Bibi jabs Obama at UN (no one notices); Ofek 11 Spy Satellite

Bibi jabs Obama at UN (no one notices); Ofek 11 Spy Satellite – Alive & Well; Terror Attack near Kiryat Arba; IDF Data Center Consolidation Tender

 

September 23, 2016 / 20 Elul 5776
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Bibi at the UN

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What If Bibi Jabbed Obama at the UN But No One Noticed?

David Israel
„Given its history of hostility towards Israel, does anyone really believe that Israel will let the UN determine our security and our vital national interests?”

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the 71st UN general assembly, September 22, 2016.
FULL TEXT: PM Netanyahu’s Speech to UN General Assembly

Hana Levi Julian
See the full text and video of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to the UN General Assembly.

PM Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the 2016 United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Sept. 22, 2016.
Netanyahu to UN General Assembly: Road to Peace Runs Thru Jerusalem, Ramallah

Hana Levi Julian
PM Netanyahu invited PA leader Mahmoud Abbas to address the Knesset in Jerusalem, and offered to address the PA parliament in Ramallah.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu adresses the 71st UN general assembly debate at the UN headquarters in New York City, on September 22, 2016.
Palestinian Authority Leader Mahmoud Abbas’ Speech to UN General Assembly: FULL TEXT

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The full text of the speech to the UN General Assembly by PA leader Mahmoud Abbas, delusions included.

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas addresses the 71st UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York City, on September 22, 2016.
Israeli Envoy to UN Danny Danon Says Abbas’ UN Speech is ‘Ticking Time Bomb’

Hana Levi Julian
Israeli Ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, said the speech by PA leader Abbas will lead to more violence.

The Israeli delegation listens to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (not seen) as he speaks to the 71st General Assembly at the UN in New York City on September 22, 2016.
Israeli PM Netanyahu and Wife Arrive at UN Headquarters

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PM Netanyahu and his wife Sara arrive at UN General Assembly session with top Israeli officials.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and wife Sara arrive at United Nations headquarters in New York City.
Headlines & Recommended
Terror Attack Near Kiryat Arba, No 2nd Terrorist

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The terrorist was shot as he was hiding behind the hitchhiking post with his knife.

The shot terrorist near Kiryat Arba - Sept. 23, 2016
Ofek 11 Spy Satellite Is Alive and Well and Sending Great Pictures

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The launch ten days ago looked like a success, except that, about 90 minutes later, the project engineers realized that not all systems were functioning or responsive as the satellite had entered its orbit.

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Analysis: Thursday the Hon. Judge Joseph Haim Shapira Decided to Outlaw Hate

David Israel
The politics of the left rears its ugly head in several spots along the report, and it is most noticeable in Judge Shapira’s directive to include the numerous NGOs „working for a shared society and prevention of racism.”

The Hon. Judge Joseph Haim Shapira

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Yishai Fleisher Show: The Gay MK Against Land Giveaway
Amir Ohana is a former General Security Services officer, a lawyer, a gun-rights activist, and Israel’s only openly gay Knesset Member. While he is liberal on some matters, don’t lump him in with the pro-Two-State, land giveaway crowd – on these issues he is a hawk! Yishai speaks with Likud MK Ohana in Hebron.

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News

IDF Huge Data Consolidation Tender to Complement Future IDF Cloud
The biggest challenge facing the new data storage system would be the requirement that the Infantry, Armored Forces, IAF, and Navy be able to share it effectively.
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Suspicious Object in Tunnel Near Western Wall 
The bomb squad was called to the Western Wall Plaza to check a suspicious item in a tunnel.
The Kotel / Western Wall event in the Old City of Jerusalem.
Stone-Throwing Terrorists Attack Rachel’s Tomb
Stone throwing attacks against Jews continue, this time taking place at Rachel’s Tomb.
Rachel's Tomb, the grave site of the Biblical matriarch, has become a fortress due to ongoing attacks on Jews by Arab terrorists.
Yahoo! Hacked, 500M User Accounts Compromised
The Yahoo! internet giant announced personal information in at least half a billion user accounts was compromised.
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Opioids, Suicide, And Accidental Overdose

Dr. Michael J. Salamon
People resort to drugs, including alcohol, for a variety of reasons, among them a simplistic or reflexive approach to coping with pain, an attempt to hide anxieties, or for random recreational reasons

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High Holiday Blend

Rabbi Shmuel Zuckerman
Certainly, even someone in a spiritual coma on Rosh Hashanah can be awakened by the sound of the shofar.

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Parshas Ki Tavo

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The Parsha Experiment – Ki Tavo: How To Make Sense Of The Terrible Curses

Immanuel Shalev
Ki Tavo is so difficult to read; how could Hashem be so cruel to us? Join us as we grapple with the incredibly difficult curses of this week’s parsha

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Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Ki Tavo: Amalek, Bikkurim and Ma’aser

Rabbi Francis Nataf
Many commentators sense a significance to the placement of the bikkurim declaration, at the beginning of this week’s pasha, right after the injunction to destroy Amalek. What is the connection?

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Parshas Ki Savo: ‘How And Where’

Rabbi Dani Staum
Each mitzvah and each holiday is a guide and a map

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Sharing The Fruit

Rabbi Simcha Weinberg
The visitor does not hand over his basket of First Fruits; he first shares it with the Temple representative. This is not a ceremony of give and take but of sharing.

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The Bikurim Passage

Rabbi Raphael Fuchs
It seems from the Vilna Gaon and the Ra’avan that shomei’a k’oneh would not work for reciting the parshah of bikurim. But why not?

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A Himmel Geshrai

Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis
As Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur approach and we appeal to Hashem for a blessed New Year, we also prepare for the awesome moment when we will all stand before Almighty G-d.

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We Are What We Remember

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
We are what we remember, and the first-fruits declaration was a way of ensuring that Jews would never forget.

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Two Days Rosh Hashanah, Eruvin, And Eggs

Raphael Grunfeld
From this decree on, the two days of Rosh Hashanah – unlike the two days of Pesach, Shavuot, and Sukkot – were no longer celebrated out of doubt but out of certainty.

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Treif Toaster

Rabbi Meir Orlian
Tosfos writes [Gittin 47a; Pesachim 57a] that hefker (disowning) rooted in error is not hefker, just as a gift or transaction rooted in error is not valid [C.M. 246:1-3].

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The Mourning Dove Lesson Of Emunah

Chava Dumas
Leah and Benyamin were both so used to being independent that Leah did not consider asking anyone for help.

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Q & A: Elul – A Time To Repent (Part III)

Rabbi Yaakov Klass
Question: Where does the name Elul come from? Also, how can Elul be both the last month of the year and the prequel to the holidays (Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur) that occur in the following month, Tishrei, the first month of the new year? Finally, can you please discuss the religious practices of Elul? M. Goldman Miami Beach, FL

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Daf Yomi

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His Silence Is Deafening ‘One Seized It In Our Presence’ (Bava Metzia 6a)

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Studies show that not only do athletes who use them improve, but so do many other people whose activities require peak performance.

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