Posek HaDor: HaRav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv z”l, who died on July 18, 2012

Harav Elyashiv (referred to in this article as: HaRav) was born 102 years ago on Rosh Chodesh Nissan in the village of Shavik, in Lithuania. His father was the Gaon Rabbi Avraham Elyashiv, the son-in-law...

Palestine: the Real Apartheid State In the Making

"Palestine"is an apartheid state in the making. "Israel Apartheid" Week is the time to publicize that fact. During Israel Apartheid Week, orchestrated on campuses around the globe, the time has come to put the shoe on...

Bypassing the Suez Canal: Israel to Have China Construct The Eilat Railway

http://www.winnipegjewishreview.com/article_detail.cfm?id=2692&sec=1&title=Bypassing_the_Suez_Canal:_Israel_to_Have_China_Construct_The_Eilat_Railway The biggest piece of news that emerged from Israel this past week (July 3) is one you may have heard nothing about--but it is a game changer in terms of elevating Israel's economic/strategic position...

Israel and the New Geopolitics of Energy

Israel had an “oil problem” at birth.  In 1947, the American oil industry lobbied against the partition of Palestine for fear of alienating Saudi Arabia.  The oil embargo imposed by OPEC in 1973 seriously...

Galvanize People to Appeal to the Israeli government: Uphold basic moral law

Senior Israeli government minister, Yariv Levin, has proposed that the Israeli cabinet adopt a decision, which would become a precedent, not to enforce the decision of the court to destroy 17 homes in Nativ...

A Week in Poland: A Difficulty Time of Reflection

I have just returned from what I hope was my first and last trip to Poland. Before we left, we went to pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. There we were told, that the...

We have returned to the Temple Mount: A survey of Jewish Presence on the...

F. M. LOEWENBERG is a professor emeritus at Bar-Ilan-University in Israel. He was born in Germany and now lives, together with his wife, in Efrat, a town 22 kilometers south of Jerusalem. At the...

1917 and the liberation of Jerusalem

On December 11, 1917, General Edmund Allenby’s forces officially liberated Jerusalem. Actually, a Jerusalem delegation, led by the mayor, surrendered the city to a pair of British army cooks on December 8. Thus began a...

The Case of a Missing Children Part Five: Sold?

On April 25th, 1996, Rabbi Avidor HaCohen, testified in front of the Cohen Committee in charge of investigating the disappearance of the Jewish children. Rabbi Avidor had an interesting story to tell the committee. His...

Scanned PA school book material, translated by Dr. Arnon Groiss

What follows are scanned Palestinian Authority schoolbooks, currently in use in the school system of the Palestinian Authority schools, the UNRWA schools, and the Arab schools in Jerusalem..Each book appears in a separate file....