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IDF High Holiday Video Prayer of Tears and Hope

IDF High Holiday Video Prayer of Tears and Hope

The military releases a gripping video of an IDF Cantor’s recital of the “U-Netaneh Tokef” prayer with background of soldiers in battle. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/24/2012, 3:30 PM
Sabbath Busing a Flop, Meretz Still Determined

Sabbath Busing a Flop, Meretz Still Determined

A Sabbath bus from Holon to Tel Aviv drew just dozens, but Meretz remains determined to challenge religious-secular status quo. Maayana Miskin, 8/26/2012, 8:28 PM
Rare Jewish Prayer Book for Sale: $800,000

Rare Jewish Prayer Book for Sale: $800,000

An auction house is exhibiting a rare 15th century holiday prayer book before offering it for sale next month. Expected price: $800,000.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/17/2012, 8:53 AM
The $25,000 Matzo Ball Soup

The $25,000 Matzo Ball Soup

The annual Manischewitz Cook-Off has crowned a Princeton University student King of Kosher for his matzo ball soup. Prizes worth $25,000.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/2/2012, 5:34 PM
Lunar Eclipse Visible from Israel on Shabbat

Lunar Eclipse Visible from Israel on Shabbat

Israelis will be treated on Shabbat to a rare astronomical event: A full eclipse of the moon as dusk falls upon Israel Saturday evening.David Lev, 12/8/2011, 12:42 PM