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ISIS and the New Face of Narcoterrorism

The disturbing connection between drug trafficking and modern terrorism

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The Continuing Mysteries of the Aleppo Codex

Developments in the saga of the missing perfect copy of the Hebrew Bible, whose future is still unknown

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Taking on Tamarind, a Staple of Syrian Jewish Cooking, With Aleppo’s Culinary Ambassador

Cookbook writer Poopa Dweck shares the key to her savory delights

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With Help From Tehran and Moscow, and Inaction by the U.S., Assad Is Poised To Stay

Thanks to outside forces waging a proxy battle in Syria, 2013 has become a year of attrition rather than endgames

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Blowing Up Hitler’s Yacht

The life and times of Isaac Shushan

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Daybreak: Fighting in Mali Intensifies

Plus a Syrian university suffers a major attack

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Syria’s Jews, Past and Present

A look at Syria of today and Aleppo of old

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Jewish Aleppo, Lost Forever

The Syrian diaspora in Israel watches its once-vibrant ancestral home fall to ruin in the country’s civil war

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The Most Perfect Hebrew Bible

The medieval Aleppo Codex was safeguarded for centuries in Syria. The problems started when it arrived in Israel.

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Sundown: Blasts in Aleppo

Plus, Lea Michele heads to the big screen, Hoffman on the Oscars, and more

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Turkish Delights

The mighty culinary reach of the Ottoman Empire

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Road From Damascus

Struggling to maintain a Mizrahi heritage in an Ashkenazi-dominated culture

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