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The “Other” Middle East – The One That Sees Economic Growth & Development

Reading the press these days, one might come to the conclusion that the Middle East is engulfed in chaos making it a less than attractive business destination....

 
 
 
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American Midwest Seeks Greater Cooperation with Israel

Traditionally when Israel looks to cooperate commercially with America, people immediately think of the east and west coasts but rarely give serious thought to the center of the country.  But a new initiative emanating from Illinois aims to change that perception...

 

 
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Why a world premiere of precious biblical artifacts is in quiet Oklahoma

 
 

A rare world premiere exhibit of ancient biblical-era artifacts was launched this week at the Armstrong Auditorium in Edmond, Oklahoma. Located in the middle of lush green fields, the massive, pillared auditorium — complete with a water sculpture at its entrance — is an unlikely forum...

 

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START-UP NATION 

START-UP NATION addresses the trillion dollar question: How is it that Israel-- a country of 7.1 million, only 60 years old, surrounded by enemies, in a constant state of war since its founding, with no natural resources-- produces more start-up companies than large, peaceful, and stable nations like Japan, China, India, Korea, Canada and the UK?

 
 
 
 
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My Promised Land

“[An] important and powerful book . . . [Shavit] has an undoctrinaire mind. He comes not to praise or to blame, though along the way he does both, with erudition and with eloquence; he comes instead to observe and to reflect. This is the least tendentious book about Israel I have ever read. It is a Zionist book unblinkered by Zionism. It is about the entirety of the Israeli experience. Shavit is immersed in all of the history of his country...

 
 
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Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World

Thou Shalt Innovate profiles wondrous Israeli innovations that are collectively changing the lives of billions of people around the world and explores why Israeli innovators of all faiths feel compelled to make the world better...

 

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Fauda

 
 

After retiring from the Israel Defense Force, Doron is working on a vineyard. He gets roped back into active duty, though, upon learning that an enemy who Doron thought his unit had killed is still alive...

 
 
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Exodus

Inspired by Leon Uris' international bestseller, this "extraordinarily moving" (The New Republic) chronicle of the rebirth of a people and the establishment of a nation is the ultimate experience in human drama...

 
 
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Raid on Entebbe

Incredible fact-based feature film that recounts the Israeli government's daring and dangerous top secret mission to rescue an Air France plane full of hostages at the hands of Palestinian terrorists...