Today concluded my first Independence Day as an Israeli. And the first one I’ve celebrated on my homeland’s soil. It was an independence day for me, a chance to declare my freedom from… 1,629 more words
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Today was Yom Ha’atzmaut. Israeli Independence Day. My country, my home turned 70 today- every day and every year a true miracle. We’ve got our problems and we manage to survive and learn and grow. 1,333 more words
It is bad enough that Reform converts to Judaism are allowed to make Aliyah (immigrate to Israel). The State of Israel recognizes such converts as… 575 more words
Another in our occasional series describing work being undertaken on some of our less well-known collections.
Miriam Wildermuth, an Erasmus student from the Humboldt University, Berlin, has recently been working on several projects in Special Collections, including a catalogue of the Tobias Theodores papers. 833 more words
One of the great frustrations I’ve faced when dealing with dialogue here is that some people aren’t pluralists. Being a pluralist, as I see it, is about saying “I have one way of doing things, you have another, let’s co-exist.” It means legally allowing people to do things you don’t agree with. 1,162 more words