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Japanese Must Tap Their ‘Inner Israeli’

Japantimes.co.jp

By GLENN NEWMAN

Aimless, Japan has been struggling to find a suitable vision, or model, for its future. Should it strive to be like Finland, small but prosperous? Should it de-emphasize economic growth and focus on sustainability and lifestyle? Should it look to the go-go ’80s for inspiration? Or should it withdraw from active engagement with the world and into its own cultural comfort zone (neo-isolationism, or shinsakokushugi)? (more…)

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Documentary Shows ‘Human Face’ of Israel

A new film, Israel Inside: How a Small Nation Makes a Big Difference, has been launched in the UK by Jewish distance learning company JerusalemOnlineU.com.  The feature length film has played across six continents to great acclaim since March. (more…)

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ISRAEL’S REEL DEFENSE

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In scenes from “Israel Inside”: a paralyzed man is able to walk again; drip technology makes farming possible where it once was.
We all love Israel. We may not agree with everything its government does. That’s OK. Israelis don’t either. Yet it is the Jewish state, and we are connected to it. And it is important that Americans understand how Israel is a valuable friend and ally in the Middle East. (more…)

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GROUNDBREAKING DOCUMENTARY PUTS ISRAEL ON THE MAP

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A NEW YEAR OF CREATION

 

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The festival of Rosh Hashana, amongst other things, marks the anniversary of the creation of mankind. So as we begin the Hebrew year 5773 this is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the creativity of the citizens of the Jewish State. (more…)
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GROUNDBREAKING DOCUMENTARY ISRAEL INSIDE: HOW A SMALL NATION MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE SHOWCASES COUNTRY’S INNOVATIONS

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The inspirational and resilient spirit of Israeli society is captured through personal stories of triumph in the groundbreaking new documentary, ‘Israel Inside: How A Small Nation Makes A Big Difference.’ Bestselling author and acclaimed former Harvard lecturer, Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar, narrates the film, which sets out to showcase Israel’s unique relationship with the rest of the world. The film also highlights the surprising reality that so much in modern society is connected to Israeli innovation and technology. (more…)

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ISRAEL INSIDE IN THE VIDEO LIBRARIAN MAGAZINE

Although many documentaries about Israel emphasize strife with neighbors and internal divisions, filmmaker Wayne Kopping’s Israel Inside is a more upbeat portrait, narrated by Tal Ben-Shahar, an Israeli-born scholar raised in the US.  As a Harvard professor, Ben-Shahar taught what was once the university’s most popular course, “Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness.” (more…)

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THE WATCHLIST

Jewish Exponent.com

David Orlansky, Joshua Levin and Zachary Kind are the creative team responsible forAwesome Alliteration: The Magical Musical. The play, part of the Fringe, will be performed at Skybox @The Adrienne Theater, 2030 Sansom St. from Sept. 7 to 30. For tickets and more information, go to betamaleproduction.com. (more…)

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GROUNDBREAKING DOCUMENTARY PUTS ISRAEL ON THE MAP ISRAEL INSIDE: HOW A SMALL NATION MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE

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Comcast on Demand Featuring “Israel Inside” Documentary for Limited Release Only Over Next Three Months Starting September 15

Through personal stories of triumph, Israel Inside: How A Small Nation Makes A Big Difference captures the inspirational and resilient spirit of Israeli society. Narrated by best selling author and acclaimed former Harvard lecturer, Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar, this groundbreaking documentary showcases Israel’s unique relationship with the rest of the world, highlighting the surprising reality that so much in modern society is connected to Israeli innovation and technology.

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Turning Sound into Sight for the Blind

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By: Abigail Klein Leichman

People born blind can be trained to visualize objects using sensory substitution devices (SSDs) programmed by scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences and the Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada. (more…)

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