The group’s plan has set off a furious controversy on multiple levels.
The Parents Circle Families Forum is unique among Israeli/Palestinian peace organizations. Its members hold a kind of joker card, which, when pulled, trumps all other cards. It’s bereavement.
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Our saddest – and most optimistic – peace organization turns 20.
In a book published last month, Bernard Kouchner wrote, ‘Nicolas Sarkozy wasn’t cherished; he was detested also because he was the son of a Hungarian and the grandson of a Jew.’
On the anniversary of her 108th birthday: Once considered old-fashioned, Hannah Arendt is now being hailed as a profound and original thinker who devoted her life to the pursuit of a new political philosophy.
Apparently not Christopher Columbus, despite the rumors; but one person on that voyage to the New World was Jewish. He was also the world’s first western smoker.
Israeli scholar Assnat Bartor is convinced that in ancient Israel, there was Scripture, and there were the laws that people lived by – and they weren’t one and the same.
How cantonization can save Israel
For Tel Aviv residents sick of rabbis telling them whom they can marry and Bedouin tired of having their homes demolished – a bold, mutually beneficial solution is at hand.
Martine and Louise Fokkens are local celebrities in Holland; but their 50 years working in the Red Light District came with a price.
The history of Sukkot, once the most important Jewish holiday of all - High Holy Day News and Features
Originating in harvest festivals, Sukkot became centered in Jerusalem. That was not to last.
Rabbi Gil Steinlauf, of Washington’s historic Adas Israel synagogue, counts journalists Jeffrey Goldberg and Franklin Foer among his congregants.