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Saul Singer

Jerusalem, Israel

Saul Singer, a columnist and former editorial page editor at the Jerusalem Post, is co-author of the forthcoming book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle. He has also written for the Wall Street Journal, Commentary, Middle East Quarterly, Moment, the New Leader, and bitterlemons.org (an Israeli/Palestinian e-zine). Before moving to Israel in 1994, he served as an adviser in the United States Congress to the House Foreign Affairs and Senate Banking Committees. He is also on Twitter. Close.

Saul Singer

Jerusalem, Israel

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September 2, 2006 2:55 PM

The "Jewish Tribe," Reconciling With Modernity

Jerusalem, Israel - I believe that tribal and modern values can be reconciled, though probably not without compromising both to some degree. Though I have lived only in modern societies, as a Jew I feel that when we refer to each other as "members of the tribe" we are not completely joking.

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September 10, 2006 3:41 PM

Torture, Unlike Terror, Can Be Justified

Jerusalem, Israel - Torture is the flip side of terrorism. Some justify terrorism for the right cause, others say its always unacceptable. Similarly, some support torture under certain circumstances, others are always opposed. But there is a profound difference in these debates: While torture may be used to prevent terrorism, terrorism is never a tool to prevent torture.

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