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Bible
Yaacov Apelbaum

Literary Devices in the Book of Isaiah

Many of the book’s passages such 9:5-6 form the foundation of the messianic movements and eschatological theology in Judaism and Christianity. For many years, I had been reading the book contextually, but have just recently started parsing it for structure. Here are a few interesting stylistic and literary devices.

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Finance
Yaacov Apelbaum

The Dust Bunny Emporium

Olga’s philosophy is simple; I produce best possible reproductions of famous historical Russian generals using highest quality dust bunnies available.

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Islam
Yaacov Apelbaum

The Jihad News Network

Surprisingly, jihadi news outlets which claim to operate independently from each other and autonomously from a global umbrella organization, exhibited only a modest learning curve. The professional quality of their news productions is indistinguishable from that of most Middle Eastern mainstream print and broadcast channels such as Al-Jazeera.

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Freedom
Yaacov Apelbaum

The Extortion-17 Memorial

This memorial is dedicated to the men of Extortion 17 who on 6 August 2011, lost their lives on a mission in Wardak provence, west of Kabul

…they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.

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