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  • Iran Accord: A 'nightmarish' scenario for the Jewish State

    December 2, 2013 | 1:31 pm

    When I visited Israel in the summer of 2012 and the American Presidential campaign was in full swing, my group met with an anonymous source who told us that the highest levels of the Netanyahu government, possibly including the Prime Minister himself, considered an Obama victory to...

  • Jordan’s king backs Palestinian leader

    November 21, 2011 | 8:18 am

    King Abdullah of Jordan made a rare trip to the West Bank on Monday to display support for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who is seeking to make peace with his Islamist rivals Hamas, and push for a resumption of peace talks with Israel.

    In his first visit to the area...

  • Saying “Amen” to Life

    By Rabbi Debra Orenstein

    February 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    When my husband and I put our 2-year-old to bed, we help him with the usual array of activities: changing into pajamas, reading a book, drinking milk, singing songs and -- most beloved to me -- chanting the Shema and Ve'ahavta.

    Each evening at the conclusion of the nighttime Shema,...

  • A meaningful peace plan

    By Judea Pearl

    February 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    While attending a Muslim American conference in Doha, Qatar, in 2005, an Arab leader asked me at the dinner table: "Tell me, why didn't Israelis accept the Saudi peace proposal of 2002? In fact, they did not even respond to it. Did it not offer them everything that they ever wished...
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  • A Palestinian Verdict: Terror Worked

    By Khaled Abu Toameh

    August 25, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    The question on the Palestinian street now is who will successfully claim credit for expelling Israel from Gaza and northern Samaria - Hamas, an organization that carries out terrorist attacks, or Fatah, the official Palestinian ruling party?

    Whatever the answer turns out to be, one...

  • Grim Faces, Tense Words at Summit

    By Ron Kampeas

    April 14, 2005 | 8:00 pm

     

    As photo-ops go, this one didn't develop quite as expected.

    The meeting Monday between Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and President Bush at Bush's vast Texas ranch was to have affirmed the special U.S.-Israel relationship and paved the way forward in the...

  • Accord Was to Ensure Jewish Majority

    By Yossi Beilin

    September 11, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The Oslo agreement was the first agreement ever signed between the Israeli government and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), intended to put an end to the national struggle that is the heart of the larger Arab-Israeli conflict.

    The Olso agreement was the natural...

  • Your Letters

    May 15, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Regally Blonde

    Just read your review of Queen Noor's book ("Regally Blonde," May 9). That really needed to be said. Keep up the good work.

    Dr. Charles Rosenberg, Newport Beach



    Queen Noor chooses very conveniently to forget Jordanian "Black September." I'm sure the families of the...

  • Can the Road Map Be a Path to Peace?

    By M.J. Rosenberg

    April 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Question: How is the Middle East road map, which President Bush will submit to Israelis and Palestinians next month, be helpful to the United States and Israel?

    Answer: The United States is in the midst of a difficult war, in which U.S. objectives are likely to be compromised unless...

  • Community Briefs

    By Journal Staff

    April 25, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Protest Against French Anti-Semitism

    About 40 protesters lined up in front of the French consulate in Westwood on April 12 and 19 to protest anti-Semitism in France. The group, led by StandWithUs, the same organization that helped arrange recent pro-Israel rallies in Los Angeles,...

  • Muslim-Jewish Discord Debated

    By Tom Tugend

    May 31, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Two of the keenest American academic minds on the politics of the Middle East -- one Jewish, the other Arab -- debated the present and future of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Monday evening, and reached agreement on at least three points.

    Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat is...

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