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Israeli Intelligence Official's Daughter Jailed for Refusing Military Service

My name is Omer Goldman. I am 19 years old. I am one of the Shministim. I need your help.
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Shoe-Throwing and President Bush's Legacy

George Bush and his legacy as president of the United States -- what do you think? Is it too early to tell since the war on terror will mark the legacy of his presidency?
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Average Autoworkers Aren't the Problem

It was just a couple of months ago that the country was embroiled in a debate about bailing out Wall Street.
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My Advent Calendar: December 15

This morning, I found window 15 outside the church building on the stairs leading up to the cathedral door. Upon opening it, a picture of a smiling family greeted me-a father, mother, and two children.
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The Myth of Redemptive Violence: The Day the Earth Stood Still

In the spirit of peace on earth and goodwill toward all, I went to see the remake of the 1951 movie The Day the Earth Stood Still, in whi
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Holy Land Holidays

Thanks to the folks at Alternatives for Simple Living, I've been refocusing how I celebrate the Christmas holidays.
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My Advent Calendar: December 13

The December 13 window opens to the fourth gospel-the eagle symbol of the evangelist John.
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Rich Cizik, Pioneer for New Evangelicals, Resigns from NAE

Rich Cizik has been a pioneer in the "new evangelical" movement and a real hero, especially to the next generation of young believers.
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Blagojevich, Illinois' Corruption, and the Reformers Who've Fought It

Somebody had to say it, and they came from Hyde Park.
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