Deep Waters

June 12 2013

The discovery of a 19th-century mikveh (ritual bath) in rural Connecticut suggests that earlier generations of American Jews were much more religious than historians—or their rabbis—believed.

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More about: American Jewish History, American Jewry, Jewish ritual, Mikveh, Rabbis

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