Dr. Michael Laitman To Change the World – Change Man

The future of Europe and the Jews

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November marks the memory of two major events in European history that still resonate in today’s continent: Kristallnacht, the beginning of the systematic persecution of Jews that culminated with the Holocaust; and the fall of the Berlin Wall, the beginning of

From Rockets to European Labeling of Israeli Products. When Will Threats Against Israel Stop?

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From Rockets to European Labeling of Israeli Products. When Will Threats Against Israel Stop? Around 450 rockets have been fired at Israel in the last few days and still counting, despite the announcement of a ceasefire between Israel and the

The Rise of Anti-Semitism in Germany and the World, and Its Solution

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“We have a Nazi problem in Dresden and have to do something about it,” said a city council member who succeeded with local lawmakers in passing an initiative to declare a “Nazi emergency.” This story is not a throwback to the 1930s

Beyond Statistics: A Way Out of the Wave of Violence Against Women in Israel

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Globally, almost 4 in 10 murders of women are committed by a male intimate partner, and Israel is no exception. In the last few days, crimes against women at the hands of their sentimental partners have shaken Israeli society, which is wondering

How to Maximize the Potential of the Elderly in Society

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‘80 and 4’ is a televised social experiment that has started being televised in Israel, based on the British documentary series, which connects preschoolers to the elderly. It examines the effects on the 80-plus-year-olds and four-year-olds, and addresses an important

Why Do Bad Things Happen?

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How many times in our lives have we asked ourselves, “What did I do to deserve this?” “Why do such troubles happen to me?”  A person might get fired, be stricken by a serious illness, or experience the loss of

Why should we respect elders?

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The elderly represent the layer of society that holds a reservoir of wisdom and experience. We see that people with more developed desires, such as scientists, who seek knowledge about our lives and the world, develop more in their practice

How does one become wholly Jewish?

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Anyone can become a Jew, no matter whether one is French, Italian or any other nationality, because Jewishness is not via lineage. To become a Jew means to adopt a certain way of thinking, an attitude toward life and its

Why does it seem like everyone in the world is protesting right now? Hong Kong, Lebanon, Chile, and many others are all in the news for serious, widespread, and often violent protests. Why now?

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To start with, most of the world is heading into winter now, and there is always more illness, depression, and problems with living conditions and supplies in winter than in summer. It’s felt in every family and small business. Other

Do you follow the Feast of Tabernacles?

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What does it mean to follow the Feast of Tabernacles, or Sukkot? It means agreeing to erect a Schach, a thatched roof made out of plant scraps, which connects us under a single idea of unity, “as one man with one

How Balanced Relations between Genders Solves Depression: Women’s Depression and the Meaning of Life

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Depression is a global epidemic. Currently, over 300 million people around the world suffer from depression, and women are diagnosed nearly twice as much as men. Why is there such a striking gender gap in the numbers of depressed people in the

What’s the best schach?

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The best Schach is the inner Schach that we build out of “waste of barn and winery,” i.e. what our ego considers wasteful, ideas of love, unity, brotherhood and concern for others. We raise this Schach above our heads, making it the roof of our temporary