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The bride is beautiful: An irresistible anti-Zionist story

The bride is beautiful: An irresistible anti-Zionist story

The abysmal state of scholarship, journalism, and filmmaking on Jewish and Israeli history is encapsulated in this fabricated story. Op-ed.Shai Afsai, 10/08/2021 06:26
Quoting lies about Israel - the easy way to write an article

Quoting lies about Israel - the easy way to write an article

The Independent’s Joe Sommerlad gives “A brief history of the Israel-Palestinian conflict” by plagiarizing an Al Nakba documentary. Op-ed.Shai Afsai, 08/06/2021 08:40
Blinken: "Two-state solution is the best way to ensure Israel's future."

Blinken: "Two-state solution is the best way to ensure Israel's future."

Mr. Blinken, only when history precedes politics, can any progress follow - and your words contravene history. Op-ed.Alex Rose, 29/03/2021 11:25
Update on Hodaya Monsango, Frum girl In Peruvian prison

Update on Hodaya Monsango, Frum girl In Peruvian prison

Hodaya’s face crossed almost every Jewish newspaper as her hair-raising story was brought to light.Sponsored Content, 03/03/2021 10:07
Donald Trump is an honorary member of the tribe - and is sharing its fate

Donald Trump is an honorary member of the tribe - and is sharing its fate

Trump now suffers the travails of the wandering Jew- silenced, vilified, demonized, hated, humiliated as his enemies seek vengeance. Op-edRabbi Yitschak Rudomin, 14/02/2021 09:36
Black History Month and the Jews

Black History Month and the Jews

Let’s start a new tradition this Black History Month.  Let’s educate the public about the strong Black-Jewish relationship. Op-ed.Cindy Grosz, 11/02/2021 14:00
Jewish history is repetitive: The last words of Jacob and Joseph

Jewish history is repetitive: The last words of Jacob and Joseph

The message: Chazak Chazak Venitchazek, to be strong and to strengthen ourselves and others for the tasks that always lie ahead.Rabbi Berel Wein, 01/01/2021 14:35
How the Maccabees crushed one of the strongest armies in history

How the Maccabees crushed one of the strongest armies in history

A riveting tour of the places where the Maccabean Revolt took place in what was perhaps the greatest military triumph in Jewish history.i24NEWS, 13/12/2020 20:42
Moroccan schools to teach Jewish history and culture

Moroccan schools to teach Jewish history and culture

Head of academic programs at Moroccan education ministry says move aims to "highlight Morocco's diverse identity."AFP, 13/12/2020 08:53
Enriching the landscape of Jewish memory

Enriching the landscape of Jewish memory

About a book which is a joy. Concise, vivid, well-written, antithetical to banality, it portrays events and people penetratingly Op-ed.Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 13/09/2020 23:31
Hope - the gift of the Jews

Hope - the gift of the Jews

The Jews gave the world so much: monotheism, ethics, a love of learning and more. But they also gave us the concept of hope. Op-ed.Diane Bederman, 11/09/2020 08:44
Trump moves to end 3000 years wait by the Jewish People 

Trump moves to end 3000 years wait by the Jewish People 

However, another golden opportunity to end the Jewish-Arab conflict has been lost by continuing Arab intransigency. David Singer, 13/02/2020 10:00
Visitors to be allowed access to Jewish hospitals, synagogues

Visitors to be allowed access to Jewish hospitals, synagogues

Dozens of synagogues usually closed for security reasons to open to public on 20th European Days of Jewish Culture.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 23/08/2019 17:59
'Archaeologists burst into tears'

'Archaeologists burst into tears'

'Globally significant' discovery sheds light on Jewish life in Lithuania before Holocaust.AFP, 19/07/2019 13:51
Post-election musings: Whither America? Whither US Jews?

Post-election musings: Whither America? Whither US Jews?

My anti-racist colleagues seem to oppose every racism save one: that of Jew-hatred, aka anti-Semitism, but I bear the DNA of all my relatives whose descendants I never got to meet because they were murdered in pogroms and in the Holocaust. Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 09/11/2018 15:15
Budapest cultural center unlocks local Jewish history

Budapest cultural center unlocks local Jewish history

Budapest Jewish cultural center offers glimpse into Jewish life pre-Holocaust, has plans to include library, museum, and conference center.JTA, 28/12/2017 14:58
Remembering the Jewish community of Baghdad

Remembering the Jewish community of Baghdad

New film celebrates thousands of years of Iraqi Jewish history including the story of the first Baghdad beauty queen - a young Jewish woman.Yoni Kempinski, 24/12/2017 15:40
Despite protests, 2 new Jewish museums to open in Portugal

Despite protests, 2 new Jewish museums to open in Portugal

Lisbon Jewish community vice president says new museum demonstrates Portugal's immunity to new anti-Semitism trend.JTA, 04/03/2017 18:50
Non-Jewish Germans honored for preserving local Jewish history

Non-Jewish Germans honored for preserving local Jewish history

Non-Jewish Germans who have helped preserve local Jewish history honored at the 17th annual Obermayer German Jewish History Awards.JTA, 25/01/2017 03:35
Netanyahu to host history lecture for UN officials

Netanyahu to host history lecture for UN officials

Netanyahu to hold Jewish history seminar in the wake of UNESCO decision denying Jewish connection to Temple Mount.Ben Ariel, Canada, 06/05/2016 20:41
Polish Jewry museum wins Museum of the Year Award

Polish Jewry museum wins Museum of the Year Award

Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw wins the European Museum of the Year Award.JTA, 11/04/2016 05:06
Rivlin: Our Roots are Deeply Planted in Hevron

Rivlin: Our Roots are Deeply Planted in Hevron

At inauguration of visitor's center in Hevron Museum, President Reuven Rivlin highlights Jewish people's connection to the ancient city.Hezki Baruch, 02/02/2015 19:00
Museum for Polish Jewish History opens in Warsaw

Museum for Polish Jewish History opens in Warsaw

The POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw opens its Core Exhibition to visitors in grand ceremony on October 28.Cynthia Blank, 01/10/2014 19:26
The Jewish Story Which Couldn't be Silenced

The Jewish Story Which Couldn't be Silenced

Defying pressure to cancel, groundbreaking UNESCO exhibit on Jewish ties to Israel will launch today - and its creator has big hopes.Ari Soffer, 11/06/2014 18:51
Elkin: Mahmoud Abbas Should Learn Some History

Elkin: Mahmoud Abbas Should Learn Some History

Deputy Foreign Minister suggests a trip to ancient Galilee town might do PA leader’s understanding of history some good.Maayana Miskin, 23/02/2014 13:20
Tour Reveals Jewish History in Arab Galilee Towns

Tour Reveals Jewish History in Arab Galilee Towns

Friday tour shows Jewish priestly communities in Galilee after fall of Second Temple, most stops now Arab towns.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/12/2013 10:42
Jews, America, and Independence Day

Jews, America, and Independence Day

Rabbi who went from Latvia to New York talks about the Jewish contribution to America.Eliran Aharon, Maayana Miskin, 05/07/2013 13:37
New Yad Vashem Exhibit Honors Rightous Non-Jews

New Yad Vashem Exhibit Honors Rightous Non-Jews

A new Yad Vashem exhibit focuses on non-Jews who risked everything to save Jews during the Holocaust.Maayana Miskin, 26/06/2013 13:42
Singer’s Emotional Meeting with Hevron Survivor

Singer’s Emotional Meeting with Hevron Survivor

Singer Amir Benayoun meets Hevron massacre survivor whose family was slaughtered. ‘I’ll think of him when I sing.’Maayana Miskin, 24/06/2013 02:42
Ralph Peters: Israel is a Civilizing Force

Ralph Peters: Israel is a Civilizing Force

Commentator and strategist says, "The culture of the Arab world, and of Iran … has become barbaric."Daniel Perez, 13/05/2013 13:27
PA Angered by Bar Mitzvah Tradition

PA Angered by Bar Mitzvah Tradition

PA rep. expresses outrage over the tradition of celebrating bar mitzvahs at the Western Wall. Rabbi: They’re embarrassing themselves.Maayana Miskin, 23/09/2012 18:18
Murdered Rabbi’s Burial Complete after 67 Years

Murdered Rabbi’s Burial Complete after 67 Years

Libyan rabbi’s burial is to be complete, 67 years after he was slaughtered in riots abetted by British soldiers.Maayana Miskin, 15/07/2012 19:02
Hevron Arabs Stage Home Purchase Claim

Hevron Arabs Stage Home Purchase Claim

Soldiers moved Hevron Arabs out of a building they claim they had bought, days after Jews presented a deed of purchase of an Arab home.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 02/04/2012 08:26
Video: Jewish Survival Greatest Miracle in History

Video: Jewish Survival Greatest Miracle in History

South Africa's Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein: Jewish survival in the sweep of history is a greater miracle than the Red Sea splitting.A7 Staff, 27/03/2012 21:09