Miscellaneous

January 2, 2014

Percentage of Palestinians who >> oppose the continuation of peace negotiations with Israel: 51.3 >> anticipate the failure of the Palestine-Israeli negotiations: 57.7 >> are to various degrees worried about another potential military confrontation with Israel: 67.5 Source: Palestinian Center for Public Opinion, Dec. 15, 2013CONTINUE »

BY Maayan Jaffe
January 2, 2014

Dr. Robert O. Freedman, visiting professor of political science at Johns Hopkins University, said there are three major obstacles to peace that, despite the euphoria and optimism of American leaders, cannot be overlooked. >> Full peace cannot be achieved without reconciliation between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas. >> Construction of Israeli property over the Green Line continues, CONTINUE »

In the Torah, we see the importance of food. Here are some examples:
December 19, 2013

The apple in the Garden of Eden (Genesis 3:15) The sheep, produce sacrificed to God by Cain and Abel (Genesis 4:2) The meal Abraham and Sarah prepare for the visiting angels (Genesis 18) The lentil soup Jacob trades for Esau’s birthright (Genesis 25:30-34) The manna that falls from the sky to feed the Israelites in CONTINUE »