You may remember that one of the first things Obama did after getting elected was set out on a tour of the Muslim world to (in his words) “to communicate that Americans are not (the enemies of the Muslim world) and mend relations that had been “severely damaged” under President Bush.
Jewish Home MK Moti Yogev mirrored what Jonathan Pollard has said throughout the latter’s imprisonment. Yogev questioned the “deteriorating values” of the Americans
Everyone living in Israel gets the chance to show guests around their lovely country and spout off little tidbits of history that make them seem like experts. And tourists coming to Israel hope to be guided around by someone with a little knowledge of history. Tel Aviv University just made that a whole lot easier by offering online history courses – for free! Yes, you heard that right. No fees and no strings attached. So for anyone who’s been harboring a desire to know more about Israel’s history, now is the time to sharpen your pencils, plug in your computers and learn. TAU is partnering with Coursera, which is an online educational company working with top universities around the world to empower people with free education.