In addition, l Read More
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Kerry Says U.S. Is Open to Talking to Iran about ISIS, Even as Ayatollah Is Dismissive

Posted by JCOPrss 13 hours ago Jewish World News| kerry us open talking iran isis ayatollah dismissive All
http://www.nytimes.com — (New York Times) Michael R. Gordon and Thomas Erdbrink - The Obama administration is open to talking with Iran on the security crisis in Iraq, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday in Paris, at a conference to which the Iranians were not invited. On Monday, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, said he was "listening to Americans making statements on combating ISIS - it was really Read More
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End of an Era: UN Peacekeepers Stop Pretending to Keep Peace

Posted by JCOPrss 13 hours ago Jewish World News| end era peacekeepers stop pretending peace All
http://www.commentarymagazine.com — (Commentary) Seth Mandel - Having UN troops retreat from a war zone into the comforts of Israeli protection is yet another reminder that the international community ought to be far more judicious in pressuring Israel to withdraw from territory and put their security in the hands of others. Peace plans tend to suggest that Israel pull back farther than Israeli military leaders are comfortable with Read More
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Islamic State goes underground in Syrian stronghold

Posted by ynetrss 13 hours ago Israel General News| islamic state underground syrian stronghold All
http://www.ynetnews.com — Facing US air strikes in Iraq, Islamic State fighters abandoned heavy weaponry that made them easy targets; In Raqqa, the group has evacuated buildings it was using as offices, redeployed heavy weaponry, and moved fighters' families out of the city. Read More
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A Welcome Sign in the Tel Aviv Skyline

Posted by lubavitchrss 1 day 1 hour 14 minutes ago Religious Jewish News and Views| a sign tel aviv skyline All
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