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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...

Culture

Jewish Twitter Users Mock ‘Serious Eats’ Ham on Bagel Combination

Jewish Twitter users mercilessly poked fun at a recipe on a popular food...

‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Shares Throwback Purim Photo From Childhood

Israeli actress Shira Haas shared with her Instagram followers on Thursday a photo...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

World

Jewish Groups Call for Action Against State Department Official After Racis...

Jewish leaders and groups as well as New York Congressman Ritchie Torres expressed outrage Sunday after revelations that a State...

Israel

Report: Security Officials Expect More Iranian Attacks on Israeli Ships, Be...

Israel’s security establishment believes Iran will attempt more attacks like Friday’s explosion on an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of...

Middle East

In Iraq, Pope to Visit Mosul Churches Desecrated by Islamic State

In Mosul, adjacent to the Biblical city of Nineveh, four churches representing different denominations occupy a small square surrounded by low-rise houses, testament to the role Iraq's once flourishing Christian...

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