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  • A Warrior-Scholar Falls in Israel: The Death of Benzion Netanyahu

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    May 1, 2012 | 10:38 am

    I had already twice hosted Benjamin Netanyahu – at the time Israel’s deputy Foreign Minister – at the University of Oxford before I extended my first invitation to his scholarly father to lecture in turn. The elderly Netanyahu had recently published his...

  • Obama-Bibi: The Preview

    May 18, 2009 | 2:26 pm

    The pundits and papers are weighing in as Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu get set for their first White House meeting:

    Ha’aretz has put together slideshow of previous meetings between U.S. presidents and Israeli prime ministers. Plus columnist Aluf Benn weighs in with a piece...

  • Why Are We Jews?

    By Rabbi Asher Brander

    January 5, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    "Biblical stories are in our present -- in the cheder we cried when we learned of the sale of Joseph -- and we rejoiced in his ascendancy to power. There was a freshness, a vigor, a nearness, which we felt in that drama." -- Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveichik

    Oh to be a fly on the wall of...