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Monday, November 20, 2017

Politics

President Viktor Yanukovych’s estate

The People of Ukraine Have Spoken: What Now?

01:10 02 January in 2015 January-February, Politics
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A Moment Series: Democracy in Retreat  After massive demonstrations & new elections, Ukrainians have let it be known that they are ready for democratic and economic reforms. But that won’t be easy, given the country’s history of corruption and the bloody war with Russian-backed separatists. By Yigal Schleifer [dropcap]P[/dropcap]icture this: An...

Tent of Nations before and after.

The Fate of Fruit Trees

10:53 12 June in In the News, Latest, Politics
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by Ilana Sumka   [caption id="attachment_17522" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Tent of Nations before and after. Photo courtesy of Ilana Sumka.[/caption] Looking over the rolling hills of the West Bank, the Palestinian man speaking to our Jewish group said: “In our culture, we have a tradition of planting fruit trees,...

The Environment: A New Prospect for Peace in the Middle East

11:36 26 November in Environment, International, Israel, Latest, Politics
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By Lucille Marshall As Israelis and Palestinians embark on yet another round of negotiations this year, Shahar Sadeh, a visiting professor at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, is proposing a different strategy for peace in the Middle East: environmentalism. Sadeh, who previously studied at Tel Aviv University, focuses...