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This Is What Being 'Tough on Terror' Looks Like In East Jerusalem

Jacob Burns | Posted 10.29.2015 | Impact
Jacob Burns

Every government has a duty to protect people under its rule from attack, but these measures must respect human rights and international humanitarian law.

Keeping the Keys: The Rise of the Palestinian Diplomatic Intifada

Ibrahim Fraihat | Posted 02.17.2015 | World
Ibrahim Fraihat

Abbas should not be expected to magically relieve the suffering of the Palestinian, but to preserve his credibility and his standing among the Palestinian people he needs to take action, not just make statements.

What Life Is Really Like In Israel Right Now

Liat Kornowski | Posted 09.19.2014 | World
Liat Kornowski

I woke up to a siren today. You know how you come to hate the sound of your alarm, the one that lets you know the night's up, it's time for work, for kids, for the day to start? So you change it every few months, and you definitely hit snooze at least twice. There's no snooze button for sirens.

Disturbing Video Reportedly Captures Israeli Police Beating Cousin Of Killed Palestinian Teen

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.07.2014 | World

Recently released video reportedly captures Israeli police beating and kicking the cousin of a killed Palestinian teen. The video is of 15-year-old...

Palestinian Unity (Fatah & Hamas) Is Best for Israel and Peace

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

My hope is that Fatah and Hamas succeed, which is the thing Netanyahu fears above all else. He fears unity not because he believes that Hamas is dedicated to the eradication of Israel but because it might not be.

LOOK: Hardships Faced By Palestinian Muslims To Pray At Jerusalem Mosque

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 08.03.2013 | Religion

On the last Friday prayer of this year's Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, Palestinians struggled to reach Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. The w...

What Is Wrong and What Can (and Cannot) Be Put Right in the Middle East

Dan Schueftan | Posted 06.14.2013 | World
Dan Schueftan

President Obama's recent Middle East trip reflects a measure of recognition that some of the most fundamental assumptions about the region that are prevalent in the West could be flawed.

Most Israelis Support Palestinian State, Poll Finds

Agence France Presse | | Posted 03.06.2013 | World

A slender majority of Israelis support the creation of a separate Palestinian state, but do not have high hopes for a peace deal, a survey said on Fri...

Right-Wingers in Israel and U.S. Struggle Against Concept of Palestinian Refugee

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 08.14.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Refugee status does not end with the generation that fled or was expelled just as suffering the loss of one's homeland does not end after the original refugees die. The loss is forever.

Israel And Palestine: Looking For Peace On The Horizon

Mike Ghouse | Posted 04.11.2012 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

Who am I to worry about Israelis and Palestinians? What inspires me to be involved in the Israel Palestine conflict? This is the story of my struggle to see a cohesive world.

The Path to Palestinian Statehood

Steve Sheffey | Posted 01.29.2012 | World
Steve Sheffey

Nothing would do more to undercut the credibility of those who oppose a two-state solution than for the Palestinian Authority to enter into unconditional negotiations with Israel.

Mahmoud Abbas, the Jackie Robinson of Palestine

Robert Naiman | Posted 11.23.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

If the world wants to see resolution of the Israel-Palestine conflict anytime soon, it has to wrest control of the issue from Washington. And that's why moving the arena to the United Nations makes perfect sense.

Palestine at the UN: A Movable Feast Behind the Rhetoric

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 11.21.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

The question is whether the onus would be put on the U.S. to cast a veto and why the Palestinians would want to put Washington on the spot when there is nothing to gain and much to lose.

Palestinian Statehood Primer: What You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 04.07.2013 | World

The Question Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas is expected to request that the United Nations recognize Palestine as a full member of the organizat...

Don't Talk, Do Something! Palestinian/Israeli Unilateralism as Legitimate Negotiations

Marc Gopin | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics
Marc Gopin

Much is being made of Palestinian unilateralism recently, and President Obama and his advisers seem authentically perturbed by the unilateral march to...

On the Heels of Destruction

Mira Sucharov | Posted 06.19.2011 | World
Mira Sucharov

We shouldn't be stacking the deck for our kids by presenting an uncritical link between the Holocaust and contemporary Israeli approaches to peace and conflict.

West Bank Settlements Become Havens Of Israeli Surburbanites

csmonitor.com | Ilene R. Prusher | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Meet the Ovadiahs, the Allons, and the Cohens. They're new arrivals in Israeli neighborhoods where freshly laid red-tile roofs and toddler toys dottin...