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Exclusive:Devorah Klein - Being Prepared Mentally Can Save A Life

Exclusive:Devorah Klein – Being Prepared Mentally Can Save A Life Earlier this week on a Wednesday night, just after 9 p.m. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Chani Vaknin, was returning from her nightly run, when a neighbor approached her, just as she w

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Larry Levine - Peace deal driving "Peace" Advocates Crazy

Larry Levine – Peace deal driving “Peace” Advocates Crazy   Instead of pretending to support the Jewish state, Trump did the unthinkable he actually supported them.   Moving the embassy to Jerusalem. Offering up a peace plan wi

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CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Israeli judge accuses Twitter of sexism, orders it to pay expenses in sexual harassment case. Twitter’s lawyers attacked journalist Linoy Bar Gefen’s alleged past sexual

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Jonathan Sacks - "Building the Future" Watch Part 3

Jonathan Sacks – “Building the Future” Watch Part 3 Here is the third in my series of three drashot as we approach Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The subject of this talk is “Building the Future”. This series is generously spo

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Sabine Sterk - The Other Side Is Real - Shana Tova 5781

Sabine Sterk – The Other Side Is Real – Shana Tova 5781 We nearly enter the new year 5781, time to look back and reflect on 5781. 5780 in my opinion was one of the most remarkable years from the last decades. To start with the bad news: Little

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The Weizmann Institute of Science and Mohamed bin Zayed University in the UAE to Collaborate on Artificial Intelligence Research

The Weizmann Institute of Science and Mohamed bin Zayed University in the UAE to Collaborate on Artificial Intelligence Research   The Weizmann Institute of Science and Mohamed bin Zayed University in the UAE to Collaborate on Artificial Intelligence

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 13, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 13, 2020 Many articles in this week’s positive Israel newsletter are connected with renewal – the main theme of the Jewish New Year. Israeli medical treatments and innovations have given new li

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Jonathan Sacks - Rethinking Failure (Pt 2 of 3 | Elul 5780)

Jonathan Sacks – Rethinking Failure (Pt 2 of 3 | Elul 5780)

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Exclusive - Participating In A Miracle On A Construction Sight

Exclusive – Participating In A Miracle On A Construction Sight One afternoon a few months ago, United Hatzalah EMT Omer Elian, was at a customer’s office, installing a door for their entrance, when his United Hatzalah communications device ale

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Jonathan Sacks - How to Renew a Nation

Jonathan Sacks – How to Renew a Nation   The Talmud gives an ingenious reading to the line, “Moses commanded us a Torah, as a heritage of the congregation of Israel.” Noting that there are 613 commands, and that the numerical value of the w

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UNPACKED - Podcast: Israeli History with Noam Weissman

UNPACKED – Podcast: Israeli History with Noam Weissman     Go behind the scenes of Israeli history with self-confessed history nerd Noam Weissman. Each week, he offers a fresh perspective on some of the most controversial and interesting e

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Larry Levine - Speaks out on BLM and the U.S. Jewish Communities

Larry Levine – Speaks out on BLM and the U.S. Jewish Communities I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. Time

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Jonathan Sacks - Faith and Insecurity Part I of 3

Jonathan Sacks – Faith and Insecurity Part I of 3 As we approach the Yamim Noraim, the Days of Awe, we all know things are going to be a little different this year. Many people won’t be able to get to shul due to the various restrictions in place.

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UNPACKED - A Kingdom Divided - The Fall of Israel

UNPACKED – A Kingdom Divided – The Fall of Israel It was supposed to be divinely gifted, so how (and why) did the much-vaunted Jewish kingdom fall apart after just 80 years — and what happened next? To answer these questions, we’re scrolli

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CTECH - Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News   Interview | SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce talks about regulators’ role amid widespread uncertainty. Peirce believes financial innovation can ultimately decide who is included and who is

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 6, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 6, 2020 There have been many Israeli successes to celebrate since my last newsletter. More countries are adopting Israeli life-saving medical innovations to treat Covid-19, burns, smoking addiction and to

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Exclusive- Devo Klein-First Responder Acts Quickly To Save a Life In East Jerusalem

Exclusive- Devo Klein-First Responder Acts Quickly To Save a Life In East Jerusalem Mohammed Ahbeed is a Muslim volunteer EMT living in East Jerusalem who joined United Hatzalah last year. He has quickly proven himself as an active and dedicated volunteer

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Tsvi Bisk - The Criminal Negligence of American Jewry

Tsvi Bisk – The Criminal Negligence of American Jewry Israel’s slow but steady decline into a 3rd world theocratic state is, to a large degree, attributable to American Jewry’s indifference to religious and political extremism in Israel.

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UAE Crown Prince wants to visit Israel Senior Official says

UAE Crown Prince wants to visit Israel Senior Official says By David Isaac, World Israel News  “The sky is the limit for our relations,” al Nuaimi said. The visit of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the head of a UAE delegation to Israel

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Jonathan Sacks - Be Silent and Listen (Ki Tavo 5780)

Jonathan Sacks – Be Silent and Listen (Ki Tavo 5780)   Office of Rabbi Sacks · Be Silent and Listen (Ki Tavo 5780) During our first Coronavirus lockdown, there was one question I was asked more than any other: What about prayer? Just when we n

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CTECH - Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News 250 companies and $6.5 billion: An in-depth look at Israel’s healthtech industry. Israeli healthcare startups are no longer relying solely on technology, clinical data, or IP to generate value.

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Exclusive - Deena Hornstein-A Postponed Wedding Anniversary

Exclusive – Deena Hornstein-A Postponed Wedding Anniversary Mohammed Gnaiem works as a nurse in Loewenstein Hospital, a rehabilitation center in Ra’anana, and is a very active United Hatzalah volunteer EMT. This past Saturday was Mohammed’s wedd

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Steve Kramer - Black or White

Steve Kramer – Black or White No, this is not an article about tumultuous events in the United States. (For the record, I believe the horrible race-based riots in many US cities are a creation of the mass media, which colors every issue with a racia

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Jonathan Sacks - Does Love Conquer All? Ki Teitse 5780

Jonathan Sacks – Does Love Conquer All? Ki Teitse 5780     Our parsha contains more laws than any other. Some of them have generated much study and debate, especially two at the beginning, the law of the captive woman and that of the “st

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UNPACKED - King David and The United Monarchy

UNPACKED – King David and The United Monarchy The United Monarchy may only have lasted a brief 80 years, but the merger of the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah had a huge impact that reverberates to this day. We’re examining how the unification came a

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Yoram Hazony - The Challenge of Marxism

Yoram Hazony – The Challenge of Marxism re-post with permission Quillette/Yoram Hazony I. The collapse of institutional liberalism For a generation after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, most Americans and Europeans regarded Marxism as an enemy

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Tsvi Bisk - From Edward Longshanks to Woodrow Wilson

Tsvi Bisk – From Edward Longshanks to Woodrow Wilson King Edward the First– the “Hammer of the Scots” (nicknamed “Longshanks” because of his uncharacteristic height) –slaughtered the Scots and expelled the Jews from the B

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CTECH - Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News Apple secretly acquired Israeli photography startup Camerai. The AR and computer vision company was purchased a year and a half ago, an example of the tech giant’s strategy of silently buying u

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 23, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 23, 2020 The speed and frequency of positive developments in Israel has now accelerated to phenomenal levels. They include one-second Covid-19 tests, mass-produced anti-viral stickers, the Israeli Air Force

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Tsvi Bisk - Madrid/Oslo Has Been Good For the Jews

Tsvi Bisk – Madrid/Oslo Has Been Good For the Jews And is a Good Model for the Future The architects of the Oslo Accords have been branded “Oslo Criminals” by Israel’s political right because of subsequent Palestinian terror and nu

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Jonathan Sacks - A Sage is Greater than a Prophet

Jonathan Sacks – A Sage is Greater than a Prophet In Shoftim, Moses speaks about the great institutions of Judaism: courts, judges, officers, Kings, Priests, Levites and Prophets. In the case of the Prophet, Moses says in the name of God: I will rai

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UNPACKED - How Hip Hop Boosted Kosher Wine Sales

UNPACKED – How Hip Hop Boosted Kosher Wine Sales It might blow your mind to discover that sales of Bartenura, a blue-bottled brand of kosher wine from Italy got a boost thanks to… hip hop! Despite loudly and proudly proclaiming their love of luxur

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Steve Kramer - Emirates Breakthrough

Steve Kramer – Emirates Breakthrough It’s “early days,” but the surprise “Abraham Accord” announced by Washington has been a stunner. Against all odds, nothing leaked from any of the governments involved: Israel, the United Arab Emirates (

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 16, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 16, 2020 The positive news from Israel is always remarkable, but this has been a truly historic week. Nothing can top the announcement of the forthcoming establishment of full diplomatic relations between I

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CTECH - Israel's latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s latest Technology and Innovation News Trump announces “historic” peace agreement between Israel and UAE via Twitter. The move follows normalization of ties signaled by collaboration between Israeli and Emirati tech compani

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    Druze Park Ranger and EMT Saves Jewish Choking Infant In Nachal Amud

    Druze Park Ranger and EMT Saves Jewish Choking Infant In Nachal Amud Afiw Bkreia lives in the town of Peki’in and works as a park ranger in the national park of Nachal Amud in Israel’s Galilee. He is married with one son and is a volunteer EMT with Un

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    Jonathan Sacks - The Good Society

    Jonathan Sacks – The Good Society Moses, having set out the prologue and preamble to the covenant and its broad guiding principles, now turns to the details, which occupy the greater part of the book of Devarim, from chapter 12 to chapter 26. But be

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    Steve Kramer - Jew-hatred Revival

    Steve Kramer – Jew-hatred Revival I grew up in the post-WW2 period, which could be called the Golden Age of American Jewry. I don’t remember receiving any racial insults, although others experienced it elsewhere. Quotas for Jews at elite colleges

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    UNPACKED - Entering the Promised Land Ancient Israelites in Canaan

    UNPACKED – Entering the Promised Land Ancient Israelites in Canaan On this week’s episode of “The Jewish Story Explained,” we’re digging deep into the nitty gritty of the Hebrews’ entry into the Promised Land and the first few hundred year

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    IDF Task Force Takes On COVID-19 & Commanding: Behind the Scenes

    IDF Task Force Takes On COVID-19 & Commanding: Behind the Scenes The IDF has just established a new Coronavirus Task Force in an effort to centralize the national effort against COVID-19 and stop the spread of the virus. The task force will be led by the

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    This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 9, 2020

    This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 9, 2020 The Jewish day of Love – Tu B’Av was celebrated this week, and Israel’s love for humanity could not have been more clearly visible. It included successful efforts to save the lives

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    CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology and Innovation News

    CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News U.K. anti-monopoly watchdog puts the brakes on Taboola-Outbrain merger. Newly published document finds that the deal requires further inquiry, but can the sides step back now? Read more Wo

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    Assaf Erez - Photo View from the Corners and Sidewalks of Israel

    Assaf Erez – Photo View from the Corners and Sidewalks of Israel Assaf once again takes us for a trip into the corners and sidewalks of Israel,  

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    Jonathan Sacks - The Covenant and the Love Eikev 5780

    Jonathan Sacks – The Covenant and the Love Eikev 5780 An interesting phrase appears at the end of last week’s parsha and at the beginning of this week’s, and they are the only places where it appears in the Torah. The phrase is ha-brit veha-ches

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    IsraelSeen Exclusive - Deena Hornstein-Finding The Lost Victim

    IsraelSeen Exclusive – Deena Hornstein-Finding The Lost Victim Recently, an accident occurred on Route 437, near the Palestinian town of Hizma. The accident was between a car and a motorcycle. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and police officer Eli Avr

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    Larry Levine - Black Lives Matter (except if you are black)

    Larry Levine – Black Lives Matter (except if you are black) Pretty catchy logo, BLM, and I like the extra added touch of the fist thing.  Since I am in the t-shirt biz, I can appreciate good marketing. If you are a corporation and want to look goo

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      Israeli chemistry students win gold, silver, and bronze at 52nd Olympiad

      Israeli chemistry students win gold, silver, and bronze at 52nd Olympiad “The work paid off,” says Roi Peer of Gan Haim, who became the first Israeli competitor in a decade to win a gold medal. h/t Israel HaYom A member of the Israeli delegati

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      Israeli Team Wins International Mathematics Competition for University Students

      Israeli Team Wins International Mathematics Competition for University Students Israel’s national student team has won the International Mathematics Competition for University Students, Tel Aviv University announced on Tuesday. The global competition in

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      UNPACKED - The Top 10 Most Elite Units of the IDF

      UNPACKED – The Top 10 Most Elite Units of the IDF If you follow the news, you might know that things have been hotting up on Israel’s northern border and on Saturday night, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers from the Maglan unit averted a potent

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      Barry Shaw - Plot and Deflect. The Democrats Path to Victory

      Barry Shaw – Plot and Deflect. The Democrats Path to Victory The Democrats have adopted Cloward-Piven and Saul Alinsky strategies to regain power. One thing that the Democrat Party learned from Barrack Obama are the strategies of the Marxist pair, C

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      This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 2, 2020

      This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 2, 2020 Israel’s positive activities reach every part of the globe. In this week’s newsletter, many more lifesaving Israeli treatments and tests for Covid-19 and cancer reach international hospi

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      CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology and Innovation News

      CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News HERE Mobility shuts down Israel operations, lays off 200 employees. Employees told that the move followed a decision by its parent company’s board to focus on core activities. Read moreN

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      Dov Lipman - The Destruction of the Temple: Reason for All People to Mourn

      Dov Lipman – The Destruction of the Temple: Reason for All People to Mourn Tisha B’av, the ninth of Av in the Jewish calendar, has been a day of mourning for Jews since both the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem were destroyed on this date

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      Jonathan Sacks - The Infinite Game

      Jonathan Sacks – The Infinite Game The popular author and TED lecturer Simon Sinek recently published a book entitled The Infinite Game.[1] Based on the distinction first articulated by James P. Carse,[2] it is about the difference between two types

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      Rabbi Jonathan Sacks - A message for Tisha B'Av during the coronavirus pandemic

      Rabbi Jonathan Sacks – A message for Tisha B’Av during the coronavirus pandemic Here is a short message as we head towards Tisha B’Av – which begins this evening – and will be marked in strange and difficult circumstances bec

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      UNPACKED - Moses and the Exodus

      UNPACKED – Moses and the Exodus Ever felt there couldn’t be anything to say about Moses than hasn’t already been said? Turns out there’s plenty. That’s why we’re taking another look at this reluctant prophet and unpacking a story that ends

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      Charles Abelsohn - Note to the EU and UN: The Palestinian leopard does not change its spots

      Charles Abelsohn – Note to the EU and UN: The Palestinian leopard does not change its spots In 1948 the independent state of Israel was declared. The armies of several Arab armies invaded what was mandatory Palestine, intended to be the Jewish homel

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      Steve Kramer - The Echo Chamber

      Steve Kramer – The Echo Chamber I’ve been thinking about the nature of journalism, having been engaged in it as a non-professional for 30 years, including a previous 5-year stint as a film reviewer. The “news,” which reporters “report,” sh

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      Israel Seen Exclusive - Rescue In A Yarkon Hotel

      Israel Seen Exclusive – Rescue In A Yarkon Hotel A few weeks ago on Tuesday, at 12:30 p.m. United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center received a phone call regarding a serious injury that had just taken place in a Tel-Aviv hotel on HaYarkon Str

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      This Week's Sanity Report from Israel July 26, 2020

      This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 26, 2020 In this week’s positive Israel newsletter, Israeli innovators continue to provide solutions to global problems. These are as diverse as Covid-19, cancer, gastro surgery, access to computers f

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      CTECH Israel's Technology News and Innovation

      CTECH Israel’s Technology News and Innovation   Video | Cybersecurity profitability on the rise due to Covid-19, says Insight Partners managing director. Lonne Jaffe admitted that there was plenty of uncertainty at the start of the Covid-19 pan

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      Jonathan Sacks - Followership

      Jonathan Sacks – Followership In the last month of his life, Moses gathered the people. He instructed them about the laws they were to keep and reminded them of their history since the Exodus. That is the substance of the book of Devarim. Early in t

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      Sheri Oz - Israeli Arab pro-Zionist Voices Growing Louder and Surer

      Sheri Oz – Israeli Arab pro-Zionist Voices Growing Louder and Surer For me, it began six years ago with Mohammad Zoabi, the first Israeli Arab pro-Zionist to whom I was exposed. Do you remember that video in which Mohammad pleaded, in English, Hebre

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      Dov Lipman - Julian Edelman of the Patriots and ESPN get it right on antisemitism

      Dov Lipman – Julian Edelman of the Patriots and ESPN get it right on antisemitism When NFL player Desean Jackson made antisemitic statements while speaking about the Black Lives Matter cause, four different ESPN anchors condemned him and made clear

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      American Jewry in Transition? How Attitudes toward Israel May Be Shifting

      American Jewry in Transition? How Attitudes toward Israel May Be Shifting Executive Summary The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs has been researching the attitudes of Jewish-Americans for the past two years. We may now be seeing a trend in Jewish-Ameri

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      UNPACKED - The Origins of Antisemitic Conspiracies

      UNPACKED – The Origins of Antisemitic Conspiracies Antisemitism has always been around, but one thing’s for sure: Over the past few years, this centuries-old prejudice has taken on a more violent face in the U.S. This week, we’re unpacking some

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      Sabine Sterk - The Wars of Israel

      Sabine Sterk – The Wars of Israel The people of Ancient Israel experienced wars and persecutions from the first time ancient Israel was founded by Avraham. The land was conquered and ruled by so many different kingdoms, tribes, and enemies that you

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      This Week's Sanity Report from Israel July 19 2020

      This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 19 2020 Ten years ago I read a copy of a new book containing the reasons for Israel’s transformation into a nation of entrepreneurs.  “Start-Up Nation” by Dan Senor and Saul Singer inspir

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      Larry Levine - Jewish Privilege

      Larry Levine – Jewish Privilege   The left is now calling Jews part of white privilege. They cannot even determine if Jews are white or brown or black. Watch, this movement will turn against the Jews, they always do. Jewish privilege: I didn

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      CTECH - Israel's latest Technology and Innovations.

      CTECH – Israel’s latest Technology and Innovations. $100 million investment in Israel is just the beginning, says Shengjing Peakview Capital executive. Sherrie Wang, Managing Partner at one of China’s largest global fund of funds, is opt

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      Israel Seen Exclusive - A Not So Minor Injury

      Israel Seen Exclusive – A Not So Minor Injury United Hatzalah volunteer Gavriel Bitton was at work when he received an alert from United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center. According to the alert, a child had suffered a minor injury near Gavri

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      Jonathan Sacks - My Teacher: In Memoriam Matot – Masei 5780

      Jonathan Sacks – My Teacher: In Memoriam Matot – Masei 5780 There are moments when Divine Providence touches you on the shoulder and makes you see a certain truth with blazing clarity. Let me share with you such a moment that happened to me this m

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      Israel-U.S Creates Mental Health Service For U.S. First Responders and Health Workers

      Israel-U.S Creates Mental Health Service For U.S. First Responders and Health Workers Israel-U.S. Collaboration Creates International Mental Health Service For First Responders and Health Workers Suffering From Covid-19 Related Stress Injuries. Anesthesio

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      UNPACKED - Joseph in Egypt | The Jewish Story Explained #2

      UNPACKED – Joseph in Egypt | The Jewish Story Explained #2 Ever wonder how a case of sibling rivalry ended up changing the destiny of the Jewish people? We’re digging deep into the core of the epic tale of Joseph and his brothers and explaining wh

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      Victor Rosenthal - The 800-Pound Gorilla of American Judaism

      Victor Rosenthal – The 800-Pound Gorilla of American Judaism I won’t write about Peter Beinart’s latest obscene appropriation of Jewish concepts in the service of putting an end to the third Jewish commonwealth and returning the Jewish people to

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      Steve Kramer - Jew-hatred Then and Now

      Steve Kramer – Jew-hatred Then and Now Jew-hatred (politely termed antisemitism) has returned to the US and the West, jolting some Jews but befuddling others who fail to recognize the phenomenon. We baby boomers grew up in era of acceptance of the J

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      This Week's Sanity Report from Israel July 12,2020

      This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 12, 2020 Israel continues to develop tests and treatments to combat the Covid-19 virus that attacks the respiratory system and also restricts many of us from enjoying the fresh air outside. Other Israeli me

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      The Latest News Alerts and Commentary about Israel

      The Latest News Alerts and Commentary about Israel News Resources – North America, Europe, and Asia: Signs Increasingly Point to Sabotage in Explosion at Iranian Nuclear Complex – Joby Warrick A massive explosion and fire at an Iranian nuclea

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      IsraelSeen Exclusive - Leaving City Hall To Save A Life

      IsraelSeen Exclusive – Leaving City Hall To Save A Life Nati Danah is a devoted volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah. He is a father of four and serves as the Assistant Team Leader for United Hatzalah’s lifesaving activities in Haifa and the Carmel

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      Jonathan Sacks - Moral vs. Political Decisions

      Jonathan Sacks – Moral vs. Political Decisions The coronavirus pandemic raised a series of deep moral and political issues.[1] How far should governments go in seeking to prevent its spread? To what extent should it restrict people’s movements at

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      CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology News

      CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology News Israel successfully launches new spy satellite. The Space Administration in the Ministry of Defense led the development and production of “Ofek 16”, an electro-optical reconnaissance satellit

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      This Week's Sanity Report from Israel July 5, 2020

      This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 5, 2020 Israel continues to develop and implement many medical and scientific innovations to control the impact of the Covid-19 virus in Israel and globally, including partnering startups in the UAE. At the

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      IsraelSeen Exclusive - Two Women Save Their Neighbor's Life After He Collapsed In Front Of His Children

      IsraelSeen Exclusive – Two Women Save Their Neighbor’s Life After He Collapsed In Front Of His Children Last Tuesday, Talia Brauer and Tina Berkowitz, two United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs from the town of Ein Hod, which is located in a remote area o

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      Jonathan Sacks - The Hidden Meaning of the Bilam Story

      Jonathan Sacks – The Hidden Meaning of the Bilam Story Many questions have rightly been asked about the story of Balak and Bilam and the would-be curses that turned into blessings. Was Bilam a true man of God, or was he a fraud, a magician, a sorcer

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      Watch: We are proud of all of our soldiers & Christian. Israeli. IDF Officer

      Watch: We are proud of all of our soldiers & Christian. Israeli. IDF Officer   Christian. Israeli. IDF Officer

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      UNPACKED - Meet the original Mammas and Pappas

      UNPACKED – Meet the original Mammas and Pappas Biblical Patriarchs & Matriarchs | The Jewish Story Explained #1 The Jewish Story Explained is a “you never got info like this at Hebrew school” trip through the past 3,000 years of the Jewish exper

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      This Week's Sanity Report from Israel June 29, 2020

      This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 29, 2020 The severity of the second wave of Covid-19 infections is still “up in the air”, but Israeli treatments, equipment and personnel are ready to face it. Meanwhile, the airways are full of

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      CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology News

      CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology News Survey finds Israeli tech workers taking Covid-19 salary cuts on the chin. While wages have been cut, the drop in income has been relatively small and the sector is still expected to pull Israel out of t

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      Victor Rosenthal - It will be OK

      Victor Rosenthal – It will be OK Israelis are sometimes criticized for saying “yehiye b’seder” [it will be OK] without sufficiently considering the consequences. But there is such a thing as decision paralysis, when you can’t act because you

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      Jonathan Sacks - Kohelet, Tolstoy and the Red Heifer

      Jonathan Sacks – Kohelet, Tolstoy and the Red Heifer The command of the parah adumah, the Red Heifer, with which our parsha begins, is known as the hardest of the mitzvot to understand. The opening words, zot chukat ha-Torah, are taken to mean, th

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      Jack Cohen - Heaven on Earth: The End of Socialism?

      Jack Cohen – Heaven on Earth: The End of Socialism? The book “Heaven on Earth,” by Joseph Muravchik, is an excellent history of socialism and communism and ends with a chapter titled “The Afterlife,”  in which he lists some of the more rece

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      UNPACKED - Deni Avdija - The Top Israeli NBA Draft 2020 Prospect

      UNPACKED – Deni Avdija – The Top Israeli NBA Draft 2020 Prospect Kobe. Lebron. Kawhi. Giannis… Deni? Okay, so you might not have heard of him (yet) but 19-year-old Israeli Deni Avdija could well be the next big thing in the best basketball l

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      Israel Seen - Latma 2020 - Season finale

      Israel Seen – Latma 2020 – Season finale In Latma’s final episode of the season, our economic commentator explains why we’re looking at a disaster scenario economically. Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit tries out a new line as a securit

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        Victor Rosenthal - Now is the Time to Break the Israeli-Palestinian Stalemate

        Victor Rosenthal – Now is the Time to Break the Israeli-Palestinian Stalemate For decades, some people have been calling for a “two-state solution.” The Israeli Left, the American establishment, even the leaders of the Palestinian Authority clai

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        This Week's Sanity Report from Israel June 21, 2020

        This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 21, 2020 Many of this week’s positive Israel articles highlight Israelis working with nature for global benefit. They include urban and desert agriculture, accessible beaches, renewable energy, water

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        CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology News

        CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology News What is it about 5G technology that makes it such a popular target for conspiracy theories? Is it due to the timing of its rollout coinciding with the outbreak of coronavirus (Covid-19)? Or perhaps it is

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        "The Jewish Algorithm" - A Commencement Speech from Rabbi Sacks

        “The Jewish Algorithm” – A Commencement Speech from Rabbi Sacks As many young Jewish high school pupils and university students graduate after a strange and truncated academic year, I want to share a version of a 2017 speech I gave about

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        Charles Abelsohn - The EU: Unconditional Support for Palestinian Breaches of Oslo II

        Charles Abelsohn – The EU: Unconditional Support for Palestinian Breaches of Oslo II The Israeli-Palestinian Interim Agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip September 28, 1995 (h

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        Jonathan Sacks - How Not to Argue

        Jonathan Sacks – How Not to Argue Korach was swallowed up by the ground, but his spirit is still alive and well, and in the unlikeliest of places – British and American universities. Korach was the embodiment of what the Sages called, argument no

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        Israel Seen Exclusive - Were You The Man Who Saved My Son's Life?

        Israel Seen Exclusive – Were You The Man Who Saved My Son’s Life? United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Levi Yitzchak Ben David, originally from Union City, New Jersey,  lives with his family in Tzefat. He works as a caterer and is often seen around the

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        Israelis Discover Method to Turn Plants into Clean Fuel

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