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  • Belarus falls (literally) all over native son Eliezer Ben Yehuda

    September 30, 2014 | 10:32 am

    The sun was already at a zenith when a bus full Jewish tourists rolled into the small Belarusian town of Glubokoe.

    The drab building style and visible poverty of this ex-Soviet town failed to excite the passengers – journalists and VIP participants of the Belarus conference...

  • One invented nation or two

    December 23, 2011 | 12:17 pm

    It is hard to believe that anyone who defends Israel’s legitimacy as a state would buy into former Speaker Newt Gingrich’s argument that Palestine is an “invented nation.”

    The singular triumph of the Zionist movement is that it invented a state and a people — Israel and the...