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THE HOLIDAY OF FREEDOM: PASSOVER 5774

By Baruch Cohen, Research ChairmanBaruch Cohen, Research Chairman | April 14, 2014 | Jewish History

The Passover story as told in the Haggadah recounts how Israel moved from darkness into light; from ignorance and a history of idolatry into freedom and glory. A permanent and a continuing saga, Passover is an event which eternally calls people of all generations to hope and anticipation of a new dawn.

Paul Merkley: DAVID ALONE: LESSONS FOR CHRISTIAN ZIONISTS FROM THE PSALMS OF DAVID

By Paul Merkley: DAVID ALONE: LESSONS FOR CHRISTIAN ZIONISTS FROM THE PSALMS OF DAVID | April 11, 2014 | Jewish History

PART 1: Discovering the voice of King David in the Psalms

David M. Weinberg: Revaluate Basic Assumptions About the Peace Process

By David M. Weinberg: Revaluate Basic Assumptions About the Peace Process | April 9, 2014 | PEACE PROCESS

The apparent breakdown in the American-brokered Israeli-Palestinian negotiations is a good time to re-evaluate basic assumptions of the diplomatic process. Such an evaluation inevitably leads to the conclusion that a comprehensive agreement to end the conflict is not within easy reach.

Rob Coles: Constructing Memory: Architectural Narratives of Holocaust Museums (book review)

By Rob Coles (Canadian Institute for Jewish Research)Rob Coles (Canadian Institute for Jewish Research) | April 7, 2014 | HOLOCAUST | More About: Yad Vashem

Stephanie Shosh Rotem: Constructing Memory: Architectural Narratives of Holocaust Museums (New York: Peter Lang Publishers, 2013)

David M. Weinberg: Why Are We Surprised?

By David M. Weinberg: Why Are We Surprised? | April 7, 2014 | PEACE PROCESS | More About: Mahmoud Abbas

It is increasingly obvious that the two-state solution is close to obsolete, although it is still not politically correct to say so in polite diplomatic company. The two-state solution has little chance of coming into being, because the Palestinians do not want the constricted West Bank state that Israel can give them.

Asaf Romirowsky: Why would Kings College entertain BDS?

By Asaf Romirowsky: Why would Kings College entertain BDS? | March 27, 2014 | BDS Movement | More About: anti-Israel Bias

For nearly twenty years, under the leadership of Middle East historian Efraim Karsh and his Middle East and Mediterranean Studies Programme, Kings College London was a beacon of light with respect to the study of Israel and the Middle East.

Nicole Brackman & Asaf Romirowsky: It's Always 'Groundhog Day' With the Israeli-Palestinian 'Peace Process'

By Nicole Brackman & Asaf Romirowsky: It's Always 'Groundhog Day' With the Israeli-Palestinian 'Peace Process' | March 26, 2014 | PEACE PROCESS

The 1993 movie “Groundhog Day,” in which the character played by Bill Murray relives the same day over and over again, is an apt description of official Palestinian attitudes toward Israel and the peace process.  

Baruch Cohen: Purim 5774

By Baruch Cohen, Research ChairmanBaruch Cohen, Research Chairman | March 15, 2014 | Jewish History

In memory of Malka – zl  

Langdon Conway: Go Left Young Man: Prejudice 101

By Langdon Conway: Go Left Young Man: Prejudice 101 | February 20, 2014 | CANADA | More About: Post-Zionism, leftist antisemitism

Recent attention has been drawn to a young professor (Annette Tezli) for her use of an overtly Bin Laden-excusing, anti-Israel textbook in a University of Calgary sociology course called “Canadian Society.”  

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