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by Zeev Galili TRANSLATED BY Ada Geller My Six-Day war is the war in which I lost a friend who, more than anyone else, left his indelible imprint on mine and my family’s lives. The existential anxiety that preceded the … Continue reading

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An Israeli Poet, a Holocaust Survivor, Responds to the Poem in which Guenther Grass Writes that Israel is a Threat to World Peace

The Israeli poet, Itamar Jaoz-Kest, a Holocaust survivor who as a child was incarcerated in the Bergen-Belsen Extermination Camp, writes a poem in response to the poem written by German author, Guenther Grass, in which he says: “Israel’s nuclear power … Continue reading

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By Zeev Galili Translated by Leah Keshet For years, I have been walking in the footsteps of my grandfather who was killed in the disaster at Meron one hundred years ago* I interviewed tens of family members and historians of … Continue reading

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By Asher Torren “I am inciting you to confront, using all means possible, anyone who speaks out against the resistance, any means possible.” Thus ends a speech by a Kuwaiti University professor aired on Al-Jazeera TV on February 2, 2009. … Continue reading

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Barack Obama – Narcissist or Merely Narcissistic?

Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. – 8/13/2008 Barack Obama appears to be a narcissist. Granted, only a qualified mental health diagnostician can determine whether someone suffers from Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) and this, following lengthy tests and personal interviews. But, in the … Continue reading

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Benny Peled as “Canaanite"”

“The Jews attempted, to establish a State”. Br. Gen.Benny Peled After the death of Aluf [Br. Gen.] Benny Peled, who was the commander of the Israeli airforce during the Yom Kippur War, many praises were said in his memory. About … Continue reading

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    sir winston churchill 1939   It was Arthur Koestler, the Jewish author, who coined the phrase “Darkness at Noon” in a book bearing that title published in 1940. Throughout the book Koestler analyzed the political and psychological processes … Continue reading

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The Amazing Tale of the Rabbi who had a YESHIVE in Nazi Germany

 HEBREW VRSION    the commander of the Eastern Front was  General Paul von Hindenburg   This story sounds like a Hassidic wonder tale, but it is completely true. The beginning of the story took place during World War I. The … Continue reading

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The Rabbi says Kaddish for an Apostate Jew

HEBREW VERSION Helen Fremont This week I participated in a prayer service at a family celebration. One of the family members said the Mourner’s Prayer [Kaddish] in spite of my assumption that he had no such familial obligation. At … Continue reading

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A View from the Target Zone

Haim Harari January 2009 Haim Harari was born in Jerusalem in 1940 into a family that had lived in the region for five generations.. After completing his Ph.D, he became the youngest Professor ever at the Weizmann Institute in 1967. … Continue reading

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