On my most recent visit to Jerusalem, a media trip for the Jerusalem Season of Culture, I stole away to spend a few hours in heaven, touring the collections of the National Library of Israel at the Givat Ram campus of the Hebrew University, and previewing plans for its new...
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I was born in London and from 1976 to 1984 I thought I was a Christian. I know the Lord’s Prayer, which remains one of my favourites till today. Whenever I am sick or someone I love is sick, I get down on my knees with Head Nurse Maria at South City Hospital where my father works...
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NATO officials have apologized for disposing of unwanted copies of the Quran in Bagram, Afghanistan, by burning them. Talk about a mea culpa, via the New York Times:
About 2,000 Afghans descended on the largest American air base in their country in the bitter cold to protest what is...
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In the wake of the terrorist attacks in London, I can't help but despair at the ever-spiraling violence in our world today. And it pains me even more deeply that a significant portion of that violence occurs at the hands of Muslims in the name of Islam.
Of course, we have all...
October 7, 2004 | 8:00 pm
She arrived in the Jerusalem court of King Solomon with camels weighted by gifts of gold, incense and precious stones. She was armed with questions to test the king's legendary wisdom. She eventually was thought to be his consort.
But who was the Queen of Sheba?
April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Opera Collaboration Continues to 2005
The New Israeli Opera of Tel Aviv and the Los Angeles Opera will extend their ongoing collaboration with a production of Camille Saint-Saens' "Samson et Dalila" during the 2005 season.
Academy Award-winning film director William Friedkin...