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Five Reasons to Walk the Holy Land

Stefan Szepesi | Posted 02.17.2015 | Travel
Stefan Szepesi

Most of them step on and off tour buses and squeeze in and out of large hotels. Here are five journeys that get you off the beaten tarmac and experience the Holy Land on foot.

Boston and Melbourne: Separated at Birth?

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.20.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Sydney, Australia, and New York are superman destinations, wrestling for attention and flying onto the world's front page. Boston and Melbourne? They're more like spectacled Clark Kents. And each is secretly glad.

This Year In Palestine

Gail Vida Hamburg | Posted 04.21.2013 | World
Gail Vida Hamburg

In the face of international media indifference, the Palestinian people decided to start telling their own stories of living under occupation. One of those stories, 5 Broken Cameras, is an astonishing film by a Palestinian farmer from Bilin, a village in the West Bank.

Cyprus Friendship Program: Youth Activism for a United Cyprus

Eliisa Carter | Posted 10.24.2012 | Teen
Eliisa Carter

Before meeting these four teens, I knew little about the situation in Cyprus -- I knew only the fact that there was a divide. But I discovered so much about how this divide affects kids my age.

The Worst Possible Option

Shai Baitel | Posted 04.04.2012 | World
Shai Baitel

Whoever agrees that the preferred solution to the conflict are two-states-for-two-peoples needs to realize that this possibility to implement is gradually slipping away while no progress, however small or incremental, is being made.

Oops! Red Line Train Runs With 2 Extra Rail Cars

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Three Metro personnel have been disciplined after a Dec. 2 incident where a Red Line train left the Shady Grove terminal with 10 rail ca...

Red Line Crunch Expected This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Although Metro's rail passengers will get a reprieve from track work the Christmas and New Year's Eve holiday weekends, the transit agen...

Green Line Stations Closed, Red Line Delays This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As part of ongoing system improvements, Metro will close four Green Line stations this weekend and operate Red Line trains on one track ...

Watch Metro Rebuild Track Switch Near U Street Station (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.10.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Metro work crews have been busy throughout the three-day Columbus Day weekend reconstructing a track switch on the Green and Yellow line...

Weekend Track Work Will Close Green And Yellow Line Stations

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.05.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- For all those planning on using Metrorail over the upcoming three-day Columbus Day weekend, be aware that major track switch reconstruct...

Weekend Track Work: Single-Tracking Continues On 4 Metrorail Lines

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.30.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After last weekend's Red Line single-tracking mess downtown, Metrorail track work will impact four lines and necessitate shuttle train s...

Planes, Trains And.. No More Automobiles?

Posted 11.01.2011 | Los Angeles

LA'ers, the horrifying commute to LAX might soon become obsolete. Picture it now: no more packing snacks for the inevitable Friday traffic jam, no mor...

Jerusalem 2011

Ir Amim | Posted 08.13.2011 | Politics
Ir Amim

By Dr. Menachem Klein To be an egalitarian city, the unification of Jerusalem would had to have held this as its vision. Jerusalem could have been a ...

The One-and-a-Half-State Solution

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

A number of observers have noted recently the progress being made in the West Bank under the premiership of a former economist at the International Mo...

West Bank Settlers' Buy-in

Mira Sucharov | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mira Sucharov

With the crisis over West Bank settlements currently dominating Israeli-Palestinian peace process headlines, less attention has been given to how the settlers will be convinced to relocate in a post-peace scenario.

Constellation Blvd Is the Best Choice for the Wilshire Subway Century City Station

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

While it is unfortunate that the Beverly Hills City Council has now come out against the Constellation station location, we should remember that this was once a community that opposed the very idea of a subway.

Hidden in Plain Sight: Israel's Palestinian Citizens

Diane Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Diane Winston

In the past six days I've talked with more Palestinians than many Israeli Jews meet in a lifetime.

CTA Green Line Stations Get Security Cameras

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Pickpockets and passengers at Green Line L stations -- the CTA is watching you. The transit agency has installed cameras at 24 Green Line stations, b...

How Metra Lost a New Rider

Mike Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Doyle

For all the recent crowing from Metra about the transit agency's nifty new homepage, the site's online contact form limits written complaints to 500 characters. Not words. Characters.

The Cartographic Crux of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Michael Shtender-Auerbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Shtender-Auerbach

The fraught political realities on the ground that are captured in the mapmaking process lie at the very heart of the problem.

Train Lines Rerouted

Chi-Town Daily News | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Planned weekend installation of two new signal and train control systems in the Loop means Brown, Pink, Orange and Green line riders will cope with re...

Green Line Hits Pedestrian

Chicago Tribune | Jeremy Gorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A CTA Green Line train headed for the Loop struck a pedestrian who jumped in front of it early Monday on Chicago's West Side, police said. The incide...