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  • President Rivlin brings cheer to Washington’s Chanukah season

    December 10, 2015 | 10:03 am

    Reuven Rivlin toddles up the White House driveway. He is grinning as he shouts in Hebrew to a phalanx of local Israeli reporters shivering in the December chill: “If you must live in a Diaspora, live in this one!”

    Washington’s Chanukah week has found an unlikely Santa Claus in...

  • Merry Christmas!

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    December 24, 2014 | 7:45 am

    Not “happy holidays.”  It’s Christmas!  I don't like tofu wishes; I wish for flavor and truth.

    This is the holiest day of the Christian calendar.  I would not want someone wishing me “happy holidays” for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

    As a child in Iran, I attended the French...

  • President Obama Speaks on the Middle East and North Africa, and U.S. Policy in the Region

    May 19, 2011 | 8:37 am