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Jonathan Sacks - Isaac and Esau Toldot 5780

Jonathan Sacks – Isaac and Esau Toldot 5780 It’s a haunting question. Why did Isaac love Esau? The verse says so explicitly: “Isaac, who had a taste for wild game, loved Esau, but Rebecca loved Jacob” (Gen. 25:28). Whichever way we read this

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Mel Alexenberg - The Bible Begins with God Creating Media Systems

Mel Alexenberg – The Bible Begins with God Creating Media Systems In The Beginning, God Created Media Systems  “In the network of all networks, God created media systems for creating heaven and for creating earth.  When the earth was absolutely

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Jonathan Sacks - Why is the Jewish People So Small? Va'etchanan 5779

Jonathan Sacks – Why is the Jewish People So Small? Va’etchanan 5779 Near the end of Va’etchanan is a statement with such far-reaching implications that it challenges the impression that has prevailed thus far in the Torah. This remark gives

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Israeli Jewelry Company Partners With TAU Nanoscientists To Make World's Smallest Bible Part Of New Collection

A mother-daughter teamed up with the Center For Nanoscience and Nanotechnology to make a nano-sized Hebrew Bible part of a new luxury jewelry collection. | NoCamels

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Jonathan Sacks - The Teacher As Hero Devarim 5779

  Jonathan Sacks – The Teacher As Hero Devarim 5779 Imagine the following scenario. You are 119 years and 11 months old. The end of your life is in sight. Your hopes have received devastating blows. You have been told by God that you will not enter

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Jonathan Sacks - Priorities Matot 5779

Jonathan Sacks – Priorities Matot 5779 The Israelites were almost within sight of the Promised Land. They had successfully waged their first battles. They had just won a victory over the Midianites. There is a new tone to the narrative. We no longer

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Nothing found for 2019 07 18 Jonathan Sacks The Crown All Can Wear Pinchas 5779

Israel Seen is a labor of love and is a portal to the other side of Israel. We provide content from a wonderful array of innovative, interesting, and dynamic Israelis. Our content is rich in vision, compassion, education and understanding of the human con

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Jonathan Sacks - Losing Miriam Chukat 5779

Jonathan Sacks – Losing Miriam Chukat 5779 It is a scene that still has the power to shock and disturb. The people complain. There is no water. It is an old complaint and a predictable one. That is what happens in a desert. Moses should have been ab

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Jonathan Sacks - Arguments for the Sake of Heaven Korach 5779

Jonathan Sacks – Arguments for the Sake of Heaven Korach 5779 The Korach rebellion was not just the worst of the revolts from the wilderness years. It was also different in kind because it was a direct assault on Moses and Aaron. Korach and his fell

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A Rift Extending Across History - Chassidic Masters - Parshah

From the rivalry between Leah and Rachel, through the animosity between Joseph and his brothers, the clash between Saul and David, the split between Judah and Israel, to the dual nature of the messianic redemption—a rift and twinship that extends across h

History | Archeology

IDF Paratroopers Accidentally Uncover Ancient Guard Tower from time of King Hezekiah

IDF soldiers connected with their Biblical counterparts when they took part in an archaeological dig, uncovering a guard tower from the era of King Hezekiah

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Jonathan Sacks - Fear of Freedom Shelach Lecha 5779

Jonathan Sacks – Fear of Freedom Shelach Lecha 5779 The episode of the spies was one of the most tragic in the entire Torah. Who sent them and to what end is not entirely clear. In this week’s parsha, the text says that it was God who told Moses t

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Jonathan Sacks - Camp and Congregation - Beha'alotecha 5779

Jonathan Sacks – Camp and Congregation – Beha’alotecha 5779 The parsha of Beha’alotecha speaks about the silver trumpets – clarions – Moses was commanded to make: The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Make two trumpets of silver; mak

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Jonathan Sacks - Sages and Saints Naso 5779

Jonathan Sacks – Sages and Saints Naso 5779 Parshat Naso contains the law of the Nazirite – the individual who undertook to observe special rules of holiness and abstinence: not to drink wine or other intoxicants (including anything made from grap

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Jonathan Sacks - Leading a Nation of Individuals Bamidbar 5779

Jonathan Sacks – Leading a Nation of Individuals Bamidbar 5779 Bamidbar begins with a census of the Israelites. That is why this book is known in English as ‘Numbers’. What is the significance of this act of counting? And why here at the

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Jonathan Sacks - The Birth of Hope Bechukotai 5779

Jonathan Sacks – The Birth of Hope Bechukotai 5779 This week we read the Tochecha, the terrifying curses warning of what would happen to Israel if it betrayed its Divine mission. We read a prophecy of history gone wrong. If Israel loses its way spi

Politics | Judea & Samaria

Jews Celebrate EPIC Building Dedication in Hebron - Beit HaShalom

It finally happened! The Jews have moved into Beit HaShalom (House of Peace), the four-story residential complex purchased by Jews in Hebron.

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Jonathan Sacks - Evolution or Revolution? Behar 5779

Jonathan Sacks – Evolution or Revolution? Behar 5779 There are, it is sometimes said, no controlled experiments in history. Every society, every age, and every set of circumstances is unique. If so, there is no science of history. There are no unive

History | Archeology

Jerusalem: Amazing Biblical archaeological finds in City of David

Two minuscule 2,600-year-old inscriptions recently uncovered in the City of David’s Givati Parking Lot excavation are vastly enlarging the understanding of ancient Jerusalem in the late 8th century.

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'I Don't Think It Was an Extreme Position I Took': Jeff Sessions on the Bible, Immigration and His Critics | CBN News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed some of the criticism he and the White House have received in recent weeks regarding the administration's immigration policy in an exclusive interview Thursday with CBN News.

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Archaeological find in Jerusalem ‘proves Bible passage is historically true’

Archaeologists excavating in Jerusalem have found burned artifacts dating from 2,600 years ago – which prove that a passage in the Bible is true. Researchers uncovered charred wood, grape seeds, fish scales, bones and pottery while digging in the City o

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Modern Technology Unlocks Secrets of a Damaged Biblical Scroll - The New York Times

Experts using a computer imaging program have virtually unwrapped a charred ancient scroll and recovered a fragment of the authoritative text of the Hebrew Bible.

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Mummy Mask May Reveal Oldest Known Gospel

A text that may be the oldest copy of a gospel known to exist — a fragment of the Gospel of Mark that was written during the first century, before the year 9...

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Ancient rock adds evidence of King David’s existence | The Times of Israel

Stone slab with earliest reference to House of David, on display at Met, said to be 'one of the most important Biblical artifacts ever found'