On the wooden deck of Tel Aviv’s revamped seafront, Bayit Banamal, the good times roll. Too much faith has taken too much toll. So Israelis play up their swank, secular side. Beaches are bustling and restaurants never empty. There’s nothing Israelis love doing more than spending long hours in cafés, as if a national pastime; making love, chatting up, having fun, and even working from chairs laid outdoors of lovely, petite eateries. Read more

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A piece of cloud, distant and fleeting,
The clouded fate of longings,
Of people in floating weightlessness. Read more

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On Saturday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, or Bibi as he is called, made his speech at the 66th session of the UN General Assembly, speaking into the same microphone as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Read more

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Israel evokes varying degrees of hostility in the Muslim world because of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. However, a sea change in India’s relations with Israel has taken place, as we become Israel’s closest ally in Asia. What Indian Muslims should make of this, I thought, as I saw fenced-off Palestinian homes just outside Jerusalem? Read more

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