Israel Seen – Weizmann Institute Ranks 10th in Research Quality

Jonathan Sacks – Why are there so many Jewish lawyers?

Jonathan Sacks - Why are there so many Jewish lawyers?

At the beginning of Devarim, Moses reviews the history of the Israelites’ experience in the wilderness, beginning with the appointment of leaders throughout the people, heads of thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens. He continues:

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Jack Cohen – National Identity, The Day After and More

Jack Cohen - National Identity, The Day After and More

I was musing on the fact that I fit in naturally here in Israel, after all I am a Jew and this State was founded by Jews for Jews. Given the terrible history of Jewish persecution and murder, it was concluded reasonably by Zionists that the only solution was to re-establish our own State in our own homeland.

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Israel Seen – English On Stage – Little Black Dress

English on Stage has been performing their latest musical (comedy) “Little Black Dress”.

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Barry Shaw – The Best Lack All Conviction

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While I was on a speaking and book promotion tour of the Netherlands, the Dutch Foreign Minister, Bert Koenders, was on an official visit to Israel.

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Shoshanah Shear – Free Bridal Gowns to Orphan Brides

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Another side of the Jewish State and the land of Blessings.

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From USA to Israel – A Farewell of Tears and Pride

From USA to Israel - A Farewell of Tears and Pride

Here is a beautiful story about the courage of 23-year old Adam Wachs who decided to move to Israel, leaving behind the promises of an American life.

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Israel Seen – Who Is the “Real” Federica Mogherini

Not funny. Federica Mogherini (left) represented the European Union in nuclear negotiations with the Islamic Republic of Iran, a millenarian Shi'ite theocracy that calls for the annihilation of America and Israel. At right, Iran's foreign minister, Javad Zarif. (Image source: European Union)

Not funny. Federica Mogherini (left) represented the European Union in nuclear negotiations with the Islamic Republic of Iran, a millenarian Shi’ite theocracy that calls for the annihilation of America and Israel. At right, Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif. (Image source: European Union)

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Israel Seen – The Latest Opinions on the Iran Deal

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The UN Security Council on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution endorsing the Iran nuclear deal and paving the way to lifting longstanding sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

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Matti Friedman – Israel and the Moral Striptease

Amos Oz listens to testimony he gave after the Six-Day War, in which he fought. Photo by Avner Shahaf.

Amos Oz listens to testimony he gave after the Six-Day War, in which he fought. Photo by Avner Shahaf.

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