The re-mapping effort of those 62 thousand hectares constitutes a significant increase in the rate of this work, compared with only 20 thousand hectares re-mapped in 2014 and 13 thousand in 2013.
What motivated these early "pioneers"? And what became of them and their efforts?
This has served to lower the bar when it comes to accepted standards of morality while corroding some once-healthy American ideals.
Universalism demands that war must answer to universal aims and objectives.
The purchase of the Cave of Machpelah is evidently a highly significant event because it is recorded in great detail.
In the West, most Jews that non-Jews encounter are not particularly committed to being Jewish.
The Rabbis are not sharing Big Ideas, they're arguing about nothing more than the plain meaning of the verse.
What is in Eretz Israel that draws so much attention? Water? Mineral deposits? Open spaces? Oil? Gold? Diamonds?
The world was deeply moved when Arafat waddled up to the UN podium, with his gun, wearing a mismatched cotton rag on his head.
Fr. Peter Vasko, President of the Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land (FFHL), heralded Pope Francis’ announcement that he may visit the Holy Land...
The capitulation on the Temple Mount leads to the construction halt in Jerusalem.
This morning, the jets have been flying and, child that I am inside, I keep going to my balcony and watching them.
Chabad-Lubavitch movement emissaries in Israel have a mission to encourage Jews to observe Torah.” They remind the government that negotiating with enemies over borders endangers lives of Israelis.
When almost no Arabs stake claims to areas that were “state land” under Turkey and Jordan and now Israel, the PA tries to find another way to divide Efrat. It goes to court and claims discrimination.
We become a “light to the nations” precisely when we are living together in Eretz Yisrael.
Yishai and Malkah discuss his father's yahrzeit, the approval of Jewish housing in Jerusalem, and Canadian singer Alanis Morissette in Israel.
Pure Judaism? Without the Land of Israel? Sorry, but that isn’t Judaism. It’s a new religion.
Diaspora Jewry should examine their role in Israel's failures to combat Palestinian moves at the UN.
With the birth of Hodel's baby, the time had come for Tevye to journey onward. Family was a matter of tantamount importance, but a Jew had an even higher allegiance to God. Had not the Almighty warned that life in the Holy Land must be lived according to the commandments of the Torah? That meant observing the laws of the Sabbath and the holidays, eating kosher food, donning tallit and tefillin, guarding the treasures of marital purity, and observing all of the six-hundred and thirteen commandments – most of which were flagrantly ignored by the young pioneers on the kibbutz.
Yishai and Malkah read listener emails, talk about rain in Israel, attacks on southern Israel, and raising children in the Land.
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