"Trump and Netanyahu have joined forces, and so, we won't be able to overcome the one without overcoming the other."
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OPINION

Trump and Netanyahu Are Similar—and We Must Actively Resist Them Both

"On Wednesday, February 15, U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will hold their first working meeting," writes Eetta Prince-Gibson. "Trump and Netanyahu have joined forces, and we won't be able to overcome the one without overcoming the other."

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FROM THE ISSUE
Meir Shalev: Israel’s Dictator-in-Writing

"There are writers who say they talk to their characters and that their characters tell them who they are and what they want to do," says Israeli novelist Meir Shalev. "That’s not me. I am in control." 

Image: Kobi Kalmanovitz

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FROM THE ARCHIVES
Anti-Semites Who Loved Jews—a
nd the Jews Who (Sometimes) Loved Them Back

In an oddity overlooked in the annals of human love, it has come to light that Adolf Hitler once loved a Jewish woman. Or, at least, he thought he did. And if the Great Dictator himself could dream of marrying a girl he thought was Jewish, then it should come as no surprise that fellow Axis leader Benito Mussolini had similar tastes. 

Image: Alfred A. Knopf

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ASK THE RABBIS
This Valentine's Day, What Does Judaism Say About Love?

"According to Kabbalah, God created the world because love needs another to love," one rabbi says. Argues another: "The word love in Torah is primarily an activist commandment."

Image: Wikimedia Commons

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