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

By Bob Gorelik

This is a re-post fromWSJ by NAFTALI BENNETT 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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Remember the Past to Build the Future (A Thought for Purim)

By Bob Gorelik

This is a re-post from Rabbi Sacks If you’re driving through a Jewish area this Saturday night or Sunday, don’t be surprised if you see lots of children in the streets wearing fancy dress and masks, or people going from house to house delivering presents of food and drink. The reason is that we’ll be […]

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Finally, A Place

By Bob Gorelik

by Skip Moen, D. Phil. Many people ask me where they can study Scripture from the Hebraic perspective.  Until now, I haven’t had an answer.  But thanks to the hard work of Matt Woodward, a new school has been born with the express purpose of examining the Bible, all of the Bible, from the perceptive […]

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The Holocaust did not define what it is to be a Jew. It defined what it is to be human.

By Bob Gorelik

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, […]

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King of Bahrain hosts menorah-lighting ceremony

By Bob Gorelik

This is a re-post from The Times of Israel Video of rabbis and kaffiyeh-clad Muslims dancing to Hasidic songs in Arab monarchy goes viral

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

By Bob Gorelik

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 […]

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Iranian amusement park has children firing fake bullets at Netanyahu puppet

By Bob Gorelik

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. The City Of Games for Revolutionary Children. (photo credit:MEMRI).

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Oldest alphabet identified as Hebrew

By Bob Gorelik

This is a re-post from Science News by BRUCE BOWER Controversial claim argues that ancient Israelites turned Egyptian hieroglyphics into letters.

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Media Critique: Time’s “Fields of Fire”

By Bob Gorelik

This is a re-post from Aish.com by Aish.com staff In this article Time magazine violates all rules of objectivity, consistently presenting Palestinians in a positive and sympathetic light, while portraying Israelis as callous murderers. Wael Imad, a violent attacker, is described in warm, humanistic terms: a “lively 14-year-old” who receives “allowance” from “Daddy.” “A rubber […]

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Why Do We Say Shabbat Shalom?

By Bob Gorelik
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