Posts Tagged ‘ israel ’

The Ancient Belief in Jewish Bones Tunneling to Jerusalem on Judgment Day

July 29, 2016
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The Ancient Belief in Jewish Bones Tunneling to Jerusalem on Judgment Day

Life in ancient Palestine was rough. The Jews who left for Babylonia tended to have it easier, living under kinder rulers than those in Roman and Byzantine Palestine. But those Palestinian Jews had an advantage: According to the prophet Joel, they would reap the eternal benefits of the last judgment…

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Imagine: Israel Never Happened and the Jews All Live in Madagascar

May 10, 2016
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Imagine: Israel Never Happened and the Jews All Live in Madagascar

In one version of the alternate reality in which the Holocaust never happened and Israel…

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The Surprising WWI History of Israel’s Holocaust Memorial Day Air-Raid Siren

May 4, 2016
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The Surprising WWI History of Israel's Holocaust Memorial Day Air-Raid Siren

You probably know about the striking way Israelis mark Holocaust Remembrance Day and Memorial Day:…

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Meet Shalo-um Chan, Japan’s Curiously Israeli Anime Web Series

April 5, 2016
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Shalom Chan

When you think Anime, you probably don’t think…

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This Robot With an iPad Head Is the New Face of Israel Activism

March 8, 2016
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This Robot With an iPad Head Is the New Face of Israel Activism

Rumor has it that most of our jobs…

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How Israel’s National Library Got a Hold of Sir Isaac Newton’s Papers

January 27, 2016
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How Israel’s National Library Got a Hold of Sir Isaac Newton’s Papers

After Sir Isaac Newton died in 1727, his…

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Israel’s Great Persian Deer Heist of 1978

January 6, 2016
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Israel's Persian Deer Heist of 1978

In the valleys of the Galilee, along the…

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Baba Joon, Israel’s First Persian-Language Oscar Entry

January 4, 2016
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Baba Joon 7

Before a word is uttered in the new…

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Exclusive Trailer for a Fabulous New Zionism Documentary

December 16, 2015
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CollidingDreams_posterFInal

Was Zionism a lifesaving ideology, or is it…

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Finding Home But Risking Your Family, in Jerusalem

November 13, 2015
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P.S. Jerusalem

When filmmaker Danae Elon became pregnant with her…

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Trekkie Fan Fiction: Where Rabin’s Descendants Live Long and Prosper

November 3, 2015
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Star Trek: Where Rabin's Descendants Live Long and Prosper

It’s been 20 years since Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination…

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Decoding the Torah=Decoding Life. Or Something.

October 21, 2015
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Decoding the Torah=Decoding Life. Or Something.

A blurb for Torah Codes: End to Darkness…

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