Dr. Michael Laitman To Change the World – Change Man

Moses — the Perfect, Unwilling, Unlikely Leader

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Here’s a bit of Jewish wisdom (Masechet Iruvin, 13b): “All who woos greatness, greatness escapes him. And all who escapes greatness, greatness woos him.” Such was Moses, the ideal role model for a leader. In these days of Passover, remembering

The Difference Betw. Sarah Silverman In 2011 And Michael Douglas In 2015

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Jews and non-Jews alike know we have been given the task to be a light for the nations. Looking at the title, you probably ask, “What’s the difference? You probably mean, ‘What’s the connection between Sarah Silverman in 2011, and

The Likud, the Zionist Union, and the (Israeli) President

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You cannot overstate the importance of the elections just held in Israel. The astounding 72.3 percent voter turnout demonstrates that people felt that this time was different. They felt that they were choosing between two ways, and each side truly

Are You Spring Cleaning or Passover Cleaning?

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Spring cleaning, if we go by Wikipedia, is “the practice of thoroughly cleaning a house in the springtime. The most common usage of spring cleaning refers to the yearly act of cleaning a house from top to bottom, which would

Meet the Purim Cast to Understand What’s Happening in Our World Today (Best Screenplay Award Goes to God)

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Purim is the ultimate thriller: from fear of annihilation to exhilaration after the salvation. And the celebrations on this festival are truly the ultimate after-party, given the commandment to down booze to the point where you cannot tell between the

The Simple (and Unwelcome) Solution to Anti-Semitism

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I was born in August, 1946 in the city of Vitebsk, Belarus. In that summer, the second after the end of World War Two, life was slowly hobbling back to normalcy, in the wake of the horrors of the Second

Speech on Anti-Semitism at the Council of Europe by European Union of Jewish Students President

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During her speech at the Council of Europe, in commemoration of the Holocaust, Mrs. Braden Golay, president of the European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS), reiterated the promise many of us make on this date each year: “Never again!” Watching

What ISIS Offers Young Western Europeans, Which Europe Doesn’t

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On September 26, 2014, BBC News published a story titled, “Islamic State crisis: ‘3,000 European jihadists join fight.’” Many more reports appeared in Western media outlets at the time, asking why ISIS was so appealing to young Western Europeans. Did

What Is Yom Kippur? – The Great Secret of the Jews (That You Don’t Know About)

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Each year around this time, Jews wish one another, “Happy New Year.” The High Holy Days are a time of joy, as well as a time of reflection. This year, it seems as though there is much more to reflect on than in past years.

Some Thoughts about Freedom and Happiness

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The Israeli Independence Day always gets me pensive. With its reliance on military and monetary aid from the US, and its extensive export to Asia, Europe, and North America, it’s ironic, almost sardonic to think of the state of Israel

Michael Laitman: A Beacon of Hope This Israel Independence Day

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Happy Independence Day! Each year around this time comes a day when we can proudly display our sympathy with Israel. On this day, we (try to) put aside our differences regarding our Jewish homeland and celebrate the fact that we

Israel: No Independence without Interdependence

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I think that it is more than symbolic that Israel’s Independence Day comes just a week after the Holocaust Memorial Day. To me, it is clear that were it not for the Holocaust, the state of Israel would not have