Melanie Philips on a recent visit to Israel clearly described the successful propaganda war of misinformation that finds Israel fighting the rampant campaign of deligitimization. Here we read of Ican and Cohav, volunteer organizations, fighting to regain the moral high ground from our enemies.

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THE BATTLE OF HEARTS & MINDS-Over 100 volunteer propaganda groups around the world work hard to help balance and fight the deligitimization of Israel
Category: Israel
Issue No. 160
 

The War of Attrition crisis in Israel in March 1969 brought many volunteers to Israel. Uri Milunsky, a qualified anaesthetist came from South Africa with 3 doctor colleagues. In spite of the initial lack of organisation they enjoyed their time spent here working in the burns unit at Tel Hashomer and led to more involvement here when they returned to South Africa.

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MEMOIRS OF 1969 (1974)
Category: Israel
Issue No. 160
 

A fascinating description of a short visit to Israel by a young London radio journalist interested in studying the various cultures and diverse organizations working towards a peaceful solution to the turmoil of the Middle East. From Tel Aviv to the Galilee to Jerusalem – to the West Bank meeting with protagonists of peace - an amazing journey.

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WHEN HIGHGATE MET HADAR YOSEF-A first look at Israel by a budding radio jounalist
Category: Israel
Issue No. 160
 

The Netzak Yehuda battalion was established for Haredi Youth in 1999. Starting with 30 soldiers it has now grown to a fully functioning combat unit of over 1,000 young men. The soldiers all volunteer for a full army life knowing that all the religious laws will be followed. It is helping to bridge the gap between haredi and non-religious Israeli youth.

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HAREDI BATTALION IN THE IDF
Category: Israel
Issue No. 160
 

Large underground car parks go with living in a modern apartment block. Pnina Kass observes what goes on in the garage of her new home. The most orderly place in her daily life, the routine of the neighbors can be imagined.

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Life As viewed from the underground garage
Category: Israel
Issue No. 159
 

Adjacent to David’s citadel archeologists have been working - a wall from David and Solomon’s times, the first Herodian Palace, Crusader Arches, and 19th century Ottoman built barracks are some of the buildings on this site. Steve Kramer visited this site that is not generally accessible to tourists - he describes many of the historical events that occurred in the vicinity. Sadly lack of funds is preventing further excavation of this historical site.

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HEROD’S PALACE IN JERUSALEM
Category: Israel
Issue No. 159
 

A deep insight into the see-saw of emotions of a father sharing his son’s experiences as a new soldier in a special unit of the Israeli Defense Force.

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The Prodigal Son Returns Home for the Weekend
Category: Israel
Issue No. 159
 

Waiting in the hot afternoon sun in Eilat, Fonda Dubb could not find a shady spot, so spotting an open door she asked if she could sit down out of the sun. She was received so warmly, given food and drink and made to feel so welcome – she had entered the home of a Moroccan family well known for their hospitality and friendliness.

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Language of the Heart
Category: Israel
Issue No. 159
 

Introducing the Domus Galileo study center overlooking the Kinneret, where invitees were treated to the most interesting celebration of the holiday of the Three Kings.

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PEACE ON EARTH
Category: Israel
Issue No. 159
 

An uplifting story of a successful aliyah in the 1960’s where every opportunity to prosper was taken in business and private life.

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TO CREATE A FAMILY IN ISRAEL
Category: Israel
Issue No. 158
 
 
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