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This Week’s Sanity Report for Israel New Year Sept. 25, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report for Israel New Year Sept. 25, 2022 n recent weeks newsletter readers cannot fail to have noticed that Israel has been calling out to the world to adopt the many life-changing and life-saving innovations that its citizens ha

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Two-State Solution? In the Middle of the Muddle

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Two-State Solution? In the Middle of the Muddle Two-state solution. One state solution. Green Line. Purple Line. Autonomy. Sovereignty. These and other terms are thrown around quite glibly as solutions to the Palestinian/Is

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UNPACKED – What Is Hezbollah?

UNPACKED – What Is Hezbollah? When Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini took control of Iran in the Islamic Revolution of 1979, no one could have predicted that would be a catalyst for the formation of the terrorist organization Hezbollah, or “Party of God

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RAV KOOK ON ROSH HASHANA: RENEWING THE POWER OF RENEWAL

RAV KOOK ON ROSH HASHANA: RENEWING THE POWER OF RENEWAL RAV KOOK ON ROSH HASHANA: RENEWING THE POWER OF RENEWAL  We are beginning the 5783’rd year of our human historical experience. Our personal and collective behavior has resulted in a planetary exis

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Charles Abelsohn – Letter from Israel: Rosh Hashana 5783: The Happiness Report

Charles Abelsohn – Letter from Israel: Rosh Hashana 5783: The Happiness Report Rosh Hashana 5783 12 September 2022 Shalom from Israel, This past year has been, shall we say, tumultuous. Some highlights (lowlights?) included Russia invading Ukraine,

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Sept. 21, 2022

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Sept. 21, 2022 Google acquires Israeli climatech startup BreezoMeter for over $200 million. The Israeli startup aims to monitor air quality and improve people’s health by using atmospheric data that i

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel: Voting the Brand

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel: Voting the Brand The party lists for Israel’s upcoming elections are now set – a good time to reflect on a little remarked-upon phenomenon: party names. A question to ponder, actually two connected ones: 1- Whic

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We Are Back: This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 19, 2022

We Are Back: This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 19, 2022 Two prominent themes in this week’s positive Israel newsletter are sustainable Israeli food technology and more life-changing innovations from the minds of Israelis. Following l

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IsraelSeen Is Taking a Vacation

IsraelSeen Is Taking a Vacation We have been sharing stories about Israel non-stop for over 16 years. Finally, I am taking a break and going on vacation to northern Italy with my family for ten days. It became clear to me that I need a social media time o

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UNPACKED: Watch – When Did Judaism Become a Religion?

UNPACKED: Watch – When Did Judaism Become a Religion? Throughout the ages, people have debated whether Judaism is a religion, a culture, or a nationality…and where Israel fits into the mix. In fact, the Jewish experience encompasses all of these.

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Tel Aviv University researchers have isolated two antibodies that neutralize all known strains of COVID-19

Tel Aviv University researchers have isolated two antibodies that neutralize all known strains of COVID-19 Breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19: Researchers have identified antibodies that may make coronavirus vaccines unnecessary   Tel Aviv Univer

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Innovation & Technology News Sept. 7, 2022

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Innovation & Technology News Sept. 7, 2022 Spot.io founders raise $28M for secret cyber startup two years after $450M exit. Former Spot CEO Amiram Shachar recently founded a new cybersecurity company named Upwind alongs

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Jonathan Feldstein – On the Death of Two Arab Journalists in Israel

Jonathan Feldstein – On the Death of Two Arab Journalists in Israel News this week in Israel included the death of two Arab journalists, in different locations, under different circumstances, and unrelated.  But the circumstances, accusations, and

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Conservatism in Israel? In Judaism, Not If It’s Laissez-Faire

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Conservatism in Israel? In Judaism, Not If It’s Laissez-Faire This past July, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), one of the most influential political organizations in the United States, held its inaugur

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 4, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 4, 2022 It’s great to return to Israel after 3 weeks in the UK. And despite most Israelis only now getting back to work, to school, and to studies, this latest newsletter shows that the summer break

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Tel Aviv Univ: New method eradicates deadly brain tumors

Tel Aviv Univ: New method eradicates deadly brain tumors New method eradicates deadly brain tumors by ‘starving’ them of energy source Dramatic results in glioblastoma research: eliminating the astrocytes (a major class of brain cells) surrounding the

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Sept. 1, 2022

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Sept. 1, 2022   Insurtech startup Fairmatic raises $42 million to innovate commercial auto insurance. The company, co-founded and headed by Israeli Jonathan Matus, has developed AI-powered risk and p

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Sabine Sterk – Time To Stand Up for Facts&Truth: Israel

Sabine Sterk – Time To Stand Up for Facts&Truth: Israel Prof. Albert Einstein was one of genius Jewish people that played a mayor role in rebuilding Israel. For Example, Einstein was among the founders of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a sup

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TAU: New aquaculture technology can help ease the global food crisis:

TAU: New aquaculture technology can help ease the global food crisis: New aquaculture technology can help ease the global food crisis: “Enriched seaweed” with extremely  high nutritional value   Researchers from Tel Aviv University and the Israe

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United Hatzalah – Ukrainian Refugees Train To Become EMTs in Israel

United Hatzalah – Ukrainian Refugees Train To Become EMTs in Israel Ten members of Uman’s Breslov community who fled to Israel at the onset of the war trained to become EMTs with United Hatzalah in hopes of returning to Ukraine and assist their co

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – THE FUTURE OF ISRAEL’S VIABILITY AND VITALITY (9): Summing Up the Future

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – THE FUTURE OF ISRAEL’S VIABILITY AND VITALITY (9): Summing Up the Future This is the summing up finale of my essay series that analyzed all seven major factors influencing a country’s future flourishing or decline: 1- N

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Steve Kramer – A View From Israel: Iran’s Coming Windfall

Steve Kramer – A View From Israel: Iran’s Coming Windfall For more than a decade, I have written many articles decrying the Western power’s fecklessness in confronting Iran, the world’s greatest purveyor of terrorism, on its drive to obtai

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RAV KOOK ON PARSHAT RE’EH-HOW TO BE BLESSEDLY HAPPY

RAV KOOK ON PARSHAT RE’EH-HOW TO BE BLESSEDLY HAPPY  “Behold- I am placing before you a ברכה-blessing and a קללה-curse. The blessing will come if you obey the directives of YHVH, your Elohim, which I am prescribing to you today. The curse wil

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News Aug. 25, 2022

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News Aug. 25, 2022 Real estate platform Reali shutting down operations. The Israeli-founded startup raised a $100 million Series B just one year ago. Read more Cyberstarts closes new $60 milli

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UNPACKED: Watch – Did Jews Always Support Israel?

UNPACKED: Watch – Did Jews Always Support Israel? In the late 1800s, rising antisemitism had people concerned that Judaism would disappear entirely. Two very different solutions arose in an attempt to solve this crisis: Reform Judaism and Zionism. R

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Global Impact: Latest Work of UN Watch on Behalf of Israel

Global Impact: Latest Work of UN Watch on Behalf of Israel Antisemitic U.N. Investigator Condemned Worldwide | Hillel Neuer on i24News   n the face of critical challenges, UN Watch has been extremely active this summer. Here is a brief update, foll

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – THE FUTURE OF ISRAEL’S VIABILITY AND VITALITY (8): Social Diversity & Pluralism

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – THE FUTURE OF ISRAEL’S VIABILITY AND VITALITY (8): Social Diversity & Pluralism In evaluating a country’s future, the seventh and last important element is whether it has social diversity and pluralism – the focus of

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 21, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 21, 2022 Energy features high in the latest positive Israel newsletter. Hydrogen from trash; recharging Electric Vehicle non-lithium batteries in minutes; wave energy for Los Angeles, non-electric air-con a

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Jonathan Feldstein -These Are Our Peace Partners

Jonathan Feldstein -These Are Our Peace Partners When they’re not shooting rockets at us, inciting terror attacks, and celebrating and paying monthly salaries to those who commit them, they are distorting and trivializing the Holocaust.   What woul

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Jonathan Sacks z”l – To Lead is to Listen Eikev 5781

Jonathan Sacks z”l – To Lead is to Listen Eikev 5781 “If only you would listen to these laws…” (Deut. 7:12). These words with which our parsha begins contain a verb that is a fundamental motif of the book of Devarim. The verb is sh-m-a. It occ

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CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Aug. 18, 2022

CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Aug. 18, 2022   DriveNets secures $262 million Series C at over $2.5 billion valuation. The Israeli company offers communications service providers (CSPs) and cloud providers a new way to build netw

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TAU: Musical Tests Can Detect Mental Deterioration in Old Age

TAU: Musical Tests Can Detect Mental Deterioration in Old Age Researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a method that employs musical tests and a portable instrument for measuring brain activity to detect cognitive decline in old age. According to

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Jonathan Feldstein – Israel: A War, a Vacation, and a Teachable Moment

Jonathan Feldstein – Israel: A War, a Vacation, and a Teachable Moment It was the end of the summer of 2006, and my wife and I had plans for a much-needed family vacation. Within several weeks of each other that year, each of our mothers died necess

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UNPACKED: Next Year in Jerusalem: Why Is This City So Important?

UNPACKED: Next Year in Jerusalem: Why Is This City So Important? Jerusalem has, is, and will continue to be, a central location of religious significance to Jews, Muslims and Christians. Through a deeper dive of Judaism’s four nicknames for the city, th

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Steve Kramer – An Overnight in Jerusalem

Steve Kramer – An Overnight in Jerusalem Michal and I had planned an overnight in Jerusalem with friends from New York. With the predictable hot weather (90 degrees and sunny every day) of the metro Tel Aviv area, a sojourn in Jerusalem is always a

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Future of Israel’s Viability & Vitality (7): Learning & Adaptability

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Future of Israel’s Viability & Vitality (7): Learning & Adaptability This is the last of the seven central elements underlying national flourishing that I have analyzed these past weeks (see this for the introductory

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Aug. 12, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Aug. 12, 2022 Wix announces $150 million cost-cutting plan as bragging backfires. Just three months ago the company’s CEO boasted on social media that the only cuts he will be making will

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Victor Rosenthal – Israel: Managing the Unmanageable

Victor Rosenthal – Israel: Managing the Unmanageable In their ongoing struggle to escape reality, Israeli politicians and opinion leaders have settled on a new approach to our never-ending war with the Arabs of Eretz Yisrael: not ending the conflict

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Jonathan Feldstein – Israel: Ceasefire

Jonathan Feldstein – Israel: Ceasefire This week, Israel undertook Operation Breaking Dawn, taking out Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terrorist leaders and cells engaged in threats of imminent attack. Israel reported that most if not all of the top

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Yair Lapid: I am a Zionist – 2009

Yair Lapid: I am a Zionist – 2009 Yair Lapid says he belongs to tiny minority that influenced world more than any other nation. An opinion piece in Ynet News from Jan. 2009. H/T to Bob Kook I believe that the Jewish people established itself in the

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TAU: Scientific breakthrough: Researchers developed a small molecule that makes immunotherapy available to all cancer patients

TAU: Scientific breakthrough: Researchers developed a small molecule that makes immunotherapy available to all cancer patients Researchers at Tel Aviv University and the University of Lisbon have jointly identified and synthesized a small molecule that co

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – THE FUTURE OF ISRAEL’S VIABILITY AND VITALITY (6) – Effective Institutions

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – THE FUTURE OF ISRAEL’S VIABILITY AND VITALITY (6) – Effective Institutions Last week I discussed in-depth the fifth factor (of seven) – “The Activist State” – underlying national competitiveness and dynamism (ht

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 7, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 7, 2022 Although many Israelis will not be eating today (Fast of 9th Av), much of the news in this week’s positive Israel newsletter relates to Israel’s agricultural innovations. One product to

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Aug. 5, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Aug. 5, 2022   Talon Cyber Security announces $100 million Series A for secure enterprise browser. The Israeli startup’s browser simplifies endpoint security by serving as a secure access

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HARAV KOOK ON TISHA B’AV: REPAIRING THE WORLD WITH THE POWER OF UNCONDITIONAL LOVE

HARAV KOOK ON TISHA B’AV: REPAIRING THE WORLD WITH THE POWER OF UNCONDITIONAL LOVE “If we  destroyed [the second Temple], and the world with us, through needless hatred, we will rebuild [the third Temple] and the world with us, through unconditional

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UNPACKED: Next Year in Jerusalem: Why Is This City So Important?

UNPACKED: Next Year in Jerusalem: Why Is This City So Important? Jerusalem has, is, and will continue to be, a central location of religious significance to Jews, Muslims and Christians. Through a deeper dive of Judaism’s four nicknames for the city, th

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Palestinian Authority Declares Support for Chinese Regime as Tensions Deepen Between Washington and Beijing

Palestinian Authority Declares Support for Chinese Regime as Tensions Deepen Between Washington and Beijing by Ben Cohen   Algemeiner The Palestinian Authority (PA) on Tuesday declared its full support for the People’s Republic of China amid renewed te

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Steve Kramer – Sustainability in Israel

Steve Kramer – Sustainability in Israel Colleges began offering “majors” and “minors” in sustainability in the first decade of the 21st century. Sustainability is taught as a multi-disciplinary program to approach complex problems, usually e

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TLV: Learning Method to Help People with Autism Improve Visual Perception

TLV: Learning Method to Help People with Autism Improve Visual Perception A new learning method could help people with autism improve visual perception capabilities   According to the researchers, improving the perceptual capabilities of people with auti

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Victor Rosenthal – Israel: Facing Reality

Victor Rosenthal – Israel: Facing Reality Sometimes reality can be difficult, even painful. But resist it as you will, it remains reality. Let me quote Nehemia Shtrasler, a left-wing journalist writing in the left-wing newspaper Ha’aretz: Humans a

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 31, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 31, 2022 The highlights include: Tel Aviv’s new hi-tech Emergency Room is the largest in the world. All 450,000+ Israeli citizens over 75 receive free public transport. Take a ride in Haifa’s new cable

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – THE FUTURE OF ISRAEL’S VIABILITY AND VITALITY (5) – The Activist State

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – THE FUTURE OF ISRAEL’S VIABILITY AND VITALITY (5) – The Activist State Last week I discussed in-depth the third of seven factors – Cohesive National Identity – underlying national competitiveness and dynamism https:

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MASEI-Rabbi Sacks: Retribution and Revenge – Rav Kook: ISRAEL’S RESPONSIBILITY TO UNITE THE WORLD

MASEI-Rabbi Sacks: Retribution and Revenge – Rav Kook: ISRAEL’S RESPONSIBILITY TO UNITE THE WORLD Rabbi Sacks: Retribution and Revenge Near the end of the book of Bamidbar, we encounter the law of the cities of refuge: three cities to the east of

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News July 29, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News July 29, 2022 The circle of life: Soluto died, but Israeli high-tech feeds off it. A rare peek behind the scenes of the high-tech crisis. The day after the sudden announcement of its closure, Cal

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Steve Kramer – The Palestinian Arabs False Interpretation of Zionism

Steve Kramer – The Palestinian Arabs False Interpretation of Zionism Following is my summary of an excellent lecture by Haviv Rettig Gur, a well-known journalist for the TimesofIsrael.com daily web newspaper. Gur’s lecture brings something new to

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UNPACKED – Are Israelis White? | Zionism Revisited

UNPACKED – Are Israelis White? | Zionism Revisited Throughout history, people have traveled from across the world to make Israel their home. This has created a fundamental Israeli value to encourage and support immigrant absorption. Immigration to I

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Prime Minister – Do not abandon the Bedouins in the Galilee

Prime Minister – Do not abandon the Bedouins in the Galilee Do not lend a hand to the destruction of the heritage of the Bedouin tribes in the north   Mr. Prime Minister, The National Parks Authority (NPA) is currently working on a plan to turn

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Shelly Schreter – How Hebrew Interacts with Other Languages

Shelly Schreter – How Hebrew Interacts with Other Languages Like every other living language, Hebrew contains many foreign words and expressions. My purpose here is to collate some of these “imports”, for our amusement and interest, and to refle

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Jonathan Feldstein – King Abdullah’s Legacy

Jonathan Feldstein – King Abdullah’s Legacy On a clear day, I can see the skyline of Amman, from my Judean mountain balcony.  It’s the only place in the world from where one can see the capital of two countries: Jordan and Israel. I look across

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Yoseph Haddad – You Don’t Have to Be a Jew to Be Successful in Israel

Yoseph Haddad – You Don’t Have to Be a Jew to Be Successful in Israel

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – THE FUTURE OF ISRAEL’S VIABILITY AND VITALITY (4) – Cohesive National Identity

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – THE FUTURE OF ISRAEL’S VIABILITY AND VITALITY (4) – Cohesive National Identity Last week I discussed in-depth the second of seven factors – Shared Opportunity – underlying national competitiveness and dynamism (http

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 24, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 24, 2022 So many “historic” events in this week’s newsletter. Israeli scientists continue to develop treatments that will confine today’s killer diseases and infections to the histor

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News July 22, 2022

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News July 22, 2022 Bizzabo raising down round led by Insight at significantly lower $200 million valuation. The event planning platform is raising $35 million at a valuation around 30% lower th

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Michael Brown and Jonathan Feldstein – Once Again, Christian Antisemitism

Michael Brown and Jonathan Feldstein – Once Again, Christian Antisemitism Last month, Rev. Jerry Pillay, former general secretary of the Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa was elected to lead the World Council of Churches. This is a pres

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Bob Cook – Israel: Should Be the Destination for Bar and Bat Mitzvah

Bob Cook – Israel: Should Be the Destination for Bar and Bat Mitzvah There is no doubt that the Bar or Bat Mitzvah of a child is one of the high points in the life of a parent.  And it is the hope of the parents that the experience has a profound i

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Israel – One Family – Overcoming Terror Together

Israel – One Family – Overcoming Terror Together We are excited to share with you what has been going on at OneFamily this past month. After two full years of restrictions, OneFamily kicked off the summer with a jam-packed schedule full of ret

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United Hatzalah – Neighborly in Nazareth & American Teens Assist in Successful CPR

United Hatzalah – Neighborly in Nazareth & American Teens Assist in Successful CPR Nazareth man suffers sudden cardiac arrest and is revived by neighbors, EMTs, and ambulance crews Nazareth – On Sunday evening, just before 11:00 p.m., a man in

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Steve Kramer – A Presidential Visit to Israel

Steve Kramer – A Presidential Visit to Israel President Biden’s recent visit here in Israel was hardly extraordinary. President Nixon visited in 1974, the first American sitting president to do so. That was the year after the Yom Kippur War when N

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A scientific mystery solved: Why corals glow even in the depths of the sea

A scientific mystery solved: Why corals glow even in the depths of the sea. It is a known fact that corals glow, even at a depth of 45 meters. Now, Tel Aviv University researchers have succeeded in proving for the first time, evidence that the corals’ f

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 17, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 17, 2022 Our planet features prominently in this week’s positive Israel newsletter. From the earth, Israelis are growing life-enhancing algae, herbs, and vertical farms. They are building hospitals fr

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Future of Israel’s Viability and Vitality (3) – Shared Opportunity

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Future of Israel’s Viability and Vitality (3) – Shared Opportunity Last week I discussed in-depth the second of seven factors – “Ambition & Will” – underlying national competitiveness and dynamism (https://i

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PARSHAT PINCHAS: RAV KOOK ON HOW TO BE A HOLY ZEALOT.

PARSHAT PINCHAS: RAV KOOK ON HOW TO BE A HOLY ZEALOT. Parshat Pinchas begins by honoring Aaron’s grandson, Pinchas  for his zealous and immediate response to the Israelite male sinning in public view with the Midianite female. “When Pinchas, son of E

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News July 15, 2022

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News July 15, 2022   “Almost all Israel’s cyber giants will lay off employees this summer.” Yoav Leitersdorf, Managing Partner at YL Ventures, the world’s largest c

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Saudi magazine praises Arab Israelis who serve in IDF

Saudi magazine praises Arab Israelis who serve in IDF By  Shahar Klaiman Israel Hayom “It’s a great honor to hold a weapon in one hand and the Quran in the other to defend my homeland, Israel,” says one young soldier interviewed by Al M

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Jonathan Feldstein – Praying that President Biden Stays Out of the Hospital in Jerusalem

Jonathan Feldstein – Praying that President Biden Stays Out of the Hospital in Jerusalem As President Biden arrives in Israel for a two-day visit, there’s concern about the possibility that he might end up in the hospital. No, not because of his a

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Jonathan Feldstein – Support for Israel is Good Policy, and Should be Non-Partisan

Jonathan Feldstein – Support for Israel is Good Policy, and Should be Non-Partisan I was grateful to be invited to speak at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s recent Road to Majority conference in Nashville. I was thinking about this in the context

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U.S./Canadian Teens Train To Become Next Generation of Lifesavers In Israel and Back Home

U.S./Canadian Teens Train To Become Next Generation of Lifesavers In Israel and Back Home NCSY Teams Up With United Hatzalah to train 50 teens as first responders culminating in a major mass-casualty-incident training drill Jerusalem – Last week on

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Future of Israel’s Viability and Vitality (2) – Ambition & Will

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Future of Israel’s Viability and Vitality (2) – Ambition & Will To evaluate what lies in store for Israel in the coming decades, I listed very briefly last week the seven factors that form the basis of national comp

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Tsvi Bisk – AIPAC’s Betrayal of American Jewry and Israel

Tsvi Bisk – AIPAC’s Betrayal of American Jewry and Israel Despite the recent upsurge in anti-Semitic activity, we Jews have never been more secure. The two inextricably connected pillars of Jewish security are Israel and the American Constitut

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 10, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 10, 2022 It may be the start of the summer holidays, but the busy pace of Israel’s positive activities remains at the highest level. Israeli scientists and medics have been busy kick-starting the immu

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Parshat Balak: Rav Kook Prophesies That Israel Will Illuminate The World

Parshat Balak: Rav Kook Prophesies That Israel Will Illuminate The World In Parshat Balak, the Torah recounts Balak’s hateful fear of Israel and his unsuccessful attempts to curse  Israel through the prophet Bilaam. His claim that the ‘multitudes of

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IDF – Watch Israel and Gaza Explained

IDF – Watch Israel and Gaza Explained You‘ve heard about it. You’ve seen pictures and videos. But there’s so much more to know… In Gaza, innocent people are suffering at the hands of Hamas. Hamas is a terrorist organization that was

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News July 7, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News July 7, 2022 Insurtech unicorn Next Insurance nixes 17% of workforce. The company is laying off 150 employees, mostly in the U.S., explaining that “we must shift focus towards profitability.”

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i24NEWS: Watch – Yair Lapid: Actor, Athlete, Prime Minister & IDF drill preparing for war with Hezbollah

i24NEWS: Watch – Yair Lapid: Actor, Athlete, Prime Minister & IDF drill preparing for war with Hezbollah The Calev Corner: Calev Ben David breaks down the road taken by Yair Lapid to finally reach the pinnacle of Israeli politics.   IDF drill p

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Steve Kramer – Poor Little “Palestine” Resent Abraham Accords

Steve Kramer – Poor Little “Palestine” Resent Abraham Accords The Palestinian Arabs resent the fact that the Saudis and other Gulf Arabs are becoming much closer with Israel, while only paying lip service to the “Palestinian cause.”  Hence

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Future of Israel’s Viability and Vitality (1)

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Future of Israel’s Viability and Vitality (1) “Since the Temple’s destruction, prophesy [prediction] is given only to the foolish” (Bava Batrah 12b). This is a wise Talmudic statement: no one really knows what t

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Watch:Yad L’Olim Celebrating One Year Helping New Immigrants Settle in Israel

Watch:Yad L’Olim Celebrating One Year Helping New Immigrants Settle in Israel thank you to all of our supporters and partners. We look forward to continuing our work of helping Olim, their families, and global Jewry for many years to come. www.yadlo

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

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 3, 2022 Israel is making the world a much safer place. This week’s newsletter includes Israeli solutions that could save humanity from all dangerous viruses, aggressive prostate cancer and congestive

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News July 1, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News July 1, 2022 “Uncertainty for the public market and for investor sentiment is toxic.” Irit Kahan, Head of DTCP Israel, Growth Equity, was speaking on a panel with Yuval Cohen, Founder and Man

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A Short Israeli Story: Meet Daphna

A Short Israeli Story: Meet Daphna It looks like plastic, feels like plastic, but it’s not plastic. It’s compostable packaging ♻️. Meet Daphna Nissenbaum, the Israeli entrepreneur who wants to rid the world of plastic pollution.

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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

PARSHAT CHUKAT: RAV KOOK ON MOSES’S FATAL ANGRY ERROR AT THE WATERS OF DISPUTATION AND WHAT WE MUST DO TO FIX IT RAV KOOK ON PARSHAT CHUKAT:  In Parshat Chukat, we read: “The Israelites arrived at the wilderness of Zin on the first new moon, and the

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

Israel’s Maccabiah Games Unveil Details for Star-Studded Opening Ceremony by Shiryn Ghermezian Algemeiner News Service   The 2022 Maccabiah Games set to take place in July in Israel has announced the line-up of stars for its opening ceremony and an

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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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