Monthly Archives: October 2008

Derriere Diplomacy

The Folly and Triumph of Tukhes Diplomacy By Israel Zwick, CN Publications, October 20, 2008 SETTING: Tel Aviv barroom TIME: Saturday night, October, 2008 Avi: Hey Benni, are you following this Presidential campaign in America? What do you think of … Continue reading

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Tikun Olam for Israeli Arab

Israeli scientist uses enzymes to change the world By David Shamah, Israel 21C, October 22, 2008 Basheer, a Muslim, is proud to be Israeli. “I’m an Israeli Arab, there are many others like me,” he says. “It isn’t even a … Continue reading

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Christian Crisis in Middle East

A Christian exodus Religious cleansing is taking place in many Muslim Middle Eastern states. Editorial, Los Angeles Times, October 20, 2008 Even Americans unschooled in the history of the Middle East know that Iraq comprises Sunni, Shia and Kurdish Muslims, … Continue reading

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Arab Problems are Self-Induced

Philip Carl Salzman: Self-induced Nakba Source: Sandbox, a blog run by Martin Kramer (10-15-08) [This has been a guest post contributed by Philip Carl Salzman, professor of anthropology at McGill University.] The greatest Middle Eastern success in public relations opinion-shaping … Continue reading

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Response to Wells

10 Answers to Jonathan Wells’s "10 Questions" Reprinted from NCSE, October 17th, 2008 analysis teachers "Icons of Evolution" Intelligent Design Creationism Intelligent design creationist Jonathan Wells has written the insidious "Ten questions to ask your biology teacher about evolution." These … Continue reading

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Learning From Gush Katif

Through orange-colored glasses Oct. 16, 2008 ABIGAIL KLEIN , THE JERUSALEM POST The Expulsion from Gush Katif Edited by Naomi Grossman Southern Hills Press 236 pages; $14.95/NIS 74 Three years after the destruction of the Jewish communities of the Gaza … Continue reading

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Coexistence in Acco

A salute to Brave Zionists in Acco http://zionism-israel.com/israel_news/2008/10/salute-to-brave-zionists-in-acco.html This is Brave Zionism in action. It is what Zionism ought to be. what being a Zionist and an Israeli ought to mean and does mean to a lot of Israelis. It has … Continue reading

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Tetrapod Evolution

Details Of Evolutionary Transition From Fish To Land Animals Revealed ScienceDaily (Oct. 15, 2008) — New research has provided the first detailed look at the internal head skeleton of Tiktaalik roseae, the 375-million-year-old fossil animal that represents an important intermediate … Continue reading

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