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Israel 70 years!


For now and forever! ! לעת עתה ולנצח נצחים Israel celebrates its 70th anniversary as an official State, approved and confirmed at the time by the United Nations. See here, including the statement by Theodor Herzl and the Balfour Declaration, which has been in existence for 100 years since November 2017. For a brief history...
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Israel 70 years!


For now and forever! ! לעת עתה ולנצח נצחים Israel celebrates its 70th anniversary as an official State, approved and confirmed at the time by the United Nations. See here, including the statement by Theodor Herzl and the Balfour Declaration, which has been in existence for 100 years since November 2017. For a brief history...
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Israel 70 years!


For now and forever! ! לעת עתה ולנצח נצחים Israel celebrates its 70th anniversary as an official State, approved and confirmed at the time by the United Nations. See here, including the statement by Theodor Herzl and the Balfour Declaration, which has been in existence for 100 years since November 2017. For a brief history...
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Balfour Declaration, continuation of Exodus and home coming


by Elze Erwteman The Balfour Declaration changed the course of modern Jewish history in 1917. It was the beginning of a new chapter. This is what the famous rabbi Jonathan Sacks writes in the Jerusalem Report of Nov. 13, 2017. One hundred years ago! Never had the Jewish people ceased to dream of returning to...
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Women in the army of Israel


Women in the Army of Israel by Elze Erwteman When you walk in the northern neighborhood of Jerusalem, Pizgat Ze’ev, you can see an Arab village named: Hizme. The Arab village is about 5 km from Ramallah, the Capital of the Palestinian Authority. (PA). It is located about 7 km from the old town of...
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Modern Hebrew


  Eliezer Ben Yehudah is the father of the modern Hebrew language. He was an inspired man. As a young man he received a vision to develop the Hebrew language in order that the Jewish people could form a nation that would speak one language. His vision became reality. Only Eliezer never was able to...
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Women defending Israel


Women in the army of Israel By Elze Erwteman Women who fight in wars is a difficult thing for many people. In Israel’s history women have often played an important role in wars. In Joshua 21:43 we read:”Thus the Lord gave unto Israel all the land which he swore to give unto their fathers; they...
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Medical Diagnosis in Jerusalem


Medical Diagnosis in Jerusalem by Elze Erwteman   In the year 700 BC the Assyrians tried to conquer Jerusalem. But the Lord said: “Therefore thus says the LORD of the king of Assyria: He shall not come into this city; he will shoot no arrow in it, no shield against lifting and no bank against...
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Forces of nature and eternal light


by Elze Erwteman In the middle of the Negev Desert in Israel, lies the small town of Mitspe Ramon. At an altitude of 850 meters, I ‘m at the edge of a cliff 500 meters deep and tremble. The forces of nature have carved out a crater with length of 40 km and about 10...
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Rockets upon Israel


Recently my husband and I were in Jerusalem. We were there when rockets were fired by Hamas and were shocked when the war siren sounded. We had the privilege of a mamad ‘(hidden room) in our apartment and could go there to hide. Fortunately, the missiles aimed at residential areas missed and came down in...
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