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Rami Dabbas – Israel fears Iran’s regional ambition more than “nuclear”

Rami Dabbas – Israel fears Iran’s regional ambition more than “nuclear.” Israel did not succeed in thwarting the Vienna talks, which began on April 6 to revive the nuclear agreement between Tehran, America. The major European count

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Sheri Oz – Nakba Day for Peacemongers: A Combatants for Peace Oxymoron

Sheri Oz – Nakba Day for Peacemongers: A Combatants for Peace Oxymoron Come on Jews! Let us join in the Palestinian Nakba Day ceremony! After all, we were invited by the NGO Combatants for Peace. Must mean that this is another step along the path to

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UNPACKED: Watch Magnum Opus of a Monster: Faces of the Holocaust.

UNPACKED: Watch Magnum Opus of a Monster: Faces of the Holocaust. Maria Mandl, an art and music aficionado, was one of the highest ranking female SS officers of the Nazi party. Known as “The Beast”, Mandl was ultimately held responsible for the death

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

  From cyber to banking: Palo Alto’s Nir Zuk recruiting investors for new digital bank. Zuk has partnered with Shmuel Hauser, the former Chairman of the Israel Securities Authority, and entrepreneur Yuval Aloni, to set up what would be Israel’

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Noam Bedein – Mideast ‘water ecotourism’?

Noam Bedein – Mideast ‘water ecotourism’? “Earth Day,” April 22nd, 2021, marks the fifth year since I first began documenting Israel’s world wonder, the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth, its receding water level, as well as its breathta

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 2, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 2, 2021 Besides Israel’s usual medical research breakthroughs, this week’s newsletter includes many news articles of Israelis working to benefit the disadvantaged in society. They include safer I

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Rami Dabbas – How will the Biden administration handle the escalation between Iran and Israel?

Rami Dabbas – How will the Biden administration handle the escalation between Iran and Israel?   In a rapid deterioration of the ongoing conflict between Iran and Israel, which took a more severe turn after the strike by Israel to the Iranian N

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Steve Ornstein – My First Birthday without Elisheva (Liz) z”l

Steve Ornstein – My First Birthday without Elisheva (Liz) z”l   How many times I have tried or rather wanted to write about my relationship of 48 years with Liz but always found it difficult to put it to paper. Why is it after her passing

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Howard Epstein – LETTER FROM ISRAEL

Howard Epstein – LETTER FROM ISRAEL Does Israel have any peers? Given that life here is a series of miracles, I suggest not. Next month sees the 73rd anniversary of the birth of the Jewish State. Ben Gurion did not even decide upon its name until tw

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Victor Rosenthal – Our Enemies Deploy the Cognitive Bomb

Victor Rosenthal – Our Enemies Deploy the Cognitive Bomb The first thing you need to know about the Human Rights Watch (HRW) report that was released on 27 April accusing Israel of “apartheid” is that the accusation has nothing to do with aparth

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UNPACKED: The Boxer who Fought for his Life at Auschwitz

UNPACKED: The Boxer who Fought for his Life at Auschwitz Salamo Arouch, a young Jewish boxer from Greece, was sent to Auschwitz in 1943. Suddenly finding himself in brutal matches staged to “entertain” the Nazi SS officers, the undefeated Balkan light

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Jonathan Sacks – On Not Being Afraid of Greatness Emor 5781

Jonathan Sacks – On Not Being Afraid of Greatness Emor 5781 Rabbi Sacks zt’’l had prepared a full year of Covenant & Conversation for 5781, based on his book Lessons in Leadership. The Rabbi Sacks Legacy Trust will continue to distribute these

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Amb. Dore Gold – Defensible Borders for Israel: A Response

Amb. Dore Gold – Defensible Borders for Israel: A Response Despite intense efforts in Western capitals to second-guess Israel’s security requirements, the top Israeli leadership has been remarkably consistent about what Israel requires to prot

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Rami Dabbas – Iraqi Kurdistan – a new escalation arena between Israel and Iran

Rami Dabbas – Iraqi Kurdistan – a new escalation arena between Israel and Iran The escalation between Iran and Israel has intensified through the expansion of military and intelligence targeting operations by each side for the interests of the

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Pete Hoekstra and Ariel Behar – “Wokeism” Energizes Anti-Semitism

Pete Hoekstra and Ariel Behar – “Wokeism” Energizes Anti-Semitism Steven Emerson-Executive Director of IPT Anti-Semitism, the world’s oldest hatred, has been on the rise in America in recent years. Just last week, a group of Jews w

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Negev is NOT the Future

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Negev is NOT the Future As is well known, Prime Minister Ben-Gurion was the champion of settling the Negev — and is buried there as a testament to his devotion to Israel’s southern desert. Unfortunately, what made s

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Rami Dabbas – Iran and Israel, Who wins the unconventional war?

Rami Dabbas – Iran and Israel, Who wins the unconventional war?   Without commenting on the official accusation that Iran directed against his country of committing acts of sabotage at the Iranian nuclear facility Natanz on April 11th, Israeli Prim

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IsraelSeen – Helping a Young Girl After A Three Storey Fall

IsraelSeen – Helping a Young Girl After A Three Storey Fall On Tuesday night, at 19:45 p.m., a 12-year-old girl was with her friends in the Sarig outdoor mall, located in the city of Binyamina. The young adults were enjoying playing around the mall,

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 25, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 25, 2021 The highlights include: Over 80% of Israeli adults have now been vaccinated against Covid-19. Israeli optical breakthrough allows for early detection of skin cancer. Israel marks Earth Day with na

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Steve Kramer – Will Israel Go to a 5th Election

Steve Kramer – Will Israel Go to a 5th Election Israel has held four elections in the last two years. Prime Minister Netanyahu set the stage for this farcical and unprecedented cycle of elections by dissolving his government with the mistaken idea t

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Jonathan Sacks – Sprints and Marathons Acharei Mot – Kedoshim 5781

Jonathan Sacks – Sprints and Marathons Acharei Mot – Kedoshim 5781 Rabbi Sacks zt’’l had prepared a full year of Covenant & Conversation for 5781, based on his book Lessons in Leadership. The Rabbi Sacks Legacy Trust will continue to distribu

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UNPACKED:Why are there so many Ultra-Orthodox Jewish TV Shows?

UNPACKED:Why are there so many Ultra-Orthodox Jewish TV Shows? It’s easy to think that Haredi (“ultra-Orthodox”) communities are all black and white. But the increase in TV shows and films that portray the complexities of Orthodox Jewish, especially

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Who are Israel’s most in-demand online freelancers? According to analysis conducted by Fiverr, the most in-demand online services were mainly related to digital transformation. Re

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Victor Rosenthal – Nationalism vs. Empire

Victor Rosenthal – Nationalism vs. Empire Recently I’ve had some arguments with Jewish anti-Zionists (although they sometimes claim they are Zionists). These are not the ones who wear Palestinian keffiyes and say kaddish for dead terrorists. These

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel Is Not America: The Risk in Not Being Risky

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel Is Not America: The Risk in Not Being Risky Why has Israel become a startup nation par excellence? Why is driving a car in Israel so hazardous? And why do American parents accompany their tweens everywhere?  One ans

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 18, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 18, 2021 The theme of this year’s Israeli Independence Day was a huge “Thank You” to its citizens for their resilience in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. There was also much interna

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Rami Dabbas – Should Israel be a friend of Riyadh?

Rami Dabbas – Should Israel be a friend of Riyadh? Riyadh is unable to effectively defend itself on its own, and any diplomatic relationship with Saudi Arabia must be based on this fact. The conclusion of a peace treaty with one of the leading and w

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Jonathan Sacks – How to Praise Tazria – Metzora 5781

Jonathan Sacks – How to Praise Tazria – Metzora 5781 Rabbi Sacks zt’’l had prepared a full year of Covenant & Conversation for 5781, based on his book Lessons in Leadership. The Rabbi Sacks Legacy Trust will continue to distribute these weekl

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UNPACKED – Who Are Israelis, Really?

UNPACKED – Who Are Israelis, Really? What you may not know about the vibrant society that makes up Israel is that day to day life in Israel is so much more than the narrow keyhole view that much of the world understands! Israel is a democratic state

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From Minibus To Ambucycle, A Volunteer EMT Speaks About A Life He Saved

From Minibus To Ambucycle, A Volunteer EMT Speaks About A Life He Saved Ramat HaSharon – Sasson Dabul is a mini-bus driver who lives in Ramat HaSharon and works all over the country. In his spare time, he volunteers as an EMT with United Hatzalah, w

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    UNPACKED: Watch Zionism: New Goals & Old Struggles – Prof. Gil Troy

    UNPACKED: Watch Zionism: New Goals & Old Struggles – Prof. Gil Troy In celebration of Israel’s 73rd Independence Day — Yom Ha’atzmaut — we are sharing professor Gil Troy’s essay “Why I am a Zionist.” Twenty years ago he wrote this affi

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    Jonathan Sacks z”l – Israel’s Memorial Day YOM HAZIKARON

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    CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

    CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Israeli tech startups raise a record $5.37 billion in first quarter of 2021. The total sum raised in the quarter increased by 89% compared to the fourth quarter of last year and was

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    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Why A Bi-Polar Memorial Celebration? It’s Profoundly Jewish

    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Why A Bi-Polar Memorial Celebration? It’s Profoundly Jewish Israel’s practice of connecting Yom Hazikaron (Memorial Day) and Yom Haatzmaut (Independence Day) is highly unusual. The U.S. has five weeks between them (last

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    This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 12, 2021

    This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 12, 2021 Due to the Passover festival and additional circumstances, the newsletter is shorter than usual. Apologies if I have omitted any articles sent to me recently. I wiill try to include them in a subs

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    Rami Dabbas – A coup attempt in Jordan – A warning to Israel & The United States defends the Ideal Monarchy

    Rami Dabbas – A coup attempt in Jordan – A warning to Israel & The United States defends the Ideal Monarchy A coup attempt in Jordan – A warning to Israel   The former crown prince to the throne and brother of the king, Hamzah bin H

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    Rav Itzchak Marmorstein: What would Rav Kook say about the holocaust?

    Rav Itzchak Marmorstein: What would Rav Kook say about the holocaust? “The shofar of the impure animal is transformed into the shofar of Messiach. Amalek…Hitler and their ilk are awakening redemption.” -Rav Kook-Rosh HaShana, 1933 It is Yom HaZicar

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    Steve Kramer – Iran Hangs Tough (on Conforming to JCPOA)

    Steve Kramer – Iran Hangs Tough (on Conforming to JCPOA) One of the important points that candidate Joe Biden emphasized during the presidential nomination sweepstakes was that the US would return to the JCPOA [Iran deal] and negotiate with the Iran

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    Two Muslim Ambulance Drivers Save The Life Of a Collapsed Neighbor

    Two Muslim Ambulance Drivers Save The Life Of a Collapsed Neighbor Jadeidi-Makr – On Wednesday morning, just before 9:00 a.m. in the town of Jadeidi-Makr in the Galilee, Farok Dabas was sleeping after a long ambulance shift the previous night, when

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    The Jerusalem Declaration’s Bogus Definition of Anti-Semitism

    The Jerusalem Declaration’s Bogus Definition of Anti-Semitism by Gerald M. Steinberg and Asaf Romirowsky The National Interest In 2016, following major attacks targeting Jewish and Israeli targets around the world, and based on earlier text adopted

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    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Jewish Heritage & Israel: Tribal Partying

    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Jewish Heritage & Israel: Tribal Partying “Political Culture” is deep-rooted – sometimes so deep that uprooting it proves impossible. Contemporary Israeli politics and society might seem to be light years away fro

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    Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser – The False Claim that Israel Is Bound to Lose Either Its Jewish or Democratic Identities

    Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser – The False Claim that Israel Is Bound to Lose Either Its Jewish or Democratic Identities Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs Institute for Contemporary Affairs Founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation

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    UNPACKED – Is Israel an Occupying Power?

    UNPACKED – Is Israel an Occupying Power? Israel’s presence in the West Bank, or Judea and Samaria, has a laundry list of labels, many of which have been built on historical assumptions and modern ideas. At the top of this list is one word that has

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      CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

      CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News Kaltura’s Nasdaq IPO called off due to low demand. The Israeli company had intended to go public at a $2 billion valuation. Is Israeli tech losing its shine on Nasdaq? Read more Next

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      Assaf Erez – Photos During Passover Holiday in Israel

      Assaf Erez – Photos During Passover Holiday in Israel During Pesach(Passover) holiday Assaf makes the rounds on the highways and byways of Israel.  

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      This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 31, 2021

      This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 31, 2021 The Passover story is of the journey from bitter slavery to sweet freedom. This Passover, after the bitter pandemic, vaccinated Israelis enjoyed the sweet return to group celebrations. Israel̵

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      Barbara Rubin – Justice, Justice to the Far and Near The Case for Religious Courts

      Barbara Rubin – Justice, Justice to the Far and Near The Case for Religious Courts In the annals of litigation history, many stories attached to judicial forms of responsibility under Mr. Mason’s Bill of Rights in the United States.  Unfortunatel

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      Victor Rosenthal -The Invisible War

      Victor Rosenthal -The Invisible War I’ve written before about the European Union’s intervention in Judea/Samaria, how our “friends” in Europe pour massive amounts of money into illegal Palestinian development in Area C – the part of the territor

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      IsraelSeen Exclusive – From Death To Life in 10 Minutes Early Intervention By Family and First Responders

      IsraelSeen Exclusive – From Death To Life in 10 Minutes Early Intervention By Family and First Responders Early Intervention By Family and First Responders, Brings A Cardiac Arrest Patient Back To Life In Less than Ten Minutes   Kiryat Gat R

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      Steve Kramer – The Taming of the Jew

      Steve Kramer – The Taming of the Jew Happy Passover to all my readers celebrating this wonderful holiday!   Tuvia Tenenbom is an expat Israeli who has lived in Germany and elsewhere for many decades, working as a journalist and author. Holding

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        Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – A 5th Passover Question

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        Jonathan Sacks z”l – The Courage of Identity Crises Tzav 5781

        Jonathan Sacks z”l – The Courage of Identity Crises Tzav 5781 Rabbi Sacks zt’’l had prepared a full year of Covenant & Conversation for 5781, based on his book Lessons in Leadership. The Rabbi Sacks Legacy Trust will continue to distribut

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        UNPACKED – Did Israel Expel Palestinian Arabs? The Israeli-Palestinian Context

        UNPACKED – Did Israel Expel Palestinian Arabs? The Israeli-Palestinian Context This week on Unpacked, we bring you part three of our six-part series, The Israeli-Palestinian Context. Halfway through our series, we come to one of the most contested t

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          Charles Abelsohn – Letter from Israel – Israel and Israelis Around the World

          Charles Abelsohn – Letter from Israel – Israel and Israelis Around the World Hi again from Israel, I thought it might be a nice idea to look at what Israel as a country or Israelis as individuals have been doing around the world recently. Israel i

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          CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

          CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News   Israeli cybersecurity startup Orca achieves unicorn status with $210 million series C. “The way to become the biggest cloud security company is to be out there and that is expens

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          Inspiration from Rabbi Sacks for Shabbat HaGadol and Pesach

          Inspiration from Rabbi Sacks for Shabbat HaGadol and Pesach Dear Friends, As we approach Pesach we wanted to highlight a number of pieces of content from the teachings of Rabbi Sacks zt”l that you might find inspiring as you prepare for the Seder an

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          Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig Physically emPOWERing Women is the Only Real Way to Stop Violence Against Them

          Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig Physically emPOWERing Women is the Only Real Way to Stop Violence Against Them. Israel is in the throes of a wave of (mostly) domestic violence against women. Great Britain is in shock over a brutal murder – with massive female d

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          This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 21, 2021

            This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 21, 2021 Life is returning to Israeli streets, parks and entertainment venues as Covid-19 vaccinations protect more citizens. Israeli medical research and products in this week’s newsletter wi

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          Victor Rosenthal – Why You Should Make Aliyah

          Victor Rosenthal – Why You Should Make Aliyah Even before the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem, there were colonies of Jews living outside of Eretz Yisrael. It’s true that they were unable to fulfill the mitzvot that were incumbent upon them

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          Jonathan Sacks z”l – The Sins of a Leader Vayikra 5781

          Jonathan Sacks z”l – The Sins of a Leader Vayikra 5781 As we have discussed so many times already this year, leaders make mistakes. That is inevitable. So, strikingly, our parsha of Vayikra implies. The real issue is how leaders respond to the

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          UNPACKED – Zionism: The Backstory: Was Zionism a Form of Colonialism? | The Israeli-Palestinian Context

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          CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

          CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News Fast-charging battery startup StoreDot closing on $3.5 billion SPAC merger. StoreDot’s batteries can currently be used to power drones, electric motorcycles and scooters, and the Israeli co

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          Rami Dabbas – Europe and Islam

          Rami Dabbas – Europe and Islam Since the Muslims expelled from Spain (Andalusia), the Muslims have dreamed of recovering the lost booty, and the strange paradox between backwardness and dependence on Europe and the dream of Andalusia and the Islamiz

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          Franny & Evyatar’s Hebrew/English version of the Sound of Silence

          Franny & Evyatar’s Hebrew/English version of the Sound of Silence H/T Israelnationalnews “The Sound of Silence written by Paul Simon, is so relevant to our world today”. Franny & Evyatar perform a cover in Hebrew and English. ‘The

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          UNPACKED – Can You Be Zionist and Progressive? | The Israeli-Palestinian Context

          UNPACKED – Can You Be Zionist and Progressive? | The Israeli-Palestinian Context This week on Unpacked, we are kicking off our new six-part series The Israeli-Palestinian Context. Over the next six episodes, we will tackle one of the most important

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            This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 14, 2021

            This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 14, 2021This week’s positive Israel newsletter is full of Israeli innovations and activities that benefit the planet. They include positive coronavirus vaccination information, Covid-19 treatments an

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            Rami Dabbas – The main conflict in the Middle East is no longer between the Arabs and Iran.

            Rami Dabbas – The main conflict in the Middle East is no longer between the Arabs and Iran. While the Arab world was the political heart of the Middle East, non-Arab powers now play a major role in the region. For a long time, the main conflict in t

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            Jonathan Sacks z”l – Celebrate Vayakhel-Pekudei 5781

            Jonathan Sacks z”l – Celebrate Vayakhel-Pekudei 5781 If leaders are to bring out the best in those they lead, they must give them the chance to show they are capable of great things, and then they must celebrate their achievements. That is w

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            “Our Common Goal Is Saving Lives”- Jewish and Muslim EMTs Leave Training Class To Save A Life

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            Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld z”l – Israel’s Multifaceted Power

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            Nitsana Darshan-Leitner – The Insanity of Political Naivete

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            CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

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            Assaf Erez – Explores Central Israel in Photos

            Assaf Erez – Explores Central Israel in Photos As the country opens up Assaf makes his way through the side streets and highways of central Israel.  

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            Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Converting the Torah

            Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Converting the Torah The latest Israeli pre-election brouhaha revolves around the High Court of Justice’s ruling that non-Orthodox conversions are legitimate for eligibility regarding the Right of Return, i.e., automatic

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            This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 7, 2021

            This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 7, 2021 Well over half of Israeli citizens have now received at least one vaccination against Covid-19. This milestone coincided with Israelis celebrating International Women’s Day and the Jewish Fes

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            IsraelSeen Exclusive – “We Are Here To Help, Today Is No Different”

            IsraelSeen Exclusive – “We Are Here To Help, Today Is No Different” EMTs respond quickly to save seriously injured motorcyclist after a major crash. Early one Friday afternoon in the middle of February, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Netanel Moya

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            Jonathan Sacks z”l – How Leaders Fail Ki Tissa 5781

            Jonathan Sacks z”l – How Leaders Fail Ki Tissa 5781 Rabbi Sacks zt’’l had prepared a full year of Covenant & Conversation for 5781, based on his book Lessons in Leadership. The Office of Rabbi Sacks will continue to distribute these weekl

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            Steve Kramer – The Street of the Prophets

            Steve Kramer – The Street of the Prophets Israel is coming back to life slowly. (Unfortunately, this doesn’t pertain to air travel, which may be in hiatus until after Passover – but we don’t know anything for sure.) To celebrate coming out

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            IsraelSeen Exclusive – Saving A Life Amid Purim Rush

            IsraelSeen Exclusive – Saving A Life Amid Purim Rush On Tuesday afternoon, volunteer EMT Chezy Roth was at his store in central Jerusalem, tending to his customers who were going about their last-minute Purim shopping when his communications device

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            CTECH – The Latest Israel Technology and Innovation News

            CTECH – The Latest Israel Technology and Innovation News   Three young cyber companies are about to join Israel’s stable of unicorns. The oldest of the companies eyeing a billion-dollar valuation has been around for less than three years. Rea

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            Rami Dabbas – Is Jordan against Saudi-Israeli peace, or is it a game of interests?

            Rami Dabbas – Is Jordan against Saudi-Israeli peace, or is it a game of interests? There are serious concerns in Jordan about the conclusion of a peace agreement between Israel and Saudi Arabia at the expense of Jordan’s interest, and Jordan’

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            Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Purim: A Holiday for the Jewish People but NOT for Judaism

            Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Purim: A Holiday for the Jewish People but NOT for Judaism Despite its very festive nature, the holiday of Purim based on the Book of Esther is an object lesson of what can happen when we become too comfortable with a traditional

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            This Weeks Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 28, 2021

            This Weeks Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 28, 2021 Dozens of Israeli innovations, products and programs were launched in the two weeks since the last newsletter. Even the very first VeryGoodNewsIsrael zoom presentation. But the important launches included

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            Shelly Schreter – A Berkeley Jewish Radical, Fifty Years Later in Israel

            Shelly Schreter – A Berkeley Jewish Radical, Fifty Years Later in Israel An old friend from my Berkeley days asked whether my political opinions and values had changed since we were students in the late 1960s and early 1970s. He was only asking for

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            IsraelSeen Exclusive: PLAYING DETECTIVE WITH FAMILY LORE

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            Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Why is Lapid Beating Saar and Bennett?

            Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Why is Lapid Beating Saar and Bennett? The past weeks have seen some dynamic change in Israel’s election polls, mostly within the Right/Center camp. Lapid’s Yesh Atid is up by several seats (approaching twenty), while S

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            UNPACKED – Are The Abraham Accords The Middle East Peace Deal That Ends the Israeli-Arab Conflict?

            UNPACKED – Are The Abraham Accords The Middle East Peace Deal That Ends the Israeli-Arab Conflict? For over seven decades, peace in the Middle East, and the relationship between the Arab world and Israel, has been at the center of foreign policy. Th

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              Rami Dabbas – Interview with Arab Muslim Journalist about Islam and Science.

              Rami Dabbas – Interview with Arab Muslim Journalist about Islam and Science. In an attempt to conduct a press interview with a religious Muslim about Islam and science, as he refused to do the interview with an Israeli newspaper for religious reason

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              UNPACKED – How Mizrahi Music Took Over Israeli Pop

              UNPACKED – How Mizrahi Music Took Over Israeli Pop Why did Mizrahi artists have such a hard time breaking into Israel’s mainstream music scene? Over just a few decades, Mizrahi music crossed cultural and social boundaries, introducing Israel’s d

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              CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

              CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News   Waze CEO on his decision to leave Google: “I was just worn down by the nature of the beast.” The CEO shares a personal and critical post about what led him to leave the world of Co

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              Rami Dabbas – Is the problem in Islam or Muslims?

              Rami Dabbas – Is the problem in Islam or Muslims? Renewal was the slogan of the European Renaissance, while the current slogan of the Islamic Renaissance is a return to the medieval ages and to Religious factors, that is, ignoring the present and wh

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              This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 15, 2021

              This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 15, 2021   The highlights include: Israel’s latest Covid-19 treatment has received worldwide acclaim. Two Israeli innovations could see the end to invasive biopsies. An Israeli hi-tech training NGO gives

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              Assaf Erez – Israel on His Mind: Photos of His Daily Journey

              Assaf Erez – Israel on His Mind: Photos of His Daily Journey Once again Assaf takes us on his journey through Israeli streets, roads, highways and homes.  

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              Israeli Start Up Excellent Brain signs a mutual distribution agreement with Macrotellect

              Israeli Start Up Excellent Brain signs a mutual distribution agreement with Macrotellect – Excellent Brain Ltd., the Israeli start-up developer of the most innovative direct-to-consumer Neurofeedback platform has announced today that it signed a mutual

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              Camera – Media Highlights: Accuracy in Reporting Israel in the Media   CNN’s Kiley Parrots B’Tselem Slanders February 8, 2021 CNN’s Kiley was a pass-through for B’Tselem charges, questioning nothing. He ignored the ordinary norm

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