Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  Judaism
Latest

First Temple Seal Impression Found with Name of Bible-Era Royal Steward – Amanda Borschel-Dan (TOI via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 10, 2019  /  History, Israel, Judaism  /  No Comments

Sept. 10, 2019 First Temple Seal Impression Found with Name of Bible-Era Royal Steward – Amanda Borschel-Dan (Times of Israel) A 7th century BCE clay seal reading “Belonging to Adoniyahu, the Royal Steward” was discovered in the City of David in Jerusalem three weeks ago by national service volunteer Batya Ofan, who was sifting earth excavated […]

Read More →
Latest

Israel is neither Bibi nor the United States, by Daniel Gordis (TOI)

By   /  August 21, 2019  /  International, Israel, Judaism  /  No Comments

Aug. 21, 2019 If you evaluate Israeli politics through the prism of American democracy, you will be disappointed (and embarrassed). You will also miss what Israel is all about Click here for excellent article

Read More →
Latest

Must Read: Nobody hijacked Israel. It’s just not what its pioneers thought they’d created, by David Horovitz (TOI)….an interview with Matti Friedman

By   /  July 29, 2019  /  History, Israel, Judaism, Mid. East news, Must Read  /  No Comments

July 29, 2019 It’s not European. And it doesn’t divide into right and left, religious and secular. Matti Friedman, author of a new book about Mizrahi spies, on why Israel baffles and infuriates Israel is in the Middle East. That may sound like one of the more banal opening sentences to an article, but it’s […]

Read More →
Latest

Me Among the Believers, by Liel Leibovitz (Tablet)

By   /  July 15, 2019  /  Judaism  /  No Comments

July 2, 2019 A parade of diverse people—poets and politicians, generals and physicians, God-fearing and disbelievers—turned to the Lubavitcher Rebbe for guidance. Why? Click here for article

Read More →
Latest

2,000-Year-Old Pilgrimage Road Opens in Jerusalem’s City of David – Yaakov Katz (J. Post via Daily Alert) & summary of 2nd, related article

By   /  July 1, 2019  /  History, Israel, Judaism, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

July 1, 2019 2,000-Year-Old Pilgrimage Road Opens in Jerusalem’s City of David – Yaakov Katz (Jerusalem Post) Archeologists in Jerusalem have identified the “Pilgrimage Road,” the path millions of Jews took three times a year when performing the commandment to go up to the holy city during Judaism’s three key holidays: Passover, Shavuot and Sukkot. The […]

Read More →
Latest

The well-financed war on Birthright Israel, by Becca Wertman (JNS)

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Israel, Judaism  /  No Comments

Apr. 12, 2019 The intensity of the attacks against this proven program suggests that these groups actually lack a market for their politically charged campaign or support for their own trips. Click here for full articlehttps://www.jns.org/opinion/the-well-financed-war-on-birthright-israel/

Read More →
Latest

Alan Dershowitz on peace through strength (brilliant!) (Israel Unwired)

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  Israel, Judaism  /  No Comments

Mar. 13, 2019 You can skip the article, but click here for brilliant 1 min. video

Read More →
Latest

How an Iranian asylum seeker raised over $1 million for the Pittsburgh synagogue, By Josefin Dolsten (JTA)

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, friends/enemies, International, Judaism  /  No Comments

Nov. 9, 2018G Khashayar “Shay” Khatiri doesn’t like taking too much credit for the money he raised for the Pittsburgh synagogue where a shooting took place last month. “It’s not my fundraiser,” Khatiri, 29, said in a phone interview with JTA on Thursday. “It’s the fundraiser that I started, but it belongs to everybody who donated.” […]

Read More →
Latest

‘I AM THE JEWISH NURSE’, by Meagan Flynn (Washington Post via National Post)

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, International, Judaism  /  No Comments

Nov. 6, 2018 ARI MAHLER TELLS ALL IN A POWERFUL FACEBOOK POST For days he was known only as “The Jewish Nurse,” the person whose compassion captivated the world in the days after the mass shooting at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh left 11 Jewish people dead. Click here for full article

Read More →
Latest

Israeli-Ethiopian is Best Female Director at TIFF (Michael Orman’s Good News Israel newsletter)

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  International, Judaism, Movies, Pop Culture  /  No Comments

Sept. 24, 2018 Israeli-Ethiopian is Best Director.  Aalam-Warqe Davidian won the “Best Female Director” award at the Toronto Film Festival. Her debut “Fig Tree”, in Amharic with Hebrew and English subtitles, takes place in Ethiopia at the end of the Ethiopian Civil War. Davidian, 38, made Aliya from Ethiopia at the age of 11. Click here […]

Read More →