web analytics

Home Tags Africa

Tag: Africa

Title: Alone in Africa

25 Heshvan 5773 – November 9, 2012
Alone in Africa, by Avigail Sharer, is an original adventure story about three siblings named Nesanel, Penina and Chezky Feiner, who are, well, alone in Africa. Except they aren't entirely alone – they have animals and two battling African tribes to keep them company.

Israeli Innovation Could Make Water Drinkable in Africa

25 Av 5772 – August 13, 2012
Desalination plants for the most part are extremely costly for less-developed nations, as they use enormous amounts of electricity and are location-sensitive. But thanks to a recent Israeli discovery, the desalination system may become much more affordable in areas like Africa and the Middle East.

Reigniting Economic Cooperation Between Israel And Emerging Nations

8 Tammuz 5772 – June 27, 2012
Shifting regional alliances, spurred by Europe's economic adversity and the spread of radical Islam across Africa, has created a window of opportunity for Israel to reengage with a host of emerging African nations.

Mordechai Kedar: The Suffering of Africa – Sins of Europe Projected on Israel

21 Sivan 5772 – June 11, 2012
Politicians and European public figures, who have no desire to open the wounds of the past and stand in front of the mirror of history that will reveal their great wealth from Africa and their ethical nakedness, searched out a scapegoat, onto whom it would be possible to place all of the sins of their colonialism. Together with Arabs -themselves descendants of slave traders- they found the sacrificial victim: Israel

Immigration Police Round Up Sudanese for Deportation

Israeli immigration police arrest dozens of South Sudanese illegal immigrants in Eilat on Monday morning in a raid intended to curb the influx of unauthorized entrants from Africa.

Tunisia to Jews: Keep Coming to Djerba for Lag B’Omer

26 Nisan 5772 – April 18, 2012
The annual Jewish Lag B’Omer pilgrimage to the oldest synagogue in Africa should be maintained as a symbol of Tunisian openness, according to Tunisia’s tourism minister on Tuesday, yet the increase in fundamentalist Salafi Islamic political rule threatens to drive out the remaining Jews of Djerba.

Mordechai Kedar: Radical Islam in Africa

3 Nisan 5772 – March 25, 2012
The population of Africa is involved in a series of disputes with a tribal background, where the Islamist and ethnic components play an important, and sometimes critical, role. Saudi Arabian money, Wahhabi propaganda, the presence of terror organizations, and wide distribution of weapons do not contribute to a calming of tensions between the various demographics in Africa.

Israel, UN, Worried about Growing Hizbollah Base in West Africa

30 Shevat 5772 – February 22, 2012
Israel's Ambassador to the UN Ron Prosor warned the UN Security Council Tuesday that Hizbollah was increasing its power base in western Africa. UN...

Israel Moves to Stop Flood of Illegal Immigrants

15 Tevet 5772 – January 10, 2012
New law aims to deter African job seekers and asylum seekers, who have flooded across Israel’s southern border by the tens of thousands

Knesset Passes New Bill to Prevent Infiltration

Measures include longer prison terms and the power to detain migrants for longer periods without charge.

Israel Prepares Africa For Mass Circumcision

12 Kislev 5772 – December 8, 2011
A delegation of Israeli mohels (ritual circumcisors) returned from a two week trip to Africa last week, where they prepared a UN medical team for a mass African circumcision.

Human, All Too Human: To Survive, We Need To Look Behind The News

25 Tammuz 5770 – July 7, 2010
We Jews are already accustomed to irony, but - only rarely - does the subject in question rise to the daunting level of human survival. Here, however, is one of those rare subjects. Considering it carefully, we can begin to appreciate the obligation to look at our world with genuinely larger questions in mind. In other words, we should quickly begin to recognize a distinct imperative to look behind the news.

Thanksgiving In Zimbabwe

15 Kislev 5770 – December 2, 2009
Seldom do I use the term "life transforming" because very few things in life are. Change is something that requires diligence, effort and even monotonous repetition. It doesn't come cheaply.

A Word Is Worth 100 Pictures: Richard McBee Empowers The Biblical Sarah

25 Tevet 5769 – January 21, 2009
Writing a biography of the biblical Sarah, whether in text or images, is about as easy as hunting tigers in Africa or helping Pooh chase Heffalumps and Woozles.

Author Resurrects ‘Patterson of Palestine’

2 Tevet 5769 – December 29, 2008
He was Yonatan (Yoni) Netanyahu's godfather. President Teddy Roosevelt counted him as a friend.

Getting Past The Whatever Attitude

7 Adar I 5768 – February 13, 2008
A parent turns to her teenaged son and asks, "What's bothering you?" "Whatever," answers the kid with a disconsolate shrug.

Latest News Stories


Sponsored Post

Recommended Today


Something Random from the Week

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/sections/books/book-reviews/title-alone-in-africa/2012/11/09/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: