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November 29: A Significant Date in Arab-Israeli History

David Harris | Posted 11.28.2015 | World
David Harris

Sixty-eight years ago, following the recommendation of a decisive majority of the 11-member United Nations Special Committee on Palestine, the UN General Assembly met to consider Resolution 181. The measure called for the creation of independent Arab and Jewish states in the land west of the Jordan River

Independence and Nakba: Intertwined and Inseparable

Avraham Burg | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics
Avraham Burg

Israel's Independence Day is also Nakba Day. This is inescapable. The reality of Israeliness can't help but incorporate not only the Jewish story but the Palestinian story as well.

Remembering Palestine

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ray Hanania

Why should Palestinians stop fighting for that land when their role models are the very Israelis who said they wanted their homeland back too? They waited 2,000 years. It's been only 61 for us.

A Historical Perspective On Divided Democratic Conventions

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Don't buy into the media narrative that this is some sort of "divided party" -- because today's Democrats aren't. All true Democrats are pulling hard to defeat the legacy of George W. Bush.

Sixty Years After Desegregation, Ending "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Being gay should be no more of a barrier to serving the United States military than being black now is. My guess is that sixty years from now, people will wonder what took us so long.