Monthly Archives: January 2011

Medical studies are contradictory

Why Almost Everything You Hear About Medicine Is Wrong by Sharon Begley, January 24, 2011 Illustration by Jacob Thomas If you follow the news about health research, you risk whiplash. First garlic lowers bad cholesterol, then—after more study—it doesn’t. Hormone … Continue reading

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Auschwitz must be remembered

Preserve Auschwitz, Prevent Future Holocausts By Josie Raymond | Thursday, January 27, 2011 Reprinted from Tonic Launched on World Holocaust Remembrance Day, the "Intervene Now!" campaign aims to protect the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. Sixty-six years ago today, the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration … Continue reading

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Circumcision brings moment of comfort and hope

A Young Life Passes, and a Ritual of Birth Begins By circumcising an infant according to Jewish tradition moments after his death, a doctor who also is a mohel provided a moment of normality to a family confronting immense loss. … Continue reading

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Despite agreement, Jordan promotes Jew hatred

Anti-Semitism: The New Necessity for Arab Regimes Jordan’s oppressed Palestinian majority has been seeking more civil rights in the last few years. Therefore, the Jordanian government has to distract them by igniting anti-Semitic rhetoric. by Mudar Zahran, Hudson Institute January … Continue reading

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Water scarcity can promote peace

Water scarcity can be source for regional cooperation: report By Simona Sikimic Daily Star staff Friday, January 21, 2011 BEIRUT: Water scarcity in the region can be channeled for a common good and used to reduce, rather than ignite conflict, … Continue reading

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Intolerance surfaces in Israel

Israeli intolerance shows up on Internet, in Knesset, on the street Racism, homophobia and religious discrimination seem to be more prevalent, taking the form of threats and even a government motion. But one journalist says the trend is just a … Continue reading

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No freedom in Arab states

Arab states rocked by the mouse that roared January 22, 2011, Sydney Morning Herald A member of the Tunisian President Security Force stands guard in front of the government Palace in the kasbah in Tunis. Photo: AFP Young, educated people … Continue reading

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Selective memory about Jewish settlement

Restoring historical memory Palestinian enmity towards Jews not about borders but about Israel’s existence. Arab Palestinian enmity towards the Jews is not about borders but about being; not about Israel’s "occupation" but about Israel’s existence; not about what the Jewish … Continue reading

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