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It was the end of Shabbat and I had just finished praying at the Kotel, the ancient wall of the Jerusalem Temple site, as our family has done each week for the past quarter century. I had read the names of over seven hundred people who had contacted us from around the world in recent ...

The mildest incident–mild because there was no loss of life–was in October, when Joseph’s ancient tomb in Nablus (the biblical Shechem), was torched by Palestinian-Arab rioters. But there has been heart-rending loss of life in other cases. Four rabbis were among those murdered in recent weeks. Two terrorists fired guns into an ambushed car, killing ...

On July 14 this year, Persian celebrations continued for hours into the night in Tehran. A million revelers filled the streets of the Iranian capital. The masterful Iranian negotiators had come home from Palais Coburg on Theodor Herzl Square in Vienna with a dream deal. An early Christmas gift of between US$100 and 150 billion ...