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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...

December 24, 2012 6:41 pm
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Rhetorical Style in Israel’s Declaration of Independence

On a warm Friday afternoon in May, shortly before the Sabbath's arrival, a black chauffer-driven vehicle pulls up in front of 16 Rothschild Boulevard in...

December 18, 2012 10:42 pm
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Jewish Condition, “New” Antisemitism Considered in Edward Alexander’s ‘The State of the Jews’ (INTERVIEW)

Edward Alexander, professor emeritus of English at the University of Washington, is the author of the new book, "The State of the Jews: A Critical...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Bernard-Henri Lévy: Jews Have ‘Special Obligation’ to Support ...

One of the most prominent Western champions of Kurdish national rights has praised Monday's referendum on independence as the expression of a "just"...

Israel

Netanyahu Delays Settlement Planning Committee Meeting Ahead of Greenblatt ...

JNS.org - Ahead of the arrival of Jason Greenblatt, the Trump administration’s international negotiations representative, in the Middle East this week,...

Middle East

PA to Hold Cabinet Meeting in Gaza, Solidifying Unity Government With Hamas

JNS.org - The Palestinian Authority (PA) will hold a cabinet meeting in the Gaza Strip next week, for the first time in two years, after the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas...

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