Articles by Yeshaya Cohen

Kazakhstan Chairs Working Group of Preparatory Commission for Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

NUR-SULTAN – This year marks the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.  The international community, recognizing the contribution of Kazakhstan in strengthening the non-proliferation regime of…

Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions Gathers a ‘Kaleidoscope’ of World Religions

The number of participants at the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions has been increasing from year to year. That is obvious if you look at the number of represented countries and participants of the fifth congress. However, the most important part of this congress is an ability to reach a new level…

Building Security Takes Diligence

The Torah says: “The pit is empty; there is no water in it.” It would seem that the second part of the sentence is a repetition of the first. If it has already been said that the pit is empty, why specify that there is no water, as the word “empty” means there is nothing…