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Israel's supreme court cancels conscription exemption law

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s Supreme Court on Tuesday canceled legislation exempting Jewish religious seminary students from military service, angering ultra-Orthodox lawmakers who could destabilize Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition.<p>FILE PHOTO: Israeli soldiers from the Home Front …

The Most Beautiful French Press Coffee Makers

There are a whole lot of ways to make coffee: a Chemex for the hoity-toity mad scientists, a Keurig for the efficiency machines, an automatic drip …

The Dangerous Precedent Set by Judicial Attacks on Trump's Travel Ban

Judge Derrick Watson’s imaginative reasoning asserts a new power to disregard formal law if the president’s words create a basis for mistrusting his motives.<p>Let’s start with the law.<p>The president of the United States has power to bar “any class of aliens” both as immigrants and as nonimmigrants and …

Donald Trump

Israel is imposing 'apartheid regime' on Palestinians, UN agency says

A UN agency has accused Israel of imposing an “apartheid regime” of racial discrimination on the Palestinian people, and said it was the first time a …

UN Rewrites Jewish History, and Jews Look on the Bright Side

A resolution adopted by a United Nations committee that essentially denies any historical Jewish connection to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem received widespread condemnation last week. The absurdity of the resolution, however, may end up giving Israel a rare upper hand at the UN, with even the …

Israel

Will Palestinians sue Britain over the Balfour declaration of 1917?

Call by Mahmoud Abbas for historical reckoning reflects impasse in hope for diplomatic progress towards a two-state solution to end conflict with Israel<p>No one who follows the Palestinian issue will be very surprised to hear of the call by Mahmoud Abbas to sue the British government over the Balfour …

UN warns Israel over its refusal to cooperate with human rights investigations

The refusal stems from Israel deep conviction that the investigations are biased and akin to a “kangaroo” court whose negative judgment against …

From Spain to Salonika, a disappearing Shavuot tradition revisited

PHILADELPHIA — Nicknamed “The Queen of Israel,” Salonika was one of the greatest Jewish cities that ever existed. A melting pot of Jewish …

Baking

Why The Armada Failed

To read this article in full you need to be either a print + archive subscriber, or else have purchased access to the online archive.<p>If you are …

Outcry Follows Gang Rape In Brazil, Raising Alarms About Sexual Violence

The brutal gang rape of a 16-year-old girl — and misogynistic reactions to it on social media — is causing a furor in Brazil, where violence against women is rampant.<p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>Now to Brazil and a horrifying story that shocked the country. This is where we need to tell you that …

Israel--not Apartheid; Islam--Nothing but Apartheid

Prof. Phyllis Chesler<p>The writer, a Shillman-Ginsburg Fellow at the Middle East Forum and recipient of the 2013 National Jewish Book Award, is the …

The Holocaust is still traumatizing the children of survivors on a genetic level

World War II saw countless crimes against Jews. Millions were killed, and those who survived had their lives permanently scarred. But the harm may not have stopped there. A new study has found that the trauma experienced by Holocaust survivors caused genetic changes, which can be passed down to …

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How to Fund Your Travel Lifestyle

The biggest excuse for not traveling more often is because we think we don't have enough money.<p>Chances are slim that you'll win the lottery, strike it rich in a hot technology IPO, or have trust funds waiting for you to cash in. Most of us are in the grind of earning and burning with no end in …

Personal Finance

More Characters and Plot Points Revealed for SUPERGIRL Series

These Are The Most All-American Towns Around

The idea of an "All-American" town might be a quaint notion in the 21st century, but they do still certainly exist across this land of ours. They can be found, too, in every corner of the country, from New York to California.<p>Leave it to the folks at National Geographic to come up with a list of the …

Our All-Time Favorite Volcano Pictures

National Geographic digs into its archives to find the most stunning and surprising photographs of volcanoes around the world.

In 2014, countries are still paying off debt from World War One

It has been 100 years since the start of the First World War, which was fought for four years and claimed the lives of more than 6000 soldiers a day. Countries in Europe began marking the centenary earlier this year and the Tower of London, pictured above, is awash in poppies in beautiful tribute …