In New Book, Grave Robbing and Other Stories of Poles’ Complicity

Jan Gross is once again forcing Poland to take a new look at its past. The Polish-American historian, whose previous books generated heated controversy and self-examination, has written a searing new indictment of Polish behavior toward Jews during World War II.

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Paying Tribute To the Fire’s Pained Legacy

Piece by piece, the everyday blouses were assembled by hand, crafted in small steps from cuffs to collars, from basting to buttons. In cramped quarters, garment factory workers stitched the seams, fitted the sleeves and attached the lace as hundreds of $3 shirtwaists took form.

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A Day in the Life of an Israeli Hospital, Cutting Edge Meets Ordinary Problems

As the rest of my family spent the day shopping in this picturesque port city on the Mediterranean, I was a few miles away in the hospital — not as a patient, thankfully, but as an observer. In an attempt to learn as much as possible about Israel’s emerging medical technologies, I passed the day at Rambam Health Care Campus, a large government hospital with a renowned trauma center.

High-Profile Law Professor Dershowitz Joins WikiLeaks’ U.S. Defense Team

Alan Dershowitz is no stranger to high-profile cases: He represented kidnapped newspaper heiress Patty Hearst after a robbery conviction, helped boxer Mike Tyson try to appeal a rape conviction and signed on to O.J. Simpson’s legal “dream team.” But never before has the famed Harvard University law professor had a client who upended the entire world of international diplomacy.

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Palestinian-American Entrepreneur Re-Envisions West Bank Development

He’s the Palestinian-American who is determined to out-settle the settlers. In his chic office in Ramallah, Bashar Masri, believed to be the richest person in the Palestinian territories, is in high spirits. It’s February 3, his 50th birthday, and the past year has been a particularly good one.

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