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Posts Tagged: Jewish existence

September 12, 2012 1:14 pm

Nine Lives of Israel: A Nation’s History through the Lives of Its Foremost Leaders (REVIEW)

Nine Lives of Israel: A Nation's History through the Lives of Its Foremost Leaders, by Jack L. Schwartzwald. (Jefferson, North Carolina, and London: McFarland...

September 2, 2012 12:26 pm

Approaching the High Holy Days as Jews…or as People

The start of the Jewish New Year, the month of Tishrei, is filled with holy days, among them four foundational celebrations: Rosh haShanah, Yom haKippurim,...

December 14, 2011 6:01 pm

Severe Weather Alert: Dr. Jerry Coyne – Militant Atheistic Biologist – Is Blowing Very Hot Air In Chicago!

Of all the new age, "militant" atheists with whom I am familiar, only P.Z. Myers seems able to out-perform Dr. Jerry Coyne, of the University...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


American Citizen Sentenced to 18 Years in Iranian Prison for Collaborating ...

A dual Iranian-American national says he has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in Iran for allegedly collaborating with...


Intense Anti-Abbas Clashes Reported Near Ramallah, Nablus, Jenin

Intense clashes erupted in three refugee camps Tuesday night between Palestinian youths and Palestinian Authority security forces, after a protest over the recent expulsion from the Fatah party of a...

Middle East

Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Just 5 Miles From Mosul as Offensive Continues

Kurdish Peshmerga forces are within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of Mosul, commanders said Sunday, after days of fighting and sweeping territorial gains in the operation to free the key Iraqi...