Tag Archives: Israel

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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Guest Post: On the approaching centenary of the Balfour Declaration

This is another guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. The timing of this article is perfect, coming as it does a day after Yom Ha’atzmaut when Israel celebrated its 69th anniversary. That anniversary was possible due in very large … Continue reading

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Outrage: UNESCO denies Israel’s sovereignty over Jerusalem

Whenever UNESCO seems to have hit bottom, it starts digging again. Not only has this despicable organization, led by a bunch of tyrants, despots and benighted third world dictatorships, condemned Israel’s sovereignty over the Old City of Jerusalem and the … Continue reading

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Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach! Happy 69th Independence Day Israel!

It’s Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, and, as remarked upon by both local and foreign observers, the country swings in a schizophrenic kind of way from the mourning, sorrow and remembrance of Yom Hazikaron to the flag-waving patriotism and general … Continue reading

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