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Peace in the Middle East: A 7-Point Plan for Jon Voight

Sara El-Yafi | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics
Sara El-Yafi

There is no ethnicity to suffering. The more we delay this understanding, the more we delay peacemaking and democratic state building. No one wins.

Asking the Hard Questions About Israel

John Feffer | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
John Feffer

Amid all the disagreements, however, one thing is certain. Progress can only be made through talking. If a work of art encourages that kind of debate, it is part of the solution, not part of the problem. The Admission offers no easy answers. But no one should try to stop it from asking the hard questions.

Re-reading Leon Uris' Exodus

Alan Elsner | Posted 06.24.2013 | Books
Alan Elsner

Despite its many faults, Exodus still packs an emotional wallop. A few times, I felt myself responding, just as I had when I first read it as a 16-year-old.

Conspiracism American Style: The Daniel Levy Debate

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Middle East conspiracism is here in America now -- our own political factions are now engaged in many of the same troubling patterns that drive some to unacceptable forms of violence.

Israel Cuts Al-Naqba, Palestinian Tragedy, From Textbooks

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The Israeli government will remove references to what Palestinians call the "catastrophe" of Israel's creation from textbooks for Ar...