Monthly Archives: November 2016

What’s at the crux of Iraqi Kurdish interest in Israel?

Jpost Middle East By NATAN ODENHEIMER \11/29/2016 In recent years, Iraq in general and Iraqi Kurdistan in particular have shown increasing interest in Jews and Jewish history and culture. While this pertains to a comparatively minor part of society there, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Parshah Tol’dot – “And may G-d give you of the dew of the heavens….”

Torah Reading for Genesis 27:28 “And may G-d give you of the dew of the heavens and the fat of the land and abundance of grain and wine.” “And may G-d give you” Rashi: May He give and repeat and … Continue reading

Posted in Judaism | 1 Comment

How hackers tried to ‘poison’ Syria’s Assad

Jpost Middle East By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA \11/28/2016   Rumors of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s demise spread quickly throughout the social media landscape Monday after the country’s Ministry of Information became the target of a cyber attack. “There was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

And Isaac’s servants….

Rabbenu Bechaye Bereshit 26:19 “And Isaac’s servants dug in the valley, and they found there a well of living waters.” (Bereshit 26:19) The Ramban explains this, saying: the Torah describes the story of these wells at length not in order … Continue reading

Posted in End Times - Eschatology, History, Israel, Jerusalem, Judaism, Temple Mount, Zionism | Leave a comment

Parshah Tol’dot – Torah Reading for Genesis 26.19-20

B’rashith (Genesis) 26.19-20 “And Isaac’s servants digged in the valley, and found there a well of living water. And the shepherds of Gerar quarreled with Isaac’s shepherds, saying, “The water is ours”; so he named the well Esek, because they … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Beduin man freed from jailing over Facebook satire chiding Israel fire celebrations

Jpost Israel News By ELIYAHU KAMISHER \11/27/2016 A firefighting plane drops fire retardant during a wildfire, near the communal settlement of Nataf, close to Jerusalem November 23, 2016.. (photo credit:REUTERS) A Rahat man, detained Thursday for his Facebook post which … Continue reading

Posted in Israel, Rule of Law | Leave a comment

Report: Nuclear material said stolen from Iran could yield ‘dirty bomb’

Jpost Middle East By JPOST.COM STAFF \11/27/2016 The identity of the alleged thieves remains unknown, according to London-based Arabic newspaper. Employees of the Research Institute for Protective Technologies, Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Protection (WIS) inspect a dummy sample which is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment