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  • Exodus to Egypt? Why African migrants marched on Israel’s border

    July 1, 2014 | 1:15 pm

    For two years, Israel’s government has been encouraging its population of African migrants to leave the country.

    But when 1,000 Eritreans and Sudanese marched on Israel’s southwestern border on Friday, they couldn’t get through to Egypt. After two days of camping out in protest...

  • Conflict Mediation Through Sport

    By Jeremy Elster

    June 9, 2014 | 5:15 am

    This week, the world’s attention will refocus from domestic issues to the international stage of the World Cup in Brazil. While domestic Israeli politics never has a dull moment, today we bring you a story about the Italian football superclub “FC Inter Milan” and the social work...

  • A principal’s speech

    By Dennis Prager

    July 2, 2013 | 11:00 am

    Three years ago, I wrote a version of this column. Because it went viral — often listing me as the high school principal who actually gave this speech! — I am revising it and publishing it here. I believe that if every school principal gave this speech, America would be a better...

  • World Refugee Day in Tel Aviv: Africans send hidden message to aid organizations

    By Simone Wilson

    June 24, 2013 | 12:31 pm

    The 40 or so African asylum seekers — majority Eritrean and Sudanese — who sang, danced and waved their flags at the World Refugee Day event in Tel Aviv last Thursday seemed full of pride and momentary joy. The event, sponsored by various aid organizations, including Amnesty...