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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...

Features

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

Senior US Police and Public Safety Officials Boost Skills in Israel

JNS.org - After two intensive weeks of public-safety leadership training with Israel’s top police...

IDF Cyber Defenders Prepare Their Responses to the ‘Unknown Threat’

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces' cyber defenders are preparing to deal with future...

World

Australian Civil Rights Group Slams Vandalization of Jewish MP’s Offi...

A leading Australian civil rights group has condemned the recent defacement of a Jewish parliamentarian’s office in Melbourne. The door of...

Israel

Faculty Incentives in America Aim to Turn Israel’s Brain Drain Into Brain...

JNS.org - Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel, is embarking on its most ambitious faculty-recruitment program to date. It plans to recruit...

Middle East

Syrians Cross Frontier for Medical Appointments in Israel

Keeping their doctor's appointments in Israel, Syrian children and their mothers step across a tense Golan Heights border in the dead of night under the watchful gaze of Israeli soldiers. The...

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