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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: The Boomerang of Anti-Semitism

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: The Boomerang of Anti-Semitism Once again, we are faced with the age-old question: why does anti-Semitism have such historical staying power, cyclically repeating in numerous variations? To be sure, several complementary answers c

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Jonathan Sacks – The Duality of Jewish Time EMOR

Jonathan Sacks – The Duality of Jewish Time EMOR Alongside the holiness of place and person is the holiness of time, something parshat Emor charts in its deceptively simple list of festivals and holy days (Lev. 23:1-44). Time plays an enormous par

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“Israel, you are not alone.” – The late Rabbi Sacks

“Israel, you are not alone.” – The late Rabbi Sacks “Israel, you are not alone.” In 2002, the late Rabbi Sacks delivered a poignant speech in London, which today resonates more deeply than ever with the people of Israel. Am Y

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Jonathan Feldstein: Why Are Jews and Christians Coming Together to Pray for Israel

Jonathan Feldstein: Why Are Jews and Christians Coming Together to Pray for Israel “Unprecedented.” “Monumental.” “Timely.” “Powerful.” These are just some of the words used to describe the upcoming Global Prayer for Israel on May 15, brin

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    Michael Oren: Reflections on Peoplehood, Democracy, and Grief

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    Shelly Schreter – Response to Another Critique of Israel

    Shelly Schreter – Response to Another Critique of Israel [Who can count the critiques of Israel written since Oct. 7, 2023? I generally read them with a sigh, sometimes agreeing with them in part, more often bristling at their half-truths and malici

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    This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 12, 2024

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    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Israel in Gaza and America’s Historical WarFair

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    CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News May 11, 2024

    CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News May 11, 2024 Israel’s Generative AI expansion: A 2024 market overview. The local GenAI landscape now covers 27 categories, a significant expansion from 17 previously, featuring a total of 238 compani

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    Jonathan Sacks – Judaism’s Three Voices

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    Jonathan Sacks – Faith After the Holocaust

    Jonathan Sacks – Faith After the Holocaust Faith After the Holocaust Rabbi Sacks responds to the devastation of the Holocaust The Holocaust was the genocide of European Jews during World War II. Between 1941 and 1945, Nazi Germany and its collaborat

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    This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 5, 2024

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    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Netanyahu a Tragic Figure? Hardly!

    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Netanyahu a Tragic Figure? Hardly! In survey after survey, Israelis are voicing their opinion that PM Netanyahu is at least partly to blame for Israel’s Gaza mess and should resign – or at least call for new elections.

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    Jonathan Sacks: Holy People, Holy Land Acharei Mot

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    Steve Ornstein: At 79 years old today reflecting on this moment in my life

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    CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News May 1, 2024

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    Victor Rosenthal: Our Repeated Strategic Failures, or How We Never Learn from Experience

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    Michael Oren – A Page from the 1968 Playbook?

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    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: The Progressive Racist: An All Too Real Oxymoron

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    Gabe Ende – A Few Words for Progressive Israel-haters

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    Network Behind Eruption of Anti-Israel College Campus Protests Revealed

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    Steve Kramer – The Che Guevara effect against Jews

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    Dr. Rabbi Moshe Dror – July 19, 1934 – April 29, 2011

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    Jonathan Feldstein – In Every Generation They Try to Destroy Us

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    Michael Oren: Field of Fire: Fifty Years in Middle East Studies (Part III)

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    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: The Seder: Adopting (from others) and Adapting (for us)

    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: The Seder: Adopting (from others) and Adapting (for us) For any religion to flourish for 3500 years, it has to have developed a strong survival system. Judaism, probably the world’s oldest existing religion, has several: diaspor

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    CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News April 19, 2024

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    Jonathan Sacks: Is there such a thing as Lashon Tov? METZORA

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    Michael Oren: Field of Fire: Fifty Years in Middle East Studies (Part II)

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    ‘I’ve always dreamed of moving to Israel’

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    Michael Oren: How Did the War Begin? With Iran’s Appeasers in Washington

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    Steve Kramer – How will Israel Respond?

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    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel: Zooming Out to the Long-Term Picture: Some Good News

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    This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 14, 2024

    This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 14, 2024 As you probably know, Israel and its allies have just defended the Jewish State from hundreds of drones and missiles launched by Iran.  The good news is that there were no Israeli fatalities and

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    Jonathan Feldstein: In Israel the Threat Is Real

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    Michael Oren: Field of Fire: Fifty Years in Middle East Studies

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    Jonathan Sacks – Othello, WikiLeaks, and Mildewed Walls TAZRIA

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    Israel Hayom: Professor Moshe Sharon-‘We need to flip the equation: Land for peace?

    Israel Hayom: Professor Moshe Sharon-‘We need to flip the equation: Land for peace? Israel Hayom ‘We need to flip the equation: Land for peace? Yes, but they should pay us with land for the peace we grant them’ By  Nadav Shragai Profess

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    CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News April 9, 2024

    CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News April 9, 2024 Foreign investors active in Israeli tech plummet by 23%: Troubling trend or temporary setback? In the six months since the outbreak of the war, the number of foreign investment entities acti

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    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel: Civil Service Only After Army Service

    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Israel: Civil Service Only After Army Service If and when haredi intransigence regarding obligatory army service proves to be immovable – whether the (anti-)draft law is passed or not – the question then becomes: what s

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    Sanity Report: The Real World – Israel’s Positive News 7th Apr 24

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    Michael Oren – The Final Battle for the Holocaust

    Michael Oren – The Final Battle for the Holocaust In Gaza, Israel is not only fighting for our future, but also for our past. Credit to CLARITY Along with destroying Hamas and reestablishing our security, the great unspoken objective of Israel in Gaza i

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    Jonathan Sacks – Spontaneity: Good or Bad? SHEMINI

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    CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News April 3, 2024

    CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News April 3, 2024 AI chip unicorn Hailo raises another $120 million to bring GenAI to edge devices. The Israeli startup, which took its total funding to $340 million, also announced the Hailo-10, its newest AI

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    Jonathan Feldstein – Two Queens, Same Genocidal Threat

    Jonathan Feldstein – Two Queens, Same Genocidal Threat This week, Jews around the world celebrated Purim, the miraculous Biblical story of the Jewish people overcoming a genocidal threat by Haman in the Book of Esther in Persia 2500 years ago. Many

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    TAU: Heart patients live longer in a “greener” environment

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    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: The Haredim and IDF Service: Hoist Them With Their Own Petard

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    This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Mar. 31,2024

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    Jonathan Sacks – Why Civilisations Die TZAV

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    CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Mar. 27, 2024

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    Jonathan Feldstein: My Traumatic Yet Joyous Homecoming to Israel

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    Steve Kramer – Western leaders are throwing their brains out the window

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    This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Mar. 24, 2024

    This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Mar. 24, 2024 Jews around the world have just heard how Queen Esther saved the Jewish people from annihilation over 2,000 years ago. This week, the positive Israeli news is full of the achievements of Israeli wo

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    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig Despite it All: Purim Humor

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    Jonathan Sacks: The Therapeutic Joy of Purim

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    Jonathan Sacks: The Dimensions of Sin VAYIKRA

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    Michael Oren – On the Loneliness of the Jews

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    This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Mar. 18, 2024

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    Jonathan Sacks – On Jewish Character PEKUDEI

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    CTECH: Israel’s Latest Innovation & Technology News Mar. 14, 2024

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    Steve Kramer – Blame Hamas!

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    HOWARD EPSTEIN: OF MORONS AND OXYMORONS

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    Lia Baram – My Recent Photos from Kfar Saba Israel

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    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Israeli Women from Army Major to City Mayor

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    This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Mar. 10, 2024

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    Jonathan Sacks : God’s Shadow VAYAKHEL

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    The Sacks Conversation: Israel: Message from the Daughter of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

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    CTECH: Israel’s latest Innovation & Technology News Mar. 7, 2024

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    UNPACKED: Watch – What Do These 6 Chants REALLY Mean?

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    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Meanwhile on Israel’s Home Front: Internal Arab Mayhem

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    This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel 3/3/24

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    Israel HaYom: A moving tribute: Commemorating the fallen canines of the Gaza war

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    Steve Kramer – “Escape” to Tel Aviv

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    Jonathan Sacks Between Truth and Peace KI TISSA

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    CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 28, 2024

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    HOWARD EPSTEIN: FAILING TO LEARN FROM HISTORY

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    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Israel’s (Post-)War Surprises: Peace Signings

    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Israel’s (Post-)War Surprises: Peace Signings Given the Hamas atrocities on Oct. 7 and after, any talk of a peace treaty with the Palestinians, especially one including a Palestinian State, seems to most Israelis to be an illusi

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    This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 25, 2024

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    RAV KOOK ON PARSHAT TETZAVEH: HOW TO ILLUMINATE LIFE

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    UNPACKED: Does the Palestinian Authority Support Terrorism? | Explained

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    Jonathan Sacks – Leadership Means Making Space TETZAVEH

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    UNPACKED: Watch “From the River to the Sea”, Explained

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    CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 21, 2024

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    This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 18, 2024

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    Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Judaism’s Approach to Redeeming Hostages: It’s Complicated

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    Yoseph Haddad: Living as a Christian Arab in Israel

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    RAV KOOK ON PARSHAT TRUMA: HOW TO LIVE IN THE Divine PRESENCE OF THE SHECHINA

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    This Muslim Israeli Woman Is the Future of the Middle East

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    Steve Kramer – How Israel is Vilified

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