Daily Archives: May 5, 2022

As ordinary Syrians struggle, sanctions have been turned into punishment

By | 2022-05-05T20:44:26+00:00 May 5th, 2022|Middle East|

U.S.-imposed sanctions on the Syrian regime mostly hurt ordinary citizens, 90 percent of whom live below the poverty line with the average salary being about $50 a month

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Jews and joints: How the People of the Book came to love marijuana

By | 2022-05-05T17:33:58+00:00 May 5th, 2022|Entertainment|

A new exhibition in New York, ‘Am Yisrael High,’ explores the relationship between the Jewish people and pot, dating back to the first mention of cannabis in the Bible

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Jews and joints: How the People of the Book came to love marijuana

By | 2022-05-05T17:33:58+00:00 May 5th, 2022|Entertainment|

A new exhibition in New York, ‘Am Yisrael High,’ explores the relationship between the Jewish people and pot, dating back to the first mention of cannabis in the Bible

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Why we should stop pursuing happiness, and what we should do instead

By | 2022-05-05T13:52:59+00:00 May 5th, 2022|Entertainment|

Sociologist Eva Illouz’s book about the ‘happiness industry’ assails positive psychology and the coaching culture, which place human happiness at the center

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How being Jewish changed Proust’s life

By | 2022-05-05T08:34:56+00:00 May 5th, 2022|Entertainment|

A new book and a separate exhibition in Paris focus on the Jewishness of the author of ‘In Search of Lost Time.’ ‘Everybody knew that he was half-Jewish and gay,’ one expert says, but the Jewish influence on his writing is only becoming clear now'

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U.S. Senate passes non-binding motion barring Biden from removing IRGC as terror group

By | 2022-05-05T01:21:21+00:00 May 5th, 2022|Middle East|

The purely symbolic motion, which garnered significant support from Democrats, is a troubling sign for the U.S. administration as it tries to break a nearly two-month stalemate in talks with Iran to revive a nuclear deal

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