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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Historical Jewish Origins of Facebook’s “Metaverse”

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Historical Jewish Origins of Facebook’s “Metaverse” Is “virtuality” a new phenomenon spawned by contemporary technology? Not at all! Virtuality has been part of humanity from the start, expanding through histo

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Kfar Qasim, Judaism and Cancel Culture

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Kfar Qasim, Judaism and Cancel Culture One of the central divisive issues in America today is “Cancel Culture.” Less known is that Israel has its own Cancel Culture issues as well. Does Judaism have anything to offer ab

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Solve Problems by Transporting Ourselves to the Past

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Solve Problems by Transporting Ourselves to the Past “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” – one of history’s great aphorisms (by philosopher George Santayana).  That’s true as far as it

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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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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Beyond “I Am Sorry”

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Beyond “I Am Sorry” During these ten Days of Repentance, we are urged again and again to turn to others with these three words: “Please Forgive Me” or “I am Sorry.” They are important, of course, but not the mos

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Left/Right Circle of Anti-Zionism

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Left/Right Circle of Anti-Zionism At a recent anti-Israel demonstration in New York City, a placard was raised (among other similar ones): “Zionism Has No Place In My Judaism”. Question: was this a protest by rabidl

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Could It Also Happen in Israel? It Already Did!

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Could It Also Happen in Israel? It Already Did! In the aftermath of the Trump insurrectionists storming Congress, and given Israel’s deep and super-charged political cleavages, reinforced by weekly protests against PM Net