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Through American Eyes

Why was Bernie Sanders the main speaker at this week’s big anti-annexation demonstration in Rabin Square?

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Unsettled!

Settler leaders oppose Israel’s annexation of any towns in the West Bank? Is this bizarro world? Are dogs cats? Is up down?

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Thrice the Advice!

If you’re an Israeli abroad, is it your responsibility to present the country in a good light?

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18 Years of Death, Misery and Despair: There’s an App for that Now!

A new app/site lets Israelis who fought in Israel’s long miserable war in Lebanon return virtually to the outposts where they froze and watched their friends die. But why?

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God & Country

Are the ultra-Orthodox the big winners in Israel’s new government? Does that make the rest of us losers?

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What is the Good Book Good For?

As we celebrate Shavuot, a festival marking the giving of the Torah at Sinai, we can’t help but wonder: What are we supposed to do with that book, anyway?

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J’Accuse?, Non, J’Accuse!

As his corruption trial begin, PM Netanyahu’s supporters take to the streets to say their leader is a latter day Dreyfus, persecuted by a cabal of leftist judges and journalists. What should we make of that?

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Golda’s Israel, and Ours

Does a new documentary about Golda Meir, Israel’s 4th Prime Minister, teach us something crucial about the country today?

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Leftism and Other Risk Factors

Why are left-leaning Israelis suffering more from the pandemic than right-leaning Israelis?

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