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What Hamas Believes

12:30 15 January in Latest, Politics, Religion
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By Jeremy Gillick Bombing Gaza might not force Hamas--the Palestinian version of the Muslim Brotherhood that rules it--to moderate its hatred of Israel or its hostility towards Jews, but talking to it won't either. At least, that's the dismal picture painted by Jeffrey Goldberg--based on discussions...

Laughter Through Tears

22:26 30 December in Culture, Latest, topics
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By Jeremy Gillick Sholom Aleichem, the revered 19th century writer whose earnest, incredulous and good-natured humor came to define a century of Jewish jokes, is back. Not resurrected--Aleichem was never much of a believer, though he undoubtedly would have welcomed the Messiah into the world like...

Holocaust Not A Part of Young Diaspora Jews' Identity, Survey Finds

17:11 15 December in Arts & Culture, Latest, Religion
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By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler [caption id="attachment_1740" align="alignright" width="194" caption="96% linked family with their Jewish identity"][/caption] JTA reported today that a 12 year survey, conducted among 60,000 Jews aged 15-17 in 20 countries outside Israel, indicates that few young diaspora Jews consider the Holocaust or anti-Semitism a part of...