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March 29, 2011

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ZEEK: Articles: “We Are Not Like Them”: Itamar Massacre Activates A Dangerous Israeli-Jewish Ethnocentrism

March 25, 2011

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Read Roi Ben Yehuda’s article on zeek.forward.com Roi Ben Yehuda demonstrates the rising racism expressed by mainstream Israeli authorities in the wake of the terrible Fogel tragedy. The quotations from Gilad Sharon are chilling and reminiscent of European racial anti-semitism from the previous century.

The Needle | New York Journal of Books

March 24, 2011

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My review concludes with an expression of gratitude to author Jennifer Grotz for sharing her inner life and its conflicts via her mind’s eye and poet’s ear in The Needle.    

Amira Hass: The sanctity of the soaring Qassam – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

March 23, 2011

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The Hamas authorities once again forgot that the neighbor/occupier to its east is crazy. Fact: Over Shabbat, Hamas’ military wing fired more than 50 mortar shells at Israel. Or perhaps it didn’t forget: Perhaps it merely thought the Palestinian people in Gaza were ready for another high-tech Israeli onslaught, for another Israel Defense Forces video […]

Self-Constraint Leads Us to Prefer Aggression: Scientific American Podcast

March 22, 2011

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Home » Multimedia » Podcasts » 60-Second Mind » 60-Second Mind | Mind & Brain Self-Constraint Leads Us to Prefer Aggression Research shows that when we practice self-constraint, we also tend to prefer aggressive messaging and movies. Christie Nicholson reports  | March 20, 2011 | 8 Listen to the podcast and/or read the article at scientificamerican.com When making lifestyle changes […]

Encountering Peace: Abbas, man of peace

March 21, 2011

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Check out this article I found at jpost.com Palestinians have agreed to concessions which make the two-state solution possible and desirable. With leaders like Abbas on the Palestinian side, it is criminally irresponsible not to end the conflict.

NY Times film critic A.O. Scott to teach Holocaust in film class – New York NY

March 16, 2011

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NY Times film critic A.O. Scott will give four lectures with illustrative film clips on The Holocaust in Film on consecutive Sunday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 PM starting this Sunday March 20, 2010 at Park Slope Jewish Center (where Mr. Scott is a member) located at Eighth Avenue and 14th Street in Brooklyn. Continue reading […]