Saturday , 22 November 2014
  • Gaza: A History // A Long Look at a Small Place

    Gaza: A History // A Long Look at a Small Place

    Today, the Palestinian enclave of Gaza is known as a flashpoint for conflict that far eclipses its minuscule size. At 140 square miles—sharing an eight-mile frontier with Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula and hugging Israel’s border for nearly 32 miles—the sli...

  • Film Watch // Three Minutes in Poland

    Film Watch // Three Minutes in Poland

    A teenager with a big smile grins at the camera. Another waves his hand and keeps moving to stay in the picture. A bearded man is helped down the stairs of a building as groups of young and old crowd the streets of a small town, all anxious to be a p...

  • The Theocracy in Democracy Project: An Uneasy Union

    The Theocracy in Democracy Project: An Uneasy Union

    When it comes to marriage & divorce, Israel is a theocracy under the control of its Orthodox Rabbinate. What can be done? ...

  • Jewish Word // “NJB”

    Jewish Word // “NJB”

    Maybe you know one. Maybe you want one. Maybe you are one. Go to JDate.com, and you’re guaranteed to find one: “Message me if you are looking for a nice Jewish boy who values family, respect and loyalty.” ...

  • Opinion // ISIS Commits Cultural Genocide

    Opinion // ISIS Commits Cultural Genocide

    Militants sever the ties that connect the region to the world—and history by Amy E. Schwartz In 2010, Bonnie Burnham, president of the World Monuments Fund, paid a visit to historic Aleppo, Syria to see the triumphant conclusion of a 10-year restorat...

  • What Makes Us Happy? A Symposium

    What Makes Us Happy? A Symposium

    The search for happiness is as old as humanity itself. In Jewish culture, the subject of happiness surfaces in biblical psalms, rabbinic commentary, Talmudic pilpul and the musings of the Mussar and Hasidic movements, to name a few. Confronted with t...







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