The Christian Iraqi children are the latest casualties of the fluid terror led by the Islamic State militants also known as ISIS -- children whose final memories of home are heavily armed men raiding their neighborhoods and schools.
I will admit that not all members of the Israeli establishment viewed Patriarch Sabbah as a peacemaker. However, I always encountered him as a man of peace and dialogue, and have always had great respect for his leadership.
Through the years the residents of Israel have grown to accept security dangers because this is where they want to be. Life must be lived, enjoyed, and cherished regardless of the dangers. Home is not just a noun but a verb expressing actions that give us courage before life's challenges.
Some might think that Hamas is very busy with the post-battle reconstruction of Gaza these days. Regretfully, most signs imply otherwise. Hamas is alr...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has often said that the Palestinians must choose between Hamas and peace. By continuing its settlement drive, Israel is making that choice -- the wrong choice -- very easy for them.
Filmmaker Nadav Schirman deftly tells the story of Mosab Hassan Yousef, code name, "The Green Prince."
There is no ethnicity to suffering. The more we delay this understanding, the more we delay peacemaking and democratic state building. No one wins.