Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Author: elisniv

There is No Love in Bigotry

11:07 14 March in Politics
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By Steven Philp On Sunday, March 6 the Jewish Federation of North America kicked off Tribefest, a three-day event in Las Vegas, NV that billed itself as “an entertaining, interactive and educational celebration” of Jewish Life. Approximately fifteen hundred people aged 22 to 45 were said...

Israel Next on Arab Revolutionary Agendas

15:18 28 February in Politics
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By Gabriel Weinstein, Scripps Howard Foundation Wire [caption id="attachment_4687" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Yoram Peri, seated, and former Democratic Congressman Robert Wexler. SHFWire photo by Gabriel Weinstein"][/caption] On January 1, no one would have predicted protesters in Tahrir Square would oust Hosni Mubarak and Moammar Gadhafi’s iron grip over...

Accept Friend Request?

13:23 25 February in Arts & Culture, Culture, Politics
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by Amanda Walgrove It's Complicated between Israel and Egypt. After Israel Unfriended Turkey last year, she has only had one longstanding friend remaining in the Middle Eastern Network. Last month, many Egyptians responded that they would be attending what some have deemed the "Facebook Revolution" in...

Keeping Up With the Times: Digitizing Holocaust Archives

12:56 18 February in History, Latest, Religion
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By Amanda Walgrove The rapid growth of technology, characteristic of the twenty-first century, has altered methods of human relation. Communicating through Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and email correspondence can make interpersonal connections seem trivial and dispassionate, but technological advancements can also produce meaningful intimacy. For example, we...

Let My People Vote!

13:10 16 February in Latest, Politics
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By Steven Philp Egypt may lack a president, but it is not bereft of direction. Meeting two primary demands of pro-democracy protestors, Egyptian military leaders have dissolved the parliament, suspended the constitution and set a schedule for drafting a new one ahead of September elections. As...