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  • Inflammatory Charges…and Reality

    By  David A. Lehrer

    February 16, 2012 | 5:29 pm

    Rarely do two events juxtapose themselves so perfectly so that the contrast between the right path and error is transparently clear.

    Last week, news media reported on studies that found a growing education gap between rich and poor. Dramatic data indicate that

    the gap in achievement...
  • Israeli medical residents say they’ll ignore back-to-work order

    October 12, 2011 | 9:14 am

    Hundreds of Israeli medical residents who resigned said they will not obey an order by the National Labor Court sending them back to work.

    The court issued its decision Wednesday morning, declaring that the resignations were a collective action and therefore invalid. The...

  • Israeli Cabinet approves Trajtenberg report

    October 9, 2011 | 1:24 pm

    The Israeli Cabinet approved the Trajtenberg report, which proposes solutions to Israel’s socioeconomic problems.

    The Cabinet approved the report Sunday by a vote of 21 to 8. The vote reportedly came after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered the Yisrael Beiteinu party a deal...