Barry Werner – Update: It is illegal for the P5+1 to Continue the Iran Talks

It is illegal for the P5+1 to Continue the Iran Talks given their treaty obligations under the NPT.

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Yoram Hazony – What Are Jewish Conservatives Trying to Conserve?

Yoram Hazony

Response to Eric Cohen: I applaud Eric Cohen’s statement of Jewish conservative belief published recently in Mosaic magazine, as well as his suggestion that the time has come for a “more or less well-defined movement” to give conservative political tendencies within Jewry a sharper definition than has been possible until now.

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Dov Lipman – Israel must learn from the American Presidential Election

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Watching the evolving campaign for the presidency of the United States, I cannot help but contrast the messages across the ocean with what we experienced in the recent Israeli election and in the ongoing coalition discussions. Elections in Israel. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)

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This Weeks Sanity Report from Israel – April 19, 2015

This Weeks Sanity Report from Israel

The Bell Caves at Beit Guvrin. photo credit SHMUEL BAR-AM

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David Lawrence-Young – Never Judge a Book by its Cover

The above axiom is a well-known piece of advice, and it also implies that book covers are important. This is very true. Authors should do their maximum to make sure they have a say in what sort of cover the publisher wishes to put on their books. After all, the author knows what the book is about and which aspects of it are important.

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Daniella Ashkenazy – Chelm On The MED April 18, 2015

Daniella Ashkenazy chelm on the med

Once again Daniella Ashkenazy treats us to “daily life ” in Israel according to the Hebrew Press.  

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isr     Passover is one of the three pilgrimage festivals of Judaism. In ancient times, during the seven days of the holiday, Jews came to the Holy Temple to make sacrifices. Today, there is no Holy Temple, but Israelis and Jews from the Diaspora fill the city with thousands of visitors to enjoy the holiday atmosphere.

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Haaretz’s Gideon Levy Spreads His Anti-Israel Poison Abroad

Haaretz's Gideon Levy

Gideon Levy of Haaretz

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Jack Cohen – Medical Electronics-Yom HaShoah Reflections-Beersheva

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Jack Cohen: Every day we read about new innovations in medicine brought about by the application of computers and electronics. One Israeli invention is the ability for people who are paralyzed to walk using a computerized exoskeleton. However, there are political aspects of this invention such that it is not allowed in the western media to mention the fact that this is an Israeli invention. It is thought that this fact might make the recipients falter and possibly even fall.

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Jonathan Sacks – The Circumcision of Desire

Jonathan Sacks

jonathan sacks: It is hard to trace with any precision the moment when a new idea makes its first appearance on the human scene, especially one as amorphous as that of love. But love has a history.[1] There is the contrast we find in Greek, and then Christian thought between eros and agape: sexual desire and a highly abstract love for humanity in general.

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