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Land of Israel
“Ingathering of the Exiles Day” – intended to make immigrant soldiers feel welcome – was one of a number of ‘festivals’ that helped form the national ethos…
Rebecca Affachiner trailblazed across multiple continents, and she did it all as a single, religious Jewish woman…
He starred in the first Hollywood feature filmed in Israel, but the legendary actor’s connection to the Jewish state and people certainly didn’t start or stop there…
Why did Rabbi Reines, the founder of Religious Zionism, support the British Uganda Proposal?
The renowned Kabbalah scholar’s brother chose a very different path, at one point leading the German Communist Party
Century-old message from Dr. Sun Yat-sen found at the National Library of Israel now online
From a very young age, Bracha Avigad’s roots connected her to the Land of Israel and its flora
In the early 20th century, Zionists rallied around Tisha B’Av
When asked to help the residents of Kfar Giladi, Devorah Drechler did not hesitate. When instructed to move on to Tel Hai she went gladly—and there she met her death
More than 80 years after Jewish sports associations were outlawed by the Nazis, hundreds of German athletes still proudly wear the Star of David on their jerseys
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