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Parole board decision due next week on possible early release for ex-president Katsav (Haaretz)
Another 4,000 Syrians flee fighting in Aleppo (AP)
ISIS claims to have seized control of Palmyra, Syria (Reuters)
Britain: West cannot treat Russia as an equal partner (Reuters)
Turkish army says hits Islamic State targets in Syria, killing 12 militants (Reuters)
Iran Air says signs deal to buy 80 Boeing passenger planes (Reuters)
160 dead in collapsed Nigerian church (AP)
Twin bomb blasts near market in northeast Nigerian city (AP)
Egypt says five killed in blast near Cairo Coptic church (Haaretz)
Egypt security forces say blast takes place near Cairo's Coptic cathedral (Reuters)
Death toll in Istanbul bombing rises to 38 (Haaretz)
Russia says Syrian army repels Islamic State attacks on Palmyra (Reuters)
Turkish Deputy PM says Kurdish militant PKK may be behind Istanbul attack (Reuters)
Death toll in Somalia rises to 29, al-Shabaab claims responsibility (Reuters)
U.S. defense secretary arrives in Iraq to assess Mosul fight (AP)
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West of Eden
West of Eden
by Chemi Shalev
There's a method to Netanyahu's Hitler-Mufti madness
But bizarre Holocaust revisionism casts new doubt on past moves, including controversial Congress speech and odd silence at UN.
Oct 23, 2015
Top analyses and opinion about Netanyahu's controversial claims about Hitler and the Mufti
Netanyahu's revision of the Holocaust for political gain is inexcusable
The 'Mufti speech' reveals Netanyahu's twisted view of Zionism
J Street U takes on Jewish community’s 'hypocrisy' on occupation
Liberal students aim to exploit concerns about the next Jewish generation to force a candid discussion of the community’s 'moral obligations.'
Jan 22, 2015
Foxman: Obama won’t name radical Islam as enemy because of political correctness
ADL head says Europe is not the best place in the world for Jews to live but mass emigration isn’t in the cards, for now.
Jan 16, 2015
Labor vs. Likud battle resembles Democrats vs. Republicans more than ever
Can Labor's newly elected, social-conscious and female-friendly list create a gender gap that will win the elections?
Jan 15, 2015
Putin’s absence would tarnish Auschwitz commemoration ceremony
Russian leader’s nonattendance might show his isolation - but it would be an affront to the legacy of the camp’s liberation.
Jan 13, 2015
Call for French aliyah: Fulfillment of Zionism or capitulation to terrorism?
Encouraging mass Jewish emigration would help terrorist fanatics finish the job started by the Nazis and their Vichy collaborators: making France Judenrein.
Jan 12, 2015
Rampant corruption is an existential threat to Israeli democracy
19th century economist Henry George: In a corrupt democracy, the best sink to the bottom, the worst float to the top; the vile are ousted only by the viler.
Jan 7, 2015
U.S. blocks Palestinians at UN while cementing support for 1967 borders
Kerry lobbies hard to thwart French move to nudge Washington aside and take center stage in peace-making efforts.
Dec 31, 2014
Tzipi Livni as forest zombie and other scenes from the Israeli right’s 'war on women'
The text is ideological and political but the subtext is that women should know when to shut their mouths.
Dec 26, 2014
Israel's March 17 elections will be historic (as usual)
A new right wing government would be anti-liberal, anti-pluralist, anti-peace, anti-Arab and, yes, anti-democracy.
Dec 25, 2014
Elections 2015: Netanyahu’s Killer Instinct vs. Herzog’s Revenge of the Nerds
To become the next prime minister, the Labor leader needs to overcome the Israeli public’s predilection for tough guys.
Dec 19, 2014
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