Dr. Michael Laitman To Change the World – Change Man

Commemorating Professor Wistrich: A Jewish Scholar Concerned With the Bigger Picture

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In October 2014, I had the privilege of meeting with Hebrew University Professor Robert S. Wistrich, head of the Sassoon International Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism, for a televised discussion on the roots of anti-Semitism. Prof. Wistrich, one of

Fascism is Looming Over the US — And It’s Bad News for the Jews

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As I fear for unity within Israel, I fear for the unity of American Jewry, and its ties with Israel. For several years now, America has been on a path toward autocracy. If not stopped soon, it will end in

Highlights from the 2015 Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism

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Impressions of representatives of the ARI institute from the 2015 Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism. The ARI Institute was happy to participate in this distinctly multinational forum with 1,200 participants from all over the world. Though dealing with an issue concerning the

The World Will Not Get Better (By Itself)

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Humans are a very supple species. Put them anywhere and they’ll adapt. Just a few decades ago, if someone told us that several years from now there would be police in every school, protecting elementary schoolchildren from hate-driven xenophobes, fanatics,

The Secret to Israel’s Independence

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As bleak as things may seem, Israel has more potential for prosperity than any other country. My teacher’s father, Rav Yehuda Leib Halevi Ashlag (Baal HaSulam), author of the Sulam (Ladder) commentary on The Book of Zohar, kept a special Shabbat knife in

Michael Laitman: Happy Birthday Or Happy Independence Day?

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We have been celebrating Israel’s Independence Day for 68 years. With our bare hands we have built a strong army, solid economy, advanced technology, and modern medicine. And yet, despite impressive achievements, it seems as though we have not truly

Color Is Just Another Reason to Hate

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Last week, a video of two Israeli police officers beating an Israeli soldier of Ethiopian descent surfaced on the web, and the genie of racism in Israel leaped out of the bottle. It has been lurking there for decades, but Israelis are

The 2nd Holocaust — How We Can Prevent It

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We are still masters of our fate; the choice is still in our hands. Let’s not miss out again. I was born a year after the end of World War II. During my formative years, we spoke of the lion

Why People Hate Jews And The Rise Of Anti-Semitism Today

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Kabbalah.info released an infographic containing commons reasons why people have hated Jews throughout history, as well as a statistical analysis of anti-Semitism in the world today. The infographic gives as neatly packaged historical overview of reasons people have hated Jews throughout history.

Post Passover — The Birth of a Nation

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Let us take these last days of Passover and use this weekend to cultivate brotherhood and friendship. Last weekend, we celebrated our forefathers’ liberation from slavery. Some did it over Gefilte Fish, some relished the Fatoot (traditional Yemenite soup with

Michael Laitman: What’s Up With Labour Party?

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It seems like ever since Jeremy Corbyn has been elected as the UK Labour Party leader, anti-Semitism has been given a serious boost and moved from the rear alley of the party to centre stage. All of a sudden, the

Passover — A Chance to Pass Over

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This Passover, let us pass over from alienation to brotherhood, from indifference to mutual responsibility. Soon, as we do every year, we will be seated once again around the seder table. According to the Jewish calendar, Passover is actually the