One reason peace forces are unable to win majority support in Israel is that too many Arabs seek not a two-state solution but the total elimination of the State of Israel as a Jewish homeland.
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If the last 40 years are any indication, the Palestinians will be able to survive the occupation. A healthy state of Israel will not.
This is pretty horrific. A group of unarmed Palestinians (and some Israeli supporters) were demonstrating this weekend against a piece of the separation wall that divides a Palestinian town in two.
Israel has the potential to become a regional soft-power player. Its political values: democracy, transparency and accountability, are very attractive, and seem to be appealing to the Palestinians.
JERUSALEM — Stark differences between U.S. and Israeli policy toward peace talks with the Palestinians emerged clearly Thursday in the first mee...
A Palestinian state cannot be created by terrorism. It can be created through the reformation of political and economic institutions so that they reflect democracy, market economics, and real actions to confront terrorism.
Observing Passover, the holiday celebrating the liberation of Jewish slaves from Egypt roughly 3,200 years ago, has become a problem for many Jews this year.
It was late, maybe midnight
When we opened the door for Elijah
Aunt Ida, in sable.
But it was Pharaoh that walked in to the wine and the whining.
From the podium of the National Assembly in Ankara, Obama spoke not only to Turks, but to the entire Muslim world and he carved out an image of a global statesman.
Pomegranates and Myrrh is a sensitive film by one Palestinian filmmaker about one Palestinian point of view. However, some in the Arab world are calling for the movie to be banned.
There are two sides in the Middle East conflict: Jews and Arabs who want compromise, and Jews and Arabs who want to demonize and eradicate their neighbors.
Riots erupted between border police and Israeli-Arab residents Tuesday in the northern Israeli town of Umm el-Fahm following a demonstration by Jewish...
Investigators reporting to the United Nations Human Rights Council Monday enumerated a number of human rights violations committed by Israel during it...
JERUSALEM — Israeli soldiers wore T-shirts with a pregnant woman in the cross-hairs of a rifle and the slogan "1 Shot 2 Kills," adding to a grow...
The news that right-wing parties are forming a coalition likely dooms the prospects for Mideast peace any time soon.
With Hertz operating in every major Middle Eastern country, one would think Hertz would recognize how utterly offensive its map is and immediately repeal its use.
The way forward in the Middle East: Keep back channels open to Tehran, while supporting Netanyahu, should he pick up with Syria.
Bleak and hostile, al-Tanf has been home for the past three years to hundreds of Palestinian refugees -- close to half of them children -- who fled persecution in Iraq.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Islamic militants of Hamas and the moderates of Fatah have never had more compelling reasons to repair the rift betw...
Under the terror of jets and shelling, the Israeli siege of Beirut, Darwish is making coffee.
All three of Israel's candidates for Prime Minister belong to an era that should be receding behind us, not popping up in our ballot boxes again and again.
JERUSALEM — Armed Hamas police broke into a Gaza warehouse packed with U.N. humanitarian supplies and seized thousands of blankets and food pack...
As Israel prepared to launch its assault into Gaza in late December, it braced for substantial casualties among its own troops. Commanders warned thei...
From their merging of religious tradition with daily life to their personal and historical narratives, the similarities between Muslims and Jews living in Israel is almost tragically comical.
JERUSALEM — Israel threatened "harsh and disproportionate" retaliation after Gaza militants fired at least 10 rockets and mortar shells across t...
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