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Posts Tagged: Land of Israel

June 7, 2016 6:02 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Mulling Bid for Senate, Former Legendary Red Sox Pitcher Curt Schilling Cha...

A legendary baseball player mulling a run for the US Senate on the Republican ticket asked his interviewer on Friday why Jews...


IDF Coed Commandos Step Up Training for Potential ISIS Attack on Israel Fro...

The IDF battalion charged with safeguarding Israel’s border with Egypt has been stepping up its preparation for potential ISIS attacks from...

Middle East

Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by Egyptian Airstrikes in Sinai

Around 70 Islamic State militants were killed Sunday morning after Egypt's air force struck a number of outposts in the northern Sinai peninsula, according to local reports. Most of the air...