Victims of Arab Terror on Edge as Netanyahu Releases 104 Terrorists

Victims of Arab Terror on Edge as Netanyahu Releases 104 Terrorists

Kay Wilson has spent the past 2 ½ years with only one goal in mind – trying to find a moment’s respite from the constant barrage of thoughts, images and sounds that fill her mind. It’s been more than 2 ½ years since she was brutally stabbed while guiding Kristine Luken, an American tourist, through an archeological site in the hills surrounding Jerusalem.

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Definition of “Hypocrite:” “Religious Jew living in America”

Definition of “Hypocrite:” “Religious Jew living in America”

Every time Israel makes concessions to the Arabs, I hear American Jews voicing their disapproval. But they voice their disapproval with us not only when things don’t go their way–they’ve realized they have to come up with reason to hate the State of Israel and everything that represents Zionist values because if they don’t, it looks like they’re hypocrites.

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Shashlik/Kebab/Shwarma/Sabikh-like Borekas

Shashlik/Kebab/Shwarma/Sabikh-like Borekas

Two very typical Israeli foods, particularly in Middle Eastern restaurants are shashlik and kebab. These words are often used interchangeably, although they mean something different. Shashlik or shishkebab dates back to ancient Persia but was popularized by Turks during the Ottoman Empire, particularly the Turkish soldiers camping out.

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Predators on the Loose in the Arava

Predators on the Loose in the Arava

Ten years ago Israeli researchers developed technology that uses predatory insects to grow healthy vegetables. Rather than using toxic chemical sprays that are dangerous to people and the environment, the method, “integrated pest management” (IPM) takes advantage of the natural enemies of bugs and insects to “search and destroy.”

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Pre-Tisha B’Av Ruminations

Pre-Tisha B’Av Ruminations

Yesterday, Erev Tisha B’Av, I found myself thinking that there are few things I more nervously anticipate than the day before a fast, It of course has to do with…

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Emanuel: The Most Recognized Symbol in Judaica Giftware

Emanuel: The Most Recognized Symbol in Judaica Giftware

Go into any gift shop in Jerusalem, and the pomegranate design is there on hamsas, jewelry boxes, salt and pepper shakers, matchbox covers, key chains, evening bags, wall hangings, varied embroidered items, and a myriad of religious items. They are the distinguishable mark of the Israeli artist, Yair Emanuel.

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Israel as a High Speed Internet Example to the World

Israel as a High Speed Internet Example to the World

Thanks to John Chambers, the CEO of Cisco, the Start up Nation is about to become digital. It seems as though Israel has been chosen to be the recipient of a new and powerful fiber optic system and will showcase as the first example of an entire state going digital.

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