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How Politicians and Celebrities Helped Black Americans Build a Spiritual Home in Israel

A new book chronicles the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem, who left Chicago four decades ago and never looked back

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Gaza Expert Warns of Large Escalation

Also what Operation Pillar of Defense has to do with the Likud primaries

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Is Israel a Modern Sparta?

In Fortress Israel, journalist Patrick Tyler argues that the country’s warrior ethos impedes Mideast peace

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Israel’s Blind Golf Star

After losing his eyesight serving in the Israeli Army, Zohar Sharon won the world championship for blind golf

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Israel Without Israelis

Three days in, and we have yet to really meet the locals

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In the Reactor’s Shadow

If Israel decides to carry out a strike against Iran, the desert town of Dimona could be a likely target for retaliation. Are its residents worried?

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The Other Spy

Today on Tablet

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Making History

Israeli President Shimon Peres reflects on his mentor, his peace partner, and whether the State of Israel will survive

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Out of the Extraordinary

Funky soul from the desert and other musical surprises