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Israel bonds remembers Shimon Peres

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Development Company for Israel (International) Ltd/Israel Bonds mourns the passing of Shimon Peres, 9th president of the State of Israel. The last member of Israel's founding generation, President Peres lived an extraordinary life, with...

After Shimon Peres, Peace Remains Elusive

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In the last two weeks, a few events happened that impact the Israeli/Palestinian crisis. Most recently Shimon Peres — an Israeli legendary leader, twice prime minister, president and one of the architects of the...

How Much Can Happen in Seven Seconds: Rosh Hashanah 5777

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In 2007, at Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience in Berlin, scientists conducted a troubling experiment. They put people into an MRI machine and asked them to press one of two buttons in front of...

When Things Start To Happen In Life

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Causation is an area of thought about which there has been much discussion in philosophy.  It has been sliced up into different sets of categories for different philosophical approaches.  I am interested in causation,...

Mon Dieu! C’est Manifest Destnitis!

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Moliere is smiling. The multi-talented actor and playwright, Herbert Siguenza, has breathed new life into his play, the Imaginary Invalid. Manifest Destinitis is set two centuries later in 19th century “old or Alta California”....

Seeking Holocaust reconciliation in Lithuania, from Los Angeles

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The Museum of Genocide Victims in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, occupies a stately stone building on a large, forested park in the city’s center. It is notably not a Holocaust museum. To find...

Smart Devices, Dumber People

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The word “smart” has taken on a whole new meaning in the age of digital technology.  It used to refer to a quality of intelligence exercised primarily by humans, but also by higher-level animals...

Former Mexican Foreign Minister Talks Trump

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Jorge Castaneda, Mexican former Foreign Minister, tells Fareed how Mexico is receiving Donald Trump’s controversial comments.

How to “Lighten Your Load”

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In today’s world, many of us lead very busy lives, and there are many self help books out there to help people find ways to cope. However, it is nice to find one that...

Iran And The New Monroe Doctrine

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In Washington, conventional wisdom has long held that Iran's presence south of the U.S. border constitutes little more than an axis of annoyance. In this telling, Iran's activities in Central and South America -...