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What if women ruled the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

This month, the UN marked the 15th anniversary of landmark Security Council resolution 1325, which calls “to increase representation of women at all decision-making levels in [countries and institutions] … and in mechanisms for prevention, management, and resolution of conflict.” … Continue reading

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Instagram turns five, releases stats that tell us something about ourselves

In honour of its fifth birthday, photo-sharing app Instagram has revealed its top five most-followed account holders. Ariana Grande is in at number five with 44.6 million followers, Selena Gomez has 45.9 million, Beyonce has 47.2, Kim Kardashian has 48.1 million … Continue reading

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These days in Jewish history

Every once in a while, I get to do the fun job of writing my newspaper’s This Day in Jewish History column because the regular writer goes on holiday. So far this month, I have written two: One about Ephraim Kishon … Continue reading

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Revenge of the women-hating old men (part infinity)

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water, they rear their ugly heads. No one is protected. No one can hide. That’s right – formerly misogynistic young men have morphed into misogynistic old men, and as … Continue reading

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When terrorism lets Netanyahu off the hook

These are particularly dark days in Israel and the Occupied Territories. First there was Thursday night’s deadly stabbing at Jerusalem’s annual Pride parade, perpetrated by a man just released from prison for committing the same crime a decade earlier. Then, on … Continue reading

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