Jews managed 85 percent of the taverns in early 19th-century Poland, without ever adopting a drinking culture of their own. How come?
Tevye the Bartender
Learning the Wrong Lessons from the Disengagement from Gaza
Fifteen years after Israel withdrew completely from the Gaza Strip, and evicted the Jews who lived there, many of the former officers and other self-described security experts who supported the move at the time continue to argue that it was the correct decision, pointing to the decrease in the number of Israelis killed and wounded since then. But, argues Gershon Hacohen, this is the wrong yardstick:
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