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Toward the end of history – Haaretz

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When the television channels presented the results of their exit polls, there was much joy at Yamina headquarters: The right won. In Ofra, residents were invited to celebrate. But Yamina only won six seats you call that victory?

Thats dangerous! Thats dangerous! Biden says of Israel becoming a partisan issue in U.S. – Mondoweiss

| March 9, 2020

Joe Biden told the Israel lobby group AIPAC this week that it is dangerous for Israel to become another issue that divides Democrats and Republicans. But he warned that Israeli moves to build more settlements and annex occupied territories were threatening that divide by alienating young Americans. The former vice president and now Democratic frontrunner made a video statement to AIPAC on March 1 and advocated for the two-state solution and against steps on both sides that take us further from peace.

Have A Voice In Israel | 3 Days Left To Vote In World Zionist Congress Elections – US & Canada – Arutz Sheva

| March 9, 2020

Ballot box voting poll station iStock NOTICE: World Zionist Congress (WZC) Voting Runs from Jan 21, 2020 to March 11, 2020, ending in just three more days. One billion dollars in funding is at stake. Your vote is necessary to block Israel's enemies from using these funds to harm Israel's future.

Thousands gather in Upper Galilee to commemorate Battle of Tel Hai – The Jerusalem Post

| March 9, 2020

In commemoration of the Battle of Tel Hai, thousands belonging to the Betar Youth Movement gathered at the Roaring Lion Monument in the Upper Galilee this week to mark the centennial of the famous confrontation.The event revolved around the heroism of a Jewish defensive paramilitary group and their commander Joseph Trumpeldor.The battle, which took place on March 1, 1920, in the heat of the Franco-Syrian War, began when several hundred Shi'ite Arabs from Southern Lebanon, accompanied by a large contingency of Bedouin villagers from a nearby town, besieged the Jewish village of Tel Hai.The Arab forces demanded to search the settlement for French soldiers, but most of the town believed that they wanted to enter under false pretenses, their real goal being to drive out the Jewish settlers.In response to the demand, a Tel Hai farmer fired a shot into the air, signalling for nearby reinforcements stationed at Kfar Giladi led by Joseph Trumpeldor. When he arrived with his ten men and saw that he was greatly outnumbered, he initially attempted to send the Arab militia away by negotiating with them.When that failed, he allowed the Bedouin Mukhtar Kamal Affendi into the village to search for French soldiers

Southern Baptists must investigate, censure JD Greear – Capstone Report

| March 9, 2020

Why did the SBC president J. D

Steinsaltz Talmud To Be Housed at Library of Congress in Washington, DC – Yahoo Finance

| March 9, 2020

Organized by The Aleph Society WASHINGTON, March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Rabbi Menachem Even-Israel presents the first volume of the Steinsaltz Talmud to Rep.

The Other Queen of Purim – Tablet Magazine

| March 9, 2020

If anything was clear during the Purim celebrations of my childhoodand Ill be honest, between the costumes and groggers and carnival vibe, not much was clearit was this: No one wanted to be Vashti. Whatever grown person played her in the Purimspiel was usually dressed like a caricature of a prostitute. Even worse, at least to me, who loved to act, almost as soon as Vashti entered she was gone

The message of the Purim story: Nothing is random – Arutz Sheva

| March 9, 2020

Leonard Grunstein Leonard Grunstein, retired attorney and banker, founded and served as Chairman of Metropolitan National Bank and then Israel Discount Bank of NY.

‘Nation of Immigrants celebrated at ADL Passover Seder – The Boston Globe

| March 9, 2020

Jacqueline Landaverde was 16 years old when the Trump administration issued an order lifting temporary protected status for El Salvadoran immigrants living in the United States. The news meant her parents could be forced to leave within the next two years. I was devastated, Landaverde told the crowd of 150 gathered Sunday afternoon in the campus center of the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she attends school.

Will the coronavirus lead to yet another spike in antisemitism in the US? – The Jerusalem Post

| March 9, 2020

At the beginning of February, the Anti-Defamation League exposed that the coronavirus outbreak was used by extremists to spread conspiracy and antisemitic theories, especially using platforms such us Telegram and 4chan. Finally! Science has discovered a cure for the most insidious disease of our time Jewishness, wrote one extremist on the encrypted instant-messaging service Telegram, according to the ADL. The same person also referred to a news report that three Israelis were quarantined as possible coronavirus carriers with the message 3 down, 5,999,997 to go!A month later, as a cluster of cases of COVID-19 (COronaVIrus Disease 2019) emerged in the New York-area Jewish community, as well among participants at the AIPAC conference in Washington, many are concerned that the epidemic might become yet another excuse for a spike in antisemitic rhetoric and episodes


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