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The New York Times and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The Bronner Affair

Jerome Slater | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jerome Slater

The Bronner affair is but one example of the many ways in which in its coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Times fails to meet its most basic responsibilities as the world's most influential newspaper.

Bashing Israel for Saving Haitians

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

I'd like to say a word of honor and thanks and, yes, pride for the Israelis, paramedics, physicians, nurses, midwives, and medical imaging technicians...

Obama Trapped Behind Wall of Mideast Containment

Ira Chernus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ira Chernus

It is those U.S. moves meant to contain the power of Iran that are the main stumbling block on the path to a U.S.-brokered two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Frank Gehry Pulls Out Of Jerusalem's Museum Of Tolerance

Tablet | Michael Wise | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

After years of protests and an unsuccessful legal challenge, architect Frank Gehry has pulled out of a project to build a Jerusalem counterpart to the...

Why I Am Not a Zionist

Kevin Coval | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kevin Coval

I am a Jewish-American man in solidarity with Palestinian people. I am in solidarity with Israeli and American and all people who work and risk their lives and livelihood for justice.

Israeli Minister Ehud Barak Faces War Crimes Arrest Threat During UK Visit

The Guardian | Ian Black and Ian Cobain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel received an uncomfortable reminder of international anger over the Gaza war today when lawyers representing 16 Palestinians asked a London cour...

Israel's Ehud Barak: Terrorism Pays At The UN | EHUD BARAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

This week the United Nation's Human Rights Council produced a 600-page report alleging that Israel carried out war crimes in Gaza. The Goldstone Repor...

Arabs Urge Obama To Present Mideast Peace Outline

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The head of the Arab League and the Egyptian foreign minister on Friday urged President Barack Obama to present his own outline...

Israel To Build New Houses In Settlements: Prime Minister Netanyahu's Aides

AP | STEVEN GUTKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel said Friday it will construct hundreds of new housing units in West Bank settlements before any slowdown in building, an anno...

France: No More Settlements For Mideast Peace

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — France's foreign minister says an agreement on freezing Jewish settlements must be reached for international Mideast peace efforts to su...

Obama Expected To Moderate Meeting Between Netanyahu, Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama is expected to moderate a meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in late Se...

Mitchell, Netanyahu Meet Over Settlement Freeze: What The Criteria Should Include

Hagit Ofran | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hagit Ofran

Following the meeting between US Senator Mitchell and Israeli PM Netanyahu, it seems that Israel and the US are getting close to some kind of agreemen...

Sweden: Editor Denies Anti-Semitism Charges, Gov't Refuses To Condemn Anti-Israel Article

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Jan Helin, the editor-in-chief of the Swedish newspaper which printed an article accusing Israeli soldiers of killing Palestinians and harvested their...

Hamas Film Launches New Cultural Resistance Phase

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hamas has screened its first feature film in Gaza, Al Arabiya reports. The film was set and filmed in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. Amid the actio...

Why I (Sometimes) Don't Wear A Kipah*

Menachem Kaiser | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Menachem Kaiser

Open, visible identification with any group whose rules and/or opinions are stated or implicitly assumed is a responsibility, or, conversely, a burden.

The United Nations Kangaroo "Investigation" of Israeli "War Crimes"

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan Dershowitz

Richard Goldstone knows that unless his report condemns Israel, at least as forcefully as it condemns Hamas, it will never be accepted by the UN Human Rights Council.

Palestinian Boy Hanged By His Family For 'Collaborating With Israel': Police

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

15-year-old Palestinian Raed Sawalha was found hung from a tree in the West Bank town of Qalqilya, having been accused by his own family of consorting...

Hamas Leader Reviews Obama Speech

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

About an hour after Barack Obama's excellent Cairo speech, I met with Khaled Meshal, the leader of Hamas, at his office here to talk about the speech ...

Israel Must Halt Settlements, Says Mideast Quartet

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TRIESTE, Italy — A broad international coalition urged Israel on Friday to freeze all settlement activity in the West Bank and lift its blockade...

Netanyahu To Restart Palestinian Peace Talks

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be looking to build a coalition against Iran and exchange ideas on advancing Middle E...

'Right Of Return' To Be Reconsidered In New Arab Peace Plan

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Arab states are revising elements of a 2002 peace plan to encourage Israel to agree to the establishment of a demilitarized Palestinian state, the Lon...

Hamas Attacked, Killed Dozens Of Political Opponents: Human Rights Watch

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Hamas directed gunmen to eliminate political opponents and suspected collaborators under the cover of Israel's military of...

Israel's Anti-Rocket System Test Successful

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel has successfully tested a high-tech system designed to protect civilians from rocket attacks by militant groups in Gaza and s...

Israel 30 Years Later: Searching For Peace With The Next Sadat

Jonathan Peled | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jonathan Peled

Today, Arab leaders interested in committing themselves to peace with Israel must not ignore one of Sadat's most overlooked accomplishments: understanding the need to secure support from the Israeli public.

Why Does the World Media Love to Hate Israel?

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bradley Burston

Originally appeared on I was just in the States, speaking to members of Ameinu, an organization which, the times notwithstanding, remai...