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Posts Tagged: Land of Israel

December 9, 2012 3:30 am
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Chanukah Guide for the Perplexed 2012

1.  Chanukah is the only Jewish holiday which commemorates a Land of Israel national liberation struggle, unlike Passover (the Exodus from Egypt), Sukkot/Tabernacles & Shavouot/Pentacost...

November 30, 2012 8:23 am
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Israeli Ambassador Prosor at UN: “Israel Remains Committed to peace”

Following the Thursday vote giving the Palestinaisn upgraded status at the United Nations, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with Israeli Ambassador to the UN...

November 23, 2012 12:42 pm
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The Root of Arab Rage: The Case Against a Palestinian State

With a so-called "cease-fire" between Israel and Hamas, one need not be a skeptic to wonder what this "cease-fire" actually means, and who it applies...

November 11, 2012 4:57 am
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Jewish Travel Through the Ages

Among us Jews, it's a common saying that there's one of us everywhere. These days, whether it's the recently released Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier...

October 29, 2012 5:50 pm
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American Hebrew Literature, by Michael Weingrad (REVIEW)

American Hebrew Literature, by Michael Weingrad (Syracuse University Press, 2011). Lost causes, forsaken beliefs, impossible loyalties! How many of these figure in, and sometimes disfigure, Jewish...

September 30, 2012 4:34 am
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Israel Means Business on Iran

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Iranian President, had quite the week when he visited New York to address, as he has done in past years, the United...

September 30, 2012 3:58 am
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Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) Guide for the Perplexed

1. The US covenant with the Jewish State dates back to Columbus Day, which is celebrated around Sukkot (October 8).  According to "Columbus Then and Now" (Miles...

September 19, 2012 12:44 am
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When is a House a Home in Hebron?

Seven years ago New York businessman Morris Abraham, through an intermediary and after prolonged negotiations, purchased a four-story building from its owner for nearly one...

September 2, 2012 1:02 am
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Taking Possession: The Next Stage of Homecoming

"...we were like grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were in their sight." (Num. 13:33) The Land of Canaan was only gained in stages...

July 29, 2012 1:44 am
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Another False Messiah, Shabtai Zvi

The fast on the Ninth of Av, Tisha B'Av, commemorates both the Babylonian and the Roman destructions of Jerusalem and the First Temple, ...

July 27, 2012 2:08 pm
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Jewish Settlers and The New York Times

Dani Dayan's New York Times op-ed (July 26), "Israel's Settlers Are Here to Stay," was an eyebrow raiser. The return of Jewish settlers to Judea...

May 1, 2012 7:11 am
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A Warrior-Scholar Falls in Israel: The Death of Benzion Netanyahu

I had already twice hosted Benjamin Netanyahu - at the time Israel's deputy Foreign Minister - at the University of Oxford before I extended my...

March 7, 2012 12:21 pm
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Kathy Ireland: Inspired in Paris, Committed to Israel

WASHINGTON, DC—Kathy Ireland's attachment to Israel has a biblical basis and an almost 6,000-mile-journey to a city that brought her a special revelation. Paris...

December 12, 2011 7:34 am
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The Israeli Reaction to Newt Gingrich

The statement of the new leader in the Republican contest for nomination, Newt Gingrich, that "Palestinians are an invented people" and that, as President, he'll...

Culture

American Actress Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Jewish Prayer Book Up for Auction

JNS.org - A Jewish prayer book that belonged to American actress Marilyn Monroe has...

‘Observance’: A Touching, Relevant Play About Modern Judaism

Tracey Goldblum wants her daughter to stop smoking marijuana, practice safe sex, and avoid punching men in the face. Her...

Features

The Man Who Chose Israel

I am the CEO of the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation. This organization, founded in 1977, helps young people in Israel’s...

Report: Hezbollah Hacked Into Mobile Devices Worldwide

Hezbollah hackers used "catfishing" techniques on social media to infiltrate mobile devices worldwide, according to a release from the Czech...

UCI Preparing to Refer Anti-Israel Disrupters to Prosecution

Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israel disruptors of a May 3, 2018...

World

Iran Still Weighing Nuclear Deal Exit, Foreign Minister Zarif Says

Iran's foreign minister on Monday would not guarantee that the Tehran regime would remain a party to the 2015 nuclear deal, following the US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw...

Israel

Dershowitz on Lara Alqasem: ‘Israel Never Should Have Detained Her’

JNS.org - The reactions of Jewish individuals and Israel-related groups are mixed over Israel’s Supreme Court allowing entry on Thursday to 22-year-old American BDS activist Lara Alqasem after Israel initially...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Has ‘No Intention’ of 1973 Oil Embargo Replay

Saudi Arabia has no intention of unleashing a 1973-style oil embargo on Western consumers and will isolate oil from politics, the Saudi energy minister said on Monday amid a worsening...

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