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Haaretz Hosts Peace Conference As Israel Prepares For Battle

The Huffington Post | Ibrahim Balkhy | Posted 07.08.2014 | World

WASHINGTON -- As Israel launched a military offensive against the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday, Palestinian and Israeli leaders gathered just nor...

Cantor Defeat Rooted in Anti-Semitism

Daryl Rowland | Posted 08.13.2014 | Comedy
Daryl Rowland

According to findings, it matters little to voters whether a particular putz is Jewish, Christian or Muslim.

Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks: Debate Over The Jewish State

The Huffington Post | Lauren Betesh | Posted 03.21.2014 | World

A resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a long sought after ideal, but with current peace talks set to conclude April 29, both sides remai...

NSFW: Is This Any Way To Advertise A Daily Newspaper?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.20.2013 | Weird News

Talk about hard news! Ha'aretz, Israel's oldest daily newspaper, has rocked the Holy Land with an online commercial (watch above) that features a c...

Israeli Newspaper Strikes Over Layoffs

AP | Posted 12.03.2012 | Media

JERUSALEM (AP) — Workers at Israel's respected Haaretz newspaper have begun a strike to protest layoffs. The workers said Wednesday t...

Israeli Journalist Punished For Receiving Leaked Military Info

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2012 | Media

JERUSALEM, July 5 (Reuters) - An Israeli journalist who drew on leaked army documents to report the alleged assassination of Palestinian militants, ...

Jerusalem Woman Puts Baby At Risk To Uphold Vow Of Silence

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 06.28.2012 | Religion

After giving birth alone in her home, a Jerusalem Haredi woman hid her baby under her dress with the umbilical cord still attached, hid the placenta i...

Washington and Tehran's Vicious Spin Cycle

Jamal Abdi | Posted 06.18.2012 | World
Jamal Abdi

If Iran and the U.S. are unable to build positive sum political space and the mutual spin becomes a vicious cycle, the negotiations could easily spin into failure.

The Two-State-Solution is Dead, One-State is the Answer

Nehad Ismail | Posted 04.24.2012 | World
Nehad Ismail

Former Knesset Speaker Avrum Burg endorsed the one-state solution in an article in Haaretz in December 2011, and called the entire left to do the same. Burg has flirted with the idea in the past, but he was never so explicitly.

The Only Israel Boycott That's Actually Working

Bradley Burston | Posted 04.07.2012 | World
Bradley Burston

When the war with Iran is over, and the only things left here are cockroaches and Migron, this government will still have the only thing it's ever really needed: Someone else to blame.

If You Could See Israel Naked

Bradley Burston | Posted 03.03.2012 | World
Bradley Burston

If we could see the Jewish world naked, we might well see a new Judaism emerging this new year, stripped of xenophobia and 19th century clothes for 21st century issues. In the long run, it could save the Jewish people from extinction. If we're lucky, it could save Israel as well.

Israel, 2012: Teaching the Horse to Starve

Bradley Burston | Posted 02.29.2012 | World
Bradley Burston

Day by day at home, this Israel teaches the horse to starve when it demands more and more of the non-Haredi young and provides less and less.

When Jews in Berkeley Vote to Cut Support for Israel

Bradley Burston | Posted 02.08.2012 | World
Bradley Burston

Last week, when the Berkeley Jewish Student Union voted to bar J Street's student organization from membership, the message it sent was regrettably clear: The choice is up to you -- you can be welcomed as a Jew, or you can speak your mind on Israel.

At Last, Occupation Zionists and Israel-Loathing U.S. Jews Can Agree

Bradley Burston | Posted 02.01.2012 | World
Bradley Burston

The American Jewish community needs to be more of a family and less of a lobby. More a family and less a place of censure and censorship. More a family and less a war zone of barricaded feuding clans.

Over Netanyahu's New Israel, the B.S. Light Is On

Bradley Burston | Posted 01.29.2012 | World
Bradley Burston

Like the apocryphal 50 words for snow, the Hebrew language is rich in synonyms for something south of honesty. But nothing in the ancient lexicon quite fits the Black Flagging campaign.

Come Visit Israel. Before It's Gone.

Bradley Burston | Posted 01.23.2012 | World
Bradley Burston

It was a place where there was an overriding belief that democracy was sacred, that minority rights should be respected more and more, rather than less and ultimately not at all.

Iran Wins

Bradley Burston | Posted 01.11.2012 | World
Bradley Burston

The same question, wherever you turn. In a hundred accents, at the green grocer's, the dentist's, the college library, the gym. From garage to synagogue, the question doesn't change: Will we attack Iran?

What Does 'Death to Israel' Mean to You?

Bradley Burston | Posted 01.07.2012 | World
Bradley Burston

If progressives cannot see Israelis as people, if they -- we -- cannot summon up the same compassion and concern for unarmed combatants on both sides of a battle front, it's time they checked their ideology for holes.

The New U.S. Zionist: Israel-bashing, Made Kosher

Bradley Burston | Posted 12.26.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

Israel-bashing is not what it used to be. In fact, Israel-bashing is not what it was a week ago. The difference is Gilad Shalit.

Israeli Orchestra Cuts Soprano Over Orthodox Complaints

Posted 12.06.2011 | Arts

The Israel Andalusian Orchestra has cut a concert featuring a female singer from its subscription series, due to complaints from Orthodox audiences. F...

Israel, the Jewish New Year: Lord, Rescue Us From Ourselves

Bradley Burston | Posted 11.26.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

On the High Holidays when I was small, Jews wore clothes they were not comfortable in, in order to ask themselves questions they were not comfortable with. Some things don't change.

Dramatic Bid For Palestinian Statehood On Hold At U.N.; Major Powers Buy Time

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 11.24.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

The speeches from Mahmoud Abbas and Benjamin Netanyahu illustrated the gulf between Israelis and Palestinians -- a fear their existence is at stake and widely disparate accounts of a painful shared history.

Ten Reasons Palestine Is Right to Bring its Case to the UN

Bradley Burston | Posted 11.19.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

In the past, Abbas has shown himself both a man unafraid to gamble, and, against all odds, one who knows how to turn a crapshoot to advantage. Here are ten reasons that his Hail Mary route at the UN may succeed after all.

In Israel, the Future Can Come Down to Just One Night

Bradley Burston | Posted 11.06.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

How can you tell if a revolution is real? When this all started, I had no idea. But I kept going to the tent camps and to the marches until I learned.

Not Jewish Enough for Glenn Beck -- Nor Israeli Enough

Bradley Burston | Posted 10.22.2011 | Media
Bradley Burston

This has been a summer of astonishments. So it probably should have come as no surprise that Tel Aviv's sudden tent city should have drawn the impossi...