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Nov 28, 2020, 5:11 PM
Israel Doesn’t Have a Thanksgiving. Maybe it Should.
"We come on the ship they call The Mayflower We come on the ship that sailed the moon We come in the age's most uncertain hours And sing an American tune." (Paul Simon, American Tune) In 1620, a small sea vessel carrying 102 passengers...
Nov 27, 2020, 2:45 PM
11 Kislev: The day Col. Dror Weinberg fell in battle
He took out the piece of bread he had in his bag and started to eat. Without washing hands. Without a blessing. An officer with a kippa on his head. Dror could not maintain his silence. He approached the...
Nov 25, 2020, 7:05 AM
Thanksgiving – A Jewish American Holiday
On Thursday, November 28, 2013, there was a lot of discussion about the connection between Thanksgiving and Hanukkah because the two holidays coincided. A new word was even created, Thanksgivukkah. However, it is important to note that Judaism and...
Nov 21, 2020, 5:06 PM
Remembering the Yom Kippur war
Since October 6th, the official date according to the Gregorian Calendar of the War which broke out on the sacred day of prayer YOM KIPPUR, there have been endless TV and radio talk shows, both on radio and television....
Nov 19, 2020, 7:31 PM
Yaaqov and Esau – hunter and investigator
Imagine you are at a wide open assemblage of all types of people. Strewn across the scene, there are entertainers and artists, entrepreneurs and scholars of every interest and field. Everyone is there to share their knowledge and interests...
Sharona Margolin Halickman
Nov 19, 2020, 4:16 PM
In Parshat Toldot, Breisheet 26:1-3, there is a famine in the Land so Yitzchak and Rivka head down to Avimelech, king of the Plishtim in Grar (region of the Gaza strip) as Avraham did. God appeared to Yitzchak and...
Nov 19, 2020, 1:10 AM
The Trial and Lynching of American Leo Frank
Leo Frank was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1884. He was the son of immigrant German Jewish parents. After graduating from university, in 1908 Frank found employment managing a pencil factory in Atlanta, Georgia. Shortly after moving to Atlanta,...
Nov 18, 2020, 12:06 AM
How Online Nostalgia Shapes Political Perceptions
On Nostalgia Nostalgia is a basic human emotion. Strangely, it is a combination of two contradictory emotions- a sweet longing for the past and a pain emanating from the fact that the past can never be fully experienced again. Throughout...