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  • Israel experiencing revival of democratic life thanks to Winograd

    By Uri Dromi

    May 10, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Something good is happening to Israeli democracy these days. Precisely when several indicators seem to show that Israelis are becoming weary of their democratic system; when the Index of Israeli Democracy, published by professor Asher Arian and his team from the Israel Democracy...
  • Briefs

    April 5, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Kollek a British Spy?
    The late Teddy Kollek reportedly spied for Britain against the hard-line Jewish underground in British Mandate Palestine. Citing declassified documents, the Israeli newspaper, Yediot Achronot, reported last week that Kollek, who is best remembered as Jerusalem's...
  • Fast and Loose With Facts at Ha’aretz

    By Tamar Sternthal

    November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    The Israeli daily Ha'aretz, a favorite of the intelligentsia in Israel and the West, and widely cited by the North American press, is frequently referred to as "Israel's New York Times." But a New York Times it is not.

    Since the Jayson Blair scandal, the state-side Gray Lady has...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    March 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Kerry to Get Holocaust Records

    Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) will be given records about relatives who were killed during the Holocaust. The presumptive Democratic nominee recently learned that his paternal grandmother's brother and sister, both Jewish, were killed by the Nazis....

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  • What’s In a Name?

    By Rob Eshman

    October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    I check surnames. It's a reflex, and I can't help it. If you're like most Jews I know, you do it too. You can't help but wonder, for instance, if some of the people at the center of the latest financial scandals are Jewish or not. We kvell at Shawn Green and cringe at Andrew Fastow,...

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