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The Zionism of Archaeology

Discoveries shed light on who really lived in Israel thousands of years ago.

Transitions and Connections

New situations call for different focus.

Here and There

From fundraising to affordable camp, Jewish world is percolating.

Big and Little Visits

Frequency of visits is crucial.

Inconvenient Truth?

Abbas embraces Israeli students while embracing killers of Israeli students. apartheid or annihilation?

Committed to Caring

OperaArts honors Dr. Raul Ruiz in Indian Wells.

Final Destination

Hillside Mortuary offers alternatives.

Bold Sephardic Flavors

Add variety and richness to your cooking with spices from the Middle East.

Exploring Flexigidity

Visionary and author Gidi Grinstein talks about his new book.

Names: Jewish, Hebrew and English

Being in Israel changes names.

Local Events

Fighting Genocide, One Life at a Time and More

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