Issue 48

March 2017
The Tower Magazine

Jerusalem's Secret Embassies

While some say that moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem would mar peace talks, EYLON ASLAN-LEVY suggests that the scales are already tipped the other way: The West has de facto embassies to Palestine in the heart of Israel's capital.

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Human Trafficking, In Broad Daylight

SETH J. FRANTZMAN explores Iran's practice of importing fighters to Syria from third countries—often by deception or force.

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The Mother of the IDF

Miriam Peretz lost two sons in war. Now she is the "mother of the IDF," lecturing soldiers about loss, humility, passion and honor. GABRIEL GROISMAN spent an unforgettable day with her.

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The Slow Destruction of Iran's Water Supply

Corruption, mismanagement, and radical ideology have all contributed to a potential humanitarian disaster. NIK KOWSAR looks at Iran's parched future.

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Getting International Law Right in Gaza

During and after a war, people throw around words like "disproportionate" and "indiscriminate." But as JAMIE PALMER explains, these words have specific meanings with legal and ethical ramifications. Where do Israel and Hamas stand?

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Women of Valor: Israel's Female Heroes

In honor of Women's History Month, The Tower brings you the stories of Israeli women who changed the world.

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