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One of Israel’s best-known poems, written by the famous Hebrew poet Shaul Tchernichovsky, is “I Believe”, also known as “Sachki, Sachki”. It opens as follows: “Laugh, laugh at all my dreams! What I dre...

Posted on 28 December 2016, By Devora Greenberg

One of the questions debated by historians is how much impact a single individual can have on the course of history. There are certainly some individuals who have made a great difference to the world. But it can be argued that they would ...

Posted on 21 December 2016, By Rabbi Chaim Weiner

Jacob is the most controversial of the forefathers.  He steals the birthright from his brother, lies to his father to receive the blessing of the firstborn, and runs away twice because he is afraid, first from Esau and then from Laban....

Posted on 14 December 2016, By Rabbi Paul Arberman