Category: Israel

Who’s Destroying Antiquities?

Nov 18, 2011

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There is little doubt that Palestinian authorities are assaulting the Temple Mount and other antiquities in the West Bank so as to erase any vestige of archaeological evidence for Jewish (and Christian) history.

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Israeli Wine Wonders

Nov 3, 2011

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The dramatic growth in size and quality of Israel’s wine industry over the past 25 years is an exciting story. In fact, there are also Biblical echoes that resonate in every glass of quality Israeli wine.

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Methinks thou doth protest too much

Nov 3, 2011

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Despite their desire for structural reforms in pricing and welfare, most Israelis understand that Prime Minister Netanyahu is a steady hand at the economic till during turbulent times; and that without him, the situation would be much worse.

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It’s not just about Shalit

Oct 12, 2011

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Perhaps the Shalit deal, albeit risky and humiliating, will move us into a new period of tactical and mutually-beneficial understanding with Hamas.

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Boycott Hamas lulavs

Oct 9, 2011

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How can a Jew fulfil the religious obligation of joy and prayer before God with terrorist lulavs from Gaza?

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Yom Kippur prayers

Oct 5, 2011

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Pray that we can reenergize our national spirit with Zionist and Jewish values, and with historical perspective that allows us to see the positive in this country and to recognize our achievements.

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What to pray for on Rosh Hashana

Sep 27, 2011

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Here are a few items we all might want to include in our prayers on Rosh Hashana.

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The Lamentable Livni

Sep 16, 2011

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While it is her job as opposition leader to critique Netanyahu, Livni ought to exercise some restraint given the flammable moment Israel now faces, and given the fact that she offers no credible policy alternatives.

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Gates’ Gripe

Sep 6, 2011

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Ungrateful Bob Gates
So, Robert Gates is peeved with Israel. And why not? American defense and foreign policy leaders have done so well in handling the Middle East over the past …

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Biblical Rhapsody and Regret

Aug 11, 2011

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The annual Herzog College Bible study seminar at Yeshivat Har Etzion in Alon Shvut – attended this year by over 6,000 Israelis — is a magnificent enterprise, an intellectual treat, and an exhilarating spiritual experience. Too bad it gets no media coverage.

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