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Trump Proposes Largest Tax Cut in US History
Corporate tax is going from 35% down to 15%; there will be opposition to this but not from big business
Does tradition validate Islam?
The Book of the Khazari presents tradition as a principle that can verify the belief in the Torah that we received from generation to generation. Does this principle also prove the truth of Islam (belief in Muhammad and Islamic prophets)? After all, Islam is a great religion that believes in G-d and its traditions were passed down to Muslims from generation to generation. Why is the principle of majority rules acceptable for Judaism but not for other religions?
History’s Largest Theft: Many Countries Haven’t Yet Returned Stolen Jewish Assets
The Terezin Declaration signed by 46 states in 2009, requires countries to return Jewish assets stolen during the Holocaust; few have actually done so
How do I explain the concept of the Messianic Era?
The World is a Cruel Place for Jews
What of all the holocausts, inquisitions , pogroms, mass murders and persecutions? I’m scared of a world full of pain but I have nowhere to run.
Religions have always caused dissension among people, wars, destruction and corruption. Within the religions we see only hatred towards infidels and other religions. I am very worried about Israeli society, I see that even within the religious community, there is hatred toward those who are not part of one’s own circle. Isn’t the Torah in a nutshell all about “You shall love your fellow man as yourself.” How will we achieve that?
Did Egypt (Mitzrayim in Hebrew) come into existence before Noah’s son Ham (and Mitzrayim’s father) was born?
According to the Torah, Mitzrayim was born to Ham the son of Noah who lived around 2000 BC, but archeology says that Egypt’s kingdom was united and ruled by pharaohs around 3000 BC.
Why should I marry a Jew? I’m not really that religious, so it really shouldn’t matter, should it?
Why should I marry a Jew? I'm not really that religious, so it really shouldn't matter, should it?
An Intimate Rivalry: The Jews and Classical Islam
Cornell University Professor of Judeo-Islamic Studies Ross Brann discusses the fruitful and close relationship between Jews and Muslims in the early Islamic caliphates. A program of the Center for Jewish History.
On Which Yom Kippur in History Did No Jew Fast?
What was the holy event that caused no Jew to fast on Yom Kippur that year, and what does the Zohar say about how Yom Kippur will be kept in the future?
Israel to Grant Research Prize for Oriental Jewish History
The $40,000 prize was launched by Social Equality Minister Gila Gamliel, whose father is from Yemen and whose mother was born in Libya.
Can God create a stone that He cannot lift?
How do I deal with this question which comes up so often: Can God create a stone that He cannot lift?
Largest Memorial Ceremony in Lithuanian’s History for Holocaust Victims
A small procession planned in memory of Holocaust victims in Malat, Lithuania became the largest such ceremony in Lithuanian history and was attended by the Lithuanian president.
2,000-Years After Bar Kochba, Ancient Roman Ammunition Discovered
Roman ammunition newly unearthed in archeological dig believed to belong to last battle waged by the Jewish Army against the Roman Seige.
Israeli Commission’s Plan on How to Stop Discrimination of Ethiopian Israelis
Dark-skinned dolls, Ethiopian history lessons, books about children of different cultures and skin colors, hiring Ethiopian teachers, part of the Commission’s 53 suggestions.
The Eternal People - Seeing G-d in the Pages of History
The history of the Jewish people is undoubtedly supernatural. See G-d’s hand in the pages of history, with Rabbi Shafier