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Posts Tagged: Land of Israel

June 7, 2016 6:02 am
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Conflicting Claims to the Land of Israel: What Every Yeshiva Boy Studying Basic Talmud Knows

One of the great tragedies of the modern Jewish state is that the Zionist movement, which birthed it, was (and still largely is) dominated almost...

November 5, 2014 6:48 pm
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Israel Surrenders the Temple Mount

Since Israel declared independence on May 14, 1948, ending nearly two thousand years of Jewish exile and dispersion, only one other moment has rivaled its...

January 24, 2014 2:11 am
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The ‘Homeland’ is the Homeland History Exhibit’s Rightful Home

The group of 22 Arab states that persuaded UNESCO to cancel a Simon Wiesenthal Center exhibit on the Jewish people's 3,500-year homeland connection awakened far more...

January 17, 2014 2:56 pm
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World Jewish Congress: UNESCO Cancellation of Jewish Exhibit ‘Endorsed Arab Rejectionism’

International Jewish human rights group, the World Jewish Congress (WJC), lambasted UNESCO, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, after the UN body pulled a Jewish...

January 16, 2014 7:53 pm
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UNESCO Pulls Jewish Exhibit After Last Minute Protest From Arab League

UNESCO, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, has pulled a Jewish exhibit two years in the making, entitled "People, Book, Land - The 3,500 Year...

January 16, 2014 12:23 pm
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Tu B’Shevat Guide for the Perplexed, 2014

1.  Judaism stipulates four New Years, one of them is the New Year for the trees, Tu Bishvat (Arbor Day), the 15th day of the month...

July 3, 2013 10:55 am
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A ‘P’alestinian Inconvenient Truth

In the ongoing "battle of the narratives" between Israel and the Palestinians, one minor, but telling, detail rarely gets mentioned:  the Arabic alphabet, the abjad,...

May 10, 2013 12:31 pm
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Church of Scotland Agrees to Amend Controversial Report on Israel

The Church of Scotland has agreed to amend a recent controversial report on Israel, The Guardian reported. Senior church leaders have agreed to amend the official report...

March 20, 2013 8:53 am
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Full Transcript: Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Welcomes President Obama to Israel

Below is the full transcript of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech welcoming U.S. President Obama on his first trip to Israel as U.S. president....

March 6, 2013 10:13 am
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Ideologists: In Defense of Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid

In political parties and youth movements an ideology is taught to be sacred, as a way of life - something which is important, is a...

February 7, 2013 2:22 pm
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Where Should President Obama Visit When He Goes to Israel?

Just hours after the announcement that President Obama would visit Israel, the U.S. ambassador in Tel Aviv, Daniel Shapiro, gave several interviews to...

January 22, 2013 9:24 am
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Naftali Bennett Outlines His Policies in Keynote Dinner Speech (VIDEO)

Naftali Bennett, the leader of Israel's rising Jewish Home party, gave the keynote speech at Beit Orot Yeshiva's recent annual dinner in New York. Speaking...

Culture

Jewish Philanthropists Pledge $14 Million to Israeli-American Community

JNS.org - Republican-Jewish philanthropists Sheldon and Dr. Miriam Adelson are pledging $14 million...

Barbara Streisand, Sharon Stone, Larry King Among Celebrities Mourning Shimon Peres

A number of leading celebrities took to social media on Wednesday to express their condolences...

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

Israel

Former US Middle East Negotiator: Shimon Peres Was the ‘Forrest Gump ...

The late former Israeli President Shimon Peres was a “truly consequential” figure who played an “inextricable” role in the transformation...

Middle East

Netanyahu Approves Abbas Request to Travel to Peres Funeral

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a request Thursday to attend the funeral of former President Shimon Peres on Friday alongside four other Palestinian officials. The request was sent to Maj....

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