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  • Amid rising Islamism in Africa, Israel-Senegal ties still flourishing

    May 7, 2013 | 4:29 pm

    Struggling to be heard over a flock of bleating sheep, Israel’s ambassador to Senegal invites a crowd of impoverished Muslims to help themselves to about 100 sacrificial animals that the embassy corralled at a dusty community center here.

    The October distribution, held as French...

  • For we were strangers

    March 21, 2013 | 4:30 am

    When I first began taking trips to West Africa while working on my doctorate in African history, I assumed that while there I would keep my Judaism to myself. This was not out of fear of anti-Semitism, but, rather, I thought there would be no one to share it with. There, since my...