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Israel

History, inspiration and travelogue about the Holy Land

Videos about the Land of Israel -- our Holy Land.

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Yes, we can make a real difference!
Watching the recent terror attacks and the grave danger to our fellow Jews in Israel, everyone is asking what can be done. Presented are practical things we can all do to help. Yes, we can make a real difference!
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The Torah Solution to Achieving True Peace in Israel.
Throughout Jewish history, through times serene and turbulent, the People of Israel looked to the Torah for guidance and stability. Only through steadfast adherence to Torah principles, - the Rebbe insisted - can Israel achieve true peace.
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Defense and Intelligence
The inside story of the Rebbe’s involvement in Israel’s security, as told by its defense and government leaders.
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A Short Film
A slice of life from the holy city. Footage from various scenes around Jerusalem shot in 2011 and 2012.
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Showing support to the soldiers and our brothers and sisters in Israel
Rabbi Mendel Kaplan headed a special delegation to Israel amidst the war in Gaza. He met with soldiers, parents that lost their children in battle, and communities in the south terrorized by rocket fire; and tells of his incredible trip.
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A video tour of Israel
From Jerusalem to Masada, join veteran tour guide Shalom Pollack on a wondrous journey through Israel, where the past, present and future all share the same space.
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The Holy Cities of Israel
Learn more about Jerusalem, the holiest city in the world and the eternal capital of the Jewish people
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The Holy Cities of Israel
Beer-Sheba is a biblical city located in Southern Israel. Both Abraham and Isaac experienced landmark events there. Learn more about Beer-Sheba.
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The holy cities of Israel
Hebron, one of the four “holy cities” in Israel, lies at the center of Biblical Judea. Learn more about “The City of the Patriarchs.”
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The Holy Cities of Israel
Shechem lies amidst the mountains of Shomron (Samaria). Very few locales have as rich a history as this four-thousand year old city. Learn more about Shechem.
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The Holy Cities of Israel
Built along the shore of the Sea of Galilee, near seventeen natural hot springs, the northern Israeli city of Tiberias is known as the City of Water. Learn more about the city of Tiberius, another one of the four “Holy Cities” in Israel.
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The Holy Cities of Israel
Safed is one of the four “Holy Cities,” and is well-known as a center for the study of Kabbalah, Jewish mysticism. Learn more about Safed.
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A short excerpt from the JEM video "Faithful & Fortified: The inside story of the Rebbe’s involvement in Israel’s security, as told by its defense and government leaders"
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Has the State of Israel been a success?
A critical analysis of Israeli statehood, Jewish identity and Middle East politics since 1948.
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A Jew does not travel to Israel, but returns there
To the Jew, Israel is more than just a place. A Jew does not travel to Israel, but returns there.
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19 Tishrei, 5741 • September 29, 1980
“The Guardian of Israel neither slumbers nor sleeps” – at all times Jews are protected by G-d. But we are commanded to also take part in our own security.
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G‑d’s Roadmap
Code of Jewish Law, Laws of Shabbos, Chapter 329: If non-Jews besiege a Jewish border town—whether in the Holy Land or in the Diaspora—stating that they come only to pilfer straw, Jews are obligated to arm themselves for war, even on Shabbos, because such an intrusion opens up the entire Jewish land to attack.
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Talk Like a Jew
The nations of the world are watching and waiting: “When will Jews begin to say what they’re really thinking about the Land of Israel?” When a Jew starts talking diplomatic jargon, begging the nations to take more and more land, thinking that in this way he’ll find favor in their eyes – the non-Jew doesn’t believe him, because he’s not talking like a Jew.
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14 Cheshvan, 5750 • November 12, 1989
The only approach which has succeeded so far is when Israel makes clear to the United States through its actions, that it will not compromise on security issues, and that the US needs a strong partner in the Middle East.
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24 Menachem Av, 5751 • August 4, 1991
Israel is one of the surest places on the globe. To invest money in Israel, that is the surest bank that exists in our time.
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14 Cheshvan, 5750 · November 12, 1989
One thing that still must be done for the sake of Israel’s security, is to teach the citizens of Israel to be the “People of the Land of Israel” – not just to dwell in the Land physically, but also spiritually.
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A short documentary (May 28, 1967)
A brief history of the Six-Day War and the Rebbe’s call for all Jewish men, particularly soldiers in the IDF, to don tefillin as a special merit for added security.
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Sderot Under Attack
Life in Sderot: At any given moment, you have only fifteen seconds to find cover from rockets launched from Gaza. Would any western democracy tolerate this reality in their cities?
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Parshah Lech-Lecha
Israel, it seems, is always in the news. Why? What is so unique about the Jewish homeland that draws so much interest from all over the world?
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Chabad Lubavitch expansion in Israel
A glimpse at Lubavitch building projects in Israel. (excerpt)
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Parents and Siblings of the Murdered Couple Speak
Home video footage of the Itamar family is interspersed with words from the mourners.
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with Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau
Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, former chief rabbi of Israel, delivers a passionate talk in solidarity of Israel.
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Learning from the Rebbe: Episode 20
In the wake of the 1982 Lebanon War, the Rebbe speaks about the foolish and dangerous stance of making concessions in the hopes of winning favor in the eyes of other nations. Guest Expert: Rabbi Moshe Spalter. (From “Messages”—Season 4, Episode 20)
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Why this ancient Jewish city is so special
Explore Chevron’s extraordinary Jewish history beginning with the purchasing of a burial plot for our matriarch Sarah. The fascinating historical details of Jewish life in this city for nearly four millennia will be accompanied by the mystical Jewish teachings about the unique and unparalleled holiness this ancient Jewish city holds.
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The Six Day War: fifty years
A third generation Jerusalemite tells of life in Jerusalem and his personal experience liberating the Jewish quarter during the opening days of the war.
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