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Raise Your Blue and White Flag

Raise Your Blue and White Flag

Another day, another blow. The land is screaming "enough lies!" You will see the day will come. The dawn will break, The spark of light. We will still be waving our blue and white flag. Come sing along while waving your flag proudly wherever you may be in the world!

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Life Under the MissileCloud

Life Under the MissileCloud

Those of us who live in the center of the Israel have got only the mildest taste of what our brothers and sisters on the Gaza border have endured for more than a decade. Here are a few short thoughts on “life” as lived in the southern city of Sderot over the last 10 years.

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Up Close And Personal: Israel Under Fire

Up Close And Personal: Israel Under Fire

Let the distance not divide us from our commitment to Israel's meaningful existence, to her people, her security, and her future. Share your voice as we express the personal connection to Israel being under fire.

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Thrive Like an Israeli: How do you cope with bullying?

Thrive Like an Israeli: How do you cope with bullying?

This activity is a fun and easy way to teach kids about coping mechanisms to handle unpleasant experiences that are all too prevalent - such as bullying. Israelis have unfortunately had to hone their coping skills and as a result have become among the most resilient people in the world. We can utilize these skills in our own lives, to successfully handle events great and small!

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SPEAK UP: 5 Tips When Facing Antisemitism

SPEAK UP: 5 Tips When Facing Antisemitism

Have you or has anyone you know ever experienced antisemitism? Are you comfortable talking about what happened? What happened after? How did you/they feel? How did you/they deal with it? These are 5 tips every Jewish teenager should know, to empower themselves to respond to antisemitic bullying.

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ACT OUT: RealTime Antisemitism Roleplay Activity

ACT OUT: RealTime Antisemitism Roleplay Activity

With Antisemitism as prominent in the world as it is now, people need help dealing with it and making good decisions in the moment. We try our best to respond to the attacks, but in hindsight, we often think, “oh, I should have done/said this.” We’ve put together 5 scenarios for confronting Antisemitism, that will enable you to be empowered, think in the moment, and combat the hate.

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From Kristallnacht to Today: Witnessing Jew Hatred rear its ugly head and what we can do about it

From Kristallnacht to Today: Witnessing Jew Hatred rear its ugly head and what we can do about it

Join Israel Forever’s Executive Director Dr. Elana Heideman for a special conversation on Antisemitism, Kristallnacht, the parallels with Jew-hatred today and what we can do about it.

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Kristallnacht:The Glass is Still Breaking

Kristallnacht:The Glass is Still Breaking

Sunday, November 9th, 1938. In one night of terror, 7000 Jewish businesses and countless homes were attacked and destroyed, 1350 Synagogues burned to the ground throughout Germany, Austria, and the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia.

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Antisemitism Hits Home

Antisemitism Hits Home

On October 27, 2018, my wife was listening to the radio she has next to her bed. What happened that morning jolted her and me up from sleep. She was listening to local coverage of the shootings at the Tree of Life and immediately reacted with shock. That synagogue is one of several in the area and is one which my wife knows well—and she recognized a number of the victims. Although Antisemitism enrages me, it is more personal when it hits in this way. It affects someone I love, and therefore it must affect me.

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Antisemitism Every Day

Antisemitism Every Day

Every day we are reminded that hatred against Jews is everywhere, and it is spreading. The silence of the world that has not learnt from the history of the Holocaust is deafening. The cancerous hatred that is antisemitism today is rapidly metastasizing while we wonder what more we can do.

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The Truth about Palestinian Refugees

The Truth about Palestinian Refugees

Israel's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Danny Ayalon explains the historical facts relating to the issue of refugees in the Israeli Palestinian conflict and the case of Jewish refugees who were forced out of their homes in the Arab world, subsequently absorbed by the State of Israel.

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West Bank: Time To Retire the Term

West Bank: Time To Retire the Term

If we don't assert our legitimacy - linguistically and otherwise - how can we expect allies let alone foes to acknowledge and respect it?

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November 29: Every Jew Should Know About This Day

November 29: Every Jew Should Know About This Day

The UN Vote on Partition of Palestine has great historical significance that should in no way be diminished by the change of rhetoric or attempt to negate the importance of what took place.

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A Nation Celebrates in Jerusalem, November 30, 1947

A Nation Celebrates in Jerusalem, November 30, 1947

We looked at each other, drew closer together, wrapped arms about each other's chilled shoulders and felt the thrill of experiencing a historic wonder, dawn bidding Shalom to a Jewish State.

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Israel’s legal founding by Alan Dershowitz

Israel’s legal founding by Alan Dershowitz

When the state of Israel was founded in 1948, it was done so with the approval of the United Nations. But today, Israel's enemies routinely challenge the legitimacy of its very existence. So, under international law, who's right? Israel? Or its enemies?

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