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L.A. Book Club on Israeli LiteratureOnce a month, in and around Beverly Hills, a word-of-mouth club, comprised of all Israelis, meets at alternating members’ homes to discuss Hebrew literature by Israeli authors.

A magical description of the primordial silences of people and places outside urban corridors by Taline Voskeritchian.

Israeli brothers fare well when it comes to immigration and employment

Oz and Jonathan Zilberberg
Oz and Jonathan Zilberberg (photo: Christin Davis)

A daughter sings despite her Palestinian father's wishes and rekindles her Islamic values on her own terms. A guest contribution from USC's Jon Dillingham.

I teach at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Among my course offerings is religion coverage, an increasingly marginalized beat within a progressively problem-ridden industry.

A Mechanic's Light
(photo: Eric Tastad/Flickr, licensed under Creative Commons)

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Now that Pharaoh has been removed, Rose Aslan writes, the long process of cleaning up corruption and education begins — and, by the signs of it, Egypt's future couldn't look brighter.

Afghan Family
Akbar, Rahima, and children two years after emigrating from Afghanistan. (photo courtesy of the author)

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