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Western Wall
Rosh Hashana 5775: Each of us has a special role

Every person has special strengths, specific desires, personal traits that are only his.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
23/09/2014
IBA
Save the IBA’s English news

Diplomats are a particularly influential bunch. IBA news in English helps shape their outlook about Israel.

gaza
Know comment: With one hand behind our back

Abbas is part of the problem, not the solution, as the past decade has shown over and over again.

Peres
Grapevine: The end of an era

It remains to be seen whether Rivlin who is 10 years younger than Peres was when he took office, will prove to be as energetic

Gaza
No holds barred: Israel must not make the same mistake twice

Peace came to Europe and the Far East only after the greatest generation totally destroyed Germany and Japan’s capacity to make war.

Media comment: Klinghoffer

Attempts to rewrite history are ubiquitous, but here arguably the most important opera house in the world is participating in this anti-Semitic distortion.

By ELI POLLAK , YISRAEL MEDAD
25/06/2014
Abbas
Grapevine: Seizing the moment

Weissglass credited Abbas with bringing about a change in Palestinian attitudes after taking over the leadership of the PLO in November 2004.

Far-right Jobbik party rally in Budapest, May 4, 2013
Hungary’s dangerous precedent

Anyone who has followed the alarming rise of Jobbik, the Movement for a Better Hungary since its establishment in October 2003, would find the decision of the Supreme Court absolutely incomprehensible.

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett
In my own write: Fall of the mighty

Their ethical failures spread out through society like ripples in a pond when a stone is thrown in.

spying
My word: Spies and stories

Truth and fiction mix inside and outside the espionage world.

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