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Ancient Samaritan Sect, Straddling Israel and Palestine, Celebrates Passover On West Bank Hilltop | Sophia Jones | Posted 05.05.2015 | World

MOUNT GERIZIM, West Bank -- The chants and prayers of hundreds of men echoed Saturday night from the top of a West Bank hill nestled next to a Jewish ...

Najwa Najjar's Film Reflects Palestinian Humanity

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 11.18.2014 | Entertainment
Daoud Kuttab

She does not try to sugarcoat Palestinian life, nor does she attempt to show the entire Palestinian history in a single film, but gives a glimpse at some elements of Palestinian life.

Boulder City Council Denies Making Nablus A Sister City

The Boulder Daily Camera | Amy Bounds | Posted 08.11.2013 | Denver

Boulder's elected officials Monday night decided against establishing a sister-city relationship with the Palestinian city of Nablus. The City Counci...

Nablus: City of Martyrs or City of Terrorists

Rick Steves | Posted 07.20.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Nablus is the second city of the West Bank in population and, like so many cities in the Middle East, it goes way back. The name is an Arabic version ...

Popcorn Preview: The Attack

Leslie Sisman | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: The Attack (L'attentat) (2012) Cast includes: Ali Suliman (Body of Lies), Reymond Amsalem (Rendition), Dvir Benedek (A Matter of Size), Uri Gavr...

Boulder Sister City In West Bank Opposed By Some Jewish Groups

The Boulder Daily Camera | Erica Meltzer | Posted 06.30.2013 | Denver

Some Jewish organizations and residents are calling on Boulder to reject a request to make the West Bank town of Nablus the city's eighth sister city....

First Israeli Settler Killed In West Bank Since 2011

Reuters | Posted 06.29.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, April 30 (Reuters) - A Palestinian man stabbed and shot dead an Israeli settler in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, the Israeli ambulan...

PHOTOS: Surprising Palestinian Styles

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 04.27.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Can a culture be preserved and reconstructed through its costumes?

Making Peace Last

Yehuda Berg | Posted 11.21.2011 | Impact
Yehuda Berg

With every little bit of change we make in our lives, we can maximize that small change simply by asking ourselves: What's next? What can I do now? What additional responsibility can I take on?

PHOTOS: Biblical Ruin Uncovered In Palestinian City

Posted 09.21.2011 | World

NABLUS, West Bank (AP) — Archaeologists unearthing a biblical ruin inside a Palestinian city in the West Bank are writing the latest chapter in a 10...

They are Calling Out for Bill Clinton's Magic

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Gallup has Bill Clinton now listed as the single most popular politician in the United States. Some say he is probably today the most popular politician globally.

Dancing At Joseph's Tomb: The Night Rabbi Hillel's Smile Trumped Death

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Joseph's Tomb is yet another inconvenient but critical component that underscores the complexities of the past and future in the Holy Land.

The Fourth Assassin: A Palestinian Detective in Brooklyn

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ilana Teitelbaum

Wherever a Palestinian travels, the ties to home are too intertwined with agony to break. The Fourth Assassin explores the dilemma of the Palestinian living in the Western world.

Helping out the US-Palestinian Partnership

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Newmark

The folks in the Israeli, Palestinian, and US governments encourage us all to help out small businessmen in places like Ramallah and Nablus. It's related to the US-Palestinian Partnership.

Finding a Wall of Paranoia and Fear in Israel

Zaina Arafat | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Zaina Arafat

Traveling through Israel and the West Bank is an especially unpredictable experience for me. The Israeli soldiers who patrol the checkpoints can choose to treat me as either an American or as a Palestinian.