Tsvi Bisk – The Optimistic Jew Chapter 9 – Why Be Jewish?

 Tsvi Bisk

Tsvi Bisk: A growing number of non-orthodox Israelis and Diaspora Jews have difficulty answering this question. This is the question of questions.

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Italian Journalist Giulio Meotti – In Europe They Are Anxious to Get Rid of Israel

Italian Journalist Giulio Meotti    There is something shameful in the speed with which Europe, which expelled all the Jews and almost choked off its holy seed, now turns against Israel.

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Khaled Abu Toameh – Palestinians Flee Hamas, Ask Israel to Imprison Them

Khaled Abu Toameh

An explosion rocks the Egyptian side of the Gaza-Egypt border, as the Egyptian military continues a campaign to battle terrorists and destroy smuggling tunnels, November 2014. (Image source: Reuters video screenshot)

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Jonathan Sacks – The Heroism of Tamar

Jonathan Sacks       By Rav. Jonathan Sacks:  This is a true story that took place in the 1970s. Rabbi Dr Nahum Rabinovitch, then Principal of Jews College, the rabbinic training seminary in London where I was a student and teacher, was approached by an organisation that had been given an unusual opportunity to engage in interfaith dialogue. A group of African bishops wanted to understand more about Judaism. Would the Principal be willing to send his senior students to engage in such a dialogue, in a chateau in Switzerland?

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Hanukkah – Here Are Israelseen’s Video Picks

Hanukkah     Technion students shoot for the moon in this film clip for Hanukkah revealing the Technion inspirational drive of dream it – do it.  Happy Hanukkah from Technion!

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Ruth Wisse – Interview: anti-Semitism as a Political Weapon and more

Ruth Wisse     The distinguished Harvard professor discusses anti-Semitism, Jewish Politics, and What we can learn from Yiddish Literature. A profoundly new approach to understanding anti-Semitism. Well worth the Time!

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