On Shabbat, we’re supposed to relish in the bounty and joy around us, even as we are going through one of the most difficult times in our history.
“It is imperative that all funding from the German Foreign Office and the Ministry of Development be put to the test,” said German politician Christoph Meyer. “An immediate halt to German funding of E.U. and U.N. programs for Palestine must also not be taboo.”
The Israeli writer, who comes from a prominent Iraqi family, is working on two new books about Jews of Babylonian ancestry.