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 inflatable bouncer. (more…)

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