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Posts Tagged ‘Israel’

February 5th, 2017 - 1:49 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: What is this?


December 27th, 2016 - 8:39 pm § in Misc.

Netanyahu’s Hanukkah Card


December 27th, 2016 - 1:43 am § in Jews, Misc.

Fifth Night of Hanukkah: Why Karaite Jews Do Not Celebrate Hannukah

Are the Historical Karaite Jewish Objections to Hanukkah Still Relevant Today? from blog, A Blue Thread In 1979, Hadassah Magazine visited the last remaining Karaite Jews of Cairo, Egypt. The magazine provides this tidbit regarding the shochet of the community, Farag Murad Yehuda Menashe: [H]e will [...]

December 16th, 2016 - 9:57 am § in America

Trump Chooses Greater Israel Lawyer as Ambassador to Jerusalem

Jerusalem -A top Jewish settler leader on Friday lauded U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s selection for ambassador to Israel, saying his choice of David Friedman will provide settlers with a “direct line to the American president.” Oded Revivi, the chief foreign envoy of the Yesha Council, s[...]

November 20th, 2016 - 1:56 am § in Misc.

AFTER TRUMP: Can Israel Return to Its Zionist Center?

Lapid believes he has finally found a formula that will allow him to do something that has eluded Israeli politicians for nearly a decade: Defeat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in an election. Just three years after Lapid gave up a successful media career for the rough-and-tumble of Israeli polit[...]

November 16th, 2016 - 10:10 am § in Misc.

Israel’s Trumpy Government

Lieberman: Israel Should Reach Deal With Trump to See U.S. Recognize Settlement Blocs ‘Israel expects Trump to reduce U.S. involvement in peace process’ For Israel’s right, Trump’s election heralds settlement construction surge Lieberman on Amona: Settlers must avoid confront[...]

November 16th, 2016 - 1:01 am § in Jews, Misc.

Mr. Israel wins Mr. Universe


November 14th, 2016 - 10:08 am § in Misc.

CHINA: A New Moon Rises Over the Wailing Wall

 China, as the rising  world power, could become the “go to” peace maker. Trump’s campaign rhetoric was jingoistic and anachronistic. His US will move to an isolationist and nationalist  pettiness that  abandons the  traditional role of the US, as heir to the British Empire[...]