Good Schools Aren’t the Secret to Israel’s High-Tech Boom

This is a re-post fromWSJ by NAFTALI BENNETT

A library in Ramla, Israel. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES
A library in Ramla, Israel. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES

I am often asked how a country the size of New Jersey, with fewer residents than New York City, became a global high-tech force. In a dynamic world, where innovation and adaptation are crucial, everyone wants to know Israel’s secret educational ingredient.
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The Holocaust did not define what it is to be a Jew. It defined what it is to be human.

This is a re-post from Rabbi Sacks


Today is International Holocaust Memorial Day. The Holocaust did not define what it is to be a Jew. The Holocaust defined what it is to be human. Any assault on Jews becomes, very rapidly, an assault on our shared humanity. That is why we must continue to remember, not for the sake of the past, but for the sake of the future.

2,000-year-old Maccabean-era coin found in Jerusalem

This is a re-post from Israel Hayom

Bronze prutah bears image of King Antiochus IV, who declared death sentence on Jews • Tower of David Museum Director Eilat Lieber: It's exciting to find Antiochus himself thrown down here between the stones and tell him: We're still celebrating Hanukkah.

The Maccabean-era bronze prutah | Photo credit: Israel Antiquities Authority
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Iranian amusement park has children firing fake bullets at Netanyahu puppet

This is a re-post from The Jerusalem Post

The park, which opened near the second largest city in Iran, Mashhad, targets boys 8 to 13 years in age and is free to visitors.

Iranian amusement park has children firing fake bullets at Netanyahu puppetThe City Of Games for Revolutionary Children. (photo credit:MEMRI).
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