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Tag Archives: capital
We have witnessed the ongoing surrealism (surreality?) of the US State Department insisting that Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel, and this week the US Supreme Court confirmed this stance when they issued their decision that Menachem Zivotofsky cannot … Continue reading
It is the fast of Tisha Be’Av (9th of Av) today (OK, technically it is the 10th today, since we don’t fast on Shabbat besides on Yom Kippur), the saddest day in the Jewish calendar. The fast commemorates the destruction … Continue reading
The fast of Tisha Be’Av, the saddest day in the Jewish calendar, is almost upon us (beginning tomorrow night, because the 9th itself falls on Shabbat), and the destruction of Jerusalem, even if only virtual, continues to this day. The … Continue reading
As I wrote in my post “Where is Israel’s capital?”, the US Administration has a big problem with admitting that Jerusalem is in fact the capital of Israel, or that it belongs in any way to Israel. Many US-born parents … Continue reading
Via Jewish Ideas Daily I found this rather enlightening article, “Where is Israel’s Capital?” by Jonathan Tobin (originally published in Commentary Magazine). In the article Tobin explains the origin of the complicated American approach to Israel’s possession of Jerusalem, and … Continue reading