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When Facing God – Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen on religious experience facing death Continue Reading →


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Role and Model: Hillary Clinton

How is Hillary Clinton a role model for women? Continue Reading →


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The Pope and the Nazis

Pope Pius XII did not protest against the Holocaust. It is depicted in The Deputy by Hochhuth Continue Reading →


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Bewildering Female Nude

Matisse presents the modern ambivalence towards female nude Continue Reading →


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The Six-Day War – East and West

Eli Amir explores the Six Day War and ethnic relations in Israel Continue Reading →


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Stalin and the Devil – The Master and Margarita

In The Master and Margarita Bulgakov presents his criticism of Stalin’s regime. Continue Reading →


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Germany and the Germans

Thomas Mann, in an address delivered at the Library of Congress in 1945, presented his historical interpretation of Nazism. Continue Reading →


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The Arnolfini Portrait – A Blind Merchant?

Van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait is a mystery to art historians. Is it possible that the the man in the picture, probably Arnolfini, is blind? Continue Reading →


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Jesus in Israeli Literature

Jesus Christ was hated by Jews. But after the change created by Zionism, he is interpreted in a different way in Israeli literature. Continue Reading →


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