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Israeli parliament to convene in Poland

by Felice Friedson and Linda Gradstein, The Media Line

January 27, 2014 | 11:14 am

Members of the Israeli parliament at the entrance of the former concentration camp on Jan. 27. Photo by Kacper Pempel/Reuters

This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.

Moved by concern that few eyewitnesses to the Holocaust remain and determined to ensure that memory of the atrocities of that era pass... read full article

  • Syria’s Assyrian Christians find refuge with Turkish neighbors

    by Jane Burgess, The Media Line

    January 27, 2014 | 10:56 am

    This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.

    Miydat's Assyrian Orthodox community is still encumbered with festive cookies and candied nuts from their Christmas festivities. In every home, tables groan with remnants from the recent celebrations, which for many of Midyat's...

  • Story of a Palestinian honor killing

    by Diana Atallah, The Media Line

    December 19, 2013 | 11:16 am

    This story originally ran on themedialine.org.

    Thamar Zeidan married when she was just 16, and had her first child at 17. While this is not uncommon in traditional Palestinian society, the marriage eventually foundered. Four years ago, she and her husband divorced and she moved...

  • Al-Quds University president denounces extremist rally

    by Felice Friedson and Rye Druzin, The Media Line

    November 21, 2013 | 9:46 am

    This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.

    A Nov. 5 rally at the West Bank-based Al-Quds University that featured demonstrators from the Islamic Jihad flashing Nazi-like salutes resulted in Brandeis University recalling its faculty from a joint program. Divisions racked...

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  • Egypt ranks last in Arab world’s women’s rights

    by Felice Friedson and Linda Gradstein, The Media Line

    November 12, 2013 | 10:54 am

    This story originally ran on themedialine.org.

    Just about every woman in Egypt has experienced some form of sexual harassment. The country also has high rates of violence and genital mutilation, according to a new study on women in the Arab world by the Thomson-Reuters...

  • Joint Israeli-Palestinian film broadcast simultaneously on Channel 2 and Ma’an

    by Felice Friedson and Diana Atallah, The Media Line

    October 2, 2013 | 10:59 am

    This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.

    United by the small screen, Israelis and Palestinians will transcend their divisions this week when “Under the Same Sun,” a film about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, is broadcast simultaneously on Israel’s Channel 2 and the...

  • Israel under pressure to give up chemical, nuclear weapons

    by Linda Gradstein, The Media Line

    September 16, 2013 | 10:47 am

    This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.

    The United States-Russian deal for the destruction of Syria’s huge chemical weapon stocks caused Israelis to breathe an audible sigh of relief.

    Many expected that a US strike would push either Syria or its ally Hezbollah to...

  • Fleeing conflict, Syrian artists curtail creativity to survive

    by Adam Nicky, The Media Line

    September 11, 2013 | 11:22 am

    This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.

    Flashing images of corpses under rubble, the pungent stench of cadavers and nagging sounds of gunfire were enough to push Syrian artist Abdel Satar to join a fleet of refugees as they escaped the mayhem of war.

    Before the...

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