A few interesting articles from around the interwebs...
Can Beirut's last synagogue be saved?
Some guy thinks more war in the Middle East is inevitable.
Speaking of that, J Street had a big conference this week. For those who don't know, J Street is the emerging alternative to AIPAC in Washington.
Oh look, another Lebanon government is near article.
Learning to abandon extremism.
Vali Nasr argues that free markets will give rise to a new middle class in the Middle East. Well, we've passed that argument long ago and people now realize that can't happen without political reform.
Lebanon's professional mothers.
Maya Zankoul's rise to fame. I've never seen one of her cartoons that didn't make me LOL.
Conspiracy theories - all part of the culture?