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Ofra Haza: Israel’s Greatest and Most Tragic Star

 By Jake Novak Scene 1: Munich, Germany July 1983 Music has always been an integral part of the State of Israel. It seems like every year, every war, and every major event in the tiny nation’s history has produced its own special song. That’s one reason why the annual Eurovision song contest has meant so […]

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Alaska’s Role in the Rescue of 50,000 Jews

Last week, forty-seven Lebanese Muslims were murdered by other Muslims in twin bombings. In Syria, Muslims murdered Muslims with chemical weapons. Egypt is on the brink of civil war. The military, taking a page out of the French colonial playbook, has divided Cairo into neat quadrants, closed off all intersections, and then cracked down on […]

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