Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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Beit Shemesh Rhapsody

16:20 09 January in Culture, topics
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Does Freddie Mercury have the power to heal religious and sociopolitical tensions? A group of 250 women and girls in Beit Shemesh tested the premise Friday afternoon by forming a flash mob and dancing to Queen's song "Don't Stop Me Now" as part of the...

The Case for Alan Gross

16:30 05 December in Culture, topics
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by Maddie Ulanow Alan Gross is a 60-year-old resident of Potomac, Maryland, a quiet Washington suburb with a thriving Jewish community. A father of two and local synagogue member, Gross is also a specialist in helping obtain satellite signals in remote locations. His background in rural...

The Goldstone Saga

11:55 15 November in Politics, topics
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by Erica Shaps Every year at Brandeis University there is at least one Israel/Palestine-related event that lights a fire under the campus. My freshman year, it was a well-publicized and well-attended debate between Justice Richard Goldstone and former Israeli ambassador to the United Nations Dore Gold...