Twenty-three young people were brought together by World Merit and Rise from all over the world to tackle two of the world's most pressing issues: Climate change and gender equality.
It amazes me that there is absolutely no coverage about the atrocities against the indigenous Christians of Iraq and Syria.
We propose both sides share the land -- all of it -- as two "parallel" states.
I disagree with those who suggest that Netanyahu will never change his stripes. Many deeply ideological leaders before him have unexpectedly risen to the occasion to answer the call from their people and the international community for a drastic change.
From Sweden and Australia to Los Angeles and San Francisco, protesters have been growing by the thousands due to the current crimes against humanity the Assyrian and Yazidi minorities are facing in Iraq and Syria.
Calls for a reorganization of the Israeli military including a review of its strategy and doctrine are fueled by the fact that military intelligence struggled to cope with Hamas' ability to quickly change tactics and strategy.
Is it possible to create a long-lasting peace in the Middle East on the heels of the 72-hour truce? With Israeli and Palestinian delegates in Cairo...
In Israel I am considered to be a lefty who hates his own country. In the States I'm an occupier whose every attempt to dialogue is normalizing the occupation and diminishing the Palestinian struggle.
The decision of the Palestinian leadership to sign the Rome Protocols for the International Criminal Court will impress on all, including Israel, that decision making is independent and is aimed at addressing the interests of the Palestinian people. If this becomes truly a Palestinian policy, then this could be marked as the biggest success, despite the horrible results in Gaza, which cannot be ignored.
The military path -- even when it is justified to blow up dangerous tunnels that come underneath our communities -- is too full of damage and destruction, of life and property, and, it just generates more animosity and hatred.
In the aftermath of this heinous act, I wonder how long it will take mankind to realize we must stand up for peace.
Wrong start. We need to start talking -- and listening. Nothing creates a stronger foundation for peace than feeling listened to, acknowledged, and respected.
We appeal to everyone in the world to raise their voices to condemn violence and the loss of human life wherever it may occur. Above all, we appeal for an end to hostilities.
The world should call on Juan Manuel Santos, president of Colombia, to help reach a deal in Gaza. Why Mr. Santos and why Colombia, so far away from t...
About two weeks ago I was lucky enough to attend a protest rally against the killing of innocent children in Gaza. I was skeptical, not sure of what to expect.
The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, announced that Israel will keep all options on the table without having a conclusive agreement supported by Hamas. This is unlikely to happen since getting back to the pre-July 18th ground invasion will put Netanyahu in an impossible political situation.