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Mission continues - July 24

The second day of our solidarity mission started with a visit to Kehilat Ya’ar Ramot . Ms. Talia Levanon, director of Israel Trauma coalition, an organization that started with help from NY federation explained that Trauma in Israel is everywhere, among the soldiers, in the supermarkets, buses and schools. 537 more words


One Rabbi's Take on Israel

By Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz 

MK Rabbi Dov Lipman has an amazing story. He was raised in Silver Spring, Maryland, became a rabbi and educator, made Aliyah, and became the first American-born Knesset member in decades. 1,197 more words

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Membro del Knesset: “Devono essere uccise le madri di tutti i Palestinesi”


PressTv. Un assai noto politico israeliano e membro del parlamento ha marchiato i Palestinesi come terroristi, dicendo, inoltre, che le madri di tutti i Palestinesi dovrebbero essere uccise nell’attacco israeliano in corso sulla Striscia di Gaza assediata.  346 more words

Muslim Scorpion in the Knesset – the Weird Case of Jamal Zahalka

Israel’s Knesset is an unusual place – due to the low election threshold (2% per party) it often hosts strange political parties, which don’t always have the best interests of the country in mind. 12 more words

The Indiscriminate Compassion of Haneen Zoabi and Response: The Right to Resist

The overall context of Israeli action is that of occupation and terrorism. The overall context of Palestinian action is a legitimate struggle against occupation.
                                     —Israeli Knesset member Haneen Zoabi…

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Military Madness

Interview with Rabbi Dov Lipman

by TJC staff

Two members of Knesset — Israeli Parliament — discuss their new books in English on TJC’s episode of Up Close.

First, MK Ruth Calderon, a secular Israeli who is also a Talmud scholar, talks about the new English translation of her book A Bride For One Night: Talmud Tales, in which she writes fictional accounts of some of the Talmud’s most provocative stories from her own unique perspective. 82 more words

Jewish Books

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There is a Bar Mitzvah in the Street!

Instead of blogging a novel at the end of the week, I am going to update my blog daily! 682 more words