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Shimon Peres Says ISIS Should Unite Arabs And Israel | Laura Goldman | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The threat posed by a network of Sunni extremists sweeping through Iraq and Syria is changing the political calculus in the Middle East,...

Karachi Airport Attack Plummets the State Further Into Embroilment

Mariam Khan | Posted 06.19.2014 | World
Mariam Khan

At that moment, little did I know that in my part of the world too, history was being written. Local news channels were blaring with "breaking news" tickers. No, this time around news did not deal with the money laundering case.

Pope Francis Says 99% Of Vatican Opposed Palestine-Israel Prayer Meeting

AP | Nicole Winfield | Posted 06.13.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Almost all Vatican officials initially opposed Pope Francis' idea of bringing the Israeli and Palestinian presidents together fo...

Prayerful Summit For Peace

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 06.08.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis plunged head-first into Mideast peace-making Sunday, welcoming the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to the Vatica...

Pope Francis Has A Dream... For Peace In The Middle East

AP | Nicole Winfield | Posted 06.06.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is seeking to rekindle the dream of peace by bringing the Israeli and Palestinian presidents together this weekend fo...

Pope Invites Orthodox Patriarch To Vatican Prayer Summit

Religion News Service | Josephine McKenna | Posted 06.04.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople may join Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli President Shimon Peres ...

Pope To Pray For Peace With Peres And Abbas At Vatican

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.29.2014 | Religion

The Pope prayed for peace when he visited the Holy Land last week. Now, the leaders of Palestine and Israel will do the same thing at the Vatican, in ...

LOOK: Israeli President Tweets Photos Of Disguises He Wore In The 1970's

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 03.14.2014 | World

Ninety-year-old Israeli President Shimon Peres took to Twitter today to reveal some of the not so elaborate disguises he once wore en route to secret ...

Shulamit Aloni -- I Cannot Imagine Israel Without Her Meretz

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 03.30.2014 | Impact
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

The word 'Meretz' means energy in Hebrew, and Aloni's unique energy mobilized change in Israel on all human dimensions since its founding more than half a century ago.

The Iran Deal: Only Time Will Tell

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 02.04.2014 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Its success or failure depends largely on the extent to which Iran will, in fact, comply with its various provisions. The more important question is, will it lead to a permanent accord that will prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons?

Israeli President Backs Gay Marriage

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Israeli President Shimon Peres backed marriage equality during a state visit to Mexico, Ynet News is reporting. Peres, whose remarks came on the h...

Israeli Prez: All Options Open On Iran

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 09.30.2013 | World

AMSTERDAM -- Israeli President Shimon Peres says "all options" are being kept open in forcing Iran to give up its nuclear program, which Iran says is ...

The Oslo Agreements and the United States

Ambassador Uri Savir | Posted 11.13.2013 | World
Ambassador Uri Savir

The young of the Middle East, as we witnessed in recent years are the compass of Arabs and Israeli societies. As Oslo has proven, peace has to be by the people and for the people.

Many Questions, But Few Answers About New Kindle Single Q&A Series

Howard Polskin | Posted 09.28.2013 | Media
Howard Polskin

So just how important is this move by Amazon and what does it mean for consumers? Hard to tell, but here are eight key points to pay attention to.

Amare Gets Invite From Israel

AP | Posted 09.17.2013 | Sports

JERUSALEM (AP) — The president of Israel has invited New York Knicks star Amare Stoudemire to play for the country's national basketball team becaus...

A Dozen Chairs

John Gerzema | Posted 09.02.2013 | World
John Gerzema

Many Israelis know that Shimon Peres had brought a new way of working to the office of the president, and one visit to the presidential palace is all it takes to see how.

Past, Present, and Future Intersect in Fifth Israeli Presidential Conference

Guy Ziv | Posted 08.31.2013 | World
Guy Ziv

The fifth Israeli Presidential Conference, the brainchild of President Shimon Peres, drew more than the usual crowd of academics, entrepreneurs, government officials, and foreign dignitaries this year.

Shimon Peres Is 90 Years Old And Still Wants To Give Peace A Chance

AP | DAN PERRY and JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 06.18.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- As Shimon Peres turns 90, the indefatigable Israeli president is doing what he has always done: looking ahead, preparing for the next cha...

Facing Tomorrow

Shimon Peres | Posted 08.18.2013 | World
Shimon Peres

We don't have enemies. There is no country, no religion, which we consider an enemy. Our only enemies are those who reject peace, sow division, and spread hatred.

Stephen Hawking Supports Academic Boycott of Israel

Nathan Harden | Posted 07.09.2013 | College
Nathan Harden

Why, in other words, does Hawking single out Israel as the one place in the world where politics justifies an academic boycott?

Israel Responds to Obama's Generosity With Nastiness

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 06.18.2013 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The Israeli arrogance is based on the feeling that the relative quiet in the West Bank will last forever. But already there are signs that it will not last long.

Israel Celebrates 65 Years Of Independence

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 06.16.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israelis celebrated 65 years of independence on Tuesday, with over a million people pouring into national parks despite unusually bl...

Life Not Death: A New Museum Of Jewish History In Warsaw

Jacques Berlinerblau | Posted 06.07.2013 | Religion
Jacques Berlinerblau

President Barack Obama and Israeli President Shimon Peres are expected to attend the opening of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. The presence of such dignitaries attests to the tremendous significance that this endeavor holds for Jews worldwide as well as Poles.

Being a woman in a schizophrenic male world

Monique Villa | Posted 05.27.2013 | Women
Monique Villa

This past week, chatting away at the dinner table, I was asked about one of my favorite books. My answer was swift: 'Il Gattopardo' -"The Leopard"- th...

An Honest Letter Could Help Free Israel's Spy in the US

Dan Raviv | Posted 05.24.2013 | World
Dan Raviv

Although there was no mention of Jonathan Pollard -- the American who spied for Israel and was sentenced to life in prison -- during President Obama's visit to Israel, Israeli leaders did call on Obama to release Pollard. And Obama refused.