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Posts Tagged ‘Judea’

Ari Fuld

Terror Victim Ari Fuld, 45, Laid To Rest In Kfar Etzion

Thousands of people gathered at the Kfar Etzion cemetery in Israel just before midnight Sept. 16 to eulogize and lay to rest Ari Fuld, a 45-year-old father of four living in Judea whose fight against the terrorist who stabbed him earlier in the day earned him acclaim throughout the country as a hero. “You were…

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A delegation of rabbis from Israel and around the globe visited the Arab village of Husan last month.

Practical Co-Existence

Local rabbi visits Arab village with a grassroots group of Palestinians and Israelis. Last month on a rabbinical conference in Israel conducted by the pluralistic Shalom Hartman Institute, Rabbi Brent Gutmann of Temple Kol Ami in West Bloomfield, along with a delegation of rabbis from Israel and around the globe, visited the Arab village of…

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Archaeologist Benyamin Storchan stands on a Byzantine mosaic floor uncovered in Beit Shemesh.

Can You Dig It?

Rob Streit JN Intern Former Detroiter follows his passion to an archaeology post in Israel. Benyamin Storchan says he feels like an Israeli who was mistakenly born in America. The 34-year-old Michigan native realized this during his first visit to Israel at age 16 while he was on a Jewish Federation teen mission. “I felt…

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Letters – May 24, 2018

Where Were The Dems? Why was there no Democratic leadership at the opening of the United States embassy in Jerusalem on May 14, 2018? Ed Kohl West Bloomfield IfNotNow Is No Friend To Israel [similar id=45183 type=all] Rabbi Jeffrey Falick is proud of the anti-Israel group IfNotNow (May 10, page 8). He is proud of…

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Demographic Deceit

Fudging population numbers discredits Palestinian cause. One moment, the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, sits stunned by Arab claims that there’s population parity between Jews and Arabs west of the Jordan River. The next, such demographic saber-rattling is authoritatively rebuked. Still, the matter of demographics within the contours of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains. Demographic chicanery seems a…

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Ramallah

Blogs From Israel – Mark Jacobs’ Day 6

We wake up in Jerusalem and the first thing a number of us do is….leave. A separate group of us signed up for a half-day trip to Ramallah in the West Bank. It’s a rare chance to come face-to-face with life behind the Israeli checkpoints of the ‘Green Line’, to see real people whose faces…

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