To mark IDC Herzliya’s 20th anniversary, we spent a day following Prof. Uriel Reichman, IDC’s founder and president, and Jonathan Davis, VP for External Relations, around its delightful campus.
Posted on: May 8th, 2012Blogs → The Muqata
A joint JoeSettler-Jameel post. Left behind in the wake of Netanyahu’s surprise unity maneuver are some serious winners and loser. There is no doubt that elections would have shaken things up, but this unity coalition shakes up things even more. What Netanyahu managed to do today is of historic proportions and has some serious ramifications […]
Posted on: May 2nd, 2012Blogs → The Muqata
Standing at my tenth floor perch as the Yom Hazikaron siren blared, I was able to see directly into the open window of a room with three Arab workers in it. I heard myself gasp as the siren hit its loudest pitch, for at that moment, the workers dropped their tools, and began to dance together. And laugh. And dance some more. And as the tears of the Israelis on the street below flowed, these workers danced.
Posted on: April 24th, 2012Blogs → The Muqata
There exists a new type of Israeli, who sees a moral equivalence between Israel's fallen, and those of the enemy.
Posted on: April 20th, 2012Blogs → The Muqata
The borders of Israel are today under dispute, but that was also true 700 years ago. When Estori Ha-Parchi (Ishtori Haparchi), a Spanish-French scholar, came to Israel around 1313, he was shocked to discover that some Jews did not consider places like Ramla and Beit She’an to be in Israel. Ramla was called ‘Gat’ by […]
Posted on: March 13th, 2012Blogs → The Muqata
Numerous people sent me a blog post which has been reverberating around the internet — its title translated into English; “One who believes isn’t afraid” The article is about a trip to a wedding last night in Southern Israel, and how the wedding took place, under Gazan rocket fire. ….the scene was just as it […]
Posted on: March 12th, 2012Blogs → The Muqata
Palestinians wage a war of lies with fake photos - the latest fauxtography is coming right out of the UN.
Posted on: March 1st, 2012Blogs → The Muqata
Many of the most fascinating posts I come across are based on sources in Hebrew. These stories would fascinate you, yet I simply do not have the time to translate them all for you...
Posted on: February 2nd, 2012Blogs → The Muqata
The organization "Rabbis for Human Rights’ knows exactly how to condemn the State of Israel and its authorities for any action against a Palestinian. Yet, when it comes to a letter which condemns the actions of the Palestinian Authority, the Rabbis for Human Rights would prefer not to be in conflict with Palestinian activists.
Posted on: December 25th, 2011Blogs → The Muqata
Jameel writes about a fascinating archeological find that might very well be related to Chanukah.
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