Repeat a lie often enough and it will eventually become truth. That is the propaganda law from which the Nazis reportedly wove an elaborate plot to justify the murder of six million Jews. Their approach was anything but original. Libels, slurs and slanders sold as fact are ancient weapons in the arsenal of those whoContinue Reading »
Global news headlines cover the Middle East—and Israel in particular—on what feels like a daily basis. With the abundance of information in near constant circulation, many people have reason to view themselves as experts on the Jewish state. However, there are facts about Israel, the Palestinians and the Middle East that are unknown to most.Continue Reading »
Israel’s Gertner Institute at the Sheba Medical Center recently launched “Sehatuna,” an online platform in Arabic dedicated to providing medical support and guidance on diabetes. The first-of-its-kind virtual community which functions in Arabic will facilitate consultations with Israeli medical professionals, connect diabetes patients from all over the world and feature a variety of articles onContinue Reading »
Massive forest fires currently rage in numerous nations around the world. Firefighters in Canada, Greece, India, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States are fighting an ongoing battle to quench the flames that threaten to burn up large areas of natural vegetation, ISRAEL21c reports. Moreover, experts warn that global warming andContinue Reading »
A glass of H2O to quench the thirst is something that many take for granted. Yet clean drinking water is one of the most desperately sought-after commodities in remote rural areas in developing nations. Israeli company NUFiltration is using discarded medical devices to remedy the situation. NUFiltration repurposes dialysis filters that have been discarded afterContinue Reading »
In archaeological excavations that recently took place in Lithuania, archaeologists discovered the stage from which the Torah [Gen.–Deut.] was read to the Jewish community of Vilna for 300 consecutive years. This tradition stopped abruptly during the Holocaust, when the Great Synagogue, then the beating heart of the Lithuanian Jewish community, was looted and burned byContinue Reading »
Iran has been seeking to escalate tensions along Israel’s southern border with Gaza, with the goal of “deterring” Israel from taking decisive action either in its north or south, an expert on Lebanon argued in an essay published in Tablet. Tony Badran, a research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, noted that variousContinue Reading »
Thursday, 09 August 2018 | A Hellenistic-era golden earring, featuring ornamentation of a horned animal, was discovered in the Givati parking lot in the City of David National Park encircling the Old City walls. The discovery was made during archeological digs carried out by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and Tel Aviv University. The spectacularContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 | Archaeological excavations carried out in the past month by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) in the City of Lod, in preparation for the construction of a new visitors’ center that will exhibit mosaics previously discovered here several years ago, have revealed an additional colorful mosaic dating from the Roman period.Continue Reading »
Monday, 23 July 2018 | Tons of humanitarian aid transferred to desperate refugees. Border gates creaking open to admit gravely wounded civilians caught in the cross-hairs of fighting. Those same wounded civilians receiving life-saving medical treatment in Israeli hospitals. Throughout the seven years of the Syrian Civil War, Israel has made every effort—often behind theContinue Reading »
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