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Balfour Declaration

Untying the Palestinian Israeli Knot

Rabbi Michael M. Cohen | Posted 12.28.2016 | World
Rabbi Michael M. Cohen

Palestinians and Israelis need to wake up to the new reality that they both face a greater enemy than each other. ISIS, and whatever other form radical extremist Islam will produce, has Israel and Palestinians on their shopping list.

Religion Is Not to Blame

Soumaya Ghannoushi | Posted 10.29.2016 | Religion
Soumaya Ghannoushi

To say that religion is divisive is to attempt no analysis of the problems at hand. It is to stop at the surface making no effort to dig deeper for the underlying problems seething underneath.

This Week in World War I November 1-7, 1914 Part 2 Supplemental Brief

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 12.31.2014 | Politics
Joseph V. Micallef

The Ottomans, Sykes-Picot and ISIS Supplemental Brief See also Part 1 of this week's posting: The Ottomans Enter the War As mentioned in Part 1 of ...

The Fateful Decision: British House of Commons Votes on Palestine

James Zogby | Posted 12.11.2014 | World
James Zogby

Passage will send a message that the world is paying attention to their plight and recognizes their rights. It will also provide an incentive to those in the Palestinian leadership who have embraced a non-violent, diplomatic strategy to securing their rights.

The Balfour Declaration Revisited

Avi Ben-Hur | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Avi Ben-Hur

Historical assessments of the British Mandate period vary. Although many Israelis perceive British policies as hampering the Jewish national project, today it is acknowledged grudgingly that the Zionist movement would not have made such strides in state-building without British aid.