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The Message from Jerusalem, by Eric Cohen (Mosaic magazine)

By   /  January 6, 2020  /  International, Israel, Judaism  /  No Comments

Jan. 6, 2020 American society faces a deep crisis of meaning to which the city, and the idea, of Jerusalem has an answer. It is needed by Jews, and as much or more by Christians. Click here for full article

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In first, Saudi envoy in Washington sends Rosh Hashanah greeting to US Jews

By   /  October 2, 2019  /  Arabs, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Judaism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 2, 2019 Click here for article

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Israeli birth rate reaches all-time high as population tops 9 million, by Zeev Klein (JNS via Israel Hayom)

By   /  September 27, 2019  /  Israel, Judaism  /  No Comments

Sept. 27, 2019 Jewish population in Israel hits 6.74 million, or 74.2% of the country’s population. 43% of the population describes itself as secular, 10% as haredi, and the rest fall somewhere in between. Shanah tovah! Click here for full article

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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/

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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

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