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Shabbat’s Gray Area

12:21 13 July in Culture, Latest, Religion
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by Rebecca Borison Israeli President Shimon Peres recently announced that he has cancelled his trip to London for the Olympics’ opening ceremony. Why? When he discovered that the ceremony would be taking place on a Friday night, Peres, unable to find a hotel within walking distance...

Whither Israel’s Grand Strategies?

19:31 05 December in 2011 March-April, Israel

Mainstream Sunni Arab countries—traditionally adversaries of Israel—are now its potential allies in the struggle against Iran and militant Islam.   One of the signal characteristics of Israel’s security thinking in the country’s early decades was its development of grand strategies—concepts for coordinating the nation’s resources toward attaining its...