Monthly Archives: February 2010

Archaeology suppports King Solomon

Archaeologist Discovers Jerusalem City Wall from Tenth Century B.C.E. ScienceDaily (Feb. 22, 2010) — A section of an ancient city wall of Jerusalem from the tenth century B.C.E. — possibly built by King Solomon — has been revealed in archaeological … Continue reading

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Israeli educator questions evolution

Scientists irate after top education official questions evolution By Or Kashti and Zafrir Rinat, Haaretz Correspondent, February 21, 2010 The Education Ministry’s chief scientist sparked a furor among environmental activists and scholars Saturday with remarks questioning the reliability of evolution … Continue reading

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Child Brides in Yemen

YEMEN: “I’d rather die than go back to him” Aisha was 10 years old when she was married. Today, two years later, she is still hoping for a divorce SANAA, 21 February 2010 (IRIN) – It was every little girl’s … Continue reading

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Bahai request respect for diversity

Baha’is offer decision-making model at UN commission Bahai World News Service, 16 February 2010 UNITED NATIONS — A new model of decision-making among peoples of different cultures would contribute to integration “at this time of transition to a new social … Continue reading

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Hatred of Jews and Israel

Is Israel-bashing anti-Semitic? By David Frum, CNN Contributor, February 16, 2010 STORY HIGHLIGHTS David Frum says Israel is facing a delegitimization campaign He says some critics engage in wild charges without any foundation Frum says he defended Andrew Sullivan against … Continue reading

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More efficient solar cells

Highly Absorbing, Flexible Solar Cells With Silicon Wire Arrays Created enlarge This is a schematic diagram of the light-trapping elements used to optimize absorption within a polymer-embedded silicon wire array. (Credit: Caltech/Michael Kelzenberg) ScienceDaily (Feb. 17, 2010) — Using arrays … Continue reading

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Obama shifts to right

Is Barack Obama More AIPAC Than J Street? On Israeli-Palestinian issues, Obama and his team have changed the pitch, if not the words to the song, after his initial stumble on the settlements freeze. He has, to the consternation of … Continue reading

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Arabs rewrite their history

People want to rewrite Arab history to serve vested interests: Al-Zuwailaei By ARAB NEWS Published: Feb 15, 2010 JEDDAH: Those who wish to rewrite the history of Arabia are motivated by their ideologies and do so to promote partisan views, … Continue reading

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