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A cloud of unknowing, the divine ascent

Following the way of Jacob, Israel

Rung by rung, his handprints and mine

Mindful in the morning light… 194 more words


Strangeling the opposition

Text by Pål Velo | Published in Arbejderen October 25 2016 | Language: Danish | Photo by Niels Gether Nielsen

This article is an interview with Sergio Yahni, journalist and director of the Alternative Information Center (AIC) in Jerusalem. 94 more words


Zechariah & Elizabeth

What actually happened, when Jesus first came into this seemingly insignificant world? It began like this . . . (6)

During the time when Herod the Great was king of Judea (part of modern Israel), about 2,000 years ago, there was a Jewish priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly order of Abijah. 384 more words

Rabbi Goren and the IDF Rabbinate

I recently read a new autobiogrophy on Rabbi Shlomo Goren – the first head of the military Rabbinate of the IDF. The book is mostly taken from a long interview the author had with R Goren in which R Goren is very straight forward and explains the logic behind many of the decisions he made as head of the Rabbinate in the IDF as well as later on as Chief Rabbi of Tel-Aviv and then as Chief Rabbi of the entire country. 300 more words


Rate of lung cancer drops for Jews, rises among Arab men Israel (VERY VERY BAD!!!!)

Due to efforts in reducing tobacco consumption, the Israel Cancer Association said on Tuesday that the number of lung cancer cases has declined in Jewish men and women and in Arab women in Israel. 603 more words

Daily News

UNESCO Resolution on Jerusalem

The facts lost in the PR frenzy

Justine Berg / Palestine Square
October 25, 2016

“The resolution prompted Israel to suspend cooperation with UNESCO, however an analysis of its actions reveals that Israel has not been keen on cooperating with the world cultural organization for almost ten years.

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Contemporary Ushpizin: Shimon Peres

I have been listening to a really great podcast called “Presidential”  (https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/business/presidential-podcast/) .  They started it 44 weeks before the election and each week talk about a different president.  2,110 more words