Those members of the tribe who cringe every time a Jewish name comes up in the news can rest easy.
Natalie Portman Snubs $2 Million Genesis Prize, ‘Does Not Feel Comfortable Participating in Any Public Events in Israel’
Had they vetted Portman, they would have discovered the rich Israeli ex-pat's statement to Elle UK in 2010: "I've always tried to stay away from playing Jews."
The show features a range of aircraft from the start of the state through the decades, including acrobatic planes and modern fighter jets.
The attackers were riding in a passing vehicle bearing an Israeli flag flying from the window, with Israeli license plates.
The United States plans to officially transfer its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and open temporary facilities on the secular date of Israel’s declaration of independence, May 14.
To publish this dry and lifeless rehash of the very delusions that created the "nakba" in the first place, and to do it on the anniversary of the Israeli miracle – was asinine.
Men and women from every walk of life – young and old, Jew, Christian, Muslim, religious and secular, men and women that have worked hard to build our nation.
Thousands of civilians woke up this morning thinking we were suddenly at war.
Many of our yeshivos have excellent secular studies departments. Some may have some way to go. But our yeshivos are not public schools, and I – among others – will fight for them to continue not to be.
The proposed transfer of significant parts of Area C to the control of the Palestinian Authority (PA) will be detrimental to Israel’s national interest, if only because these territories are almost completely devoid of any Palestinian population. As such, they afford not only a strong security grip but the possibility of extensive Jewish settlement without threatening Israel’s Jewish and democratic character.
“There are those who seek to extinguish the light that emanates from Zion. I promise you; it will not happen,” says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the largest celebration of statehood to date.
It is amazing when you think that these men, women and children, who lived for months or years not knowing if they would survive another day, went on to live into their eighties, nineties – some even became centenarians.
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Israel fully understands that with power and wealth comes responsibility; it does not panic every time it is criticized; and can finally plan for the next 70 years instead of worrying about the next 70 days.
Like the prophets of old, our religious leaders must generate a spiritual revolution, triggering an ethical-religious uproar that shakes the very foundations of the state. Israelis are waiting for such a move, and there is little doubt that their response will be overwhelming. Only then will the Jewish people fully re-engage with its land.
If he had known that witnesses were present who might subsequently contradict him, he would not have acted in this manner, he says – but he didn’t know.
A healthy religious society has room for both chakhamim and chasidim, but knows that the latter are generally more to be admired than imitated.
Why should a person be rewarded for not doing something he wouldn’t have done anyway?