Issue 22

January 2015
The Tower Magazine

North Korea and Iran Are Cyber-Warfare Buddies

Two rogue states with nuclear ambitions, a long and illicit partnership, and a history of cyber-attacks against American targets. CLAUDIA ROSETT investigates the ties that bind Tehran and Pyongyang.

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Stop Freaking Out About the Jewish State Bill

A recent proposal to affirm equal rights for every citizen in Israel regardless of religion drove people bananas. DAVID DAOUD looks at the proposal on its merits, and wonders what all the fuss was really about.

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Propaganda Maps, Deconstructed

It's a common anti-Israel trope, illustrated in maps: Over the past century, perfidious Zionists have slowly and steadily taken land from the Palestinians. SHANY MOR takes apart the lie—and reveals the hate behind it.

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Hope for Syria’s Refugees? This Woman Thinks So

The suffering of Syria's 8 million refugees has been largely overlooked. But a few small organizations—and some extraordinary people—are working behind the scenes to provide services and hope. BEN COHEN takes us there.

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Christians in the Holy Land: Don't Call Us Arabs

Long part of Israel's Arab populace, Israel's Christians are reasserting their own unique identity - one that is deeply tied to the Jewish State of Israel. Meet the Arameans. ARYEH TEPPER takes us inside.

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PHOTOS: O Little Town of Bethlehem

Every year, thousands of Christians from around the world convene in Bethlehem to celebrate Christmas in the town of Jesus's birth. Photographer AVIRAM VALDMAN shows us the festivities.

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