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Howard Epstein – LETTER FROM ISRAEL – Israeli Arabs

Howard Epstein – LETTER FROM ISRAEL – Israeli Arabs Last week, in case there were readers who had been unaware, I dwelt upon the huge contribution to Israeli society of its Moroccan community. This week, having just returned from a couple of days

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

The US establishing a consulate in Jerusalem for Palestinians would violate international law

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

Politics | BDS

89% of Palestinian films showcased by Netflix directed by BDS supporters

  Nearly 90% of films in Netflix's recently launched "Palestinian Stories" collection of films are directed by supporters of the

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – When the Impossible (Meat) is Possible for Jews

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – When the Impossible (Meat) is Possible for Jews A major brouhaha is emerging among kosher-observant Jews: will it be permissible to eat lab-sourced “meat”? This is no narrow question but rather one with huge implication

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 17, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 17, 2021 the highlights include:  An Israeli startup can test whether a recovering cancer patient needs chemotherapy. Israelis are aiding and rescuing trapped Afghans. An Israeli has been elected President

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CTECH -The Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News

CTECH -The Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News ironSource to acquire Tapjoy in $400 million deal. The acquisition is expected to strengthen ironSource’s platform which helps mobile app and game developers with monetization. Read more Israeli t

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UNPACKED: How a 500 Year Old Book Shaped Jewish Practice | The Jewish Story

UNPACKED: How a 500 Year Old Book Shaped Jewish Practice | The Jewish Story At the dawn of the 16th century, both Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jews relied on oral traditions of Jewish law – Halakha. Both groups passed down their own unique customs. Howeve

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Believing Doesn’t Always Go With Belonging (and vice versa)

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Believing Doesn’t Always Go With Belonging (and vice versa) Discussions of Religion and State in Israel (or elsewhere: much of what I write below is relevant to the U.S. as well) relate to the issue in dichotomous fashion

History | History

World will 'throw us to the dogs': Yom Kippur War papers reveal Golda's despair

48 years on, declassified papers show PM Meir feared abandon by int'l community: 'They don't like Jews, let alone weak Jews'; State Archive publishes 1,300 pages of transcripts

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Why are Jews so quick to defend our enemies?

Jewish schools must not teach their pupils a one-sided narrative of Palestinian victimhood

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Shakked Beery – “Best or Worst, Come What May” Brave Members of First Bahraini Delegation

Shakked Beery – “Best or Worst, Come What May” Brave Members of First Bahraini Delegation “Best or worst, come what may”, so told me J, who’s probably one of the bravest people I met (along with his sister K), when we s

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Massive Byzantine-era winery discovered in Israel

Winepresses, warehouses and kilns were uncovered by archaeologists who believe the winery once produced a fine white wine.

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Howard Epstein – LETTER FROM ISRAEL: Morocco

Howard Epstein – LETTER FROM ISRAEL: Morocco In Israel last weekend, it was announced that Defence Minister Benny Gantz is planning to visit Morocco to sign cooperation deals to develop for them a drone industry. Morocco is, of course a long way fro

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RAV KOOK ON PARSHAT NOACH

RAV KOOK ON PARSHAT NOACH “אֵ֚לֶּה תּוֹלְדֹ֣ת נֹ֔חַ נֹ֗חַ אִ֥ישׁ צַדִּ֛יק תָּמִ֥ים הָיָ֖ה בְּדֹֽרֹתָ֑יו אֶת־הָֽאֱלֹהִ֖ים הִֽתְהַלֶּךְ־נֹֽחַ׃”  “T

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Why the US really wants a Palestinian consulate in Jerusalem

The Biden administration knows it does not have domestic support to completely "unrecognize" Jerusalem, so it is catering to far-left demands by undoing the natural consequences of recognition.

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HonestReporting: Newsflash, Media: Israel’s Arab Minority Does Not ‘Largely Identify as Palestinian’

HonestReporting: Newsflash, Media: Israel’s Arab Minority Does Not ‘Largely Identify as Palestinian’ Honest Reporting By Akiva Van Koningsveld Keeping in line with the theory of intersectionality, sociologists over the last decades have increasingl

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Steve Kramer – Succot Travels in Samaria

Steve Kramer – Succot Travels in Samaria With a number of fellow members of Hod Ve Hadar, the Masorti (Conservative in the US) synagogue that we belong to in Kfar Saba, we recently visited Mt. Gerizim, Har Bracha, and Shilo, all in the Biblical hear

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The cost of Kamala validating 'Israeli genocide' speech

US VP Kamala Harris validated a student who accused Israel of ethnic genocide.

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Tel Aviv University: study reveals the evolutionary reason why women feel colder than men

Tel Aviv University: study reveals the evolutionary reason why women feel colder than men Finally explained by science: The biological reason for those squabbles over the air conditioning A new study reveals the evolutionary reason why women feel colder t

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Why anti-Zionism and antisemitism are inextricably linked

  For centuries, Jews have debated who belongs to our community. While embracing a more inclusive Jewish world is an

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – When Democracy’s Watchdogs Become Rabid

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – When Democracy’s Watchdogs Become Rabid Imagine a watchdog that barks at everything: vehicles, passersby, birds, etc. Not much use, right? A similar problem arises when Democracy’s “Watchdog” – the media – bark

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Sarah Silverman denounces 'the Squad' over Iron Dome position

"Do not defund the Iron Dome. My family lives there. It just seems to prove the point that I didn't think existed - people really only like Jews if they're suffering," said Sarah Silverman.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 4, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 4, 2021 Israel’s universal positive impact continues at fast pace. They include Covid-19 treatments, anti-bacterial breakthroughs, and 3D-printed blood vessels. There are major benefits to the disable

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Howard Epstein – LETTER FROM ISRAEL Oct. 2021

Howard Epstein – LETTER FROM ISRAEL Oct. 2021 As we, in Israel, gladly received evidence last weekend that we are (so far as the presently known variants of Covid are concerned) almost certainly over the worst, we now have a new worry: the Squad. As

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AOC's tears, Schumer's silence, Kamala's ignorance

Does VP Harris really believe Israel is perpetrating ethnic genocide? Does AOC think Israeli civilians should be killed by rockets? Op-ed.

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Far-left Democrats push anti-Israel 'peace' bill

Last week, Michigan Democratic Rep. Andy Levin introduced the Two-State Solution Act.

Politics | Media Bias

The Intercept Offers Impassioned Defense of Ph.D. Student/Teacher Who Called Israel Supporters 'Zionist Dirtbags'

While anti-Israel sentiment is no stranger on US college campuses, UNC's unequivocal support for a teacher who holds such views is alarming.

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

Israel: What is the '2-state solution' about?

  Last week, after the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the supplemental spending bill for the Iron Dome program, everyone

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College Student Accuses Israel Of ‘Ethnic Genocide.’ Kamala Harris: ‘Your Truth Cannot Be Suppressed’

Vice President Kamala Harris supported a student who accused Israel of committing “ethnic genocide” against Palestinians on Tuesday.

Politics | American Politics

After Near Defeat Of Iron Dome Funding, Mainstream Democrats Introduce ANOTHER Bill Endangering Israel

This is not an "occupation." It is legitimate and entirely lawful self-defense. It would be a lie — a blood libel — for the United States to declare Gaza to be occupied territory. Under international law, a military occupation may continue as long as

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The Left's embrace of violence against Jews

Why the Left seems to think it’s perfectly acceptable for Jews to die in the name of Palestinian self-determination. Op-ed.

News | Antisemitism Watch

VP Harris Tells Antisemitic Student “Your Truth” Has a Right to Be Heard

Kamala Harris tells a student she has a right to her antisemitic "truth."

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Positive Palestinian Progress (within Israel)

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Positive Palestinian Progress (within Israel) Israeli news reports these past few months have focused on the political changes occurring among Israeli-Arabs (most of whom now self-identify ethnically as Palestinian-Israelis

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Tel Aviv University: The Biological Mechanism of Pro-Social Behavior

Tel Aviv University: The Biological Mechanism of Pro-Social Behavior What happens in your brain when you start to help someone in distress? New research exposes the biological basis of empathy.   An animal model study examined brain activity in people wh

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Steve Kramer – Israel: How Safe Do You Feel?

Steve Kramer – Israel: How Safe Do You Feel? Do you worry that Jew-hatred might affect your comfortable American life? Do you think that Jew-haters will ignore you because your “Jewishness” is unimportant for you? If not, why not? Does this worr

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Iraq Government Issues Arrest Warrants For Iraqi Speakers Who Championed Peace With Israel

As the number of Arab nations in the Middle East deciding to make peace with Israel has escalated due to the Trump administration’s efforts, the Iraqi government is showing they have no desire for peace, issuing warrants for the arrest of arresting two speakers at a conference who urged Iraq to make peace with the Jewish state and threatening the roughly 300 participants at the conference.

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When you vote to let terrorists kill Jews, that is antisemitism

In blocking funding for Israel's Iron Dome system, the Squad and others have gone from slurs to real-world consequences

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Howard Epstein – LETTER FROM ISRAEL Sept. 2021

Howard Epstein – LETTER FROM ISRAEL Sept. 2021 What images should Kol Nidrei, the eve of Yom Kippur, conjure up? A fleeting, wistful image of apple dipped in honey. Pomegranates? Preparing to bestow forgiveness on those who might have slighted us in

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Phillip Ratner – Ratner Museum and Israel Bible Museum on-line

Phillip Ratner – Ratner Museum and Israel Bible Museum on-line All of Ratner’s art is Now available online free to all organizations and individuals interested in downloading his artwork from the Ratner Museum in Bethesda, Maryland. During the 198

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Blue State Blues: Democrats Drop the Pretense That They Support Israel

Pelosi's concession to AOC and the Squad in dropping Iron Dome funding from the budget resolution is proof Democrats won't support Israel.

Politics | Media Bias

CNN’s Jerusalem Storytelling Tainted by Partisanship, Bigotry

There is, of course, no inherent problem in including the commentary of partisans or activists. They can provide viewers with context, giving them competing

Politics | American Politics

GOP bill would keep settlement products labeled ‘Made in Israel’

Tenney argued that returning to the pre-Pompeo policy would empower those who seek to boycott the Jewish state.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Chuck Schumer Releases Video That Features Him Alongside BDS Supporter

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) on Tuesday released a pro-union video that features him alongside a New York state assemblyman who supports the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

Politics | American Politics

The Squalid "Squad" Is Trying to Destroy Bipartisan Support for Israel

The fact that the Squad picked on the Iron Dome to make its stand against Israel is significant. The Iron Dome is a system developed jointly by the United States and Israel that is purely defensive. It does not kill, injure, or threaten anyone. It only

Politics | Debunking Lies

The Palestinian assault on Jewish history and heritage

Hundreds of cherished Jewish sites in the Land of Israel which survived 2,000 years are being systematically destroyed right under our noses by the Palestinians. 

Politics | When Fools Run the Ward

San Diego Teachers Union Passes Resolution That Rejects Israel's Legitimacy

The San Diego chapter of the American Federation of Teachers passed a resolution this month rejecting Israel’s legitimacy as a country and accusing the Israeli government of carrying out ethnic cleansing, apartheid, and war crimes against Palestinians.

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‘She wants to see more dead Jews’: Rashida Tlaib reminds everyone she’s the MOST anti-Semitic in ALL the land

Ugh, Rashida rears her ugly head.

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San Diego Teachers’ Union Passes Resolution That Rejects Israel’s Legitimacy

The San Diego chapter of the American Federation of Teachers passed a resolution this month rejecting Israel’s legitimacy as a country and accusing the Israeli government of carrying out ethnic cleansing, apartheid, and war crimes against Palestinians.

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Israel: Progressives Hand Democrats Another Embarrassment

With majority Democrats locked in a bitter internecine struggle over just how much of Joe Biden’s domestic agenda they can pass in one fell swoop, the

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THE LIGHTS OF RAV KOOK: SUKKOT JOY AND UNIVERSALITY

THE LIGHTS OF RAV KOOK: SUKKOT JOY AND UNIVERSALITY “Radiant is the world soul, Full of splendor and beauty, Full of life,  Of souls hidden, Of treasures of the holy spirit, Of fountains of strength, Of greatness and beauty.”  -Rav Kook TZ’L (Orot

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House Democrats introduce stand-alone bill for Iron Dome funding

The move comes a day after House Democrats removed the provision from a government spending bill following pushback from some progressives.

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Exclusive: Jewish EMT Saves Young Bedouin Girl

Exclusive: Jewish EMT Saves Young Bedouin Girl After a girl lapsed into unconsciousness in Abu Queider, a Jewish EMT from Dimona rushed to save her life   Dimona – At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Sunday evening last week, a young girl, 3-years of

Politics | Media Bias

'Courageous' Palestinian Coyotes: Daily Beast Encourages Human Trafficking Into Israel Despite Security Threats

On September 14, The Daily Beast published a piece, titled The Courageous Men Who Smuggle Palestinians into Israel, that condones criminal activity and

History | History

Pillars and Myths - destroying the false narrative of the 1948 Nakba

The 1948 Arab defeat was a self inflicted disaster and the Nakba narrative spread by anti-Israel activists is a myth - here is the proof.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli ‘antibacterial weapon’ arms good germs to kill bad germs

Helpful bacteria fire ‘poisoned arrows’ at infection-causing microbes in Tel Aviv University lab; they 'permeate a neighboring cell by brute force and release toxins into it’

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 19, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 19, 2021 The new Jewish year 5782 is a Sabbatical year when observant Israeli farmers allow their fields to rest. However, as this newsletter shows, there is certainly no rest for Israeli researchers, medi

Politics | Campus Watch

Antisemitism Masked as Anti-Israel Bias at Berkeley

Poster held by a protester at a UC Berkeley student senate meeting on Feb. 3, 2020. Photo: Moi Stern Weisleder. …

News | Iran

Mossad assassinated Iran’s chief nuke scientist with remote AI gun

Some would say that the operation succeeded in throwing Iran’s nuclear program into chaos for some months, but that Tehran has long since recovered.

News | Israel Around The World

Joint Israel-UAE Mission Rescued Dozens of Afghan Women, Human Rights Activists From Kabul

Afghan evacuees arrive in the United Arab Emirates. Photo: Afra Al Hameli / Twitter screenshot International efforts to rescue vulnerable …

Politics | American Politics

AOC Proposes Amendment Blocking U.S. Weapon Sale to Israel

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) proposed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on September 17 that would block a Unites States weapon sale aid from going to Israel.

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Victor Rosenthal – Our Existential Choice

Victor Rosenthal – Our Existential Choice n my previous post I asked why Israel only “plays defense” in recent times. Why do we only bat the rockets away with Iron Dome, instead of ending our enemies’ ability to launch them? Why do we bomb emp

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Israeli Security Forces on High Alert for Possible Violence During Yom Kippur Holiday

Israeli soldiers of an artillery unit gather near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, on its Israeli side …

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Danny Lewin H'yd: The very first victim of 9/11 - Israel National News

His impact on people was so strong that, even today, battle-hardened CEOs and IDF sharpshooters get choked up when talking about him, in part, because his rise was so quick, so spectacular, and so tragically short. Op-ed.

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Steve Kramer – Iran’s Strategy Works

Steve Kramer – Iran’s Strategy Works While the US and the Europeans dawdle and vacillate at the JCPOA (Iran Agreement) meetings – or non-meetings – in Vienna, Iran gets ever closer to nuclear weapons capability. This situation is very

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Assessing the twin disasters of September 2001

  We have a tendency to forget that two historical events occurred in early September 2001. No one needs to

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

New AI system fills rifle sights with extensive, easy-to-digest info

Assault rifles with the Elbit System’s new artificial intelligence data platform transform soldiers' view to resemble a first-person shooter video game.

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Exclusive: United Hatzalah Ambulance Team Saves Choking Victim On Rosh HaShanah

Exclusive: United Hatzalah Ambulance Team Saves Choking Victim On Rosh HaShanah Kiryat Motzkin – Just after 2:30 pm on Wednesday afternoon, the second day of Rosh HaShanah, United Hatzalah regional paramedic Doron Shapir, was in the middle of an amb

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Study: COVID Recovery Gave Israelis Longer-Lasting Delta Defense Than Vaccines

The variant was 27 times more likely to break through Pfizer protection from January-February and cause symptoms than it was to penetrate natural immunity from the same period.

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Elder Of Ziyon - It appears at least one shofar was blown on the Temple Mount on Rosh Hashanah

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Arizona Cuts Investments in Ben & Jerry's Parent Company Unilever After Israel Boycott Decision

Tubs of ice-cream are seen as a labourer works at Ben & Jerry’s factory in Be’er Tuvia, Israel July 20, …

History | History

Parole for Sirhan B. Sirhan? RFK’s help for Israel drove his assassin

If Sirhan is allowed to walk, then others who seek to murder for political issues can expect to avoid serving their full sentences. Op-ed.

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News We asked: ‘What was the biggest moment for you this year?’ (Part One) It’s been a crazy year of ups and downs – and Israel’s tech ecosystem is here to answer the ques

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – De-Confusing “Orthodoxy” and “Ultra-Orthodoxy”

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – De-Confusing “Orthodoxy” and “Ultra-Orthodoxy” Lately, there have been too many news articles and commentaries using the term “Orthodox” when they mean “Ultra-Orthodox.” This confusion extends to TV as well,

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WATCH: Dip Your Apple & Flashmob for Taglit Ben Gurion Airport

WATCH: Dip Your Apple & Flashmob for Taglit Ben Gurion Airport A Rosh Hashanah musical parody by The Ein Prat Fountainheads from the Ein Prat Academy.   הבאנו שלום עליכם/ Hevenu Shalom Alehem /Jerusalem Academy flashmob for Taglit at Ben Gu

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Steve Kramer – Whither Jewish Identity 5782

Steve Kramer – Whither Jewish Identity 5782 Do you believe that our universe, and all other possible universes, was created by an everlasting supreme force? Or, do you believe that our universe, and all other possible universes, was created ex nihil

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 5, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 5, 2021 Many of Israel’s recent achievements connect new ideas and technology to long-standing problems or issues. In medicine, new Israeli treatments tackle cancer and autoimmune diseases; and there

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BESA: Dr. Michael A. Calvo – Israel and the Holy See

BESA: Dr. Michael A. Calvo – Israel and the Holy See BESA  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: For many years, the Jewish people of Israel have been effectively paying the taxes of the Catholic Church and other churches in Jerusalem and elsewhere in Israel. It is h

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CNN Erases Jews from the Story of Jerusalem

CNN has a problem with Jerusalem’s history. The network apparently views the utter destruction of the city, including the Second Temple – a historic

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Howard Epstein – LETTER FROM ISRAEL BRING ON THE LADIES

Howard Epstein – LETTER FROM ISRAEL BRING ON THE LADIES Amongst all the news – or noise – about satisfying Hamas over how much money they should be provided with by Qatar in order not to go to war with Israel once more – after only two mon

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EXCLUSIVE: Following Cardiac Arrest, EMT Performs CPR On His Neighbour Saving His Life

EXCLUSIVE: Following Cardiac Arrest, EMT Performs CPR On His Neighbour Saving His Life Kiryat Ata – On Wednesday night in Kiryat Ata, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yoni Tehila was at home in his apartment, relaxing on the couch after a long day at w

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli scientists discover how to reverse cell aging

A team of scientists has found why elderly people are more susceptible to COVID-19 and are working to reverse the aging process of the body’s immune system

News | Antisemitism Watch

Squad Member Was Guest of Honor at Fundraiser Hosted By Pro-Erdogan Group

Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D., N.Y.) attended a fundraiser hosted last month by a Turkish-American advocacy group with close ties to Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose members were on hand in 2017 when the Turkish leader's bodyguards beat peaceful pro

Politics | Debunking Lies

J Street Falsely Charges Israel with Restricting Food, Medicine to Gaza

An email sent by J Street and signed by its president, Jeremy Ben-Ami falsely charged Israel with blocking food and medicine to the Gaza

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Israel Opposes US Plan to Reopen Jerusalem Consulate as ‘Destabilizing’

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid speaks during a news conference as he meets with Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita in …

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Einat Wilf – How Not to Think About the Conflict

Einat Wilf – How Not to Think About the Conflict SAPIR: A Journal of Jewish conversation ver a year ago, pre-COVID, when delegations of students were still coming to Israel on planes, I met with a group to discuss Israel, Zionism, and the conflict.

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TAU – Scientific Breakthrough in the Battle Against Cancer

TAU – Scientific Breakthrough in the Battle Against Cancer First 3D-bioprinting of a viable and perfusable tumor The 3D model of glioblastoma – the deadliest type of brain cancer – is printed from human glioblastoma tissues containing all co

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Matti Friedman – Eight Tips for Reading About Israel

Matti Friedman – Eight Tips for Reading About Israel SAPIR: A Journal of Jewish conversation From my position as a journalist in Israel, perched on the fault line between Western preoccupations and the country where I live, I’m confronted with a g

Health & Fitness | Covid

Natural Immunity for the WIN! Israel Study Suggests COVID-19 Vaccine and Mitigation Policies Should Change Now

Thankfully, one nation in the world recognized natural immunity to COVID-19 and has now produced a definitive data set proving it is strong and effective.

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One million Moderna shots withdrawn after two die from contamination - The Jerusalem Post

Some think it unlikely that the contaminated vaccines caused the death of two people in Japan, saying the death count would be higher if the contamination was really dangerous enough to kill.

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CTECH: Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News

CTECH: Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News The “Great Resignation” is rocking Israel’s jobs market. For many of the local workforce, the global pandemic served as a chance to reevaluate their lives and careers, so who are the Israel

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Howard Epstein – LETTER FROM ISRAEL: GYMNASTICS AND CONTORTIONS

Howard Epstein – LETTER FROM ISRAEL: GYMNASTICS AND CONTORTIONS There cannot be many in Israel – other than within Bnei Brak and the Meah Shearim, perhaps – whose chest did not swell with pride last weekend at the brilliant achievement of Linoy

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – High Teching Israel’s Housing Problem

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – High Teching Israel’s Housing Problem Israel’s #1 domestic problem is the price of housing – skyrocketing for the last decade. Surprisingly for the “StartUp Nation” that specializes in advanced, creative, high-tec

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RAV KOOK ON PARSHAT KI TAVO: CREATING A WORLD ‘FLOWING WITH MILK AND HONEY

RAV KOOK ON PARSHAT KI TAVO: CREATING A WORLD ‘FLOWING WITH MILK AND HONEY “When you enter the land that the LORD your God is giving you as a heritage, and you possess it and settle in it (Dvarim 26:1)…HaShem brought us to this place and gave us thi

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Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen: The Ingathering of the Exiles Is Not Over

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen: The Ingathering of the Exiles Is Not Over BESA: The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Diaspora Minister Nachman Shai’s claim that it is not his job to encourage aliya to Israel negates the ver

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UNPACKED: Do Jews Cause Antisemitism? | Antisemitism, Explained

UNPACKED: Do Jews Cause Antisemitism? | Antisemitism, Explained It may sound bizarre, but a shockingly large number of people believe that Jews cause themselves to be hated. For centuries, bigots have blamed racial, religious, and sexual minorities for th

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UNPACKED: What does the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan mean for Israel and the Middle East?

UNPACKED: What does the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan mean for Israel and the Middle East?   By Sara Himeles What does the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan mean for Israel and the Middle East? As Americans and the West process the rapid collapse of

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‘ASTOUNDING’: Israelis Discover Drug that Dramatically Improves COVID Patients’ Condition | United with Israel

Join the world's largest pro-Israel community with over 9 million members! By sharing biblical, historical and modern perspectives, we promote worldwide unity with the People, Country and Land of Israel. Join here –> https://unitedwithisrael.org

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CTECH: Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News

CTECH: Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News   Chinese heads are turning to Israel’s proptech sector. Israel has seen recent success in construction technology, and China is looking at ways it can join in on the action. Read more Int

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 22, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 22, 2021 You may experience “deja vu” when reading this week’s positive Israel newsletter, as many of the articles are variations of news items that have appeared in past issues.  They in

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – A New “University” in Israel: Depth Without Breadth

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – A New “University” in Israel: Depth Without Breadth This week Israel officially granted University status to the Inter-Disciplinary Center (IDC) situated in Herzliyah, to be now called Reichman University in honor of it

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Imam Tawhidi – I Was an Extremist and an Antisemite

Imam Tawhidi – I Was an Extremist and an Antisemite Blog from Times of Israel Everyone has a story. My story is a long one, which is why I put the main parts of it in a book. To make sure that all my friends and followers can read my book, I recentl

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Steve Kramer – Israel Goes It Alone

Steve Kramer – Israel Goes It Alone Can Israel rely on any other country to support it when it’s critically endangered? First of all, Israel has never asked any other country to fight on its soil; but, Israelis hope and expect that other Western d

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Mark Okrent – A Uniquely Israeli Experience

Mark Okrent – A Uniquely Israeli Experience I think that my North American and British friends might be interested in the following Israeli anecdote which I experienced today.   This morning, I received a Whatsapp message from one of the “old

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Fall of Afghanistan Shows Israel Must Rely on Itself

An Afghan soldier stands in a military vehicle on a street in Kabul, Afghanistan, August 15, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer A former …

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USC Faculty Group Decries ‘Cruelly Alienating’ Statement on Israel Endorsed by Department

The University of Southern California campus. Photo: Padsquad19 via Wikimedia Commons. On Sunday, 53 University of Southern California (USC) faculty …

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Once Again the Palestinians Prove They Are Anything But Peaceful

Even as the radical Left in the United States champion the Palestinian “cause,” Palestinians themselves keep stating – overtly – their...

Humor | Political Humor

EXCLUSIVE: Ben & Jerry’s Targets Anti-Semite Demographic With Audacious New Ice Cream Flavors

Ben & Jerry's, a left-wing ice cream company owned by Unilever, announced Monday that it will stop selling its products in the so-called Occupied Palestinian Territory, more commonly known as the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

How The ‘Clubhouse Rabbi’ Got Booted Off The App—For Confronting Antisemites On It

The pioneering invitation-only social media platform struggles with a growing hate speech problem

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Eric Garland questions demolition of Surfside condo due to ‘presence of Israeli Defense Forces’

"If anyone wants to see a blatant example of anti-semitism..."

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The Jews Who Are Complicit in Jew-Hatred

When the New York Times finally reported on the plague of nationwide street vio-lence against Jews in the spring of 2021, more than a week after the attacks

Travel | Israel

6 Arabs Arrested for Multi-Million Sheikh Jarrah Real Estate Forgery Scam

The suspects, using forged documents and inside information, allegedly stole millions of state-owned land in Eastern Jerusalem.

Politics | Politics

A Response to ‘Rolling Stone’: Many Young Jews Like Me Support Israel

An antisemitic banner on display outside Clifton Hookah in Paterson, NJ. Photo: courtesy of ‘Stop Antisemitism.’ Marisa Kabas frames her …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Palestinian activists in NYC: ‘We don’t want two states. We want ALL of it’

"Finally, the truth."

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Biden Administration Appoints Yet Another Marxist Radical, This Time to the UN

The Biden administration is exhibiting its fidelity to radicalism with yet another far-Left nominee. Gay McDougall, President Biden’s...

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American Universities Being Used for Antisemitic, UnAmerican Propaganda

Students and faculty at American universities satellite campuses in Qatar issued awkwardly similar condemnations of Israel during last...

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Netanyahu Blasts Biden on His Way Out of Office

On Sunday, outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted Joe Biden and his approach to Iran in his final address to parliament, revealing that the Biden administration wanted him to keep...

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Israel set to swear in government, end Netanyahu's long rule

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is set to swear in a new government on Sunday that will send Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu into the opposition after a record 12 years in office and a political crisis that sparked four elections in two years. 

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Only 12 Democrats Condemn Ilhan Omar For Comparing U.S., Israel To Terrorists

House Democrats released a statement on Wednesday night condemning Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-NY) for comparing the United States and Israel to an Islamic

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Jackie Mason: The 3 Constants in Life: Death, Taxes and Anti-Semitism

Well, it is happening again. My grandfather told me about it. My father told me about it. Every other Jew who came over from Europe told me about it. Even the New York Times told me about it. You got it, anti-Semitism and the persecution of Jews.

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Here’s THE TRUTH About the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (A Comprehensive History)

From biblical times to today, Ben takes us through time to explore the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Democrat Ilhan Omar: The United States And Israel Commit ‘Unthinkable Atrocities’ Like The Taliban, Hamas

Far-left Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) demonized the United States and Israel on Monday, claiming that the two democracies commit "unthinkable atrocities" just

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San Francisco's Teacher Union Outs Themselves as Anti-Semitic

In a move that has nothing – zero – to do with education, the United Educators of San Francisco’s voted to endorse the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, accusing Israel of committing “apartheid and war crimes.” The m

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State Department Shuns Term ‘Abraham Accords’

The State Department prohibits employees from referring to the historic peace agreements signed by Israel and its Arab neighbors by its official name, the Abraham accords, according to one source with direct knowledge of the Biden administration’s interna

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California Teacher Union Activist: U.S. Is An ‘Evil Empire’ That Funds ‘Ugly Zionism’

An anti-Israel activist within UTLA called Zionism a “sick bourgeois” ideology and claimed that Israeli committed “war crimes.” 

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New Israeli Gov't Prospect Includes Arab Islamist Party Linked to Muslim Brotherhood

The prospects for a new coalition government in Israel, displacing the government of Benjamin Netanyahu, brings with it some unlikely...

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu May Be On His Way Out. What Happens Next?

Israeli politicians from the right and left and an Arab party say they've reached an agreement to form a new government that casts out Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. But it's not yet a done deal.

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'If you don't think antisemitism is real, wear a yarmulke for a week'

  Jewish outreach organization JewBelong.com is taking on antisemitism. Follow Israel Hayom on Facebook and Twitter With antisemitism on the

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Report: Gal Gadot asked by Warner Bros to take back tweet on Israel

Israeli actress reportedly asked by her bosses at Warner Bros. to take back heartfelt plea for peace on both sides in Israel-PA conflict.

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Rise in antisemitism dispels the myth of American Jewish exceptionalism

What has transpired so many times throughout history – pogroms and officially condoned attacks on Jews – never came about overnight.

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If you side with Hamas, your antisemitism is showing

  For the past two weeks, rockets have been fired into civilian areas of Israel by the terrorist group Hamas.

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Jerusalem During the War of Independence—Now in Color!

The blockade of Jerusalem began during the first few days of the War of Independence, spreading from the Old City's Jewish Quarter to the rest of Jerusalem. These color photos from 1948 show us what life was like in the city that was cut off from the rest

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Apple Employees Demand Company Stand With Palestinian Muslims

A group of Muslim employees at Apple are pushing the tech giant to publicly condemn Israel's "illegal occupation" of the Gaza Strip amid violence in the region caused by terrorist group Hamas.

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PODCAST: Antisemitism in the US Is Reaching Dangerous Levels

The best prediction of where we are going as a society is based on accurate, fact-based, and sometimes disturbing history. Shockingly, the American Left is marching down a road Germany did in the 1930s. But will We the People have time to stop it...

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PHOTO: BIDEN’S SECRETARY OF STATE MEETS WITH RADICAL PALESTINIAN ACTIVIST IN RAMALLAH

Secretary of State Tony Blinken met in Ramallah with Issa Amro, a Palestinian activist with a history of radical, even antisemitic rhetoric.

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The Sheikh Jarrah property dispute and the false claim of Israeli land discrimination

The claim that Israeli law permits Jews to reclaim ownership of lands they owned prior to 1948 but denies Palestinians such a right is false in every particular. 

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Pro-Palestinian Ally to Sanders, Tlaib: ‛Stop Condemning Antisemitism’

A word-manipulating pro-Hamas Islamofascist who claims to have been a surrogate for the presidential campaign of US Sen. Bernie Sanders...

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Ten Things Tourists DON’T like about ISRAEL

10 things travelers DON’T like about Israel. I want you to visit Israel. My whole site is dedicated to encouraging you to do that. However, there are things ...