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  • Alice Walker gets a celebrity pass

    By Shmuel Rosner

    July 4, 2012 | 9:44 am

    There’s a debate going on about Alice Walker’s true motivation behind ‎her decision not to let an Israeli publisher translate her book into ‎Hebrew. ‎

    Her logic is quite lopsided:‎

    I grew up under American apartheid and this was far worse. ‎Indeed, many South Africans who...

  • June 13, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 13, 2012 | 4:05 am


    Russia Sets Out Tough Terms for ‎Resolving Syria’s Civil War

    Moscow wants Iran in on any Syria talks, ‎and is taking advantage of the turmoil to ‎advance its own agenda, writes Tony ‎Karon in Time. ‎

    Moscow is pressing its own ideas on how to deal with...

  • Israel says it will turn away Gaza flotilla

    May 25, 2010 | 12:35 pm

    Israel says it will block a fleet of nine ships carrying international activists and supplies from reaching the Gaza Strip.

    The Freedom Flotilla, organized by the Free Gaza group, left from ports in Ireland, Greece and Turkey last week and is scheduled to arrive Thursday off the...