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The Zionist Freedom Alliance: Pro-Israel Revolution on Campus

Support the Zionist Freedom Alliance (http://www.zfa.org.il/). Excerpted from INN: Over the last couple of years, the Zionist Freedom Alliance (http://www.zfa.org.il/) has been slowly taking American college campuses by storm with a message of Jewish rights not heard for many decades. Led by veteran IDF soldiers and activists in Israel, the ZFA presents Zionism to the… Keep Reading

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Thank You, Hero

Via Thank You, Hero: On Wednesday we had a chance to see a hero. What is heroism? A pure moment where a person knowingly risks his life without considering personal benefit. Wednesday’s hero was educated in a family and in a community that tells its sons when they join the army, “the most important thing… Keep Reading

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Video: Dr. Mordechai Kedar on Al-Jazeera, Eloquent and Unafraid

More on Dr. Mordechai Kedar’s brilliant rebuttal on Al-Jazeera. Via INN: “We were here when your forefathers were drinking wine, burying their daughters alive and worshipping idols” – this was just one of Bar Ilan University political scientist Dr. Mordechai Kedar’s ripostes to questions by an Al Jazeera interviewer two weeks ago, in an interview… Keep Reading

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Jerusalem Day on Al-Jazeera TV

Another great Jewish hero, Dr. Mordechai Keidar. Via Jerusalem Day on Al-Jazeera TV: On Jerusalem Day last week, following reports of Israel’s intentions to construct housing in areas of Jerusalem located beyond the 1967 borders, Al-Jazeera interviewed Dr. Mordechai Keidar, a lecturer from Bar-Ilan University’s Department of Arabic Studies. Al-Jazeera’s top journalist Jamal Rayyan opened… Keep Reading

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Who was David “Mickey” Marcus?

David “Mickey” Marcus (1902-1948) was an American Jew who volunteered to fight for the Israeli army in the 1948 War of Independence. Marcus was a tough Brooklyn street kid who attended West Point and then law school. In World War II, Marcus rose to the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Army, where he helped… Keep Reading

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