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  • Mandela/Moses

    By Rob Eshman

    June 26, 2013 | 4:08 pm

    The one fact that continues to astonish me about Nelson Mandela is this: He studied Afrikaans in prison.

    It was the language of the wardens. It was the language of the people who ruled South Africa as a minority and instituted apartheid to deprive the majority black population of...

  • New $1 million ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’ established

    June 26, 2012 | 10:21 am

    The establishment of the Genesis Prize, which is being touted as a “Jewish Nobel Prize” and worth $1 million, was announced.

    The international prize was announced Tuesday in a statement from the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that included Jewish Agency Chairman...