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There are hundreds of references to Israel on every page of Tanach, according to Tuly Weisz, founder and CEO of Israel365. As such, in honor of Israel Independence Day on April 19, Weisz will release a new, hefty, 2,000-page Bible that centers on the land of Israel, the people of Israel and the dynamic relationship between them. The Israel Bible,...
All proceeds from the sales of the renowned Diary of Anne Frank will be distributed to the New Israel Fund, according to an announcement made by the organization and the Anne Frank Foundation on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day. The announcement came just days after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for a parliamentary inquiry into the left-wing group, which provides funds...
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600 Holocaust survivors, their children and grandchildren sing in a moving tribute to the power of life and good over evil. Project organized by Koolulam, and filmed at Jerusalem's Beit Avi Chai center. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=15&v=Vuh1-jDi7Qw
According to figures released Tuesday by the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, the number of Jews alive today is still lower than it was in 1939, prior to the Holocaust. Prior to the murder of 6 million Jews between 1939 and 1945, there were 16,600,000 spread throughout the world. Today’s data, based on information gathered by Hebrew University’s Division of...
Growing up in Dayton, Ohio, Lazer Mangel would help his dad, the local Chabad-Lubavitch rabbi, set up the family’s WiFi network so that he could still get in whenever he wanted. Mangel, 24, says he is proof that you can’t block a kid from anything. “My Dad put on this web blocker,” he recalls. “The ridiculous amount of things I tried...
Molètai is a small town in Lithuania with a dark past. On Aug. 29, 1941, Molètai residents, in partnership with Nazi officers, massacred the Jewish townspeople. These victims had been rounded up a few days earlier and locked inside the local synagogue without food or water. Around 2,000 Jews were then marched to the edge of the town and murdered....
Israel will reveal archived documents pertaining to the discrimination practised by Israeli state against Moroccan Jews who immigrated to Israel in the 1950s. The silent suffering of Moroccan Jewish immigrants in 1950s Israel will soon be made known to the public after years of cover-up at the hands of Zionists, reported Israeli news press Haaretz. On Tuesday, March 20, Israel’s Prime...
I launched what is now an internationally acclaimed documentary last year, titled “Remember Baghdad,” which chronicles the history of the Jews of Iraq until the community’s destruction in recent decades. It’s already been seen by many thousands of people, from Jews and non-Jews around the world to senior Iraqi diplomats. So it is with great interest that I read the...
In January, the New York-based Israel Cancer Research Fund appointed a new national executive director: Dr. Mark Israel. A renowned pediatric oncologist and leading national figure in cancer research, he previously served as the director of Dartmouth College’s National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center—the Norris Cotton Cancer Center—from 2001 until 2016. For the last 12 years, Israel (yes, his name...
Almost every time David S. Wyman delivered a lecture related to his remarkable book, The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust 1941-1945, someone in the audience would ask: Why would you, a Christian, take such a strong interest in a Jewish issue? Professor Wyman—who passed away on March 14 at the age of 89—always found the question genuinely puzzling....

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