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Caught in a Kafkaesque process

Caught in a Kafkaesque process

Doron Ben-Atar I was stunned. My wife, kids and friends have been warning me for years that, in these prudish times, my outrageous sense of humour and intellectual...

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Hillel, high school presidents surround Alan Dershowitz at UJA Major Gifts Dinner

Hillel, high school presidents surround Alan Dershowitz at UJA Major Gifts Dinner

Professor Alan Dershowitz (centre) was the guest speaker at the UJA Major Gifts Dinner last Sunday night before a sold-out crowd of more than 500. Included in the...

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Klinghoffer or Freundel?

Klinghoffer or Freundel?

It is difficult to choose between the twin issues currently greatly exercising my Manhattan neighbours. The staging of The Death of Klinghoffer (not ‘The Murder...

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Anti-Israel resolution fails in CUNY doctoral  students’ vote

Anti-Israel resolution fails in CUNY doctoral students’ vote

(JNS.org) – A resolution calling for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions failed last Friday in a vote by the Doctoral Students Council (DSC) of the City...

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Rabbi is among top 10 for CNN’s hero of the year

Rabbi is among top 10 for CNN’s hero of the year

One day, Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg came upon a child screaming in hospital during a chemotherapy session and spontaneously stepped in to try to help. Extemporizing,...

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