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Herod the Terrible or Herod the Great?

The much-maligned King of the Jews's shortcomings should not overshadow his political and cultural accomplishments

Is God on Our Side? Morality in World War Two

How does one fight a "just" war when warfare deranges human morals? And how does this square with one's faith?

A Jerusalem Childhood

'One of my most vivid memories, though, is the weekly visit from "the Arab with the eggs", as we called him. The arrival on our doorstep of this mysterious figure never failed to thrill and terrify me. There he would stand, wrapped from head to toe in layers of what looked like grey blankets, his swarthy face barely visible beneath his Arab headdress'

ONLINE Only: The Empress’s New Clothes

Does 'Fashion Maketh Woman'? Nichi Hodgson, having attended the Intelligence Squared debate, has her doubts

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"
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