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Michael Freund

The writer served as deputy communications director in the Prime Minister’s Office under former premier Binyamin Netanyahu. He is the founder and Chairman of Shavei Israel (www.shavei.org), a Jerusalem-based group that facilitates the return of the Bnei Menashe and other “lost Jews” to the Jewish people.

The Indomitable Jewish Spirit

The Indomitable Jewish Spirit

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Instead of breaking us, this horrific act of terror has brought us all together.


Trancoso's Hidden Jews

Trancoso's Hidden Jews

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More than five centuries after Portugal's Jews were compelled to convert to Catholicism, the Torah has finally returned to Trancoso.


Poland: Jews Aren't Welcome

Poland: Jews Aren't Welcome

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Nearly seven decades since the end of World War II, Poland is once again turning on its Jews.


When Christians Repent

When Christians Repent

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Christians supporting the Jewish state? It hardly seems like news anymore.


Finding a Lost Tribe of Israel in India

Finding a Lost Tribe of Israel in India

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The long road home.


The War on Chanukah

The War on Chanukah

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NY Times' David Brooks could not possibly have gotten it more wrong


The Face of Evil

The Face of Evil

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Hamas, Hizbullah and the Iranian regime are ideologically committed to the Jewish state's destruction.


Slouching Toward Narcissism

Slouching Toward Narcissism

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How did we go from being a society that cared -- to one that is increasingly so callous?


The Straightforward Arithmetic of Jihad

The Straightforward Arithmetic of Jihad

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The extent of support for global jihad is frightening in its proportions, and the numbers are anything but insignificant.


Remember the Bible

Remember the Bible

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It is time to stop being afraid of mentioning the Jewish people's biblical right to the Land of Israel.


Fighting Assimilation

Fighting Assimilation

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Give American Jews a 'birthright honeymoon.'


Holy Jihad!

Holy Jihad!

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Arab clerics do fire and brimstone.


The Real Threat to Europe's Jews

The Real Threat to Europe's Jews

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European Jewry is slowly but surely disappearing before our eyes, melting away through a combination of ignorance, assimilation and intermarriage.


The Heroes Among Us

The Heroes Among Us

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Israel's heroic and breathtaking operation serves as a potent reminder of just how special this country is.


The Inquisition: Full Circle

The Inquisition: Full Circle

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500 years after being forced to abandon Judaism, some descendents are starting to return.


Arafat's Palm Pilot

Arafat's Palm Pilot

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Arafat's speech was far too little, and way too late.


Cycle of Absurdity

Cycle of Absurdity

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With the body count of Israeli civilians mounting, it's time to get tough.


Israel's Best Defense

Israel's Best Defense

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The usual array of pro-Israel activities just doesn't seem to cut it anymore. Here's something that everyone can do to directly affect the situation.


7 Ways You Can Help Israel

7 Ways You Can Help Israel

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Whether you're thousands of miles away, or living right in Jerusalem, you can help make a difference in these difficult times.


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