Israel: Defying the Odds

A small place making a big difference.

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Comments (19)

(18) vivian Krohn, April 15, 2021 9:51 PM

An amazing video. People who have the wrong impression about Israel should view it. Unfortunately, we are preaching to the choir.

(17) Ronda Robinson, April 15, 2021 7:12 PM


Yasher koach, Rabbi Shore and Thank you for providing such a moving tribute to Israel.

(16) Alexandra, April 15, 2021 12:13 PM

Go Israel, no one like you

Yom Ha'atzmaut sameach!

(15) Rhea Rudell, April 14, 2021 6:08 PM

I want to know more about Israel.

Please tell me how I can Learn more about the Jewish people and Hebrew.

Dvirah, April 15, 2021 6:29 AM


I recommend to start with Max Dimont's book "Jews, God & History". It's a succinct but accurate account of Jewish history and development.
I also find it highly ironic that Dimont successfully applies Toynbee's principle to Jewish history, whereas Toynbee himself could not cope with it.

(14) DAVID E. NASSI, May 9, 2019 4:40 PM

"Am Israel Chai"

(13) Klaudya, May 9, 2019 4:09 PM

I can see Hashem's hand on all of this! I just wish peace for Isarel.
Happy 71!

Note to editors: in min 1:42 the location of Russia-India and China is shown in South America .

(12) Rabbi Pinchas Kantrowitz, May 9, 2019 3:33 PM


This is a well-done, beautiful, inspiring video! Kol HaKavod! Yasher Koach and Thank You, Rabbi Ephriam Shore, and Aish.Com!

(11) BPS, December 26, 2018 8:52 AM

Nicely done, except....

This a great video... other than another gross misuse of posteriori statistics. Something that happened, can't be 11,250% above the statistical probability. It happened. The chances of it happening are 100%, because it happened. Anyway, otherwise, I liked it.

(10) Manjit Singh, April 29, 2018 12:56 AM

programme is very good.


(9) Bracha Goetz, April 24, 2018 9:14 PM

Wonderful, B'H!

(8) Vicki, April 20, 2018 10:13 PM

Love for Israel

That was awesome, I'm a Christian and I love Israel. God bless and Protect Israel.

(7) THOMSON PAKOA, April 20, 2018 12:21 AM


God's place

(6) Rhonda, April 19, 2018 7:09 PM

So Proud

I feel so proud to be Jewish and to have had the opportunity to go to Israel 5 times in my life. This video was unbelievably inspiring! Very well made. Thank you!

(5) Moshe Greene, April 19, 2018 4:20 PM


R' Ephraim - you did a masterful job! Thank you for the video!

(4) Anonymous, April 19, 2018 3:42 PM

Iam delighted with the comments made by Microsoft Chief who called Israel as "High-tech Super Power".

(3) ethan, April 19, 2018 10:26 AM

wow.this is awesome.i have no words

(2) debby, April 18, 2018 8:29 PM

Go Israel!!!

go Israel!!! No one like you!! Chazak Ve'ematz!!! Thank you for this inspiring video! Well done!

(1) Anonymous, April 18, 2018 4:25 PM


I'm so proud to be part of the Jewish people and have the priviledge to live in the Holyland!!


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