Monthly Archives: February 2009

Ancient Jewish seals in Arab neighborhood

Greetings from Ahimelekh and Yehokhil, from Netofa in Judah Royal seal impressions were discovered in excavations of the Israel Antiquities Authority at Umm Tuba, in the southern hills of Jerusalem. Press Release, Israel Antiquities Authority, February 23, 2009 A large … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Cooperation

US-Israel sign agreement of cooperation in renewable energy By Rachel Neiman, Israel21C, February 22, 2009 A new US-Israel agreement of cooperation in renewable energy was announced at the opening of the 2nd Eilat-Eilot International Renewable Energy Conference last week. The … Continue reading

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The New anti-Semitism

Making the world ‘Judenstaatrein’ Feb. 22, 2009IRWIN COTLER , THE JERUSALEM POST “In the past, the most dangerous anti-Semites were those who wanted to make the world Judenrein, ‘free of Jews.’ Today, the most dangerous anti-Semites might be those who … Continue reading

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Now it’s time to get realistic

The Path of Realism or the Path of Failure Laying a foundation for peace in Palestine. by Elliott Abrams, Weekly Standard 03/02/2009, Volume 014, Issue 23 Repetition of failed experiments is not a sign of mental health or a path … Continue reading

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Discover interviews Sean Carrol

DNA Agrees With All the Other Science: Darwin Was Right Discover.com, 02.19.2009 Molecular biologist Sean Carroll shows how evolution happens, one snippet of DNA at a time by Pamela Weintraub; photographs by Saverio Truglia Click here to see DISCOVER’s special … Continue reading

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Arabs buy luxury yachts

A gigayacht for the mega-rich By Philippa Kennedy, The National,  February 20. 2009  ABU DHABI // It is a dilemma for the mega-rich. In this global recession, where does one go for the ultimate luxury holiday away from prying eyes … Continue reading

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ME economy suffers from oil slump

AS THE PRICE OF OIL GOES DOWN SO DO MIDEAST ECONOMIES By Adam Gonn, Media Line, February 19, 2009 [Analysis] While consumers in the West might be happy about falling gas prices, the oil-producing countries in the Gulf region are … Continue reading

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HRW: Sri Lanka slaughters civilians

Civilian ‘slaughter’ in Sri Lanka The campaign group, Human Rights Watch, has accused the Sri Lankan military of “slaughtering” civilians with artillery fire in the north-east. It called on the government to end its “indiscriminate artillery attacks” on civilians and … Continue reading

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