Muriel Spark’s Novel of a Roman Catholic in Jerusalem

April 18 2018

On the occasion of what would have been the Scottish novelist Muriel Spark’s 100th birthday, Sarah Rindner comments on her Jewish origins and how they find expression in her work:

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More about: Arts & Culture, Catholicism, Jerusalem, Judaism, Literature

Hamas Returns to Its Cycle of Extortion

Aug. 13 2020

Last week, Hamas resumed launching explosives attached to balloons and kites into Israel, one of which landed in the southern town of Arad. The IDF responded with airstrikes, and the terrorist group first test-fired a barrage of missile into the Mediterranean and then fired a missile at an Israeli town—provoking further counterstrikes. Why disturb the peace now? Because, writes Yoav Limor, the monthly aid Hamas receives from Qatar is set to expire next month:

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More about: Hamas, Israeli Security, Qatar