Category Archives: Egypt

The Forgotten Refugees

One of the biggest barriers to Arab-Israeli reconciliation is the unresolved issue of compensation for Jewish refugees who fled Arab countries in the 1940s and ’50s. A new study explores how the compensation demand arose, then fell into obscurity. If … Continue reading

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Parshat Va’eira – Moshe’s Speech Impediment?

In Parshat Shmoth (4.10) Moshe describes himself to Hashem as, literally “not a man of words.” The word “d’varim” is related to prophetic speech, concerning the Commandments of HaShem, not ordinary (amar) speech which explains the prophetic words of HaShem. … Continue reading

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The Egyptian’s Sinai Option – “President Sisi’s gift”

B”H President Sisi’s gift By Caroline B. Glick September 8, 2014 Egypt and Jordan have already experienced the spillover of the Palestinian jihad. Egypt’s President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi. (photo credit:REUTERS) Something extraordinary has happened. On August 31, PLO chief and … Continue reading

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Parsha Bo – What’s Bothering Rashi “Please Speak”

B”H Parsha Bo (Exodus 10:1-13:16) Please Speak In this week’s parsha we have the finale of the ten plagues. Pharaoh at long last breaks under the weight of all the first-born in Egypt dying. He reluctantly allows the Jews to … Continue reading

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Trump admn debates designating Muslim Brotherhood as terrorist group

By REUTERS 27 January 2017 WASHINGTON – A debate is under way in the Trump administration about whether the United States should declare the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization and subject it to US sanctions, according to US officials and … Continue reading

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Unleashing Chaos

B”H Unleashing Chaos By Rabbi Dr. Darrell Ginsberg The remarkable events of this week’s Torah portion, Vaera, surround the implementation of the various plagues by God onto Pharaoh and the Egyptians.  Rather than view these events as an exercise in … Continue reading

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Parsha Pearls: Parshas Va’eira

B”H Parsha Pearls: Parshas Va’eira And Pharaoh called for Moshe and Aharon, and he said, “Go sacrifice to your G-d in this land.” And Moshe said, “It is not proper to do that, for we will slaughter the deity of … Continue reading

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