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Shabbos Hagadol And The Israeli Defense Forces

In 1976 my turn came to be inducted for basic training. This was during the period following the Yom Kippur War. All available manpower was now being conscripted by the Israeli Defense Forces. Every week we attended a lecture by an officer from the ... Jewish Press, 2 weeks ago
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Finding Nemo... in the Bible

On the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, the story of "Jonah and the Fish" is read in synagogues around the globe. Question: Why do we read this particular portion instead of something more famously epic like "Moses and the Golden Calf" or "Abraham ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

Why the Pope travels so little

Francis has never been to the US. He went to Jerusalem once but the Yom Kippur War cut his pilgrimage in half. Now he is Pope, he still keeps his trips short and focused, reports Vatican Insider. 'It is possible that now he is Pope, ...
 CathNews2 weeks ago Does The Pope Prays in a Shule ?  Examiner.com1 week ago
Dissident Voice

Tim in Camden

I was born on Yom Kippur, the Jewish Christmas, And my last name, Matusheski , means God Is with you, something like that. Look across The street, and what do you see? Take your time. You say Crown Chicken, Angelo's Pizza and King Gyro? No, ...
 Dissident Voice1 week ago
Human Events Online

Where is Dick Nixon when you need him?

During the 1973 Yom Kippur War, as Ariel Sharon's tanks crossed the Suez Canal to cut off the reeling Egyptian Army from its home, Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev declared that he was prepared to drop several divisions of paratroopers into the Sinai ...
 Human Events Online1 week ago

Acharei Mot: The (Surprising) Point of Yom Kippur

We call Yom Kippur one of the Days of Awe but what does awe have to do with forgiveness for our sins? In this week's parsha video, Rabbi Fohrman challenges the way we think about Yom Kippur and teaches us that we merge with God, and through that ...
 Jewish Press1 week ago
Chicago Tribune

James Schlesinger, U.S. defense secretary during 73 Yom Kippur War, dies

WASHINGTON (JTA) — James Schlesinger, the Jewish-born U.S. defense secretary who played a role in the emergency shipment of arms to Israel during the 1973 Yom Kippur war, has died. Schlesinger, 85, died Thursday of complications from pneumonia ...
 JTA2 weeks ago Schlesinger, whod helmed CIA, Pentagon, dies at age 85  Human Events Online2 weeks ago James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief  Chicago Tribune3 weeks ago

Four Things President Obama Should Tell Mahmoud Abbas

On Yom Kippur, 1972, I was standing alongside a Soviet Jewish dissident outside Moscow's lone synagogue when we were suddenly surrounded by KGB agents. Sensing my alarm, the refusenik sought to disarm my fear with some vintage Soviet humor. In ...
 Jewish Press1 month ago
Media Bistro

Sandy Koufax Still Won't Reveal What He Did on Yom Kippur in 1965

It wasn't a big deal, at first. As reporter Steve Lipman notes as part of a rare interview with Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax at the Doders? spring training facility in Arizona, when the athlete turned down Game One of the 1965 World Series ...
 Media Bistro1 month ago Where Have You Gone, Sandy Koufax?  Jewish Week1 month ago

Second Day Yom Tov, Eruvin And Eggs (Beitzah 4)

Why two days Yom Tov outside Israel and one day in Israel? The answer to this question depends on the answer to another basic question: How many days constitute a month in the Jewish calendar? The rebirth of the moon, approximately every thirty ...
 Jewish Press3 weeks ago
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