It wasn't enough that Froman was longtime friends with Yasser Arafat. His most notorious outreach activities to Palestinians were with several leaders of Israel's most hated enemy, Hamas.
Whether the Jordanian government likes it or not, the Jordanian-Palestinian agreement and the mood of the people regarding Jerusalem require it to tak...
Good men and women in the Middle East are struggling for their futures, their dignities, and their security. We have a role to play, no matter how small. I have taken a part, but this cast is large. And the players need you. It is a great story. You really shouldn't miss it.
If we can feel those around us and extend love instead of judgment, we can create unity among peoples, and our words and actions will reverberate around the world.
One of the hardest decisions that a political leader has to take is when to engage in negotiations and when to refrain. This has been the dilemma faci...
If Abbas and his party do not govern the West Bank, Hamas will fill the power vacuum. This should sound familiar, and no less haunting.
As a parent I know my intention for my kids. I am passionate, driven and borderline obsessive about their position in society and the use of our family name.
One way forward is to look again at what President Obama said in his recent speech in Jerusalem where he committed to support Israel while challenging Israelis to recognize and deal with Palestinian need for justice.
Almost every week there is a hate crime perpetrated by Jewish nationalists against Arabs or Arab institutions in Israel. This must stop. Our law enforcement authorities must arrest the perpetrators.
Palestinian residents of Jerusalem have been frustrated for years as they are caught between Israel's unilateral decision to annex East Jerusalem and ...
Marla Mase's self-portrait on the front cover of her new album Speak Deluxe actually does speak volumes about what she sings. The animalized photograph of her face verifies that Marla is peeved-off about something, or maybe everything.
Fayyad will soon have to decide how to pursue his vision in practice. Can he turn his credibility into votes and electability, assuming elections are held? Can, or will he be allowed to, build an independent political movement, assuming he wants to do that?
The majority of Israelis and Palestinians want to see a two-state solution between their two peoples. And with the United States energized to lead, now is the time for Americans to support John Kerry's fresh approach.
The Israeli arrogance is based on the feeling that the relative quiet in the West Bank will last forever. But already there are signs that it will not last long.
As usual, it seems, public discourse about the Palestinian situation tends to be much more vivid and vigorous in Israel itself than it ever seems allowed to become in the United States.
Reports of the Hamas police grabbing young men from the streets of Gaza to give them a haircut have been making the rounds. It appears that most people in Gaza are critical of both the police tactics and the fashion choices made by those young men.