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Woman wins landmark ruling after suing El Al, Israel's national airline, for sexism

By Isabel Kershner

Strictly religious Jewish men who refuse to sit next to women, for fear of even inadvertent contact that could be considered immodest, are a growing phenomenon that has caused disruptions and flight delays around the world and prompted protests and social media campaigns. 348 more words


Conrad Black: Dissenters are of greatly differing merit. It's nonsensical to laud them all

William Kaplan’s book “Why Dissent Matters” is an interesting pastiche of his opinions of a number of modern and current forms of dissent that are presented in a uniformly positive light, but are of greatly differing merit. 1,457 more words

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Converting Jews worldwide to Zionism

Lawfare as used by the Zionist organization The Lawfare Project and others is meant to persuade every Jew in the world (and not just Israeli Jews) that his or her Jewish identity, welfare and security are inextricably related to the continued suppression of justice, equality and freedom of Palestinian Arabs or, in other words, to the  508 more words


Israel calls for Saudi Arabia ties and state visits

Israel’s intelligence and transportation minister has called on Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to invite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Riyadh to establish full diplomatic relations. 43 more words

The Muslim Times

A Random Step

This Sunday I am embarking on a new adventure. I am starting a week-long class at Mechon Hadar. Again, not without trepidation. This is not exactly the place where the level of observance and… 243 more words

Jewish Stories

Make the Taylor Force Act Even Better

President Trump’s push to renew the Israeli-Palestinian peace process has brought with it a drive to address one of Israel’s primary concerns: the Palestinian Authority’s financial rewarding of terrorism. 1,323 more words