Made in Heaven?

July 24 2013

While the idea of a divinely matched soul mate may be romantic, it poses significant theological problems—and many rabbinic sources reject it.

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More about: Fate, Marriage, Predestination, Soul mate, Talmud, Theology

 

A U.S. Withdrawal from Syria Would Help Russia, Iran, and Islamic State

Aug. 21 2019

Despite the president’s declaration last year that American troops would soon begin leaving Syria, about 1,000 remain. Charles Lister argues that their presence in the country serves vital U.S. interests:

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More about: Iran, ISIS, Russia, Syrian civil war, U.S. Foreign policy