Monday, October 20, 2014 Tishri 26, 5775

What started out as bad news for a king has become a bountiful brook for tourists
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Yocheved Miriam Russo, JE Feature
King David was having a bad day. He and his army of 600 men had set off on a military mission, leaving all their wives and children behind in Ziklag. While they were gone, a wandering group of Amalekites came across the Israelite camp, took all the women and children captive, and burned everything else to the ground. When David's...
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Israel, U.S. in award-winning relationship
In accepting the prestigious 2006 Yitzhak Rabin Public Service Award, William R. McDermott — president and CEO, SAP America Inc., in Newtown Square — said that the honor represented one of the “proudest moments” of his professional and personal life. The annual award is given by the America-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Central Atlantic Region, to an outstanding member of the...
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Rachel Pomerance, JE Feature
JERUSALEM — One anecdote relaying Israel's transformative power on a young Jew's identity might not convince you. But with 100,000 under its belt, Taglit-Birthright Israel appears to be a proven formula. Launched in 2000 as a five-year pilot program funded by world Jewish communities, the Israeli government and 14 philanthropists, the organization that brings 18- to 26-year-old Diaspora Jews on...
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In recent months, Israeli officials have been at pains to portray Iranian nuclear ambitions as a threat to regional and global stability, not just a problem for Israel, and that sanctions imposed by the United Nations or an international coalition might thwart Teheran's plans. But just two weeks after Israeli Ambassador Daniel Ayalon spoke in Ardmore and delivered a message...
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The Iranian government's acquisition of nuclear weapons is far from a forgone conclusion, according to Daniel Ayalon, Israel's ambassador to the United States. "Iran can be stopped, by political means or other means," he said during a May 30 townhall-style meeting at Lower Merion High School in Ardmore. The event was organized by U.S. Rep. Jim Gerlach (R-District 6), who...
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