Monthly Archives: February 2019

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Two for the price of one: An Israeli gay couple’s American journey to fatherhood

By | 2019-02-28T23:51:18+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Israel|

Want a model as your egg donor? Fork over another $8,500. Want boy-and-girl twins? Try genetic engineering. Like many gay couples, we turned to surrogacy. But given the life story of the woman who carried our twins, we had to wonder if surrogacy can ev...

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Your Investements: Inheritance: Grandma was really smart

By | 2019-02-28T20:49:03+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Sci/Tech|

Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother.” – Susan B. Anthony

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Unidentified men entered North Korea’s embassy in Madrid, bound and gagged staff, and stole computers

By | 2019-02-28T19:32:29+00:00 February 28th, 2019|World|

The Interior Ministry officially said police were investigating an incident, but gave no details except to say that a North Korean citizen had been injured and that no one had filed a complaint

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How should British Muslims respond to ISIS supporters who want to ‘come home’?

By | 2019-02-28T17:59:07+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Middle East|

Shamima Begum, a British teenager, joined ISIS. Can she, and other extremists, really be deradicalized? Why do so many UK Muslims still respond to the threat of toxic homegrown Islamists with appeasement or denial?

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Israeli right-wing extremist joined terror group as minor, judge rules

By | 2019-02-28T17:46:10+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Middle East|

Defendant is accused of several attacks targeting Arabs, including an assault on a Palestinian house in the West Bank while the family was inside

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Egypt agrees to release detained Hamas operatives, Gazan media report

By | 2019-02-28T17:34:10+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Middle East|

Release of special forces arrested in 2015 seen as significant achievement for Hamas that could relieve tensions with Israel

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Rank and File: Sondheim’s ‘Into the Woods’ musical opens in Arad

By | 2019-02-28T17:14:02+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Entertainment|

Plus, an evening of music dedicated to the recovery of soldier Netanel Felber and a musical lecture on the U.S. civil rights movement by Larry and Mindy

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Iran’s covert scheme to upgrade Hezbollah’s rocket arsenal revealed

By | 2019-02-28T17:04:52+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Middle East|

Two reports based on Israeli intelligence reveal the GPS-guidance upgrades meant to improve the rockets’ accuracy

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