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  • Bella’s Vietnam Adventure by Stacey Zolt Hara

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    May 25, 2012 | 2:47 pm

    Bella’s tale drew me in from the first line, “I’ve never seen so many bikes before.” While looking at the illustrations, I was thrown back to my time in Hanoi, trying to cross the street myself. I enjoyed listening as the family discussed their adventures together, from...

  • Singapore police deny report of assassination plot against Barak

    February 16, 2012 | 10:35 am

    Singapore police denied a Kuwaiti newspaper’s report of a thwarted assassination plot against Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak.

    “The report is untrue. No such incident occurred in Singapore,” the police said in a statement emailed to AFP.

    Kuwait’s Al-Jarida newspaper reported...

  • Waking Up in Singapore

    July 20, 2010 | 6:01 pm

    This is the second in a series on “Moderating Islam.” (click here for Part 1 or Part 3)

    I love the feeling of waking up from a deep sleep and wondering where I am. That feeling was arecurring theme these past three days in Singapore. Whenever I looked out the window of my hotel,...

  • Can someone tell me why our scholars aren’t as smart as the Jews?

    By JewishJournal.com

    July 30, 2007 | 12:36 am

    Interesting post from a blogger in Singapore responding to the question “Can Someone Tell Me Why Our Scholars aren’t as smart as the Jews?”

    After repeating the ‘smart Jew’ stereotype (which he calls ‘positive’) he gets to

    The difference in Jewish History most...