Japan’s Imperial Prince Takahito Mikasa—scholar, patron, pacifist, Hebrew-speaker—turns 100 today
Hummus joints and kosher food stands become popular with locals
Tokyo police nab man caught on tape ripping pages out of the book
Other Holocaust-related literature also reported damaged
Report shows 46 percent of Israelis aged 25-64 have college degrees
Plus debates continue over Japanese and Bulgarian WWII history
At age 22, Gordon wrote women’s rights into the Japanese constitution
It’s the time of year when intermarried Jews are lectured against Christmas trees. Given marriage trends, the lecturers should learn to pipe down.
Plus hip prayer shawls, McCain calls for Pollard’s release, and more
Plus Palestinian engineer taken, the tsunami, and more in the news
The upcoming Turkish-Japanese-American War, and more
George Friedman built a private, subscription-based CIA. But is his intel any good?