But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev
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The Talmud describes rabbis who were not just judges and legal analysts, but magicians as well
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Israel’s new coalition echoes the unity government that came together on the eve of the Six Day War
When Andrew Sullivan and Roger Cohen link the prime minister’s policies to Ze’ev Jabotinsky, they’re getting the early Zionist leader all wrong
Zion Square will prominently include a one-state voice
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