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  • 'My Two Polish Grandfathers and Other Essays on the Imaginative Life' by Witold Rybczynski

    My Two Polish Grandfathers And Other Essays on the Imaginative Life Witold Rybczynski Scribner: 228 pp., $25 Overrun by exhibitionists, the memoir has turned spuriously confessional. Yet if there's one life story that could stand a bit more self-...
  • Israel's crisis of leadership

    Israel's crisis of leadership
    Israel is in the throes of a grave crisis of leadership. General elections are scheduled for Feb. 10, and there is no widely respected or overwhelmingly popular leader in sight. Even with the existential threat of a nuclear Iran looming over the country,...
  • Is peace out of reach?

    YASSER ARAFAT was the first to arrive. He came by presidential helicopter, his black and white kaffiyeh flapping in the cool evening breeze. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and President Clinton arrived the next day. And then there were three, a trio of...
  • Negotiating the Mideast

    Negotiating the Mideast
    American presidents have never had an easy time in the Middle East. For 60 years, they have been trying to make peace, or just prevent recurrent wars, and the record of success is thin while the death toll from the violence is disturbingly high. The...
  • Israel's peace paradox

    The lack of progress toward a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians is an exception to the old saying that success has many fathers but failure is an orphan. The inability to resolve a struggle dating back to 1948 has many fathers and many...
  • The rise of Avigdor Lieberman

    The rise of Avigdor Lieberman
    Israel is becoming a right-wing country. That is the most significant thing you need to know about Tuesday's election returns. In a sense, this is no surprise. Israel has been moving right for years. It was not until 1977 -- almost 30 years after the...
  • Letters to the editor

    Put merit first Re “UCLA said yes. Now, the hard part.,” Column One, Feb. 2 As a UCLA student, I am disappointed that our school has chosen diversity over merit. Though Karina De La Cruz's experiences are not to be made light of, they do not...
  • Walter Cronkite Dies at 92

    Walter Cronkite Dies at 92
    (WGN-AM) - Walter Cronkite, the premier TV anchorman of the networks' golden age who reported a tumultuous time with reassuring authority and came to be called "the most trusted man in America," died Friday. He was 92. Cronkite died at 7:42 p.m. with his...
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    The presence of Israel's delegation in Haiti and the frequent media reports (by the army's communication center) from the military field hospital have brought the tragedy of last week's earthquake home to Israelis. As patients are treated in what is...
  • Israel glorifies its own murderers

    Israel glorifies its own murderers
    In their March 17 Times Op-Ed article, "Why glorify the murderers?" Ron Kehrmann, Yossi Mendelevich and Yossi Zur make a number of misleading statements and remove all historical context in their effort to demonize Palestinians as people who hate...