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The UN 'World Circus': A Mockery of Memory

Shahar Azani | Posted 09.14.2015 | World
Shahar Azani

September 11 is a day of awe. The time of year when all remember, to the letter, where they were as they witnessed hate and radicalism crash down on modernity and civility. The sea of tears spilling at the 9/11 memorial seems to be never ending.

Israel's Fault Lines Spill Onto the Soccer Pitch

James Dorsey | Posted 09.06.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

Israel's multiple fault lines -- secular vs. religious, Jewish vs. Palestine and controversial calls for a boycott of the Jewish state -- are exploding on the soccer pitch.

Gaza Could Become 'Uninhabitable' By 2020, UN Warns

AP | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 09.03.2015 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A new United Nations report says Gaza could be "uninhabitable" in less than five years if current economic trends con...

Israelis And Palestinians Cannot Make Peace On Their Own

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 08.26.2015 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

The enduring impasse between Israel and the Palestinians in the peace negotiations and their changing internal political dynamics has made it impossible for them to resolve the conflict on their own.

What Happened to Gaza: The Strip Terrorized Over A Year Later

Uloop | Posted 08.25.2015 | College

The aftermath of the 2014 Israeli bombardment is not the only thing residents of the Gaza Strip have to worry about. Although they no longer have to fear attacks from the IDF (Israeli Defense Force), a new threat has emerged: right-wing Israeli terrorists.

Thousands Of Lebanese Protestors Met With Tear Gas And Gunfire In Beirut

AP | Annum Masroor | Posted 08.22.2015 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — Police firing tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons battled thousands of Lebanese protesters Saturday demonstrating against ...

An Open Letter to: Secretary of State John Kerry and Attorney General Loretta Lynch

James Zogby | Posted 08.15.2015 | Politics
James Zogby

No American citizen should be subjected to the treatment that George Khoury and Habib Joudeh received when they arrived at Ben Gurion Airport in Israel last month.

BDS: As American As Apple Pie

Gail Vida Hamburg | Posted 08.14.2015 | Politics
Gail Vida Hamburg

In condemning the Palestinian BDS movement, Hillary Clinton places herself not only on the wrong side of history, but on the wrong side of American history.

Israel and Palestine Play High Stakes Soccer

James Dorsey | Posted 08.11.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

Israel and Palestine are playing political soccer with Palestinian football as the ball. It is a match which Israel is unlikely to win and that could prove to produce a bruising loss.

An Inspiring Look Into A Gaza Neighborhood Filled With Color

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.06.2015 | World

In the Al Zaytoun neighborhood of Gaza, residents have transformed a conflict-stricken area into a vibrant work of art. Formerly bare d...

Israeli Military Says 3 Wounded In West Bank Car Attack

AP | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 08.06.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) -- A Palestinian motorist rammed his car into pedestrians in the West Bank on Thursday, wounding three Israelis before he was shot by ...

Israel Jails Suspected Jewish Extremist Mordechai Meyer For 6 Months Without Trial

AP | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 08.05.2015 | World

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Israel Struggles With Racist Underground

James Dorsey | Posted 08.05.2015 | World
James Dorsey

Israeli leaders have condemned the firebombing as an act of terrorism and are keen to stop elements of the underground from threatening the fabric of Israeli society by escalating Israeli-Palestinian tensions.

Suspected Jewish Extremist Arrested Following Deadly West Bank Arson

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 08.04.2015 | World

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Israel Approves Jailing Jewish Militants Without Trial

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.02.2015 | World

JERUSALEM, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Israel's security cabinet approved on Sunday the detention of citizens suspected of waging violence against Palestinians...

Palestinian Teen Killed Amid Protests Against Arson Attack

AP | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 08.01.2015 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- An 18-year-old protester shot by Israeli troops during a demonstration over the killing of a Palestinian toddler died of ...

Palestinian Child Killed In Fiery West Bank Attack

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 07.31.2015 | World

DUMA, West Bank (AP) — Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler t...

Susiya Is Injustice On Display

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 07.30.2015 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

After 47 years of occupation, the time has come for all decent Israelis to think about the future of their country. Where is Israel heading, and for how much longer can the occupation and the injustices continue without jeopardizing Israel's very existence?

Israel Approves New Settlement Homes Amid Standoff With Settlers

AP | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 07.29.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli bulldozers began demolishing a contested housing complex in a West Bank settlement on Wednesday as the prime...

Israel To Jail Stone-Throwers For Up To 20 Years

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 07.21.2015 | World

JERUSALEM, July 21 (Reuters) - Israel's parliament imposed tougher penalties of up to 20 years prison for people throwing stones at vehicles and road...

Israeli Soccer Violence Moves Racism up the Government's Agenda

James Dorsey | Posted 07.20.2015 | World
James Dorsey

A violent display of racism by extreme nationalist supporters of storied Israeli football club Beitar Jerusalem coupled with recent Ethiopian Israeli protests against discrimination and the government's handling of the capture of two Israelis by Hamas has moved racist attitudes towards dark-skinned Jews and Israeli Palestinian up the government's agenda.

Explosions Target Cars Of Gaza Officials

AP | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 07.19.2015 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- At least four explosions rocked Gaza City early Sunday, targeting cars belonging to officials from Islamic factions, in...

Angela Merkel To Crying Teen Refugee: 'We Can't Cope' With Everyone

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.16.2015 | World

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Israel Strikes Gaza After Rocket Fire

AP | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 07.16.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military says its warplanes have struck the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket launched from the coastal area into sout...

Big Boy (Girl) Pants for Leaders: Three Keys to Redirecting Our Victim Culture

Robert Hall | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics
Robert Hall

The flag came down in Charleston because former flag supporters changed their mind - powerful relational leaders can do that. Our growing Victim Class cries for relational leaders who work together to change minds and who bring the divided together.