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The Existential Question

TEL AVIV — Mira Schejter didn’t have a radio. Living on the first floor of her home in Jerusalem, the 15-year-old would sit on her steps every night to listen to the news. One night, sitting on the same steps next to her father, she heard her country declare its independence. Schejter quickly ran to […]

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Open for prayer

One of Christianity’s holiest sites reopens after a protest over taxes led to its closure Kneeling on the stone floor Sunday, clutching a bundle of tissues, Gheorghe Viorica laid her other hand and forehead flat on the stone that, according to tradition, is where the body of Jesus Christ was prepared for burial. Many Christians […]

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