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Tzohar applauds ‘landmark ruling’ that says Israel must accept private Orthodox conversions

Tzohar applauds ‘landmark ruling’ that says Israel must accept private Orthodox conversions By Richard Mather The Tzohar Rabbinical Organization has applauded the Israeli Supreme Court’s “landmark decision” to recognise as legally binding private Orthodox conversions performed outside of the auspices of the Israeli Chief Rabbinate. A panel of High Court judges, led by Supreme Court […]

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Jewish psychology without Freud and what it means for social welfare in Israel

Jewish psychology without Freud and what it means for social welfare in Israel

Jewish psychology without Freud and what it means for social welfare in Israel By Richard Mather For over a century, Sigmund Freud has cast a shadow over Western psychoanalysis after developing the theory that humans have an unconscious in which sexual and aggressive impulses are in conflict with the defences against them. Most notable is […]

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Binyamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu and the ‘knife intifada’: the unbearable lightness of responsibility

Netanyahu and the ‘knife intifada’: the unbearable lightness of responsibility Netanyahu has done nothing to prevent the current tide of terror attacks or to end the so-called knife intifada. Instead he prefers to play to the gallery by promising retribution and punishment after the fact. This is not good enough, says Paul Mirbach, who also […]

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Cameron and Netanyahu

Brits actively opposed to Israel are in the minority, reports show

Brits actively opposed to Israel are in the minority, reports show By Jonathan Fenton-Harvey Across the Western world, antipathy against the State of Israel appears to be widespread. For many, this is the surface impression anyway. Much of this sentiment is confined to university campuses, with many Jewish/pro-Israel students reporting an air of contempt towards Israel. […]

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Australian Liberals’ youngest-ever senator James Paterson’s maiden moment

  Australian Liberals’ youngest-ever senator James Paterson’s maiden moment The Liberal Party’s youngest-ever senator, James Paterson, wants to scrap the “unbalanced and skewed” national curriculum, move Australia’s Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and reintroduce the commonwealth debt ceiling to crack down on intergenerational debt. The 28-year-old, sworn into parliament on Tuesday after being selected […]

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Author Samuel M. Katz, in front of Germany’s counter-terror and special ops unit. Photo: Courtesy.

Israel’s ‘Ghost Warriors’ stealthily combating terror, says US expert on confronting Palestinian uprisings

Israel’s ‘Ghost Warriors’ stealthily combating terror, says US expert on confronting Palestinian uprisings By Ruthie Blum “Israelis have been masquerading as the indigenous Arab population since the turn of the twentieth century in order to infiltrate areas that otherwise would have been denied to them,” US-based author Samuel M. Katz told The Algemeiner, to describe […]

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