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IRAQ AND ISRAEL’S SECURITY

Saddam Hussein’s troops invaded Kuwait on August 2,1991. Three weeks later,I was in Tokyo getting ready for the 1990-1991 academic year at Temple University Japan.

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LOOKING AT THE BASICS

By the time this article appears in print, negotiations are scheduled to have started for a permanent settlement of the conflict between Israel and the “Palestinians”-i.e .,the Arabs who live, or used to live,in the area that came under Israeli rule in resisting Egyptian, Syrian and Jordanian aggression in 1962.

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WHAT NOW?

The agreement initialed by Binyamin Ne- tanyahu and Yasir Arafat on Friday, October 23, left most Israelis in a state of total disbelief.

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DOV HOS

The first major wave of immigration to Palestine in modern times, commonly referred to as the First Aliyah (1882 -1903)took place under the shadow of Russian pogroms.

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PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORY

P k a photograph.Poland.Warsaw.Jewish Ghetto.Central Square. April,1943.

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SECULARISM DECONSTRUCTED

In my father’s day there was little doubt about what was meant when someone was identified as secular.

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YOM KIPPUR:THE SOUND OF SIRENS

The Arab selection of Yom Kippur for attack at first glance seemed like contempt and derision added to treachery.

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CHANAN KIEL

JEWISH ART AND ARTISTS IN POLAND

From Biblical times until the closing of the Talmud, one could find in Jewish art no representations of human beings or other living creatures.

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CRAZY RHYTHM by Leonard Garment

Crazy Rhythm, a biography of Broadway lyricist Irving Caesar who penned the classic tune in 1928? Not really.

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