What was the significance of Og’s iron bed that is described in Deuteronomy? Geologist Michael Jaron gives us an interesting interpretation.

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OG’S IRON BED – GEOLOGIC INSIGHTS
Category: Israel
Issue No. 162
 

An incidental occurrence of a waitress sharing in a family’s Shabbat Kiddush evokes warm deep feelings of gratitude at being part of universal family when one lives in Israel.

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ONLY IN ISRAEL
Category: Israel
Issue No. 162
 

Two episodes in the life of the author: firstly, filming and photographing when in Israel as a Machalnik volunteer and then searching for a movie produced at the time and finding links to that past.

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FROM THE GREEN GRASS TO A GOLDEN GUITAR VIA A WEDDING ON A KIBBUTZ
Category: Israel
Issue No. 162
 

Additional 1-time Payment to Survivors

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Additional 1-time Payment to Survivors who worked in the Ghetto
Category: Israel
Issue No. 162
 

Interviews with two young women, a graduate and a scholar, are participating in the tent city social protest. They are impressive for their motivation in joining the crowds striving to have their legitimate grievances and problems heard and addressed.

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VOICES FROM THE TENT CITY, TEL AVIV
Category: Israel
Issue No. 161
 

Since 1996 Arab women in the western Galilee have been working at the Sindyanna project. Established by Israeli and Arab activists, the organization commercially produces olive oil from their own organic plantations. Their visitors’ center also sells soaps, honey, syrups and baskets that they weave. Their produce is also sold abroad through World Fair Trade Association.

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FAIR TRADING AND COOPERATION AT SINDYANNA
Category: Israel
Issue No. 161
 

Created and manned by volunteer soldiers of the IDF, this website invites questions related to the Israeli-Arab conflict, the IDF, or any related soldier matters, from anyone in the world. The questions are all answered by the volunteers and the website is proving most successful in encouraging open discussion.

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FRIEND-A-SOLDIER
Category: Israel
Issue No. 161
 

Leaving Syria and his family as a young boy of ten, we read of Ovadia’s physical and emotional adventures in reaching Israel and a new beginning. Personal challenges and a life of service to fellow refugees have followed with resulting honor.

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OVADIA SHVIKA – FROM SYRIA TO ISRAEL VIA LEBANON
Category: Israel
Issue No. 161
 

The new development of the Tahana in Tel Aviv is a popular center of tourist interest. This story tells the history of the first railway lines between Jaffa/Tel Aviv and Jerusalem and the early railway connections in Israel.

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THE RAILWAY STATION OF JAFFA
Category: Israel
Issue No. 161
 

Lee Diamond discusses the changing values in the Israeli society as a result of social protest in the early days of Havat Kineret and today in Rothschild Boulevard

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HAVAT KINERET & ROTHSCHILD BOULEVARD
Category: Israel
Issue No. 161
 
 
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