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Letters to the editor: September 21, 2018

Letters to the editor: September 21, 2018

PIONEERING LADIES I was fascinated to read Dvora Waysman’s article about Raquela Prywes (“A Nurse in Israel,” August 31), and in particular to learn that she helped to found the first hospital in Beersheba. This resonated with me as my late aunt, Dr. Pearl Ketcher, had set up a prenatal […]

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Think About It: Someone should ask for forgiveness

Think About It: Someone should ask for forgiveness

A week and a half ago, a German student, who had participated in a summer school course for German-speakers at Ben-Gurion University in Beersheba, sent a message to all the other participants in the program from Ben-Gurion Airport, where she was about to board a plane on her way home. […]

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Letters to the editor: September 18, 2018

Letters to the editor: September 18, 2018

Cash for killing Concerning the shocking Jerusalem Post story of the death of Ari Fuld yesterday, (Ari Fuld, prominent Israel advocate, killed in terror attack, JPost), why would a 16-year-old Arab boy randomly murder Ari Fuld this morning? A mystery surrounds the Israeli media, but the press does not have […]

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The American interpretation of Russia’s conduct: The case of Syria

The American interpretation of Russia’s conduct: The case of Syria

The US-Russian dialogue on international issues is characterized by continuous misunderstanding. Most emblematically, in 2009 then-US secretary of state Hillary Clinton gave her Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, a button meant to symbolize the restart of their relations. But rather than the word “restart” in Russian, the button mistakenly said “overload.” […]

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Bridges, not boycotts

Bridges, not boycotts

The Meteor Festival in northern Israel opened on September 6 with dozens of artists from around the world. They included many performers who were pressured to boycott – such as Kamasi Washington, Pusha T, Soulwax, and Mura Masa – but instead created a space where Israeli fans of all backgrounds […]

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