Yehuda Avner: The Man Who Lived a Dream

Yehuda Fink The day started like any other day. I sat down to have my breakfast whilst watching the Cricket World Cup semi-final before going off to work – another normal day, enjoying an amazing game of cricket. I then turned to the Jerusalem Post – and everything was stopped when I read the sad news that Yehuda Avner hadContinue reading “Yehuda Avner: The Man Who Lived a Dream”

Israeli Elections Day: The Festival of Freedom

Michael Rainsbury Whether right, left or centre, the one thing all Israelis agree on is that they are happy today is a national holiday. As a religious person, it makes a pleasant change to have a day off that doesn’t include biblically-ordained restrictions. As a British person, it seems bizarre to miss a whole dayContinue reading “Israeli Elections Day: The Festival of Freedom”

Give Some Thought to the Thinkers

Adam Wolinsky The best thing about my university library is not its imposing neo-Gothic architecture, nor the contemplative bronze statue of Confucius, but rather its wonderfully expansive section on Zionist literature. I recently had the pleasure of making use of the works of Martin Gilbert (Z”l) et al for an essay I had chosen toContinue reading “Give Some Thought to the Thinkers”