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Second Intifada

Delusional Victory Holds the Promise of Change

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 10.28.2014 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Should Israel and Hamas achieve their stated objectives, the relationship between Israel and the Palestinians, as a whole, will take a dramatically different turn, change the nature of the conflict, and substantially improve the prospect for peace. The question is: Will their political circumstances and the reality they face lead to such an outcome?

Israel's National Security: Delegitimizing the Legitimate

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Israel's fixation on "security" and the harsh measures it employs, presumably to achieve an impregnable national security condition, is making the Palestinians increasingly vulnerable, fostering deeper animosity and militant resistance.

Revisiting Anti-Zionism And Anti-Semitism

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 04.11.2012 | Religion
Abraham H. Foxman

In the ongoing discussion about when criticism of Israel can be labeled as anti-Semitism, Nathan Sharansky said that it's anti-Semitism when Israel is demonized, when Israel is delegitimized and when a double-standard is used to assess Israeli behavior.

Gilad Shalit's Release: A Heavy-Hearted Celebration

Rabbi Avi Weiss | Posted 12.18.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Avi Weiss

Which is it? Is the release of Gilad a time of sadness or joy? Is it a time of upset or elation? Is it the time to mourn with the mind or celebrate with the heart?

Emma Williams' Tale of Two Jerusalems

Patricia DeGennaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Patricia DeGennaro

If you read one book on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, read this one. You get a good dose of the politics and history of the past and present, but woven through it all is the humanity of both Palestinians and Israelis.

A Guide Through Israel's No-One Land

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Winship

That oh-so-relevant question of the right balance between wisdom and force is posed in one of a series of essays written by Henry Ralph Carse, a theologian and scholar living in Jerusalem.

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.