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Friday, December 15th, 2017
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I’m a potential martyr, too

Orit Arfa’s essay on her personal reaction to the Tel Aviv shooting – a horror that somehow felt different.

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News1 Publishes Orit’s column in Hebrew

Had the people of Gush Katif been more secular in their fight for Gush Katif, they could have been sitting in their homes. עם כל הכבוד לאורח החיים הדתי של אנשי גוש-קטיף ושל ציבור המתנחלים הדתיים, בימים שבהם הבתים שלהם – והארץ כולה – היו נתונים בסכנה, היה עליהם לדעת כי חיי אדם קודמים למצוות פולחניות

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Muslims Mobs Harass Me and Others on the Temple Mount

On one fine December day, Muslims mobs charged me and a group of students on the Temple Mount.

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Eat Pray Love, Israel Style

How to create an Elizabeth Gilbert style experience in the Holy Land

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Sex and the Column

One of the first things I did when I arrived in my hometown of Los Angeles for the summer was to rush with my friend Lori to see “Sex and the City” on opening night. We weren’t the only ones. The movie was sold out all over Los Angeles, but as committed fans, we made

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Letter to My Secular Friend in Tel Aviv

Reflections following the terrorist attack on the Mercaz HaRav yeshiva

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