Dr. Michael Laitman To Change the World – Change Man

The Benefits of Diversity

It is written in the Mishnah (Sotah, 9:15) that at the end of days, hatred will soar. Judging by what is happening today, we’re nearing the end of days. Never has so much hatred been spewed on social media, newspapers,

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The COVID-19 Symptom Reserved for Jews

As early as March 14, Eric Cortellessa wrote on The Times of Israel that as the coronavirus spreads across the globe, “a new conspiracy theory has been brewing on the fringes of society: The Jews are behind it.” By March 31, it was no

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Is Anti-Semitism Racism? Depends Who You Ask

Read this Jerusalem Post headline carefully: “Anti-racism protesters in Paris yell ‘dirty Jews’ at counter-protesters.” That’s correct: the demonstration was against racism, and the demonstrators cursed a counter demonstration by yelling them, “Dirty Jews.” Put simply, in the eyes of

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Anti-Semitism and Pandemics

Be it a plague or a war, a flood or an earthquake, a revolution or a financial meltdown, in the end, there is always one culprit: the Jews. In America, too, many already blame COVID-19 on the Jews, as is

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Tikkun Olam and the Falsehood of Social Justice

Always around the holiday of Shavuot (aka Feast of Weeks), we Jews discuss the concept of Tikkun Olam (lit. “correction of the world”). The prevailing understanding of Tikkun Olam is that the term speaks of the obligation of Jews to pursue social justice, lead an ethical life, and

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Anti-Semitism Was on Lockdown; Now It’s Back

A few days ago, The New York Times wrote in relation to Secretary of State Pompeo’s visit to Israel that there is a “thinly veiled allusion to a bone of contention between Israel and the United States” regarding China. The aftermath of

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COVID-19 Will Heal Our Hearts and Then Our Bodies

One of the most remarkable phenomena surrounding the coronavirus is characteristic of our time: conspiracy theories. There have been countless theories about the origin of the virus, the effectiveness of various medicines, the strategies of dealing with it, and just

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COVID-19 and Anti-Semitism: An Unseen Connection

  The Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19, like any crisis in history since the inception of the Jewish people, will ignite a wave of anti-Semitism. We can already see it budding on social media, traditional media outlets, in graffiti, and

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Reopening the Economy? First, We Have To Change

There are debates all over the world about how and to what extent countries should reopen their economies in order to prevent a complete collapse. But opening it without first dealing with the cause of the coronavirus outbreak is likely

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Ma Nishtana? A Passover Unlike Any Other

The Passover holiday this year is expected to be the most unique in modern history. For the first time, the Jewish people, regardless of their location, will celebrate not only around the table but inside the Web. It is a special occurrence

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A Virus as a Crown in the Kingdom of Anti-Semites

Besides COVID-19, there is another kind of ruthless contagion around the planet: anti-Semitism. Conspiracy theories and blood libels against Jews are the new, and yet old, epidemic as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. The fact that Israel is working

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The Passover Seder in the Coronavirus Era: A Means for Spiritual Connection

How are we going to spend our first Passover under the social distancing conditions brought about by the coronavirus? What will the Passover Seder look like? As a first, many families will be using the Zoom video conference tool to connect virtually

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