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      Hollywood to the Holy Land
      by Tzvi Fishman
      Tzvi Fishman was awarded the Israel Ministry of Education Prize for Jewish Creativity and Culture

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      Before making Aliyah to Israel, Tzvi Fishman was a Hollywood screenwriter. He has co-authored 4 books with Rabbi David Samson, based on the teachings of Rabbi Kook, Eretz Yisrael, Art of T'shuva, War and Peace, and Torat Eretz Yisrael.

       

      Adar Bet 13, 5768, 3/20/2008

      Arutz 7 Axes Fishman


      Well the lot has finally fallen, no doubt because of the many protest emails that INN’s Baruch Gordon has been receiving. In a way I’m glad. Now I can concentrate on things in Israel and let someone else try to rescue the Virtual Jews in Cyberspace.

      Here is the letter I received from Mr. Gordon, the Director of English Media for Arutz 7.

      Dear Tzvi,

      Arutz 7 greatly appreciates the fine and provocative writing that you have been doing for us for over a year. In an effort to constantly be adding new faces and opinions, we are replacing longtime bloggers with new ones. Please try to sum up by the end of the week when we will be ending your blog. Believe me that our decision has not been influenced, in any shape or form, by donor threats or complaints about censorship and incitement, but solely to present creative new voices to our readers.

      Respectfully,
      Baruch Gordon

      So that’s the way it goes. All’s well that ends well. Everything is for the best. As the great Jewish entertainer, Bob Hope, was wont to say, "Thanks for the memories." In the meantime, Purim Samaoch!

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