Jews and the Civil War

July 26 2013

By serving in the military and in many other ways, American Jews had an extraordinary opportunity to play out their lives as individuals, to the benefit of themselves and their country. (Interview by Adam Langer)

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More about: American Civil War, American Jewish History, Slavery

 

Israel Must Choose the Right Friends in Asia

In the past few decades, the Jewish state has vastly expanded its diplomatic, economic, and sometimes military ties with South and East Asia, while doing its best to stay away from the conflicts that divide the countries in the region. Daniel Samet surveys the potential for these relationships, urging Jerusalem to avoid deepening cooperation with China and instead to focus on cultivating further its alliances-in-the-making with China’s competitors:

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More about: India, Israel diplomacy, Israel-China relations