The group has maintained an uneasy status quo despite losing key allies in Tehran, Damascus, and Cairo
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Thanks to the Internet, Jerusalem seems closer than ever—but thanks to her government’s policy, remains out of reach
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A newly published collection reminds that grotesque images of Jews were routinely mailed by ordinary people around the world
In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own
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My family’s history gave me a pedigree as a Jewish New Yorker—until a visit revealed how quickly the past disappeared
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Stories of Abraham, the original outsider, and a young Israeli activist who followed his lead
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The Internet is reshaping our ideas of diplomacy, governance, and war—especially in the Middle East
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The Jewish State joins Twitter
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If Saudi Arabia gets the bomb, the rest of the Middle East is likely to go nuclear
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