Extending a welcoming hand in a warm, inviting gesture, Eleonore Merza says: Please, come in. In another minute she might have asked: Who wants coffee and who wants tea? It was a moment that fused a reenacted past with an imagined future, next to a mound of basalt stones in the Golan Heights. Merza, 36, wants to build her house here, on the exact spot where her family’s house once stood.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will submit a plan to the Knesset for significant investments in the Arab Druze and Muslim Circassian communities.
When Philologos encounters two Circassians, Israel’s smallest indigenous non-Jewish population, he is intrigued by a tongue that sounds to some like speaking through pebbles.
Dr. Ruth Westheimer has a new project — and it has nothing to do with the bedroom.