Tag Archives: Jewish people

More on the Nation-State Law

The longer the time that passes, the more we hear about the Nation-State Law (aka the Jewish State Law). And the more we hear and read, the more confused we become. Here are a some voices which may help clear … Continue reading

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Deciphering the 2018 Basic Law in Israel – The Nation State of the Jewish People

Originally posted on FirstOneThrough:
On July 19, 2018, Israel signed a new Basic Law called “The Nation-State of the Jewish People.” It has been called controversial by many liberal media outlets in what it purports to do with minority rights.…

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Tisha B’Av 5778 (2018)

Since the 9th day of Av fell yesterday, on Shabbat when we do not mourn, the fast itself was deferred to today, beginning last night at sundown and finishing at sundown tonight. Tisha Be’Av, the 9th day of the month … Continue reading

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Yom Hashoah 5778 – 2018

Yom Hashoah began at sundown this evening with the annual ceremony at Yad Vashem with torches lit in memory of the 6 million Jewish victims of the Shoah. You can read the torchlighters life stories here. In his speech at … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s been an exciting week for our family but you will have to wait till Motzaei Shabbat (Saturday night) to hear all about it. Meanwhile you will have to make do with another Good News Friday installment. First we have … 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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