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Israel's Diplomatic Overture to the UAE

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.12.2017 | World
Daniel Wagner

Israel's extended olive branch to the UAE occurs within a complicated geopolitical context, in which some traditional alliances are strained, several states are exploring new partnerships and various actors are seizing upon newly generated opportunities in the region.

Was Intra Bank's Fall A Prelude to Lebanon's Downfall?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.22.2016 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Forget local history books that don't fully account for a civil war and other setbacks that ruined the country and follow the money in Lebanon's tortuous slide from "Switzerland of the Middle East" to dysfunctional entity par excellence.

Looking Past Bibi: A Letter to College Students from a Young, Jewish-American WASP

Jacob Glick | Posted 06.15.2015 | College
Jacob Glick

Despite the election results, such a disfigurement of American Zionism is not the victory that Benjamin Netanyahu has earned, much less the one that he deserves.

Netanyahu Won the Israeli Election by Stealing Conservative Votes, Not Liberal Ones

John A. Tures | Posted 05.24.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Conservatives believe that Israel's Likud defeated the liberal Zionist Union. But the evidence shows that's not the case. Benjamin Netanyahu was able to pick up 12 more seats, almost entirely at the expense of other conservative parties, with a shift to the right.

Applying the Lessons of Self-Defense to Anti-Semitism

Elliott Hamilton | Posted 05.13.2015 | College
Elliott Hamilton

Whether we'd like to admit it or not, anti-Semitism on campus is not going to go away that easily. College administrations have done nothing to stop the anti-Semitism of Students for Justice in Palestine or other hateful organizations.

When Palestine Becomes an Issue in Philadelphia Politics

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
Daoud Kuttab

The case of the citation to the Ramallah governor and the attempts to backtrack due to political pressure are not new in the US. But pro-Israel groups are more and more frustrated as their powers to silent Palestinian voices are slowly weakening even though the battle for telling the Palestinian narrative is a long way from becoming mainstream in the US.

Boston LGBTQ Communities Divided on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

At a recent protest rally on the streets of Boston, just one of many that I've seen personally, watched on TV and read about, members of our community went at each other's throats, demonstrating not only how we're not monolithic when it comes to passion and politics but how LGBTQs are inextricably tied to world events.

Palestinian Journalist/Author/Poet/Activist Fouzi El-Asmar, R.I.P.

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 11.23.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's the details one often remembers. Mine is the memory of Fouzi El-Asmar surrounded by piles of newspapers, documents, and books, at his Washingto...

My Zionist Double

David Kersh | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics
David Kersh

There is a complex machinery at work that hinders debate and makes talking about Israel openly a taboo.

Fair-Weathered Zionists

David Suissa | Posted 10.04.2011 | World
David Suissa

What do you do if an annoying and exasperating friend gets in trouble and really needs your help? And what do you do if that friend is also a blood re...

Iran: Olympics Logo Is 'Zionist'

Menachem Wecker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Menachem Wecker

Although I think Iran's claim is absurd, I'm concerned about some of the conversation this is generating. Iran should put an end to this nonsense and should show up to the Olympics.

Shepherd on a Mission

David Suissa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Suissa

If ever there were an Israeli who could lead Israel to peace with its Arab neighbors, it might be the Israeli diplomat I met the other day in the lobby of the Century Plaza Hotel.

Roseanne Barr Says Israel Must End Their Blockade and Occupation of Gaza

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

Actress and comedian Roseanne Barr has been a consistent voice for decades against some of the acts committed by the state of Israel. With this latest incident of the flotilla raid by Israeli commandos, we sat down for a talk.

Wadi Abou Jamil: Stories About the Jews of Beirut

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Riveting is an understatement. The beautifully recounted stories about Beirut's Jews are enlightening, but beg for details about community members w...

Ahmadinejad: Opposition rally a Zionist, U.S.-ordered masquerade

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Tuesday opposition rallies were a foreign-backed "nauseating masquerade," the official IRNA news ......

Why I Am Not a Zionist

Kevin Coval | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kevin Coval

I am a Jewish-American man in solidarity with Palestinian people. I am in solidarity with Israeli and American and all people who work and risk their lives and livelihood for justice.

One Unrepentant Zionist and the Two State Solution

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael B. Laskoff

That one Zionist would be me, but I know that I'm not alone. Take President Obama: he sounded like another unrepentant Zionist in Cairo this week. Z...

Rahm Emanuel: Barack Obama's Sarah Palin?

Jeff Gates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Gates

Known in DC as a pro-Israel hardliner, he joins Pelosi in bringing to the Middle East peace process a record of support for Tel Aviv's targeted assassinations of Palestinian political leaders.

Obama the Zionist Journeys to Palestine

Steve Posner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Posner

Obama understands that American presidents need to be Zionists if a White House brokered Mideast peace is to last.