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Michael Oren

A Whole Bunch of Inconvenient Truths

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Larry Gellman

At the end of the day, many of us must need villains more than we need hope, real solutions and intellectual honesty. How inconvenient.

Israeli Ambassador Denies Statement On 'Tectonic Rift' With U.S., Despite Numerous Reports

Washington Post | Glenn Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren denied Sunday that he had told Israeli diplomats a "tectonic rift" was emerging between the United States and Israel -...

UC Irvine Muslim Group Appeals Suspension

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

IRVINE, Calif. — A Muslim student group has appealed its suspension by the University of California, Irvine over the disruption of the Israeli a...

Sam Stein

Israeli Ambassador To U.S., Michael Oren, Rejects International Investigation Of Flotilla Deaths

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

One of the few ways the Obama administration has attempted to show its displeasure with Israel following the death of pro-Palestinian activists aboard...

Tormenting Israel

David Suissa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Suissa

Which act does more to undermine trust and the atmosphere for peace: a zoning permit for apartments or a memorial to terrorism?

Rights of the Speaker Versus "Rights" of Disruptors

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Dershowitz

Attempts to prevent college audiences from hearing pro-Israel speakers must be taken very seriously by universities.

Senate and House Doves Attend Israeli Settler Pep Rally On Capitol Hill

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

On the very day the House was voting on the anti-Goldstone resolution, a far-right Israel group was meeting on the Hill to discuss a far-right, pro-settler agenda.

Is Israel's New Ambassador Trying To Squelch J Street?

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Israel's ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, is boycotting J Street's -- the new pro-Israel PAC -- first annual conference. Incredibly, he says it could "impair Israeli interests."

J Street Conference To Open Amid Controversy

Washington Post | Dan Eggen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

J Street, an advocacy and lobbying firm created 18 months ago, is holding its first annual conference beginning Sunday, with participation from about ...

Israeli Ambassador Explodes: Gaza War Critics Are Calling Us Nazis

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

The Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.'s take on the Goldstone report is ridiculous. In fact, nowhere in his piece does he dispute the report's finding that Israel (and Hamas) committed war crimes.

Dovish Jews? They Love Israel? Excommunicate Them

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

We don't need them. They'll never see things our way, no matter what. Let them go. It's a new Israeli approach which borrows from the very worst of our aging instincts.

Obama Hosts Ramadan Dinner At White House

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Scroll down for full text of Obama's opening remarks WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is hosting a dinner celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ra...

Look Who's Coming To Dinner

David A. Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Harris

Wait -- Israel's Ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, is coming to the Ramadan dinner hosted tonight by President Barack Obama?

As Gaza Rages, The West Bank Takes Quiet Steps Forward

GlobalPost.com | Matt Beynon Rees | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM -- The gleaming new governor's office for the Salfit district of the northern West Bank is typical of Palestinian government buildings. ...