This Week in History: The Wye River land-for-peace agreement
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By CAROLINE FRANK
Sacrificing for a dignified life on Earth: Israel, justice and human redemption
We may learn from the legend of the Lamed-Vov, not only that empathy is essential, but also that too much empathy can be beyond human endurance.
By LOUIS RENÉ BERES
Shirt-fronting Putin can help eradicate Islamic State crisis
Ms Bishop – meeting Putin in Brisbane on the sidelines of the G20 Summit - could be the catalyst persuading Putin to back a Security Council resolution to eradicate the Islamic State.
By DAVID SINGER
How the media helps perpetuate a high cost of living
Reforming politicians earn little positive press to offset the costs of angering powerful interests.
By EVELYN GORDON
The vote on Palestine: A very British compromise
What 274 British MPs voted in favor of was negotiation between Israel and Palestine with the objective of securing a two-state solution.
By NEVILLE TELLER
Guarantor of the natural world
The rainbow is a sign of protection for every living thing
By RALPH AMELAN
The fierce estuary of memory
The door many hoped had closed forever behind Holocaust poetry is once again open and hot to
By ROBERT HIRSCHFIELD
Crossroad to nowhere
Palestinians have grown increasingly frustrated with fruitless peace negotiations, failed UN ventures and a divided leadership
By JIHAN ABDALLA
Women think with their hearts and not with their minds.
By HAIM WATZMAN
Resurrecting a forgotten artist
Gideon Ofrat curates a show of the works of Lea Grundig, who had been ‘completely erased’ from the country’s artistic memory.
By MICHAL LEVERTOV
The dismal science meets the shrinks
Perhaps the methods and mindset of psychology will rescue economics from ignominy.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
East Jerusalem’s simmering summer
Despite ongoing violence in the Arab quarters of the capital, observers do not believe this indicates the start of an intifada-like uprising.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
Modernizing the agricultural Sabbath
Science is called in to cope with the requirements of shmita.
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
From Srebrenica to Kobani
Once again the West stands idly by, this time as IS jihadis get ready to wipe out the Kurds of Kobani
By YOSSI MELMAN
Showdown time for Bibi
Benjamin Netanyahu’s leadership is being tested as never before, both at home and abroad
By LESLIE SUSSER
‘Mom, I also want a bat mitzva at the Kotel’
By ANAT HOFFMAN
Physician, heal thyself
Can The Lancet’s moral medical malpractice be fixed?
By YITZHAK SANTIS
Harnessing the sun for peace
Solar power may hold the key to regional stability
By YOSEF I. ABRAMOWITZ
US-led air strikes slow advance of Islamic State near Syrian border town
War jets fly over Syrian town of Kobani after days of heavy raids against jihadist group.
Arrivals: Archeologist uncovers motivation behind aliya
Despite the personal tremors of life, the British oleh’s future looks bright.
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
Book Review: Unfettered ambition
Upon entering his 10th decade, Theodore Bikel updates his memoirs.
By ALEXANDER ZVIELLI
Book Review: Mandatory reading?
Monty Penkower sheds light on the tumultuous period of 1933 to 1939 in Palestine, when the British turned anti-Zionist and the Zionists were split by internal feuds.
By YISRAEL MEDAD
Book Review: A loaded pita
The ‘Post’ diplomatic affairs reporter also finds time to write about the lighter side of life in this country.
By DAVID BRINN
Letters: October 17, 2014
"Here in the Middle East, the war is already in full swing. Israel is on the front lines, with Hamas and Hezbollah on its borders."
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Hot off the Arab press
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
The peppers of Peru
“Peppers bring food alive,” writes Peruvian-born chef Felipe Rojas-Lombardi in 'The Art of South American Cooking'.
By FAYE LEVY AND YAKIR LEVY
Tour Israel: Lost cities, sunburn and Australian war memorials
The sites around Nitzana, including Kadesh Barnea winery (now called Ramat Hanegev), is testament to the layers of history here.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
A modern day remedy to reduce stress.
By MIKE GROPPER
Terror at Westgate
Facing the first anniversary of the Westgate mall massacre in Kenya, a survivor of the terror
speaks out about life, family and her extraordinary ordeal.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
The urban kibbutz
The kibbutz overlooks Bethlehem – only four kilometers away – and has a stunning panorama of the Old City.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN