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ARTICLES BY: Rolene Marks


February 16, 2016 5:49 am
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On Israel, No Tolerance at College Campuses

I have never been a great fan of labels. Well, shoes notwithstanding… The propensity to label people according to what their perceived political persuasions or affinities...

August 14, 2015 6:08 pm
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The B in BDS Stands for Bull****

The issue of human rights is very alluring. It appeals to our conscience and sense of altruism, but what happens when organizations and individuals who...

May 14, 2015 4:14 pm
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Something’s Rotten in the State of South Africa

South Africa is synonymous with surf and safari, biltong and the fragrant smell of summer braaivleis. It is also a country that has overcome a...

April 17, 2014 11:34 am
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The Steady Rise of African Zionism

There is something quite remarkable happening on the African continent. A groundswell of love and support from African Christians for the State of Israel, forged...

August 19, 2013 10:08 am
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Why Must Israelis Pay Such a High Cost for ‘Peace’?

Last week, driving back from Jerusalem, I passed Ofer Prison. The notorious, high security facility is situated very close to the Qalandiya crossing between Israel...

April 26, 2013 3:00 pm
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BDS – Belligerent, Disruptive and Silly

'Tis the season to cause folly? Hot off the trail of Israel Apartheid Week, a global festival of anti-Israel invective that appears on University campuses...

March 20, 2013 1:27 am
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The Russell Tribunal – Kangaroos in Smart Clothing….

With humble apologies and much respect to the fabulous Australian marsupials, it must be said that the Russell Tribunal is nothing more than a kangaroo...

January 22, 2013 2:30 am
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A Modern Day Scramble for Africa

The African continent is becoming the latest battlefield in the existential war between Iran and Israel. It would appear that both countries are engaged in...

December 5, 2012 7:30 pm
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Dear Stevie – An Open Letter to Stevie Wonder

Please permit me a moment of your time to express our collective dismay and disappointment at your decision to cancel your scheduled performance for an...

October 4, 2012 2:08 pm
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Walk Tall and Carry a Large….Cartoon Bomb?

It has become the iconic picture that reverberated around the world and took over social media sites. Israeli Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu illustrating to the...

September 20, 2012 2:05 pm
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People in Glass Houses….South Africa and Israel

It has often been said that people in glass houses should not throw stones. South African government officials disagree. They prefer to sit on their...

Culture

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel...

Non-Jewish Kids Reveal They Know Little About Hanukkah on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

A new segment featured Monday on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" showcased children...

The Man Who Walked Every Street of New York City

If a New Yorker tells you to go take a walk, usually you’ve done something wrong. But not Matt Green....

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Jewish Groups Welcome Chilean Government Decision to Ban Municipal Boycotts...

Top Jewish groups have welcomed a Chilean government decision made earlier this week to ban municipalities across the country from...

Middle East

Iran Arrests 10 Suspects in Suicide Bombing That Killed Two

Iranian security forces have detained 10 people suspected of links to a suicide car bomb attack this week that killed at least two policemen, police chief Hossein Ashtari said on...

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