Watch: Kippalive performs Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat

The perfect acapella soundtrack for your Shabbat preparations.

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Toddler And Dog Play The Cutest Game Of Fetch Over Backyard Fence

An adorable friendship is blossoming between a toddler and a dog, despite the
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40 positive days for Israel

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The Assad regime claims the 1974 agreement forbids the IAF from entering Syrian airspace in the Golan.

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The 24th annual walk of Tisha B’Av Eve

Jews from around the country participate in Women in Green's march in Jerusalem.

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Thirteen dead as Missouri storm sinks 'duck boat'

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Grevin’s first Asian museum waxes lyrical over K-pop

People take photos with a waxwork model of US President Barack Obama on the opening day of the first Asian outpost of France's famous waxwork museum, Musee Grevin, in Seoul on July 30, 2015Psy, Paris Hilton and Queen Elizabeth II all made it, but South Korean President Park Geun-Hye turned down her chance of immortality in the first Asian outpost of France's famous waxwork museum, Musee Grevin, that opened in Seoul Thursday. The new museum's focus is firmly on the world of entertainment and, in particular, stars of the "Hallyu" or "Korean Wave" of pop songs and TV melodramas that have become the country's most potent cultural export. As a result, waxworks of global icons like Michael Jackson and Madonna rub shoulders with the likes of actress Choi Ji-Woo — star of one of the original Hallyu dramas "Winter Sonata" who enjoys a major fan following in Japan.


Afghan Taliban name a new leader, but peace talks delayed

Tolonews website runs a story on its front page about Taliban Mullah Mohammad Omar's death in KabulBy Jibran Ahmad PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – The Taliban have chosen late supreme leader Mullah Omar's longtime deputy to replace him, two militant commanders said on Thursday, as Pakistan announced that peace talks between the insurgents and the Afghan government had been postponed. Pakistan cited reports of Omar's death as the reason for the delay in negotiations, amid fears they could trigger a potentially bloody succession battle and further deepen divisions within the militant movement. Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour was appointed leader at a meeting of the Taliban's top representatives, many of whom are based in the Pakistani city of Quetta, according to the sources who were present at the shura, or gathering.