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Tim Sebastian’s hard question: Is the occupation destroying Israel?

The New Arab Debates are coming to Jerusalem, and award-winning British broadcaster Tim Sebastian, of BBC HARDtalk fame, will moderate.

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The IDF honors its ‘heroes of today’

The IDF bestowed medals and citations on dozens of soldiers who acted with bravery during Operation Protective Edge.

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The bio-matrix

Should Israel require citizens to swap out old-fashioned identify cards and passports for new “biometric” ones even if they are invasive on our privacy?

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Coalition proposition disquisition

the dilemma facing opposition leader Isaac Herzog: Is opposition a form of perdition? Is joining the coalition electoral sedition demanding contrition?

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Crypto-Jewish women: The unwitting standard-bearers of Judaism

Prof. Renee Levine Melammed shares with us her insights from her momentous study about the history of crypto-Jewish women in Spain under the Inquisition.

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More than moneylending: The economic history of the Jews

Economist Zvi Eckstein of the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya offers an compelling reason for demographic meanders of Jewish people in the common era.

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Police officers in prison could be just what the force needs

Major General Hagai Dotan, the commander of the Coastal District, was brought in for questioning after several women officers filed complaints against him.

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Jordan rallies public support for military action against Islamic State

Israel’s neighbor Jordan is in the international spotlight after the brutal burning of a downed Jordanian pilot by the Islamic State.

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Israel finally professionalizing spiritual care in hospitals

The field of ‘spiritual care’ in hospitals is well-established in the United States, while in Israel few know what it is.

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Is Israel really the safest place for Jews?

Last month’s Peace Index looked at what Israelis think about the commitment of the world’s governments to the security of their Jewish communities.

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