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Posts Tagged: Arthur Koestler

June 7, 2013 7:54 am
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KNAIDEL

Last week a young Indian boy living in New York won the National Spelling Bee, the annual spelling championship. The winning spelling was KNAIDEL, that...

April 11, 2013 3:07 am
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Holiness and Childbirth

The sidrot (Torah portions) of Tazria and Metsorah contain laws which are among the most difficult to understand. They are about conditions of "impurity" arising...

December 28, 2012 4:20 pm
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Haaretz Resurrects the Khazar Jews Theory

Every number of years the theory is advanced that the Jews of Europe are actually descendants of the Khazar kingdom, a mostly...

October 3, 2012 4:06 pm
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Brothers at War: Israel and the Tragedy of the Altalena (REVIEW)

Brothers at War:  Israel and the Tragedy of the Altalena, by Jerold Auerbach, (New Orleans, LA: Quid Pro Books, 2011). MILCHEMET ACHIM!—Brothers at war!—is a...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Iran Pressures Europe to Speed Up Plans to Save Nuclear Deal

Major powers and Iran agreed on Friday to move quickly to offset the US pullout from its nuclear deal and Washington's renewed sanctions, with Tehran pressuring Europe to come up with a...

Israel

Amid Rising Tensions With Turkey, Israeli Politicians Push for Recognition ...

Amid rising tensions with Turkey this week, Israeli leaders have increased calls for the Jewish state to formally recognize the...

Middle East

Reports: Strike on Central Syrian Military Airport Was Likely an Israeli Op...

An overnight strike on a military airport near the central Syrian city of Homs was likely an Israeli operation targeting...

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