On Passover eve this Wednesday, along with burning scraps of bread and grating horseradish, observant Jews will engage in an even more obscure ritual: blessing the sun as it slides into precisely its position the moment it was created, according to the Talmud. It’s a once-in-28... read on
March 31, 2009 | 7:41 pm
“Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was sworn in late Tuesday to lead Israel’s 32nd government, after cobbling together a coalition amid rising tensions within his own Likud party and with other leading political figures.
Lawmakers voted 69 to 45 with five abstentions in favor of Netanyahu’s right-wing government after a six-hour debate, making Netanyahu prime minister for the second time in 10 years.” Click here to read the rest of the story at Haaretz.com.