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What Donald Trump Can Learn from Hanukkah

EDITORIAL: Donald Trump and others like him should study the holiday of Hanukkah — not for its cute tale about a jug of oil, but for its warnings about creating civil war.


Benjamin Netanyahu's Tangled Relationship With Israel's Media

Critics say Benjamin Netanyahu is hitting the wrong note when it comes to the media, weakening press freedom and holding sway over TV broadcasters in a country that bills itself as the Middle East’s only true democracy.


Transgender Activist May Peleg Wins Fight for Cremation — After Her Own Suicide

May Peleg felt so strongly about being cremated that she wrote it into her will. But after the transgender activist committed suicide, her ultra-Orthodox parents objected — and the wrenching dispute has gone all the way to Israel’s highest court.


West Bank Wineries to Europe: 'Label This!'

Isaeli vintners seem less worried than politicians about the European Union’s latest attempt to single out products made in the occupied territories.


Ezra Schwartz Mourned at Poignant Funeral in Hometown of Sharon

Ezra Schwartz, the American teenager killed by in a West Bank terror attack, was fondly remembered Sunday by a string of family and friends at his funeral in his hometown of Sharon, Massachusetts.


An Interview With Einstein

Relativity at 100: From the archives: a Forverts reporter meets up with Einstein in his house in Princeton.

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