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22/10/2019 - 17:04
  magine that a person’s brain could be scanned in great detail and recreated in a computer simulation. The person’s mind and...
15/10/2019 - 10:39
Lis Harris recounts a version of this in her new book, “In Jerusalem: Three Generations of an Israeli Family and a Palestinian Family,”...
09/10/2019 - 13:18
I never realized how unnatural my situation was until I had a family of my own. It has been three decades since the onset of what has...
02/10/2019 - 16:50
But could camp prisoners have found ways to sound these horns, piercing the heavens with sob-like wails and staccato blasts, without...
26/09/2019 - 12:04
Another 1,500 years later – today – Zoroastrianism is a dying faith, its sacred flames tended by ever fewer worshippers. We take it for...
19/09/2019 - 16:41
I didn’t know other interfaith Jews growing up, so the first ones I met were through books. Specifically, Margaret in Are You There...
12/09/2019 - 11:22
Inside the bubble-wrapped envelope was a photograph of Soros, marked with a red "X". Alongside it, a six-inch plastic pipe, a small clock,...
05/09/2019 - 12:15
And as Germany goes, so goes Europe. For millennia, following the destruction of the Second Temple and the beginning of the diaspora,...
31/08/2019 - 12:53
In the early years of the aids epidemic, there were all kinds of theories about what was causing it: toxicity from drug use...
25/08/2019 - 12:56
A lapsed Catholic with an interest in many religions, Borges (1899-1986) was particularly fascinated by Judaism, especially Kabbalah, and...
20/08/2019 - 12:20
It’s not a wholly false perception, but the notion of China as a fortress state, impervious to foreign influence, is something of a...
13/08/2019 - 20:06
In each case, civil resistance by ordinary members of the public trumped the political elite to achieve radical change. There are, of...

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