Yermi Brenner


Kibbutz Culture Changes — and Kids Come Back

By Yermi Brenner

Kibbutz Culture Changes — and Kids Come Back
After years of stagnation, kibbutz populations are growing. Young families are drawn by a new tolerance for family independence — with a strong community spirit.Read More


What Nelson Mandela Taught the Jewish World

By Yermi Brenner

What Nelson Mandela Taught the Jewish World
Few people have had the impact on their community that Nelson Mandela had on the history of a continent. Often compared to Mohandas Gandhi or to Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., the South African leader demonstrated throughout his lifetime how compassion and forgiveness could go a long way in divided societies. Mandela’s legacy of peace offers vital lessons for the human race as a whole, and specifically for the Jewish world.Read More


Qatar's Growing Role in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

By Yermi Brenner

Qatar's Growing Role in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Qatar’s two-faced policy towards Israel was on display this week, as Doha hosted a competition of FINA, the international governing body of swimming and other water sports.Read More


Mayor Ron Huldai Announces City Wide WiFi Networks To Launch in Tel Aviv

By Yermi Brenner

Mayor Ron Huldai Announces City Wide WiFi Networks To Launch in Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv is known for being a hot spot for beach life, colorful markets and street parties. Now, many of these locations, are becoming themselves hot spots.Read More


The Presidential Blessing

By Yermi Brenner

The Presidential Blessing
Taking a moment off from the intense debate over Syria, President Barack Obama published a blessing for the High Holidays.Read More






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