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ARTICLES BY: Mark Lavie


March 26, 2017 6:56 am
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Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an intimate inside look at what...

January 3, 2017 7:48 am
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We Must Make Journalism Credible Again; Democracy Depends on It

Democracy is about to fail. Only journalism can save it. But today’s journalism is far from what it needs to be to carry out this vital...

September 22, 2016 7:17 am
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Thoughts About God, Me and Us

Let’s get some things straight about God and me as they relate to the tension and hatred among Jews in Israel and abroad. I do...

August 23, 2016 12:40 pm
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Same Conflict, New Context: Israel and the Palestinians

The French and Egyptian peace proposals for Israel and the Palestinians are nothing new — but today's Middle East is. If the peace initiatives are put...

July 31, 2014 5:21 am
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Proportionality? For Whom?

"Look, when militants in Gaza fire rockets at Israel, then Israel has a right to respond, but with some proportionality," wrote a well-known columnist as...

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

University of Oregon Student Senate Endorses BDS Campaign

The University of Oregon’s student senate passed a resolution on Wednesday endorsing the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, and targeting several companies over their alleged complicity in...

Israel

South African Government Mocked for Calling on Israel to Withdraw From Gaza...

The South African government became a laughing stock on Twitter on Thursday after it called on Israel to withdraw from...

Middle East

State Media: Syrian Air Defense Intercepts Missile Attack on Airport

Syrian state media said a military airport near Homs city had come under missile attack which was repelled by its air defense systems on Thursday. "One of our military airports in...

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