Entries tagged with “Israel”

A New Spin on World Peace: In a divided Israel, teens connect through Ultimate Frisbee

Imagine living in a completely segregated society where decades of discord have created gulfs between ethnicities, religions, and cultures.“Even within Israel, Jews and Arabs neve…

Film Review: A Tale of Love and Darkness

A Tale of Love and DarknessNatalie PortmanFocus FeaturesAdapted from Israeli writer Amos Oz’s hefty 2002 memoir, this intimate historical drama is set in the years immediately foll…

No More Warrior Gods

"If anything we are simply better armed fanatics salivating in anticipation of our God’s call to war against the infidels and their idols. But one fanatic’s idol is another fanatic’s God, and religious war is always percolating beneath the surface of human affairs."

The Second Coming

What if Jesus Is Buried in the Galilee?

Vive la Difference?

I’m reading The Forward, a wonderful Jewish newspaper, and two articles catch my attention. The first wonders why young, secular, and liberal American Jews take so little interest …

What’s Holy in the Holy Land?

Going to Israel isn’t like visiting any other country. The idea that you are literally walking in the footsteps of the patriarchs, matriarchs, kings, judges, disciples, prophets, s…