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  • Families of Israeli submarine crew receive declassified reports on ’68 sinking

    September 1, 2015 | 10:15 am

    The families of the 69 sailors who died when an Israeli submarine sank nearly a half century ago have received all of the reports generated after the incident.

    The reports on the sinking of the Dakar on Jan. 25, 1968, had remained classified until Monday, when the families met...

  • 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...