An Open Letter to Western Leaders

For publication in the Adelaide Advertiser. Thanks heaps. Anthony Doanghey Dear Editor, I’ve noticed there have been a lot of articles of late concerning the West’s condemnation of Israeli policy, especially policies that supposedly interfere with the current Peace Talks. And as President Obama and his administration has recently been most verbal of this kind of criticism, I believe there is a real danger of Prime Minister Rudd following suit, as there seems to be a sad and sorry history of Australian politicians playing “follow the leader” when it comes to American policies, especially Foreign ...

Pieces of Rare Biblical Manuscript Reunited

Pieces of Rare Biblical Manuscript Reunited
By KAROUN DEMIRJIAN Associated Press Writer Fri Feb 26, 8:23 am ET JERUSALEM – Two parts of an ancient biblical manuscript separated across centuries and continents were reunited for the first time in a joint display Friday, thanks to an accidental discovery that is helping illuminate a dark period in the history of the Hebrew Bible. The 1,300-year-old fragments, which are among only a handful of Hebrew biblical manuscripts known to have survived the era in which they were written, existed separately and with their relationship unknown, until a news photograph of one’s public unveiling ...