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.
How many times can we be said to have turned right? And why are journalists surprised?
As the Balfour centennial approaches, the Jewish Press Online will be posting relevant articles, blogs and op-eds. Here is a brief blog from Yisrael Medad taking apart a statement from an Arab, former member of Israel's Knesset.
Only Israel can be trusted to guard Israel's Jewish sites.
The US State Department labeled Israel provocative yesterday along with North Korea and Turkey. No word yet on the Palestinians.
Can we trust Haaretz reporting on polls? After Eldar and Levy on those "apartheid" stories? Here's the latest, "For the right man, Israelis would make peace" which makes the claim that "The consensus is moving to the right, but that doesn't mean Israeli Jews won't support a deal with the PA if the right leader comes along, a new study shows."
The Ottoman Empire was in decline for most of its existence.
The U.S. recognizes the "West Bank" as having "sovereignty" for passport purposes, but not Israel?
Will someone sue the US government over politicized tax enforcement?
Is the EU "Jewish challenged"?
A recent poll claims that most right-wing Israelis would support Palestinian state and the division of Jerusalem, but that is a very misguiding description of Israeli public opinion.
Golan MEANT to say, "The time has come for the Palestinians to stop trying to be like the Nazis "
He based his decision on reading their web site? That's too hard to accept or respect.
Fifth, is it "profanity" in naming a train station after President Trump? Truly? Of course, if it is Trump himself that bothers you, rather than naming the station after a person, a non-Jew, then we are left with a political dispute.
Does Israel really need the US to care for our security?
In 1948, Menachem Begin visit the U.S. and appeared on Meet the Press, telling its host that not only was partition illegal but so was severing today's Jordan from the Jewish National Home.
The E-1 area was always viewed by Israel and the U.S. as an area which would remain in Jewish hands.
Ukranian politician Igor Miroshnichenko said Mila Kunis, who left the Ukraine at a yong age, was a "zhydovka" and not a "true Ukrainian."
Minnesota congresswoman Betty McCollum, has introduced a bill that seeks to prevent the United States from funding Israel’s military detention of Palestinian children. The law defines 'child' as anyone 18 or younger
MS. PSAKI: He asked me if we thought he (molotov-cocktail throwing Arab-US citizen was a terrorist, and I said no.
It is summertime and the kids are off to camp...
Yesha Council Chairman Dani Dayan appears in a pro-Likud video clip.
In a 5-page handwritten letter sent to then Agricultural Minister Ariel Sharon on 2 Kislev 5740, or November 22, 1979 by Daniella Weiss on stationery of the Kedumim-Elon Moreh group who were then battling a government decision, in the wake of the High Court of Justice decision that ordered them moved, Weiss demanded that Sharon resigned. She claimed that moving the site it would be a victory for the PLO, and that the legal status of the settlements in the territories should be changed before Israel transferred the oil fields in Sinai to Egypt, according to the peace agreement.
"At the time of the Hogarth negotiations, the Arab people of Palestine were a backward, primitive sort of people without political consciousness." Those words were spoken at the meeting of the League of Nations Mandates Commission, Friday, June 16th, 1939, at 10.30 a.m. They are Lord Hankey's words. He was Secretary of the Imperial War Cabinet 1916-1918 and then Secretary to the Cabinet for the next nineteen years.
At the Yesha Council Emergency Meeting dealing with the new campaign to pressure the government to authorize the Levy Report and/or make it a condition for a future coalition agreement with the parties that will form Netanyahu's next government:
If anyone can claim that what Prof. Shindler asserted and what Netanyahu said are similar, I guess there is something wrong with their reading glasses.
You thought UNESCO was bad for Jewish history and national identity? Think again. And think about Peace Now.
"The Book of Mormon clearly states that Nephi built a temple modeled upon the temple of Solomon upon arriving in the Americas (2 Nephi 5:16). In addition, the Book of Mormon says that other temples were built in the Americas (see 3 Nephi 11:1 and Helaman 3:14)...the Israelites in the Americas were trying to faithfully follow the law of Moses."
A new video explaining the Jewish right to build in Judea and Samaria.
A former Saudi Naval officer writes that Arab hatred of Israel is costing them severely, arguing that, "Hundreds of billions of dollars were wasted and tens of thousands of innocent lives lost fighting Israel."