Oliver Sacks Reflects on Sabbaths Past and Present

Aug. 18 2015

The neurologist Oliver Sacks reflects on his Orthodox childhood in London, his estrangement from his family and tradition, and his eventual, if partial, reconciliation with both:

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More about: British Jewry, Homosexuality, Neuroscience, Orthodoxy, Religion & Holidays, Shabbat

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