Speaking to the passengers as well as their second, third, and fourth generation descendants, the President said, 'I am fortunate as President of the State of Israel to record with you and your families that the State of Israel, and the flag of Israel, are obvious facts.'
We have great difficulty accepting our role as Victor, rather than Victim. We apologize for how well our country functions, for our victories, and for our stubborn refusal to roll over and die.
Each village priest would recite ancient prayers, such as “Miriam’s Song,” echoing the Biblical account of the Exodus and its aftermath.
Where is our Exodus? If the question is about miraculous salvation and the punishment of our enemies, I have no answer. If the question is a quest for experiencing greatness, the answer is the Mitzvot
The discovery would be a death blow the PA claims that Tel Aviv is "Palestinian" if it weren't for the fact that that Arafat was born in Egypt.
Egypt gives the Jews a reminder not to go back there.
The “second Exodus” from Egypt is almost complete.
The 1948 re-establishment of Jewish sovereignty was a modern day Exodus and Parting of the Sea.
Every century or so, wherever we are, we lose about 80 percent of our people for a variety of reasons.
Preparations are in full swing in nearly 150 destinations throughout the world to accommodate upward of 50,000 Jews who will be spending Passover in...
Yishai interviews Holocaust survivor Eta Gluzband where she talks about her story before, during, and after the war.
This is Judah’s manifest destiny. This is the uncanny persistence of his youth, the anthem of his old.
Dewey Stone worked behind the scenes for the establishment of the State of Israel.
Connections between the Jewish and American traditions of liberty.
Every year, a few thousand Israelis think there is nothing better to do on Passover but to celebrate the Exodus from Egypt by going back there, apparently thinking that terror is better then slavery.
An elementary list of reminders regarding the Holiday of Freedom.
No, I'm not laughing...but come on, locusts? Egypt? Just before Passover?
According to the Midrash if the Hebrew slaves failed to produce their quota of bricks, Jewish children were plastered into the walls to fill the gaps.
To all my blogger colleagues in America: if you want to complain about things in Israel, at least come live here, and play your part in the building.
The Israeli phrase, 'Third time, Ice Cream' corresponds to the fact that the third time the ancient Israelites complained to God after the Exodus they got the manna.
The meaning of the Exodus is that Hashem chose the Jewish people to be His special Holy nation.
Moshe understands that even though none of the parties to this conflict are Jews, and that he could stand aside and not risk being accused of having caused the evil, his Jewish responsibility is to do what he can to prevent the perpetration of injustice.
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