Pharaoh’s Wheel

This baked pasta dish, a favorite of Italian Jews, makes the perfect meal for Purim—or any special occasion


In Syria and Elsewhere, Let’s Do Like the Pharaoh

There’s another reading of the Exodus story, and it has much to teach us about might and right


Nation State

Nationalism plays a vital role in Egyptian life, and its influence—despite Arab nationalism’s frequent association with dictatorial regimes—could be a key bulwark against religious extremism there

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