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Zionism: Quo Vadis – HuffPost

| August 3, 2017

I feel that Zionism as initially conceived has run its course. It is in need for review to reconsider its mission and political platform

Sacramento Celebrates Talmud Completion – Chabad.org

| August 3, 2017

Sacramento has a small Jewish community, with perhaps no more than two-dozen households where Shabbat and kashrut are kept. Yet it will host a big celebration on Thursday night, when a group of dedicated students will celebrate the completion of the 2,711 pages of the Babylonian Talmud. Since Talmudic times, such a celebrationcalled a siyumhas been a festive affair, marking the culmination of weeks, months, and in this case, years of achievement.

Completing a Book of Talmud – Chabad.org

| August 3, 2017

Click here for the original text of the Talmud.

An Insight Into Kriyat Shema Al Ha-Mita – Jewish Link of New Jersey

| August 3, 2017

This prayer begins with a statement that God places chevlei sheina on our eyes. But what exactly does this term mean

‘One-fifth of religious students will become unobservant’ – Arutz Sheva

| August 3, 2017

Efrata College Academic Council Chair Professor Manny Koslovsky expects that a full fifth of Religious Zionist students will become unobservant.

No building permit for Australian synagogue it might draw ISIS-supporter terrorist attacks and endanger neighbors – Washington Post

| August 3, 2017

news.com.au (Joe Hildebrand) reports: A LOCAL council has banned the construction of a synagogue in Bondi because it could be a terrorist target, in a shock move that religious leaders say has caved in to Islamic extremism and created a dangerous precedent. The decision, which has rocked the longstanding Jewish community in the iconic suburb, was upheld in court this week as the nation reeled from the alleged airline terror threat and debate raged over increased security measures at airports and other public places. The council contended that the site is not suitable for the proposed synagogue use as the Preliminary Threat and Risk Analysis relied on by the Applicant raises concerns as to the safety and security of future users of the Synagogue, nearby residents, motorists and pedestrians in Wellington Street, and yesterdays court decision (Friends of Refugees of Eastern Europe v.

RI congregation loses court fight over Touro Synagogue + court ruling – The Providence Journal

| August 3, 2017

Mark Reynolds Journal Staff Writer mrkrynlds PROVIDENCE, R.I. Newport’s Touro Synagogue, the nation’s oldest, and its set of silver bells worth more than $7 million are now controlled by the nation’s oldest Jewish congregation, ShearithIsrael, in New York City. The U.S

Council blocks Australia synagogue plans over terror fears – The Times of Israel

| August 3, 2017

A local council in Sydney, Australia, has blocked plans for a new synagogue, saying it may become a terrorist target and poses an unacceptable security risk. Members of the Jewish community in the Bondi Beach neighborhood reacted angrily to the ruling, saying it rewards terrorism. The refusal of Waverley Council to approve the new Orthodox house of worship was upheld in court on Wednesday

Bondi synagogue ban over terrorism risk leaves Jewish community shocked and furious – NEWS.com.au

| August 3, 2017

Terror expert Greg Barton says the device found in Syd Terror raids may have been ‘days away from going off’ Rabbi Yehoram Ulman with local MP and now Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in 2006. A LOCAL council has banned the construction of a synagogue in Bondi because it could be a terrorist target, in a shock move that religious leaders say has caved in to Islamic extremism and created a dangerous precedent. The decision, which has rocked the longstanding Jewish community in the iconic suburb, was upheld in court this week as the nation reeled from the alleged airline terror threat and debate raged over increased security measures at airports and other public places.

Synagogue bombers get 35 years – The Jewish Standard

| August 3, 2017

Thirty five years in prison.


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