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Shana Tova Umetuka – 5778

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight, and lasts for 2 days, until sundown on Friday night.  This year, since Rosh Hashana falls on Thursday and Friday, we then run straight into Shabbat, giving us a 3-day festival (so … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Addressing the Root of the BDS Problem

This is a guest post by Baruch Landa, an activist with Jerusalem U, a pro-Israel organization that works to strengthen Jewish and pro-Israel identity amongst young people and adults through the new technologies of digital and social media. Here he … Continue reading

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The perversity and malice of Temple Denial

Even with the evidence in front of their eyes, there are too many ignoramuses, conspiracy theorists, religious supersessionists as well as plain old antisemites, who either deny the very existence of the two Jewish Temples or deny the Jewish connection … Continue reading

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Good News Friday Part I: The Israel-India renewed friendship

The visit this week of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the first ever official visit of an Indian Prime Minister to Israel, is too important to relegate to a small item in a regular Good News Friday post, so this … Continue reading

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#Jerusalem50: Who’s afraid of celebrating Israel’s 1967 victory?

With all the amazing celebrations, moving ceremonies and glorious jubilations at the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification and the liberation of Judea and Samaria from the hands of the Jordanian occupier, it has been easy to overlook the fact that … Continue reading

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#Jerusalem50: Rabbi Jonathan Sacks on the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, former Chief Rabbi of the UK and world-famous philosopher, speaks about what Jerusalem and its reunification in 1967 means to him. A must see. Watch and share widely.   !יום ירושלים שמח

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