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Israeli Tabor Winery enlists wildlife for an eco-friendly vineyard

Israeli Tabor Winery enlists wildlife for an eco-friendly vineyard In 1999 – four Israeli families had a dream… and now, we can see the fruits of their labor, if you travel up to the Galilee mountains and check out the blossoming vineyards of the

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Outrage Greets Pro-BDS Petition to University of California Blaming Israel for Teaching Methods That Killed George Floyd

Anti-Israel protesters disrupt an event at the University of California, Los Angeles, May 17, 2018. Photo: Screenshot. Outrage erupted on …

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Kalanit Taub - Speak Up. You May Just Save A Life

Kalanit Taub – Speak Up. You May Just Save A Life United Hatzalah, Israel’s largest all-volunteer emergency medical service organization, always responds as quickly as possible to any call for medical assistance. The various EMTs are spread across

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ZOA Criticizes 19 Senators Threatening Israel If It Applies Sovereignty to Parts of Judea Samaria

ZOA President Morton A. Klein and Chair Mark Levenson, Esq. released the following statement:  ZOA strongly criticizes a dangerous letter authored by Sens. C

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Israeli Company to Bring Electricity to Remote Villages in Asia

Israeli Company to Bring Electricity to Remote Villages in Asia  Israeli startup Aquarius Engines partners with international telecom giant Nokia to help put its revolutionary generator design out in the field in Asian locations that are off the grid. By

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BDS co-founder says goal of movement is end of Israel

During a 20-minute interview in Arabic via a Podcast, Omar Barghouti appears to have let slip its real objective.

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BDS is failing - the never ending story (June 2020)

Here’s the latest installment in our ongoing series of posts documenting BDS fails. Political BDS Fails Oklahoma stands with Israel  https://twitter

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The anti-Israel “human rights lawyer” who tried to firebomb an NYPD police car

She’s wearing a Palestinian keffiyeh. She’s holding a Molotov cocktail. And she’s ready to firebomb – a NYPD police car.

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Steve Kramer - Israel on a Tightrope

Steve Kramer – Israel on a Tightrope Israel’s greatest ally is unquestionably the US. Under the leadership of Prime Minister Netanyahu, Israel has augmented its reliance on America and the West with an outreach to the East, primarily China, which

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Sheri Oz - A Palestinian on the Israeli Occupation: The biggest lie ever told

Sheri Oz – A Palestinian on the Israeli Occupation: The biggest lie ever told This is what we want to hear. The charismatic Mohammad Massad, former terrorist, talks with passion about wanting to live together with the Jews. Has anyone ever spoken li

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What Israel can teach the world about beating a pandemic

Instead of falling victim to the Covid-19 crisis, Israel faced it head on. Now as corona wanes in Israel, we look back on how it achieved victory over this first outbreak with relatively few deaths.

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In virtual international hackathon, teams to tackle coronavirus challenges | The Times of Israel

Some 500 developers from Israel, UK, Netherlands, Poland, Italy, will use AI, virtual and augmented reality, robots and drones to address new normal created by pandemic

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel May 31, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 31, 2020 Many of Israel’s latest innovations will support the new reality that will exist when the current pandemic is over. Patients will be monitored remotely both inside hospitals and outside. Radar

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Michael Freund - Let's show more appreciation to Jews-by-choice

Michael Freund – Let’s show more appreciation to Jews-by-choice Michael Freund web site Each year, as we read the Book of Ruth on Shavuot, we are reminded of the remarkable spiritual journey undertaken by the heroine of the story, a Moabite wo

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CTECH - Israel Technology News Brief May 28, 2020

CTECH – Israel Technology News Brief May 28, 2020 Interview | One-third of all airlines will not survive the pandemic, says Wizz Air CEO. József Váradi spoke to Calcalist about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected airlines, and what to expect

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Israeli Lab: Antiviral Drugs For Genetic Disease May Work Against Coronavirus

Researchers at the Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) say that a combination of two existing antiviral drugs for Gaucher disease appear to inhibit the growth of SARS CoV-2.

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UNPACKED - Is There a Connection Between Spirituality and Good Mental Health?

UNPACKED – Is There a Connection Between Spirituality and Good Mental Health? There’s increasing evidence that people who are “spiritual” have fewer symptoms of depression, lower incidence of suicide, and less severe alcohol or substance use.

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Iran is increasingly promoting antisemitic Houthi leader from Yemen

Iran’s role in Yemen gives it the ability to project power into the Red Sea and the Bab al-Mandab Strait.

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The Jewish people are not “settlers” in their own ancestral heartland

Why should 'peace' between Israel and the Palestinian Arabs require that Israel give its ancestral birthright for a mess of potage?

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Victor Rosenthal - A Short History of an Interminable Conflict

Victor Rosenthal – A Short History of an Interminable Conflict In 1948 the state was declared as the British colonialists finally left, and the ensuing war was called the “War of Independence.” Most wars of independence are fought directly again

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Jonathan Sacks - A Life of Vertical & Horizontal Responsibility: Shavuot During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Jonathan Sacks – A Life of Vertical & Horizontal Responsibility: Shavuot During the Coronavirus Pandemic Join the Chief Rabbi and Rabbi Lord Sacks as they explore the powerful dual responsibility conferred upon us at Sinai.   Coming up to Shavu

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Israel Seen Exclusive - The Art of Running And Saving A Life

Israel Seen Exclusive – The Art of Running And Saving A Life   The pair of United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs, Yuval Shlafman and Amir Gellis know each other quite well as they meet up early Friday mornings on Hatzuk Beach, as part of their Tel Avi

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Dear Europe – the Israelis are not your Jews

It is revealing how they address their complaints against Israel, doing so in terms of “punishment,” as to a misbehaving child. Opinion.

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UNPACKED - Israel: Sustainable Nation - Full Length Documentary

UNPACKED – Israel: Sustainable Nation – Full Length Documentary   Celebrate Israel through film. Presenting for the first time to a digital audience the award- winning film Sustainable Nation. The majesty and beauty of water is at the hea

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel May 24, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 24, 2020 Israel has just celebrated the anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem, resulting in a beautiful modern city that now benefits all. There are many more examples in this week’s newsletter

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Steve Kramer - Netanyahu in the Dock

Steve Kramer – Netanyahu in the Dock Now that Israel finally has a government, a centrist unity government at that, Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu will finally face Jerusalem District Court judges, where he is accused of bribery, fraud, and breach of

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2 Ethiopian Israeli women become Border Police officers

2 Ethiopian Israeli women become Border Police officers Israel Hayom by By Itsik Saban Sub-Inspector Oshrat Negosa and Sub-Inspector Tikva Makonnen make history in a ceremony at Beit Horon. Negosa: From a young age, I saw myself serving in a combat role,

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Dov Lipman - Watch: Jerusalem Day: Celebrating the Return to Israel's Ancient Capital

Dov Lipman – Watch: Jerusalem Day: Celebrating the Return to Israel’s Ancient Capital Jerusalem Day is one of the highlights of the Israeli and Jewish calendar. After 2,000 years of hoping to return to Zion, the Jewish State was re-established in

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The Israel Democracy Institute - Israel's Cease-Fire Government Should Promote Healing, Not Division

The Israel Democracy Institute – Israel’s Cease-Fire Government Should Promote Healing, Not Division IDI Written By: Yohanan Plesner Netanyahu and Gantz could use their unity government to put in place a ‘democratic ceasefire’ and spee

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Saudi Writer Abdulhameed Al-Ghobain: Saudis Care about National Interests, Not the Palestinian Cause

Saudi Writer Abdulhameed Al-Ghobain: Saudis Care about National Interests, Not the Palestinian Cause.   Saudi writer Abdulhameed Al-Ghobain said in a May 10, 2020 interview on BBC Arabic TV (U.K.) that the Saudi public is well-informed today and that

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CTECH Israel Technology News Brief

CTECH Israel Technology News Brief Analysis | The U.S. demands Israel takes its side in the new Cold War with China. The U.S. secretary of state’s irregular visit to Israel last week was meant to signal that the trade war with China is escalating in th

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I was right, says prof who predicted pandemic would play itself out in 70 days

Isaac Ben-Israel says virus disappears everywhere at same speed, rendering interventions irrelevant. Public health expert: He 'has no clue about epidemiology and public health'

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Mel Alexenberg - Jerusalem Day Cyberangels Fly to JerUSAlems in USA

Mel Alexenberg – Jerusalem Day Cyberangels Fly to JerUSAlems in USA I am celebrating Jerusalem Day as a new media artist by launching Rembrandt-inspired cyberangels from Jerusalem in Israel to states in USA with places named JerUSAlem. There are Jer

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Archaeologists discover 2000-year-old unique complex by the Western Wall - The Jerusalem Post

The structure was sealed later in the Byzantine period under the floors of a large building about 1,400 years ago and was left untouched for centuries.

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Where Are Jewish Groups and Others on Rashida Tlaib's 'Nakba' Tweet?

US Congresswoman Rashia Tlaib of Michigan. Photo: Reuters/Rebecca Cook. Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) has made no secret of her feelings …

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Amb. Dore Gold: Video: Does the Term "Annexation" Even Apply to the West Bank?

Amb. Dore Gold: Video: Does the Term “Annexation” Even Apply to the West Bank?   It so happens that this year is the 100th anniversary of the San Remo Conference, where the victorious allied powers from World War I divided the Ottoman Emp

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UNPACKED - Sivan Rahav-Meir divulges why she became an Orthodox Jew

UNPACKED – Sivan Rahav-Meir divulges why she became an Orthodox Jew     Journalist, educator and media personality Sivan Rahav-Meir talks to Noam Weissman about how she became religious, why Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination affected her so

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Elder Of Ziyon - British census in 1922 says that lots of Arabs came to Beersheva from Transjordan and Arabia

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

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Israeli Sovereignty, Not Appeasement, Is the Key to Lasting Peace

It is long past time for Israel to apply sovereignty to large swaths of Judea and Samaria.

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Moderna's Israeli top medical officer: We've shown today that our vaccine works

US biotech firm's shares soar as it claims tests of first volunteers show its vaccine candidate produces immune response, 'has potential to prevent COVID-19'; Phase 3 tests in July

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Howard Epstein - WHY INDIA WILL BE THE NEXT CHINA

Howard Epstein – WHY INDIA WILL BE THE NEXT CHINA WHY INDIA WILL BE THE NEXT CHINA   I was referred to an article entitled: Why India can’t be the next China, and shouldn’t try https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/stocks/news/why-in

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The wave of immigration to Israel is apparently gaining momentum

The wave of immigration to Israel is apparently gaining momentum As the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc in America, aliyah offices report requests to move to Israel have tripled compared to the same period last year. By Paul Shindman, World Israel News

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel May 17, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 17, 2020 This week’s newsletter is full of Israeli solutions to global problems. They include detection of heart and lung problems caused by COVID-19; preventing rejection of bone-marrow transplants; c

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Coronavirus could shut 70,000 Israeli businesses this year, report warns

Since start of pandemic, there has been a 70% drop in number of new businesses, mainly due to economic uncertainty, Dun & Bradstreet says

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Israeli scientists think they know why virus is severe for some, mild for others

Hoping to point way to drug therapy, Weizmann team says it found cells called in to fight coronavirus in lungs may actually worsen disease, sparking 'storm' that can lead to death

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Elder Of Ziyon - Israel News: There has been a nakba for 72 years. But it isn’t what Palestinians say it is.

The word “nakba” was coined in 1948 by Constantin Zureiq in his pamphlet “The Meaning of Nakba,” but he didn’t describe it the way it is used today. His description of the events of 1948 were centered around the mistakes of the Arabs rather than the actions of the Jews.

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CTECH - Daily Technology Briefs

CTECH – Daily Technology Briefs Right now just might be the best time to invest in traveltech, says NFX founder. Gigi Levy-Weiss spoke to CTech about what the coronavirus means for VCs and investors. Watch video Website accessibility startup Access

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Israelis Adjust To New Normal With Creativity, Digitization, And Cautious Optimism

In Israel, one of the first countries to lock down and then reopen, there is a common desire for a familiar routine.

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Jonathan Sacks - The Power of a Curse

Jonathan Sacks – The Power of a Curse The book of Vayikra draws to a close by outlining the blessings that will follow if the people are faithful to their covenant with God. Then it describes the curses that will befall them if they are not. The gen

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Israeli Researchers Develop Tech That Turns Tap Water Into A Strong Disinfectant

Researchers at Bar Ilan University say their method produces water-based, environmentally safe disinfectants that can kill bacteria and viruses, including coronaviruses.

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Sheri Oz - You Cannot Divorce an Octopus Until You Release Its Tentacles

Sheri Oz – You Cannot Divorce an Octopus Until You Release Its Tentacles Anyone who looks at the map of Judea & Samaria can see that it can be compared to an octopus that has its tentacles all in a dither. UN map of Judea & Samaria showing Areas A,

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BACKGROUNDER: The Intrinsic Antisemitism of BDS | CAMERA

The anti-Jewish bigotry that characterizes the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has become even more apparent as BDS leaders and members seize upon

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More Disturbing Keffiyeh Symbolism From Rashida Tlaib | Israellycool

Apparently, yesterday was World Keffiyeh Day, 'to show solidarity with the Palestinian cause and struggle.' One of those to post in honor of it was (predictably) congresswoman Rashida Tlaib

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Barry Shaw - JStreet Lost

Barry Shaw – JStreet Lost What we witness with JStreet has been the outside influence of radicals on impressionable young Jewish minds who instill into them the perception of resentful Arabs as victims’ worthy of their compassion. The result is th

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‘Year 2 of freedom’: Rare Coin from Bar-Kochba Revolt Discovered at the Foot of the Temple Mount

By: Aryeh Savir A rare coin from the from Bar-Kochba Revolt, the Jews’ revolt against the Roman Empire in 132-136 CE, was recently discovered by Israeli archeologists at the foot of the Temple Mount, north of the City of David. The rare bronze coin, dis

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Facebook content oversight member reportedly linked to Muslim Brotherhood

Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Tawakkol Karman has been picked as one of 20 members of the new board, but has in the past proclaimed support for the Islamist organization.

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UNPACKED - Tal Ben-Shahar's Tips for Happiness and Good Mental Health

UNPACKED – Tal Ben-Shahar’s Tips for Happiness and Good Mental Health Author and lecturer Tal Ben-Shahar has spent his exceptional career researching and promoting positive psychology, which makes him an ideal person to discuss the Covid-19 em

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Michael Shine - We live in interesting times – don't we?

Michael Shine – We live in interesting times – don’t we? Still more questions than answers! We all have opinions, sometimes based on fact and sometimes not, which everybody is entitled to have, but which ones should we trust? Now that restrictio

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel May 10, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 10, 2020 The highlights include: Two major Israeli antibody projects bring new hope to coronavirus patients. Israeli sniff test detects which comatose patients will recover. An Israeli aid organization is he

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Israel Is My Playground - Fabio Wibmer

Thanks to Visit Israel for inviting me to this incredible country! Check out https://goisrael.com and https://youtube.com/user/goisraelofficial to get more i...

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Victor Rosenthal - Jews and Evangelicals: it's Complicated

Victor Rosenthal – Jews and Evangelicals: it’s Complicated I have lived a large part of my life outside the Jewish bubble. I have known many Evangelical Christians, and some of them have been good friends. So I wasn’t surprised to hear about “

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The Jerusalem Center - 100 Years Since the San Remo Conference

The Jerusalem Center – 100 Years Since the San Remo Conference   The San Remo Conference transformed the Balfour Declaration into a binding international treaty, setting the stage for the League of Nations Mandate in 1922. Thus, at San Remo, Je

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Israel Seen Exclusive - Responding To A Terror Attack Quickly and Safely

Israel Seen Exclusive – Responding To A Terror Attack Quickly and Safely On a recent afternoon, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Aviad Hertz was working from home when he heard pistol shots in the distance. He did not know whether they were from the ne

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Unity Government: 72 MKs nominate Netanyahu for Prime Minister - Inside Israel

Likud, Blue & White submit signatures of 72 MKs to President Rivlin, endorsing Netanyahu as prime minister.

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Jonathan Sacks - Radical Uncertainty Emor 5780

Jonathan Sacks – Radical Uncertainty Emor 5780 There is something very strange about the festival of Succot, of which our parsha is the primary source. On the one hand, it is the festival supremely associated with joy. It is the only festival in our

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Joe Biden will ‘seek to reopen’ PLO office in Washington if elected

Biden said aiming to restore aid to Palestinians, warns unilateral steps could bury Israeli-Palestinian peace

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Kiss frontman Gene Simmons learns about his Holocaust survivor mother’s ordeal

Kiss frontman Gene Simmons said his mother almost never spoke about her Holocaust ordeal, including time in Nazi camps.

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"SAVING LIVES SUNDAY" BENEFIT RELEASES STUNNING RENDITION OF "HALLELUJAH"

“SAVING LIVES SUNDAY” BENEFIT RELEASES STUNNING RENDITION OF “HALLELUJAH” SAVING LIVES SUNDAY” BENEFIT RELEASES STUNNING RENDITION OF “HALLELUJAH” IN ENGLISH, HEBREW AND ARABICFEATURING INTERNATIONAL CELEBS & FIRST RESPONDERS Jerusalem, (May

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Israeli Bio-Defense Lab Says It Found An Antibody That 'Neutralizes' The Coronavirus | Health News

The Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) announced that it completed a 'groundbreaking scientific development' toward a potential COVID-19 treatment.

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Dan Diker, Amb. Alan Baker – How to Rescue Civil Discourse on Israel

Dan Diker, Amb. Alan Baker – How to Rescue Civil Discourse on Israel Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs  Institute for Contemporary Affairs-Founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation Israel has been the only democratic nation-state whose

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Microsoft to buy Israeli cybersecurity startup CyberX

The U.S. software giant is expected to pay $165 million for the internet of things cybersecurity platform company

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CTECH - Israel This Week's Technology & Start Ups'

CTECH – Israel This Week’s Technology & Start-Ups’ Intel in talks to acquire Israeli startup Moovit for $1 billion. Following its purchase of Mobileye in 2017, Intel will be well placed to manage urban transportation around the globe. Re

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Israel Makes ‘Significant Breakthrough’ In Developing Coronavirus Antidote

Israel’s main biological research lab has reportedly made a “significant breakthrough” in the fight against the coronavirus as it has isolated a key antibody that will go toward potential treatments for the virus. Defense Minister Naftal

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14 pro-Iranian militiamen killed in airstrikes in Syria - Defense/Security

Israel 'likely' behind airstrikes on pro-Iranian militias in Syria, observer group says, after 14 fighters killed in strikes.

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Steve Kramer - Beating a Dead Horse - Annexation

Steve Kramer – Beating a Dead Horse – Annexation Many EU leaders, Jews, and others are upset over the proposed extension of Israeli sovereignty to the Jewish population in Israel’s heartland, reclaimed 53 years ago during the defensive Six-D

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Israeli Initiative Taps Into Global 'Maker Army' For Tech-Driven COVID-19 Solutions

Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) is leveraging its vast network of tech talent to develop and manufacture affordable products to provide much-relief during the pandemic. | NoCamels

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Jewish Voice for Peace Mocks Jewish Practice and Belief | Israellycool

In case you weren't already convinced that Jewish Voice for Peace is about as Jewish as a ham sandwich, they have posted this video on Instagram

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Linda Sarsour's New Book is Delusional

From the very beginning of the book, Sarsour tries to portrait herself as someone taking over the mantle of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Israel Seen - When No One Else Is There To Help - Be The Person That Helps

Israel Seen – When No One Else Is There To Help – Be The Person That Helps YitzchakHoffman immigrated from Belgium to Israel. He moved to the city of Ashdod and began his family. 20 years ago, Yitzchak trained to become one of the first volunt

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Sabine Sterk - Kova Tembel

Sabine Sterk – Kova Tembel Since I lived in Israel I am a huge supporter of the country and her Jewish people. A lot of Israeli’s living in Israel think I’m at least delusional, others, mostly here in the Netherlands are telling I’m obsessed a

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Shelly Schreter - My Issues with Prayer

Shelly Schreter – My Issues with Prayer For someone who doesn’t really davven, I have spent a lot of time in shul. It’s not that I have anything against davvening, or even that I don’t know the liturgy and the moves, because I actually do, aft

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel May 3, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 3, 2020 As the number of coronavirus infections and fatalities falls globally, we thank the medics, hospital staff, care workers, researchers, scientists, innovators, philanthropists, volunteers and essentia

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UNPACKED - Sustainable Nation - Full Length Documentary Last Day to View May 2nd

UNPACKED – Sustainable Nation – Full-Length Documentary Last Day to View May 2nd   Celebrate Israel through film. Presenting for the first time to a digital audience the award- winning film Sustainable Nation. Make sure you subscribe and

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Independence Day: 72 Israeli Technologies Fighting COVID-19 | Health News

Israel is home to close to 200 startups and companies with wide-ranging solutions to offer in the battle against the disease, not to mention the dozens of scientific initiatives.

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Jonathan Sacks - The Ethic of HolinessJ

Jonathan Sacks – The Ethic of Holiness Kedoshim contains the two great love commands of the Torah. The first is, “Love your neighbour as yourself. I am the Lord” (Lev. 19:18). Rabbi Akiva called this “the great principle of the Torah.” Th

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Watch - Secret of Israel's Military Revealed

Watch – Secret of Israel’s Military Revealed We have a secret to tell you…

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Israeli and US Military Bands Come Together Online to Play ‘Hatikvah’ for Holocaust Survivor

Photo: Screenshot. With Israeli Independence Day and the anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp coinciding on Wednesday, …

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CTECH - Top 50 Israeli startups - 2020 (Covid-19) edition

CTECH – Top 50 Israeli startups – 2020 (Covid-19) edition Israel is home to over 200 growth stage companies. Check out CTech’s list of the country’s 50 most promising startups that we believe will survive and thrive despite coronavirus

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For first time, Israelis recovered from coronavirus outnumber those still sick

Over half of the 15,782 people diagnosed with COVID-19 have regained their health; death toll climbs to 212, including Bnei Brak rabbi; condition of girl, 11, improves

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Israel: Touch free access for games and elevators in a post-Covid world

Israeli startup Sonarax is ready for a touchless new world with its ready-to-install ultrasonic data-transmission technology.

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Happy. Birthday Israel - It Began Long Before 1948

While most of the world believes Israel arose in 1948, the fact is that Israel is an ancient country that began thousands of years ago.

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WATCH - When the Masks Come Off in Israeli Hospitals SURPRISE.

WATCH – When the Masks Come Off in Israeli Hospitals SURPRISE.

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Israel At 72: Coronavirus-Fighting Ingenuity Reinforces Israel As The 'Collaboration Nation'

Throughout its 72 years, Israel has proven that necessity is the mother of invention; it was clear that Israeli entrepreneurs would enlist in the battle against COVID-19.

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Lockdown only made corona crisis worse, claim experts - ISRAEL21c

Israeli professors’ mathematical model shows quarantine effects more damaging than the disease, which could better be controlled by precautions.

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Israeli Team Developing Coronavirus Vaccine Raises $12M For New Startup, To Begin Summer Trials

The new company, MigVax, is an affiliate of The Migal Galilee Research Institute and will pioneer the effort to develop the vaccine.

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Israeli researchers say they can make disinfectant from tap water

Bar-Ilan researchers electrify water to produce hypo chloric acid at defined level of acidity; patented method has not been published in science journal or subject to peer review

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Israeli innovators want to help Africans breathe through COVID-19

Medics and engineers can make ventilators with basic parts costing $500 and a downloaded blueprint designed in Israel

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At Long Last, Gantz and Netanyahu Sign Coalition Deal, Ending Israeli Political Impasse

Blue and White leader Benny Gantz and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sign a coalition agreement, ending Israel’s year-long political impasse, …

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'Exit' Plans: Israel Looks For A Way Out Of The Coronavirus Lockdown

After 5 weeks of isolation and closures, Israel is starting to think about how to emerge from the crisis.

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WHO's Anti-Israel Bias Raising Questions About Organization's Direction

The WHO's decision-making body has a history of politicizing Israel and singling it out for criticism, fueling concerns of bias at the U.N. organization.

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Top Israeli prof claims simple stats show virus plays itself out after 70 days | The Times of Israel

Isaac Ben-Israel, who is not a medical expert, says analysis worldwide shows new cases peaking after about 40 days, slams economic closures; leading doctor dismisses his claims

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Israel's President Says He Won't Extend Gantz's Mandate to Form Government, Will Send to Knesset If No Coalition by Tomorrow

Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Blue and White leader Benny Gantz at the memorial ceremony for …

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Anti-Semitism and Israel Advocacy Matters Even More During Coronavirus

There’s no doubt that anti-Semites and Israel detractors haven’t gone away simply because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Like the coronavirus, they, too, have

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'Trump is right about the coronavirus. The WHO is wrong,' says Israeli expert - Israel News - Haaretz.com

Dr. Dan Yamin has developed models for predicting the spread of infectious diseases, and helped curb the Ebola epidemic. He says the coronavirus could take some 13,000 lives in Israel – but there's cause for optimism

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The ironic bigotry of progressive activism - The Jerusalem Post

Who gets to determine the “universal” hierarchy of victimhood? Muslims may be an oppressed group in China, but in the Arab world, Muslims are doing the oppressing.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Top Sanders Surrogate: Zionism is a 'Racist' Ideology

A top surrogate for Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I., Vt.) presidential campaign claimed Zionism is a “racist” ideology even though the Zionism censure was revoked by the United Nations in 1991.

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US House Democrats block pro-Israel, anti-BDS bill

Lawmakers defeated consideration of the bill by a tally of 219-194.

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Netanyahu’s victory is an indictment of his indictment

The silver lining for Netanyahu of not having an immunity request on the Knesset’s docket was that long debates on his status would not be at the top of the news in the weeks before an election.

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A Clear Win: Israel Has Decided

Based on the early results, which point to Benjamin Netanyahu as the big winner in these elections, statements saying he

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

An Imam at a Bernie Rally Had Called for the Destruction of Israel

When Imam Omar Suleiman appeared at a Bernie rally in Mesquite, TX, the hateful Islamist cleric spoke in front of a backdrop of giant American flags and signs urging donations to Sanders.

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Bernie, ‘Proud To Be Jewish,’ Skips AIPAC. Instead, He’s Appearing With Israel-Hating Rapper

On Sunday, Senator Bernie Sanders, who has been boasting recently that he is “proud to be Jewish” despite his constant association with virulent Israel-haters such as Rep. Ilhan Omar and Linda Sarsour, will skip the AIPAC conference, which is devoted

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BDS THIS: 'In a few weeks' Israel will have coronavirus vaccine

Once the vaccine is developed, it will take at least 90 days to complete the regulatory process and potentially more to enter the marketplace.

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Israeli Embassy Rips 'Vile' Spanish Parade Show for 'Banalizing' Holocaust

The controversial parade show in Campo de Criptana, Spain. Photo: YouTube screenshot (via Europa Press). The Israeli Embassy in Spain …

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

Nikki Haley Slams Bernie Sanders Over AIPAC Boycott: 'Go Back to Defending Castro'

US presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally at Brooklyn College in New York, March 2, …

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"Operation Ron" - Thousands Of Secular Jews Don Tefillin Thanks To Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai

Thousands of secular Jews began putting on tefillin recently as part of "Operation Ron" - an initiative named after Tel Aviv mayor Ron Huldai "in honor"

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The Rot Inside American Jewish Organizations

Something unusual happened in the world of Arab–Israeli negotiations early this year: The Palestinians were given a reason to come to the negotiating table.

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Why are Democrats skipping out on AIPAC?

Who's going to #SkipAIPAC? The hashtag campaign created by the anti-Zionist IfNotNow group is winning even when their demands that

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My Journey From Pakistani Muslim to Jerusalemite Jew - Stories of Return

My parents were secular Muslims who respected their religion; we all prayed and observed the holidays and some of the fasts. I turned out to be the most religious of the four daughters

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Why the Left won't tolerate liberal Zionists

The Columbia Journalism Review touts itself as “the voice of journalism.” While the magazine, which is published by the Columbia

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WATCH: Buttigieg says 'In my administration Israel will get the message' - no annexation

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said at a recent campaign event, 'In my administration the Israeli government will get the message that we are not going to support those kinds of steps,' referring to annexation of territories.

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Rather than drifting away, over two-thirds of US Jews feel tie to Israel -- poll | The Times of Israel

8 out of 10 survey respondents say they are pro-Israel; Netanyahu's support of Trump tops list of reasons Jewish Americans are critical of Israeli policies

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Saudi Arabia Is Now More Pro-Israel Than the Democratic Party

For decades, Saudi Arabia — a territorially expansive nation and home to Islamic holy cities Mecca and Medina — represented a symbolic epicenter of the

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‘It Is Theft’: Ilhan Omar Responds To Trump-Israel Peace Proposal

Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar ripped a peace deal that was proposed Tuesday at the White House by President Donald Trump and Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Newly-Unveiled Trump Peace Plan Envisions Palestinian State With East Jerusalem Capital

US President Donald Trump points past Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they discuss a Middle East peace plan proposal …

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Saying 'Never Again' Means Nothing If It's Not Backed Up With Actions

In the case of the Holocaust, it’s easy for anyone today to insist he would’ve fought on the side of justice. But how many people flatter themselves?

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Rashida Tlaib Accused of Spreading ‘Vicious Blood Libel’ After Tweeting, Deleting Claim Jews Killed Palestinian Child

US Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) speaks at a rally calling on Congress to censure President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill …

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‘Mockery of the Holocaust’: Macron Slammed for Visit with Abbas

The French president also threw a hissy fit against his Israeli security detail.

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The 2019 Edition of Migdal Epic Israel

Georg Egger / Maximilian Brandl and Haley Smith / Catharine Pendrel crowned the Men’s and Women’s overall winners of Migdal Epic Israel 2019 - https://bttlob...

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38th World Zionist Congress Elections | American Zionist Movement

Between January 21 and March 11, 2020, American Jews will have the opportunity to vote online for the Jewish future in Israel and around the world.

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Amid Anti-Regime Protests, Iranians Repeatedly Continue To Refuse to Trample American, Israeli Flags

Photo purportedly showing mosque attendees in Ahvaz, Iran refusing to place their shoes on American and Israeli flags. Photo: @the_boss1396 …

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Last Auschwitz survivors speak: 'We haven't won, but we've taught our grandkids'

Heart-wrenching testimonies from survivors living in Israel, as the Jewish state prepares to host world leaders on the 75th anniversary of the death camp's liberation

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Pennsylvania student government votes to ban Sabra hummus on campus because it’s an Israeli product

For once, the school has come out against the idea, although we're sure professors were on board.