Tag: Egypt

ABC’s of the Omer

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The significance, customs and mechanics of counting the Omer. by Rabbi Shraga Simmons ABC’s of the OmerABC’s of the Omer The significance, customs and mechanics of counting the Omer. by Rabbi Shraga Simmons What is the Omer? In the days…

The Passover time machine

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Passover is not just a time of remembering, it’s a time of re-experiencing. by Rabbi Gidon Rothstein Early in the Passover Seder, we point at the matzah and say “this is the bread of our affliction.” It is the poor…

Lessons from the Yom Kippur War

Posted By Daniel Greenfield Forty years ago, Israel experienced the most devastating war in its modern history. Israel not only suffered its worst casualties during the Yom Kippur War, but actually came close to being destroyed with Defense Minister Moshe…

The Nile turns blood-red

Israeli press takes stock after at least 300 are killed in clashes between the military and the Muslim Brotherhood in CairoBy Ilan Ben ZionSupporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi carry an injured protester at a sit-in camp in Cairo…