Israel

All about the Modern State of Israel, its people, its activities, its perception…

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Day #8, 9 & 10 of a 30 day series of Torah thoughts by Rabbi Elan Adler.

Root Source teacher Rabbi Adler has started a 30 day series of Torah thoughts. 30 days/ 30 reflections leading to Rosh Hashanah Day #8 New Years resolutions have a different quality than Rosh Hashanah ones. Interview the person on the street in December about their resolutions and you might hear ideas about losing weight, stop smoking, less

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Day #1, 2 & 3 of a 30 day series of Torah thoughts by Rabbi Elan Adler.

Root Source teacher Rabbi Adler has started a 30 day series of Torah thoughts. 30 days/ 30 reflections leading to Rosh Hashanah Day #1 A thought about sounding the shofar: at the beach, the lifeguard blows the whistle whenever someone goes too far, beyond the safety point. The shofar reminds us not to wander too far on the

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Day #2 of a 30 day series of Torah thoughts by Rabbi Elan Adler.

Root Source teacher Rabbi Adler has started a 30 day series of Torah thoughts. 30 days/ 30 reflections leading to Rosh Hashanah Day #2 Here in Israel, anyone with foreign currency can go to one of many storefronts and get what they need. The name of the store is called “Change.” Simple, concise, done. “Change” is the theme

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Looking Back, Looking Forward: Israel in the eyes of its first US ambassador

An archived TV interview from 1952 provides a rare real-time glimpse into conditions surrounding the toddler Jewish state, as reported by James G. McDonald, America’s first ambassador to Israel. Few Americans today will remember “Longines Chronoscope,” a CBS-network program sponsored by a watchmaking company that ran from 1951 to 1955. Billing itself as “a television

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Judensau – The Jew Hate Continues Even Today

While attending a conference in Wittenberg Germany, the home of Martin Luther, I became shockingly aware a form of Antisemitism that has been totally swept under the rug for decades. The fact that this hate continues even today, puts blame squarely on the church — both Protestant and Catholic. In this disturbing video, Dr. Richard Harvey, reveals

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What is Lag Ba’Omer?

One of the lesser known Jewish holidays, that has had a reflowering in the modern State of Israel, is Lag Ba’Omer – the thirty third day of the counting of the Omer, as commanded in Leviticus 23:15-16: You shall count for yourselves from the day after the sabbath, from the day when you brought in

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First Time in Israel?

Bob O’Dell is published in a WND article. Whether you’ve never been (yet!) to the Holy Land or visit every year or more, Bob’s insight about how a trip to Israel impacts your relationship with God, and how God’s relationship with you is part of every step you take there, can change your life while

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Cool Knesset People!

Our meetings in the Knesset also included some fascinating people with whom we had the chance to snap a few photos. Below is Member of Knesset (MK) Yoav Kisch who has the responsibility for the Knesset’s relationship with the United Kingdom. Yoav gave us the exciting news that the Knesset is working on plans to celebrate

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