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PARSHAT CHUKAT: RAV KOOK ON MOSES’S FATAL ANGRY ERROR AT THE WATERS OF DISPUTATION AND WHAT WE MUST DO TO FIX IT

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Israel’s Maccabiah Games Unveil Details for Star-Studded Opening Ceremony

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UN Watch Report Exposes UNRWA’s Teachers of Hate

UN Watch Report Exposes UNRWA’s Teachers of Hate GENEVA, June 28, 2022 — As the U.S. and other Western states gathered on Thursday at the United Nations in the presence of Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to pledge funding for the UN agency t

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Jonathan Feldstein – What’s Happening with Hispanics and Israel

Jonathan Feldstein – What’s Happening with Hispanics and Israel I was driving in Jerusalem last month and saw a colorful flag flying. The horizontal bars of yellow, blue, and red had a coat of arms in the middle, but I was not familiar with which

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Steve Kramer – Touring Israeli Historical Places with ESRA

Steve Kramer – Touring Israeli Historical Places with ESRA Michal and I recently enjoyed a day trip organized by ESRA, the English Speaking Residents Association. ESRA provides numerous social activities for Israelis who are comfortable speaking Eng

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News June 27, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News June 27, 2022 Jefferies opening office in Israel, President declares, “This is just the beginning.” Brian Friedman, President of the prestigious American investment bank Jefferies, is set

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel’s Gas Galore – and the Future Danger of Running Out of Economic Gas

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel’s Gas Galore – and the Future Danger of Running Out of Economic Gas Charles Dickens’ immortal book A Tale of Two Cities starts with the famous line: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…”.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 26, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 26, 2022 While the prospect of new elections in Israel leaves things somewhat up in the air, most Israelis are not taking a breather, but are reaching new heights in their efforts to create a cleaner and h

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Jonathan Feldstein – Will Biden Punish the Saudi Pariah or Embrace a Saudi Partner

Jonathan Feldstein – Will Biden Punish the Saudi Pariah or Embrace a Saudi Partner When campaigning for president, Joe Biden made a bold foreign policy declaration that he was going to make the Saudis “pay the price, and make them in fact the

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PARSHAT KORACH: RAV KOOK ON ‘KORACH INTERNATIONAL’

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HonestReporting: Independent Investigation Found Amnesty Int’l to Be ‘Institutionally Racist’?

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UNPACKED: The Great Kibbutz Experiment | Zionism Revisited

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Steve Kramer – Flourishing Israel

Steve Kramer – Flourishing Israel Israel’s significance as a Middle Eastern powerhouse has reached new levels with the help of two seminal events: the discovery of natural gas in Eastern Mediterranean waters and the success of the Abraham Accords

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First-of its-kind study at Tel Aviv University: Invasive marine species can survive

First-of its-kind study at Tel Aviv University: Invasive marine species can survive Invasive marine species can survive under surprising   environmental conditions The study included a unique experiment simulating changing environmental conditions from

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Dangerous Domestic Geo-Politics: Israel and the U.S.

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Dangerous Domestic Geo-Politics: Israel and the U.S. Geo-politics is normally viewed as something within the field of international relations. However, it can also appear within any specific country – occasionally with se

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News June 20, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News June 20, 2022 Fintech unicorn Pagaya to complete SPAC merger despite turmoil. The company, valued at $8.5 billion, is set to begin trading on Nasdaq later this week after shareholders of SPAC EJF

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 19, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 19, 2022 Israel and Israelis were bursting with oceans of energetic ideas, activities and projects this last week. It began with Israel, Egypt and the EU signing an agreement to bring Israeli natural gas vi

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PARSHAT SHLACH: RAV KOOK ON “OVERCOMING SPYFULNESS”

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Yad L’Olim is celebrating its one year anniversary

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UNPACKED: The Other Herzl: The Legacy of Rav Kook | Great Jewish Heroes

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Asper Foundation, TAU Launch Innovative Clean Water Project

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TAU: Are we on our way to a one-time treatment for AIDS?

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UN Watch: Why the U.N.’s Navi Pillay Commission Lacks Any Credibility

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Cancelling Culture in Israel and the Ukraine

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 12, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 12, 2022 So many Israeli innovations and activities are designed to solve critical problems. This week’s newsletter includes Israeli solutions to diagnose autoimmune diseases, treat dry eye disease, p

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

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UNPACKED: Watch – When Israel Almost Failed To Survive | The Jewish Story

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UNPACKED – Watch: Is Birthright Israel Too Good To Be True?

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 6, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 6, 2022 Israel is like a powerful magnet, attracting global demand for its innovations and assistance.  The European Union is negotiating for Israeli natural gas. Israel is partnering Greece for innovation

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Ruth Defines Judaism – Not Ruth-Less Rabbis

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Shavuot: Rav Kook On Why The Creator Spoke To Israel

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News June 2, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News June 2, 2022 Cybereason laying off 100 employees in Israel, U.S. and Europe. Earlier this year, Cybereason, which is backed by SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2 and former U.S. Treasury Secretary St

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Steve Kramer – Jerusalem – In Whose Hands Is It?

Steve Kramer – Jerusalem – In Whose Hands Is It? On Sunday, May 29, 2022, Israel commemorated Jerusalem Day, marking 55 years since the Israeli forces (IDF) liberated the Old City from the 19-year Jordanian occupation of 1948-1967. Jerusalem h

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 29, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 29, 2022 the highlights include: Israeli Virtual Reality can save hundreds of thousands of lives. Israeli innovation features at four major international conferences. Onwards and upwards for Israel’s susta

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RAV KOOK ON JERUSALEM AS THE GATEWAY TO EDEN

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US Economic ‘Aid’ to Israel No Longer Exists

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TAU: Scientific breakthrough at Tel Aviv University

TAU: Scientific breakthrough at Tel Aviv University Researchers discovered a mechanism shared by mutations in different genes associated with autism, schizophrenia, and other conditions An experimental drug developed at a TAU lab may be suitable for treat

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Victor Rosenthal – From Israel: A “Dear Europe” Letter

Victor Rosenthal – From Israel: A “Dear Europe” Letter Negotiations are underway between Israel and the European Union for Israel to sell natural gas to Europe, which wishes to end its dependence on Russia for fuel. Italy and Germany presently g

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Steve Kramer – Forget the Two State Solution Already!

Steve Kramer – Forget the Two State Solution Already! On May 18, the Jerusalem Post published an editorial entitled “Israel cannot abandon the two-state solution.” https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-707053 I maintain that Israel must leave th

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 22, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 22, 2022 As a regular newsletter, readers know, that Israel has a huge positive impact on the world. This week’s news includes an Israeli Covid-19 treatment that also helps cancer patients; super-fast

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Mt. Meron and the Metaverse

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News May 19, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News May 19, 2022 Masterschool announces $100 million Seed round to build network of tech career-training schools. The Israeli company, which had been bootstrapped since its founding in 2019, has deve

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United Hatzalah – Missing Man On Ashkelon Coast Results In Dramatic ATV Rescue

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel: Why the Original Path Ultimately Blocks our Progress

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel: Why the Original Path Ultimately Blocks our Progress We live in a world with a lot of social, economic, and political dysfunction. Here’s a major reason why: “Path Dependence” – one of the most important con

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 15, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 15, 2022 Another action-packed week with Israelis saving untold numbers of lives with new stem cell treatments, 2-minute biopsies, innovative surgery, sensors to prevent drowning and under 3-minute responses

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News 5-13-22

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News 5-13-22 The global domino effect is shaking up high-tech complacency and is rapidly approaching Israel. The sharp declines in capital markets over the past month are changing the playing conditio

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UNPACKED: Watch: 1948: Israel’s Battle for Independence | The Jewish Story

UNPACKED: Watch: 1948: Israel’s Battle for Independence | The Jewish Story Three years after the Holocaust and the devastating loss of six million Jews, Jewish refugees were desperately trying to immigrate to Israel. However, then British-mandated P

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Steve Kramer – Run-up to Israel’s Independence Day

Steve Kramer – Run-up to Israel’s Independence Day Israel recently commemorated its 74th year of independence, preceded by the memorial day for military and terrorist casualties. To celebrate Israel’s birthday, which follows Passover by two week

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Telling it Like It Is(n’t) in Israel and America

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Telling it Like It Is(n’t) in Israel and America If there’s a common theme running through Israeli and American Jewry’s thoughts about each other, it’s the different way they talk and how they say it. This is not a

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 8, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 8, 2022 Israelis were really flying with innovations and humanitarian activities this past week.  A Ukrainian girl was flown to Israel for heart surgery; blue-sky thinking unlocked more secrets of how the b

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    CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News May 6, 2022

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    UNPACKED: Golda Meir: The Girl from Milwaukee who Became Prime Minister

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    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel Joining the Tide of Regionalism

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    This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May, 1, 2022

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    IDF – Watch: Righteous Among the Nations: CPL Noah’s Family Legacy

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    Jonathan Sacks z”l – From Priest to People: Kedoshim

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    HonestReporting – Media’s Eyes Wide Shut

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    Tel Aviv University – Antisemitism Peaked Globally in 2021

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    CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News April 27, 2022

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    Steve Kramer – Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, the epicenter of violence

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      CTECH – Israeli High School Team Takes Second Place in Prestigious Robotics Competition

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        Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – What Zelensky Got Right about Israel – and also Wrong

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        EoZ: How “human rights groups” covered (or didn’t cover) Friday’s Temple Mount riots

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        IsraelSeen: This Is What It’s Like Being An IDF Paratrooper

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        Victor Rosenthal – Israel: A Long Collection of Short Topics

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        This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 18, 2022

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        Steve Kramer – Israel through a Tourist’s Eyes Part II

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        Charles Abelsohn – Letter from Israel – From Oppression to Freedom

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        WATCH Israeli laser-based air defense shoots down drones

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        CTECH: Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News April 13, 2022

        CTECH: Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News April 13, 2022 OpenWeb acquiring advertising platform ADYOULIKE for $100 million. ADYOULIKE was launched in Paris in 2011 and works with over 4,000 brands, agencies, and publishers including The

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        Steve Kramer – Israel through a Tourist’s Eyes

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        Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel: Backing Into the Modern World: Ultra-Orthodoxy and “Secular” Education

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        Dori Bisk: In Israel, We Just Keep Walking

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        The Medialine: Meta Is Moving on up in Tel Aviv, Rents 20 Floors of New High-rise

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        Adelson Family Sponsors Flights of 500 Ukrainian Refugees to Israel

        Adelson Family Sponsors Flights of 500 Ukrainian Refugees to Israel Adelson Family Sponsors Flights for 500 Ukrainian Refugees to Israel With Operation Orange Wings, Reuniting Many With Israeli Family Members. Jerusalem – Members of the Adelson fami

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        CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News April 6, 2022

        CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News April 6, 2022   Cybersecurity startup Coro secures $80 million for mid-market and SMB solution. The Israeli company’s SaaS solution helps protect the users, devices, email, and cloud applications

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        TAU – The Nanodrug that Attacks the Cancer Twice

        TAU – The Nanodrug that Attacks the Cancer Twice A single nanoparticle does two jobs: enhancing the effectiveness of chemotherapy and reinvigorating the immune system. Researchers from Tel Aviv University proved that a drug delivery system based on

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        HonestReporting – How European Union Funding of West Bank Activities Breaches Int’l Law & Undermines Peace

        HonestReporting – How European Union Funding of West Bank Activities Breaches Int’l Law & Undermines Peace By Akiva Van Koningsveld In possibly its strongest rebuke of European Union policy to date, an official report released by Israel’s Intell

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        UN WATCH: UN to appoint investigator who compares Israel to Nazi Germany

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        Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Why are Israelis So Happy?

        Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Why are Israelis So Happy? It’s been a rough week for Israel with several terrorist attacks – similar to many such in the past. All the more reason to ask a seemingly perplexing question: why does Israel continually sco

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        This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 3,2022

        This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 3, 2022 Israelis continue to “run up” many more successes in trying to make the world a better place. Israel’s life-saving field hospital in Ukraine is now up and running. There are curre

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        What Are the Palestinians Thinking? A New Survey Exposes the Harsh Reality

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        Dov Lipman: Yad L’Olim Opens New Department for Ukrainian Arrivals to Israel

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        Steve Kramer – Whither the United States in the Middle East – and Israel?

        Steve Kramer – Whither the United States in the Middle East – and Israel? In the period following WW2 the US became the undisputed leader of the Western democracies. It was challenged in its position as world leader only by the USSR, whose rul

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        Jonathan Sacks z”l covenant and conversations: Not All as it Seems

        Jonathan Sacks z”l covenant and conversations: Not All as it Seems Excerpt from the book of Leviticus weekly reading: from Shemini We err if we think of God as capricious, jealous, angry: a myth spread by early Christianity in an attempt to define itsel

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        CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News Mar. 30, 2022

        CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News Mar. 30, 2022 Cyera raises $56 million Series A for cloud data security platform. The Israeli startup, founded 10 months ago, has developed a cloud-native data security platform that aims to ins

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        Prof. Ehud Gazit – the first Israeli to receive a prestigious international recognition in Chemistry

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        Covert Operations Succeed: Delivering Medicine To Jews Stuck In Ukraine & Bring Essential Papers To Others Wishing to Make Aliyah

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        Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Good News Beyond the Arab-Israeli Negev Conference

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        Jonathan Sacks z”l – Fire: Holy and Unholy Shemini

        Jonathan Sacks z”l – Fire: Holy and Unholy Shemini The shock is immense. For several weeks and many chapters – the longest prelude in the Torah – we have read of the preparations for the moment at which God would bring His Presence to rest

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        CTECH: Latest Israeli technology and Innovation News Mar. 24, 2022

        CTECH: Latest Israeli technology and Innovation News Mar. 24, 2022 Mind the Tech London 2022 Shlomo Kramer: “Governments will need to increase their cybersecurity budgets.” The Cato Networks CEO and former co-founder of Check Point was speaking at Cal

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        UNPACKED: The Biochemist Who Helped Establish a Jewish State

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        TAU: Making history: the achievements of Zionism studied in the UAE

        TAU: Making history: the achievements of Zionism studied in the UAE A book by Israeli Islam researchers was published in Abu Dhabi For the first time since the signing of the Abraham Accords, an Israeli research book was published in Abu Dhabi. The UAE

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        United Hatzalah Has Brought More Than 2,000 Ukrainian Refugees To Israel

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