Pass the Lentils?

April 7 2014

Ashkenazi Jews are forbidden to eat kitniyot—rice, corn, and legumes—on Passover, while Sephardim are permitted. Why?

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More about: Ashkenazi Jewry, Passover, Sephardim

The UK’s Ban on Hamas Is a Belated Step in the Right Direction

Nov. 29 2021

Twenty years after Britain outlawed Hamas’s military wing, the home secretary, Priti Patel, has decided to proscribe the entire organization. Stephen Daisley applauds this decision, but observes that London does not yet seem to recognize the dangers of what Hamas represents:

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More about: Hamas, Palestinian Authority, Palestinian terror, United Kingdom