Camp Time!

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The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore When Nir Yakobov, 19, arrives at Capital Camps this summer to teach ropes, hiking and camping, it will be a unique experience for this Ashkelon native. Although Nir attended overnight camp in Israel, it wasn’t the typical American-style camp experience. “What I saw [in Capital Camp videos] amazed… Read More

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Singing Israel

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Israel certainly has its share of stunning landscapes, and with its vast array of deserts, lush fields, mountains, vineyards and magnificent bodies of water, it was the obvious location choice forMatisyahu’s new video, “Sunshine.” In this video, Matisyahu, a popular American reggae singer,returns to the deserts of Israel, where he recorded his most recent album…. Read More

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Israelis Love Life in The holy land A recently published poll by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics reveals that the majority of Israelis are very pleased with their lives. Eighty-eight percent of Israelis are content with their lives; 52.3 percent believe their lives will improve in the near future. Almost 60 percent of respondents said… Read More

MLK Would have been proud

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Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream “that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning … for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” Today, this dream is being carried out … in Israel. According to the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics,… Read More

“Spies Against Armageddon — Inside Israel’s Secret Wars”

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When news recently broke about Stuxnet, the intriguing and seemingly harmless computer virus that was slowly derailing Iranian’s nuclear enrichment plans, it didn’t take long for even the most civilian of viewers to solve the puzzle of its origin: Israel. Dating back to before its founding, Israel’s covert (and often overt) activities have both shocked… Read More

Dead Sea Scrolls Online

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In a joint venture with Google, the Israel Antiquities Authority launched the Leon Levy Online Library, a free online digitized virtual library featuring the Dead Sea Scrolls. The launch comes some 11 years after the completion of the publication of the Dead Sea Scrolls, initiated by the IAA, and 65 years after the first scrolls… Read More

Israel:The Will To Prevail

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With steadfast determination and no apologies, author Danny Danon, deputy speaker of the Knesset, chairman of World Likud and chair of the Knesset Committee for Immigration, discusses Israel’s need to defend herself in spite of world opinion and pressure from the United States government. Danon provides a detailed history of the State of Israel, as… Read More