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Israeli Government Funding Diaspora Teacher Training

Israeli Government Funding Diaspora Teacher Training   Herzog College wins International Teacher Training Tender Herzog College has won an Israeli government tender to run its successful professional development program for Judaic Studies teachers ar

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CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 26, 2023

CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 26, 2023   Qualcomm set to cut dozens of jobs in Israel in new round of layoffs. The U.S. chip giant, which acquired Israeli startup Cellwize for $350 million last June, employs 700 people in Isr

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Mt. Sinai and the Halakha? An Oxymoronic Anachronism!

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Mt. Sinai and the Halakha? An Oxymoronic Anachronism! An increasing number of voices in Israeli society, and even within the new government, are calling for transforming Israel into an “authentic” Jewish State. Chief am

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 22, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 22, 2023 Spectacular!  There is no other word to describe some of the latest incredible Israeli innovations in this week’s newsletter. Four exciting cancer treatment developments; a life-changing por

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Jonathan Sacks – Spirits in a Material World וארא

Jonathan Sacks – Spirits in a Material World וארא Rabbi Sacks Web Site The Torah sometimes says something of fundamental importance in what seems like a minor and incidental comment. There is a fine example of this near the beginning of this par

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CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 19, 2023

CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 19, 2023   She-VC | “I get asked if my partner is the one making the decisions or whether the money comes from my parents.” Liron Azrielant, Managing Partner at Meron Capital, is one of the f

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A technological-biological breakthrough by Tel Aviv University

A technological-biological breakthrough by Tel Aviv University A scientific first: A robot able to “smell” using a biological sensor   The researchers say that the biological sensor sensitivity to smell is 10,000 times higher than that of existing el

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Jonathan Feldstein – Global Christian Media Personalities Reflect on Israel’s Christian Media Summit

Jonathan Feldstein – Global Christian Media Personalities Reflect on Israel’s Christian Media Summit Last month, Israel’s Government Press Office hosted the sixth Christian Media Summit in Jerusalem, the first one in person since 2019.  Mor

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Saving Life (Pikuach Nefesh) Should be a Long-Term Issue Too

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Saving Life (Pikuach Nefesh) Should be a Long-Term Issue Too Saving a life (pikuach nefesh) in Jewish law is considered almost the highest value. Indeed, for this purpose, a Jew can transgress almost every commandment, exce

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 15, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 15, 2023 There has been so much more happening in Israel recently.  A higher number of Israeli startups than ever were on display at CES Las Vegas, which handed out more CES awards to Israeli innovators. T

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Circassians: Meet the Muslim Community That Fights for Israel

The Circassians: Meet the Muslim Community That Fights for Israel honestreporting Who are the Circassians? What is their community’s history in the Land of Israel and the unique role they play in the modern State of Israel? In late December 2022, the Un

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Jonathan Sacks -Turning Curses into Blessings שמות

Jonathan Sacks -Turning Curses into Blessings שמות Genesis ends on an almost serene note. Jacob has found his long lost son. The family has been reunited. Joseph has forgiven his brothers. Under his protection and influence the family has settled in G

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Tel Aviv University researchers examined the “secret magic” of medical clowns

Tel Aviv University researchers examined the “secret magic” of medical clowns A first study of its kind by Tel Aviv University researchers examined the “secret magic” of medical clowns Medical clowns: A significant contribution to

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 11, 2023

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 11, 2023 Investments in Israeli startups plummeted 42% in 2022, cybersecurity hit hardest. According to reports released by Start-Up Nation Central (SNC), SNPI, IVC, and LeumiTech, the total volume o

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Jonathan Feldstein – What’s New in the Ancient City of David

Jonathan Feldstein – What’s New in the Ancient City of David 2 Samuel verse 11 recounts the beginning of the relationship between King David and Bathsheba. Wouldn’t it have been fascinating if, as part of his plan, David sent a letter to Uriah (

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Steve Kramer – Holier to Whom: the Temple Mount

Steve Kramer – Holier to Whom: the Temple Mount   On January 3, Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir took a 13-minute walk in Jerusalem’s Old City on the Temple Mount, Judaism’s most holy site. Much of the “world” set its hair on fire and

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 8, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 8, 2023 Already in 2023 we see Israel building for a better future.  And it promises to be a healthier future for everyone, with Israeli treatments for cancer, migraine, essential tremor, burns, and dental

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Why Do Rabbis So Strongly Condemn Homosexuality?

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Why Do Rabbis So Strongly Condemn Homosexuality?   Recently, some of Israel’s leading ultra-Orthodox and Orthodox rabbis have vociferously attacked homosexuality in very aggressive terms. Indeed, given that Israeli s

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Israel Center for Applied Systems Analysis to be established at Tel Aviv University

Israel Center for Applied Systems Analysis to be established at Tel Aviv University     New National Research Center: The Israel Center for Applied Systems Analysis to be established at Tel Aviv University   The Israel Ministry of Innovation, Scien

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Joshua Shuman: TALI’s Halleli Jewish Peoplehood and Literacy Program Experiences Jewish Pluralism in New York

Joshua Shuman: TALI’s Halleli Jewish Peoplehood and Literacy Program Experiences Jewish Pluralism in New York TALI’S HALLELI JEWISH PEOPLEHOOD PROGRAM VISITS NEW YORK TO STRENGTHEN JEWISH PLURALISM AND CONNECTIONS   The capstone event of TALI’s

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Israeli FIRST: Nanosatellite Designed to Communicate from Space

Israeli FIRST: Nanosatellite Designed to Communicate from Space New technological achievement at Tel Aviv University: First Israeli nanosatellite designed to communicate from space with an optical ground station The researchers: “This is an importan

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 4, 2023

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 4, 2023 2022 VC Survey | “The pivot away from Russia and China in the tech sector is hard to overstate.” Moshe Friedman, Head of Amdocs Ventures, speaks about how geopolitics plays a role in inve

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Steve Kramer – Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Israeli Government

Steve Kramer – Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Israeli Government   Now is not the beginning of the end of Israeli democracy, as many “pundits” say, but the end of the beginning of a more nationalistic Israel (a good thing). According to Pri

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 1, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 1, 2023 We leave 2022 looking forward to another year of Israeli innovations, discoveries and positive achievements. This newsletter publicizes new Israeli therapies that allow us to look forward to eradica

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Election Liars

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Election Liars If election candidates lie significantly, and in a bald fashion, whether about their past or the future, should they be disqualified, even if they are victorious at the ballot box? Quite coincidentally, this questio

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David Bedein – Watch UNRWA Incitement to Jihad

David Bedein – Watch UNRWA Incitement to Jihad   UNRWA Ignites Jerusalem – March 2022 from המרכז לחקר מדיניות המזה”ת CFNEPR on Vimeo. During the first week of 2023, Fatah & the Palestine Liberation Organization

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CTECH:Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Dec. 27, 2022

CTECH:Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Dec. 27, 2022   After the hangover of 2022, the real pain for high-tech will come in 2023. The big test of the upcoming year, which will decide which companies survive the crisis and perhaps get stron

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Modern Tech is Outrunning Jewish “Walking” Halakha

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Modern Tech is Outrunning Jewish “Walking” Halakha   The word “Halakha” (Jewish Law) stems from the root “to walk.” For the past two millennia, since it began to expand (some would say supplant) biblical la

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 25, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 25, 2022 So many Israeli innovations and activities illuminate all of our lives. In this latest positive newsletter, cancer and cystic fibrosis patients on trials of the latest Israeli treatments will hope

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Steve Kramer – Defrocking the New York Times

Steve Kramer – Defrocking the New York Times Why “defrocking,” a term usually used in the ecclesiastical sense? Well, The New York Times (NYT) has a quasi-religious following among American liberals, especially Jewish ones. It is “the” autho

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News 12/20/22

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News 12/20/22 She-Inspires | “The future belongs to diversity. Not because it is fair but because it is right.” Tami Mazel Shachar, CEO at Incredibuild, doesn’t just talk the talk regarding prom

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Barry Shaw – Drifting Misled Jews! Return to the Light!

Barry Shaw – Drifting Misled Jews! Return to the Light! To our lost liberal fellow Jews, Chanukah is an awkward time. They twist themselves into a pretzel trying to reimagine the Menorah as some symbol of light that unites all the victims of humanit

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RAV KOOK ON CHANUKAH: KINDLING THE INDIVIDUAL AND UNIVERSAL LIGHT

RAV KOOK ON CHANUKAH: KINDLING THE INDIVIDUAL AND UNIVERSAL LIGHT The people of Israel are lighting the eight lights of Chanukah everywhere. The Talmud recounts the original disagreement between the schools of Shammai and Hillel about the proper order of

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 18, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 18, 2022   The phrase “At the double” is a particularly appropriate title this week. Not only are Israeli innovations and achievements continuing at an incredibly fast pace, but they now se

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – For the Media, Good News is No (or Bad) News

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – For the Media, Good News is No (or Bad) News Imagine opening your favorite newspaper (Times of Israel?) and catching this leading headline: “9.5 million Israelis yesterday enjoyed their uneventful day.” Not only would y

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WATCH: Six13 – Elton Johnukah Parody

WATCH: Six13 – Elton Johnukah Parody Our last homage to a Piano Man went so well, we thought we’d celebrate one of our most joyous holidays with a tribute to another timeless entertainer, the great Sir @EltonJohn himself. #ChagSameach!

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Sir Frank Lowy Donates $18-Million to Tel Aviv University’s International School

Sir Frank Lowy Donates $18-Million to Tel Aviv University’s International School The gift from the Israeli-Australian businessman will expand TAU’s offering of global programs and collaborations; it will include a scholarship fund for outstanding

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RAVKOOK ON PARSHAT VAYESHEV: THE DIVINE COINCIDENCES THAT MOVE HISTORY TO ABSOLUTE GOOD

RAVKOOK ON PARSHAT VAYESHEV: THE DIVINE COINCIDENCES THAT MOVE HISTORY TO ABSOLUTE GOOD   “אֵ֣לֶּה ׀ תֹּלְד֣וֹת יַעֲקֹ֗ב יוֹסֵ֞ף-These are the chronicles of Yaakov:Yosef…” (Breishit  37:2) Thus the Torah begi

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Richard Landes on Why Leftists Embrace Islamist Ideas about the West

Richard Landes on Why Leftists Embrace Islamist Ideas about the West By Marilyn Stern Middle East Forum Webinar Richard Landes, chair of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) and author of Can the “Whole World” Be Wrong? Lethal Journali

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Steve Kramer – Hanukah – An Overview

Steve Kramer – Hanukah – An Overview Hanukah starts on Sunday night, December 18. Hanukah is usually celebrated during the “Christmas season.” This coincidence makes the Jewish holiday very significant in the US, probably more so than in I

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Dec. 13, 2022

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Dec. 13, 2022   Playtika confirms lay off of 610 employees, 15% of team. The gaming giant announced it is making significant cutbacks, which will include redeploying staff, winding down non-core init

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 11, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 11, 2022 Israel was ranked the 5th safest country in the world for tourists in a recent study using U.N. and W.H.O. statistics of rates per capita of homicides, vehicle accidents, disease, and other causes

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Left Out (Part 2): How Israel’s Left-Wing Can Begin Winning Again

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Left Out (Part 2): How Israel’s Left-Wing Can Begin Winning Again In my essay last week I explained how Israeli politics (similar to that of other countries) is driven first and foremost by “identity” and not necessar

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RAV KOOK ON PARSHAT VAYISHLACH:RESTORING THE BROTHERLY LOVE OF YAAKOV AND ESAU

RAV KOOK ON PARSHAT VAYISHLACH:RESTORING THE BROTHERLY LOVE OF YAAKOV AND ESAU “וַיִּשְׁלַ֨ח יַעֲקֹ֤ב מַלְאָכִים֙ לְפָנָ֔יו אֶל־עֵשָׂ֖ו אָחִ֑יו אַ֥רְצָה שֵׂעִ֖יר שְׂדֵ֥ה א

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UNPACKED: Have Israelis & Palestinians Ever Made Peace?

UNPACKED: Have Israelis & Palestinians Ever Made Peace? After years at war, Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) sought out a change of pace. In January 1993, the Israelis and the Palestinians opened secret negotiations on neutral ground

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The Israeli Druze Community: A Covenant of Brotherhood

The Israeli Druze Community: A Covenant of Brotherhood by Chaim Lax  Algemeiner News Service The Israeli Druze community is one of the groups that make up the 26% of Israel’s non-Jewish population that contributes to the diverse makeup of Israeli socie

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Dec. 6, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Dec. 6, 2022 Cybersecurity unicorn Aqua axes 10% of workforce. The Israeli cloud security company will be laying off 65 employees in total. Read more DataRails lays off 18% of team. The financial p

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Algemeiner: IDF Counts 6,900 Lone Soldiers; Half Come From 73 Different Countries

Algemeiner: IDF Counts 6,900 Lone Soldiers; Half Come From 73 Different Countries I remember my son’s beret march during the beginning of the 2nd Lebanon War. He spent most of his time as a sniper in Lebanon and the border camp. By Algemeiner News S

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Left Out: Why Israel’s Left-Wing Keeps Losing

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Left Out: Why Israel’s Left-Wing Keeps Losing With Israel’s Left recently suffering an electoral debacle, the knives are out, and pundits are having a field day assessing the reasons. The problem with almost all the ana

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Steve Kramer – Reforming Israel’s Supreme Court

Steve Kramer – Reforming Israel’s Supreme Court   A new coalition to govern Israel will emerge in December. There’s been a hue and cry over the right wing/religious makeup of the coalition, especially from foreign governments. Among these f

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RAV KOOK ON PARSHAT VAYETZEH: THE HOUSE OF JACOB’S UNIVERSAL MISSION

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UNPACKED-MUST WATCH-Did Israel Take Over Palestine?

UNPACKED-MUST WATCH-Did Israel Take Over Palestine? The land of Israel has been referred to by many different names throughout its history- Canaan, Judah, Judea, Israel and Palestine. Each of these names has deep historical significance based on the inhab

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Jonathan Feldstein An Israeli Perspective – Watching the US Beat Iran from Jerusalem

Jonathan Feldstein An Israeli Perspective – Watching the US Beat Iran from Jerusalem I’m not a big soccer fan which has been a challenge living and raising my children in Israel where soccer is so central.  My father was born here, and he loved s

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Rehov’s new film, “Lies and Tears,” overturns the knee-jerk conclusion that Israel targeted and murdered the journalist in Jenin in May

Rehov’s new film, “Lies and Tears,” overturns the knee-jerk conclusion that Israel targeted and murdered the journalist in Jenin in May BACKGROUND ON PIERRE REHOV AND “LIES AND TEARS” For the past twenty-two years, French filmmaker Pierre Rehov

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Nov. 29, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Nov. 29, 2022   Tech TLV | Oren Zeev: “Mistakes were made. The pricing of deals in 2020 and 2021 was too high.” “There’s nothing that I look back on and am ashamed of, but I say, in re

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel is Demographically Tiny with Great Global, Ecological Influence

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel is Demographically Tiny with Great Global, Ecological Influence This month the entire world’s population just reached the 8 billion mark – and Israel, with its nine million and four hundred thousand residents con

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 27, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 27, 2022 The Israeli technology detailed in this week’s positive newsletter gives us a taste of the future benefits for everyone. In medicine, Israeli scientists have developed cancer-killing antibodi

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UNPACKED: Watch – Socialist? Capitalist? Inside Israel’s Economy

UNPACKED: Watch – Socialist? Capitalist? Inside Israel’s Economy While Israel’s economy today is widely associated with the image of a fast-paced “start up nation,” the founding fathers of the modern state envisioned it as a Socialist utopia

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Jonathan Sacks z”l – A Father’s Love – Toldot

Jonathan Sacks z”l – A Father’s Love – Toldot In this week’s sedra, we see Isaac as the parent of two very different sons. “The boys grew up. Esau became a skilful hunter, a man of the outdoors; but Jacob was a mild man who stayed

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TAU: Novel development allows for the removal of tumors without surgery

Novel development allows for the removal of tumors without surgery   A combination of ultrasound and nanobubbles allows cancerous tumors to be destroyed, eliminating the need for invasive treatments   In the study, researchers succeeded in destroyin

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Nov. 22, 2022

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Nov. 22, 2022 Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales on online toxicity, Musk, and the battle for internet accuracy. “I sent Musk an email offering help, I am happy to give him some thoughts,” Wales told CTech. Re

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Steve Kramer-Israeli-American: Jew-Hatred Burgeons in the US

Steve Kramer-Israeli-American: Jew-Hatred Burgeons in the US. Although it’s been 55 years since I graduated from college, I still fondly remember my student life being enhanced by my membership in a Jewish fraternity. Today, I might have a different att

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 20, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 20, 2022 Jews read in the Torah this week that our ancestor Abraham lived 175 years. This week’s positive Israel newsletter includes plans for both an Israeli Longevity Center and an Israeli Healthy A

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Yesh Atid? The Center Left Has to Merge for a Future

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Yesh Atid? The Center Left Has to Merge for a Future Where do Meretz and Labor go from here? Much ink has been spilled lately on this question after the electoral debacle of Israel’s Left (or what’s left of the Left). S

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Rav. Sacks z”l Beginning the Journey & Rav Kook z”l Becoming Heroes of Kindness

Rav. Sacks z”l Beginning the Journey & Rav Kook z”l Becoming Heroes of Kindness   Rabbi Jonathan Sacks z”l   Jonathan Sacks z”l – Beginning the Journey Chayei Sarah 5781 Rabbi Sacks z’’l had prepared a full year of Cove

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Pierre Rehov – ISRAEL: Lies and Tears – A counter investigation into the death of Shireen Abu Akleh

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TAU: ‘Impossible Object’: An Artwork that Can Exist Only in Outer Space

TAU: ‘Impossible Object’: An Artwork that Can Exist Only in Outer Space ‘Impossible Object’: an artwork that can exist only in outer space was activated on the International Space Station  One of the few contemporary artworks ever made for and se

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Nov. 16, 2022

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Nov. 16, 2022   Unicorn OwnBackup ousts 15% of workforce. The cloud backup company, valued at $3.35 billion last year, is laying off over 150 employees in Israel and the U.S. Read more Messaging app

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David Bedein – How to Defeat the PLO and UNRWA

David Bedein – How to Defeat the PLO and UNRWA Following the US and Israel elections: The following document will be submitted to the new US Congress & Israeli Knesset. Below is a list of doable steps that will make all the difference:   1. Rec

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TAU – Exercise defeats cancer by increasing glucose consumption

TAU – Exercise defeats cancer by increasing glucose consumption Aerobic activity can reduce the risk of metastatic cancer by 72% A new study at Tel Aviv University found that aerobic exercise can reduce the risk of metastatic cancer by 72%. Accordin

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 13, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 13, 2022 In the Book of Ecclesiastes, it states that there is nothing new under the sun. While that may be strictly true, Israeli innovations are certainly making good use of the sunshine to generate pollut

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel’s Election Result: Resolution or Illusion?

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel’s Election Result: Resolution or Illusion? The result of Israel’s 2022 election seems to indicate a resounding “mandate” to govern for Netanyahu and his future coalition partners. To a certain extent, that’

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Watch: 1969 Stanley Goldfoot’s Open letter to the world from Jerusalem

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RAV KOOK ON PARSHAT VAYERA: PERFECTING THE WORLD DOING RIGHTEOUSNESS AND JUSTICE

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Jonathan Feldstein – Israel: Christians and Jews Unite to Bless and Comfort Holocaust Survivors

Jonathan Feldstein – Israel: Christians and Jews Unite to Bless and Comfort Holocaust Survivors The timing may be coincidental but there are no coincidences.  This week, two parallel, complementary organizations – one run by an Orthodox Israeli A

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TAU – Global breakthrough: New hope for patients with severe bone loss

TAU – Global breakthrough: New hope for patients with severe bone loss Global breakthrough: Researchers induced bone regeneration with a special hydrogel that mimics the bone’s natural environment An innovative technology developed at Tel Aviv

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Nov. 9, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Nov. 9, 2022 Meta layoffs: Employees paying the price for excessive growth. The huge layoffs planned by Meta this week, which will include thousands of employees, may also reach its centers in Isra

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Steve Kramer – Judaism v Capitulation

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Howard Epstein – GOOD DEAL OR BADDIEL?

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 6, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 6, 2022 In the portion of the Bible that is read in synagogues this week, Abraham and Sarah invite three strangers to share a meal with them. Thousands of years later, their descendants are busy developing

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Election as a Reflection of Israel’s Quiet (R)evolution

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Election as a Reflection of Israel’s Quiet (R)evolution Whatever you feel about Israel’s election results, they indicate something else that’s good news for every self-identified Zionist: in practice (albeit not n

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RAV KOOK ON LECH LECHA: THE UNIVERSAL AVRAHAM AND ISRAEL

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Nov. 2, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Nov. 2, 2022 Equitybee lays off 20% of workforce, stinging employees. The startup connects employees in high-tech companies who want to exercise their options and qualified investors who want to pu

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Jonathan Feldstein – Israel:The unscientific poll of my crazy friends

Jonathan Feldstein – Israel: The unscientific poll of my crazy friends  With nothing better to do than engage people whose opinions I had not yet asked about tomorrow’s election in Israel, yesterday I sent a simple message to a few dozen friends

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IDF – Israel Defense Forces in 1 Minute

IDF – Israel Defense Forces in 1 Minute Israel is a country founded by immigrants, surrounded by enemies, and defended by the people, for the people. Against all odds, we have not only survived but thrived in our ancestral homeland. As we celebrate

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Rebuilding the Tower of Babel

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Rebuilding the Tower of Babel Once in a while a novel contemporary technology raises new questions regarding an ancient biblical story. This past sabbath’s Torah reading is a case in point. It includes one of the most fam

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RAV KOOK ON NOACH: HOW TO BE A COMPLETE TZADIK IN OUR GENERATION

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Jonathan Feldstein – Noah, the Flood, Rebuilding, and Tribalism

Jonathan Feldstein – Noah, the Flood, Rebuilding, and Tribalism This week, Jews around the world read the Torah portion about Noah (Genesis 6:9-10).  Noah is fascinating. God doesn’t say he was a great guy. What happens after the ark comes to res

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    CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Oct. 25, 2022

    CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Oct. 25, 2022   Cyber unicorn Snyk to sack 198 employees, 14% of workforce. The Israeli-founded company raised $530 million at an $8.5 billion valuation last year. Read more Layoffs in Israeli high-t

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