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An Unexpected Encounter With Joseph Conrad at Trinity College Dublin

And why the defeat of Sudan’s Islamist military dictatorship may be the real beginning of a possible spring for the region’s people

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On a Mystical Shabbat in Sarajevo, Finding Solace in a Stranger’s Story

The Shabbat after Tisha B’Av is a time of comfort to the long-suffering Jewish people. Awhile back, in a strange bar in a strange land, I experienced it for myself.

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Lessons From Sarajevo’s Jewish Refugees

In 1992 I traveled to Zagreb to help displaced persons fleeing Bosnia and Herzegovina. Years later, I visited Sarajevo and pondered the fragility of freedom.

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Brought Together by Cancer

Israeli and Palestinian breast-cancer survivors build camaraderie as we face a common enemy

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Far Flung

Charles London traveled the world and found a brand of Judaism he could embrace

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Raising the Dead

In his new novel, Aleksandar Hemon unearths the misfortunes of a Chicago immigrant

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