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Anti-Zionists, especially Palestinian activists, often try to delegitimize Israel by calling it a white supremacist, European-style, settler-colonial project. According to the Palestine National … more
  Tobi Kahn grasps an asymmetric block of wood in both hands. He turns the piece, a fluid combination of angles and curves painted a rich metallic pewter, to reveal the base: a perfect … more
Israel Defense Forces killed three top Palestinian Islamic Jihad leaders in strikes across the Gaza Strip early on Tuesday morning, following a month of intermittent confrontations with terrorists in … more
Caught in the middle of violence between northeastern India’s Meitei Hindus and Kuki Christians, the Bnei Menashe, who claim descent from a lost biblical tribe and whom Israel accepts upon … more
The US Supreme Court heard arguments last week in a case centered on the rights of employees to observe their religious Sabbath, or day of rest. Both religious and secular Jewish groups are … more
As Israel miraculously celebrates its 75th Independence Day, too many people seem focused on overhead clouds instead of the shining sun. Fixated on the troubles within Israel’s borders and the … more
On the 5th of Iyar 5708 (May 14, 1948), on the day in which the British Mandate expired, the Jewish People’s Council gathered at the Tel Aviv Museum and approved the following proclamation, … more
Until recently, French Impressionism was a Cinderella story. Derided in the late 19th century and excluded from the French academy (Salon), Impressionism — whose name derives from a … more
While many see the creation of the modern State of Israel as a reaction to the Shoah, that’s not how nearly 30 veterans of the 1948 War of Independence in Israel — all octogenarians, … more
While ISIS has been driven into the shadows in Syria and Iraq, it continues to operate an active insurgency, particularly in rural areas. The Sunni terrorist group that committed the Yezidi genocide, … more
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