- Reservists who fought in the Lebanon war, now a year later, give a more nuanced view of their experiences. Includes links to 4 other articles on Where Things Stand. (The Jerusalem Post)
- Two looks at the tense place which is Hebron, the first looking just at Jewish Hebron, the second at the â€œshared despairâ€? of the city as a whole. (Haaretz & The Washington Post)
- What, according to Gideon Levy is â€œThe most sacred site to Israelisâ€? (hint: itâ€™s not the Western Wall or the Cave of the Patriarchs). (Haaretz)
- The Reform movement attacks a proposed Israeli law that would prevent JNF lands (which are quire extensive) from being sold or rented to Israeli Arabs. â€œItâ€™s very hard to imagine any circumstance where a Jewish minority in any Diaspora country would accept with equanimity a bill that would forbid Jews from purchasing land,â€? said Rabbi Eric Yoffie, president of the Union for Reform Judaism. (The Forward)
Perspectives on Jerusalem
-Jason Eskenazi came to Jerusalem with 26 point & shoot cameras and over 250 rolls of film, and a plan ...
Last weekend’s Jewish Week had an article on the new conversion courts established by the Rabbinical Council of America under ...
Annapolis Peace Conference
-Sarah Honig scores the idea of making generous offers to â€œperfidious Abbasâ€? and labels the notion that â€œhis current powerlessness ...