Wednesday 23 August 2017

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Hebron Past and Present

The city of Hebron is located in the southern portion of Judea, 30 km south of Jerusalem. It is mentioned many times in the Tanach from Avraham’s purchase of the Cave of the Patriarchs (Mearat Hamachpelah) to King David’s royal […]

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Can Music be Evil?

Wilhelm Richard Wagner (1813 –1883) was a German composer, theater director, writer, and conductor who is primarily known for his operas. Unlike most opera

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Israel’s First Secret Agent

 Isser Harel was born in 1912 in Vitebsk, Russia (now Belarus) to a large, wealthy family.

When he was 16, Isser began preparations to immigrate to

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Hadassah Medical Center

At a meeting at Temple Emanu-El in New York City on February 24, 1912, Henrietta Szold, together with other Zionist women, proposed to the

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Yeshivat Maale Gilboa

Yeshivat Ma'ale Gilboa is a Shiluv Yeshiva located on Kibbutz Ma'ale Gilboa in Israel's Gilboa Mountains. The Shiluv Yeshiva is unique in that it

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Remembering Gush Katif

Gush Katif (literally Harvest Bloc) was a bloc of 17 Israeli settlements in the southern Gaza strip. In August 2005, the Israeli army physically

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Bedouin Scouts

The Bedouin are a part of a predominantly desert-dwelling Arabian ethnic group traditionally divided into tribes, or clans, The Arabic term badawī   which

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The Pharisees

The fast day on the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av (Tisha B'A)v is a day of mourning for the destruction of the Second Temple

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Orthodox Jews serving in the IDF

As part of the Status Quo Agreement worked out in 1947 between prime minister David Ben-Gurion and the Haredi leader Rabbi Avraham Yeshayah Karelitz

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The Security Fence

The Palestinians committed themselves in the Oslo accords and in the road map to dismantle terrorist networks and confiscate illegal weapons. After more

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