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  • Mercedes Shows a Stone Heart to Abused Wife

    By Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

    3 weeks ago

    Caution: the following story may make you think twice about supporting Mercedes.

    Rebecca (a pseudonym) was swept off her feet by a prince charming from a wonderful and wealthy family. She thought all her prayers were answered, until soon after they were married he started beating...

  • Home buying options according to a Kindergartner!

    By Julia Bendis

    March 24, 2011 | 2:31 pm

    I started on an endless journey to find a new house.  Everyone knows how incredibly daunting and frustrating that can be, but throw in a few plumbing issues in the house that we are currently in, and it makes for a very urgent matter…  For days now, my husband and I have been going...

  • Israel to lease firefighting airplanes

    January 12, 2011 | 9:49 am

    Israel will lease firefighting airplanes from Canada as it waits to purchase six new ones from the country at a cost of $200 million.

    The new firefighter airplanes under construction in Canada will be ready in about two years, according to the CBC. The leased planes will be flown by...

  • Diaspora rabbis urge Israeli colleagues to speak out on rental ruling

    December 14, 2010 | 9:49 am

    Over 750 rabbis and cantors of all denominations signed a letter urging their Israeli colleagues to speak out against a ruling by 39 municipal rabbis banning renting to non-Jews.

    “The recent halakhic ruling from community rabbis in Israel that forbids leasing apartments to non-Jews...