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Sex Ed Book in Hebrew for Israel’s Haredim

Sex Ed Book in Hebrew for Israel's Haredim

A how-to book translated into Hebrew aims to teach Israel’s Orthodox Jews about sex, targeting an audience typically mum on the steamy subject. The book, “The Newlywed’s Guide to Physical Intimacy,” was published in English more than a year ago in the United States. The Hebrew version is set to come out this month, meant […]

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Netanyahu Tops JPost’s Annual List of Most Influential Jews

Netanyahu Tops JPost's Annual List of Most Influential Jews

Even during their long sojourn in exile, the Jews left an indelible imprint on the world. From Maimonides to Spinoza, Freud to Marx, Salk to Einstein, Jews have influenced every aspect of life. But it took Zionism and the birth of the State of Israel to thrust the Jew back onto the world stage not […]

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How Ami Magazine Convinced Me to Celebrate Yom Ha-Atzmaut

How Ami Magazine Convinced Me to Celebrate Yom Ha-Atzmaut

The editorial in Ami did not promote such celebration, of course. It provided an original and thought-provoking reason to celebrate its non-celebration, so to speak. Survivors of the Holocaust would naturally take great comfort in seeing the creation of the State as a Divine Hand reaching down to comfort the bedraggled remnant of the Jewish […]

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Google Faces Lawsuit Over ‘Jewish’ Search Suggestions

Google Faces Lawsuit Over 'Jewish' Search Suggestions

French anti-discrimination organizations are suing Google for allegedly disseminating “unsolicited and systematic associations between famous people and their Jewishness” through Google’s auto-complete function, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Since 2008, Google has been attempting to anticipate what its users will type into the search engine with its “Suggest” feature, but lawyers for SOS Racisme say […]

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Top 10 Things to do in Tel Aviv, Israel

Top 10 Things to do in Tel Aviv, Israel

1.) Hilton Beach The Hilton Beach is located in Tel Aviv, Israel. It was named after the nearby famous Hilton Hotel in the area. Dogs, which are usually not allowed in beaches, are allowed to enjoy the Hilton Beach on the northern part. Many pet lovers prefer bringing their pets to the beach instead of […]

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Top 10 Things to do in Beersheba, Israel

Top 10 Things to do in Beersheba, Israel

1.) Hatzerim Israel Airforce Museum Hatzerim Israel Airforce Museum features real aircraft that was included in real battles. There are heart-warming stories that go together with the variety of collections that will definitely leave an impact. The Museum is not just merely a collection of planes on a runway; on the other hand, it is […]

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Europe’s Jews to have own parliament

Europe's Jews to have own parliament

Many in the Jewish world have envisioned the establishment of a European Jewish Parliament, which would gather together the thoughts, beliefs and ideas as well as representing and voicing the concerns and inspirations of European Jews towards European and world leaders. The European Jewish Union (EJU) has announced the establishment of a European Jewish Parliament, […]

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Rishon Le Zion Museum

Rishon Le Zion Museum

The Rishon Le Zion Museum in Israel is a place where you could find a rare collection of documents, maps and pictures of the city, Rishon Le Zion back from the days it was identified as a colony. The historical items inside the museum make it one of the most interesting museum attractions in Israel. […]

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Top 50 things to do in Jerusalem

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

1.) Church of the Holy Sepulchre The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is also called as the Church of the Resurrection to Eastern Orthodox Christians, located in the Old city of Jerusalem, far famed as the Christians holiest site and has been an significant pilgrimage since the 4th century. A monumental landmark respected as the Golgotha or […]

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History timeline of Jewish life in Poland

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1098 Information about the Jews in Poland has began to be publicize in Polish chronicles 1170 Warsaw Jews administered the Polish mint. Many coins had Hebrew inscriptions. 1203 Jews were granted freedom to have their own land in Galicia. 1264 The General Charter of Jewish Liberties known as the Statute of Kalisz was issued by […]

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History Timeline of Jewish People in America

History Timeline of Jewish People in America

1630 Holland captures Pernambuco, Brazil from the Portuguese and invites Jewish settlement. A significant Jewish community develops in Recife.  (Recife is the 4th largest metropolitan area in Brazil with 4,136,506 inhabitants. 1649 Solomon Franco was a merchant, who was granted a weekly stipend by the Puritan authorities on the condition that he leave on the […]

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Israel: A Nation is Born

Israel: A Nation is Born

Set of 5 Video Tapes A five-part video series presented by former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban. It chronicles his recollections of and his part in, the creation of the State of Israel. The series tells the story of the events leading to the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948; the subsequent conflicts, […]

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Pillar of Fire

Pillar of Fire

A Television History of Israel’s Rebirth A seven part documentary series on 3 DVDs. It encompasses: The Jewish people’s return to the Promised LandThe Arab national awakeningThe Jewish-Arab struggle for PalestinePersecution of Jews in EuropeThe War of IndependenceThe creation of the state of IsraelPillar of Fire relates the drama of the Jewish people’s return to […]

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The Case for Israel: Democracy’s Outpost

The Case for Israel: Democracy's Outpost

A landmark documentary film with Alan Dershowitz This documentary was produced to present a vigorous case for Israel — for its basic right to exist, to protect its citizens from terrorism, and to defend its borders from hostile enemies — in a highly accessible multimedia format. Alan Dershowitz plays a central role in this documentary […]

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Gold from the Land of Israel

Gold from the Land of Israel

A New Light on the Weekly Torah Portion From the Writings of Rabbi Abraham Isaac HaKohen Kookby Rabbi Chanan Morrison Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook (1865-1935), the celebrated first Chief Rabbi of pre-state Israel, is recognized as being among the most important Jewish thinkers of all times. His writings reflect the mystics search for underlying unity […]

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One Palestine, Complete

One Palestine, Complete

Jews & Arabs Under the British Mandateby Tom SegevTranslated by: Haim Watzman One Palestine, Complete explores the tumultuous era of the British Mandate (1917 to 1948). Drawing on untapped archival materials, the internationally acclaimed historian Tom Segev reconstructs the period before the creation of the state of Israel a time of limitless possibilities and tragic […]

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One Palestine, Complete

One Palestine, Complete

Jews & Arabs Under the British Mandateby Tom SegevTranslated by: Haim Watzman One Palestine, Complete explores the tumultuous era of the British Mandate (1917 to 1948). Drawing on untapped archival materials, the internationally acclaimed historian Tom Segev reconstructs the period before the creation of the state of Israel a time of limitless possibilities and tragic […]

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Folktales of the Jews Volume 2

Folktales of the Jews Volume 2

Tales from the Sephardic DispersionEdited by Dan Ben-Amos and Dov NoyTranslated by: Lenn Schramm Folktales from Eastern Europe presents 71 tales from Ashkenasic culture in the most important collection of Jewish folktales ever published. It is the second volume in Folktales of the Jews, the five-volume series to be released over the next several years, […]

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Keeping Israel Safe

Keeping Israel Safe

Serving in the Israel Defense Forcesby Barbara Sofer Ages 8-13 Israel’s teens, both young men and women, must serve their country either in the military or alternative service. In her new book, Keeping Israel Safe, journalist Barbara Sofer introduces us to four young people who are learning about their options and choosing how they will […]

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Theodor Herzl

Theodor Herzl

Architect of a Nationby Norman H. Finkelstein Ages 8-11, 12+ Discover how Theodor Herzl tirelessly rallied the Jews of Europe, met with heads of state, and set the stage for the creation of a Jewish nation in Israel.(144 Pages) Publisher: Kar-Ben, 1991

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Gold Menorah

Brass made, gold colored, seven branched menorah measuring 10x 13cm (4 x 5-1/5′).Its base is embossed with the words ‘Holy Land’ in English, ‘ Yerushalayim’ (Jerusalem) in Hebrew and symbols of the Tribes of Israel. Menorah The menorah is one of the oldest symbols of the Jewish faith.The seven branched candelabra probably originated as a […]

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Gold Menorah

Brass made, gold colored, seven branched menorah measuring 10x 13cm (4 x 5-1/5′).Its base is embossed with the words ‘Holy Land’ in English, ‘ Yerushalayim’ (Jerusalem) in Hebrew and symbols of the Tribes of Israel. Menorah The menorah is one of the oldest symbols of the Jewish faith.The seven branched candelabra probably originated as a […]

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Gray Menorah

Brass made, pewter gray colored, seven branched menorah measuring 10x 13cm (4 x 5-1/5′).Its base is embossed with the words ‘Holy Land’ in English, ‘ Yerushalayim’ (Jerusalem) in Hebrew and symbols of the Tribes of Israel. Menorah The menorah is one of the oldest symbols of the Jewish faith.The seven branched candelabra probably originated as […]

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Peace in Jerusalem

Peace in Jerusalem

White colored 100% cotton, long sleeved sweatshirt. The symbol of Jerusalem (see below), a dove and an olive leaf together with the names ‘Israel’ and ‘Jerusalem’ in Hebrew, English and Arabic are all multi-color printed on the front side of the sweatshirt. It comes in sizes 10, 12, 14 and 16 for children, and in […]

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Chagall Kiddush Cup

Chagall Kiddush Cup

The Chagall Kiddush Cup is a unique artistic masterpiece, reflecting the creative genius of Marc Chagall in an elegant, traditional and functional work of art appropriate for every Jewish home. The solid .975 sterling silver goblet, measuring 21.50cm by 10cm, rests on a hexagonal base, each of whose six faces bears a different 17-color serigraph […]

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This Land is My Land

This Land is My Land

Publisher: Breslov Research Institute This Land is My Land explores the conceptual beginnings of the Holy Land dating back to Creation, and traces its history from the time of the Patriarchs to the present day. Along the way we learn of the conquering and settling of the Land by the Israelites under Joshua, its inhabitance […]

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The Story of the Jews: A 4,000-Year Adventure

The Story of the Jews: A 4,000-Year Adventure

Stan Mack Publisher: Villard Press A Fresh Look at 4,000 Years of Jewish History–Authoritative, Complete…Funny Through witty, illustrated narrative, celebrated artist Stan Mack will take you on a rewarding pictorial journey through 4,000 years of ups and downs in Jewish history. The first “graphic history book” of its kind, The Story of the Jews celebrates […]

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The Truth About Camp David : The Untold Story About the Collapse of the Middle East Peace Process

The Truth About Camp David : The Untold Story About the Collapse of the Middle East Peace Process

Clayton E. Swisher Publisher: Thunder’s Mouth, Nation Books The collapse of both sets of Arab-Israeli negotiations in 2000 led not only to recrimination and bloodshed, with the outbreak of the second intifada, but to the creation of a new myth. Syrian and Palestinian intransigence was blamed for the current disastrous state of affairs, as both […]

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The Story of the Jewish People in the Twentieth Century

The Story of the Jewish People in the Twentieth Century

Rabbi Berel Wein Publisher: Shaar Press / Artscroll Few authors are able to fuse facts with inner meaning like Berel Wein. For many thousands of people, he is the voice of Jewish history – better said, he is a wise and profound teacher who sees history not merely as a collection of events, but as […]

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The Sabra: The Creation of the New Jew

The Sabra: The Creation of the New Jew

Oz Almog, Haim Watzman (translator) Publisher: University of California Press The Sabras were the first Israelis-the first generation, born in the 1930s and 1940s, to grow up in the Zionist settlement in Palestine. Socialized and educated in the ethos of the Zionist labor movement and the communal ideals of the kibbutz and moshav, they turned […]

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