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  • What Israelis want – and what they reject

    By Shmuel Rosner

    2 weeks ago

    As a senior fellow at JPPI, I was involved in drafting, analyzing, and publishing a new survey yesterday – one component of a very ambitious Pluralism Index that JPPI launched yesterday. News reports about JPPI’s data appeared in many media outlets, and you can read all about it...

  • At least eight Israeli soldiers wounded in West Bank car attacks

    November 27, 2015 | 11:00 am

    At least eight Israeli soldiers were wounded in two separate vehicular attacks in the West Bank.

    The first of the attacks occurred Friday morning, when two soldiers were injured after a Palestinian man rammed them with his car outside the Maale Adumim settlement near Jerusalem....

  • Voices of Six-Day War haunt us decades later

    By Tom Tugend

    November 12, 2015 | 2:09 pm

    The focus of the Israeli film “Censored Voices” is an aged, rapidly spinning, reel-to-reel tape recorder.

    From the recorder emerge the voices of young Israelis just returned home to their kibbutzim after fighting and miraculously triumphing in the Six-Day War of 1967.

    But their...

  • Palestinian throwing rocks at cars shot to death by Israeli soldiers

    December 29, 2014 | 10:51 am

    Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian who was among a group throwing rocks at cars in the West Bank.

    In Monday’s incident near the Tapuach Junction, the soldiers called out to the group to cease the rock throwing, which was endangering civilians, then fired warning...

  • Palestinian official dies following confrontation with Israeli soldiers

    December 10, 2014 | 8:52 am

    A senior Palestinian official died after a confrontation with Israeli soldiers during a protest in the West Bank.

    Ziad Abu Ein, 55, a member of the Fatah party’s Revolutionary Council, died Wednesday in the village of Turmusiya, near Ramallah. Dozens of local residents and...

  • Four Israeli soldiers injured in explosion on Lebanese border

    August 7, 2013 | 9:04 am

    Four Israeli soldiers were injured by an explosive detonated as they patrolled the border with Lebanon.

    The soldiers were taken to a hospital in northern Israel, where three underwent surgery and one was admitted to the intensive care unit.

    The Israel Defense Forces said it was...

  • An Israel-Syria war would not be a ‘surprise’

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 3, 2013 | 7:31 am

    A shorter and somewhat different version of this article was published last week by the IHT-NYT.

    Six months ago, my 6-year old daughter had to pay her first visit to the bomb shelter, as rockets were being fired at Tel Aviv. Last Monday, she had to pay her second, and then third...

  • Israeli boy, soldiers injured during Land Day protests

    April 1, 2013 | 5:42 am

    An Israeli boy and several Israeli soldiers were injured during Israeli-Arab and Palestinian protests marking Land Day.

    The protests Saturday mark the deaths of six Galilee Arabs during 1976 riots over government land confiscations in northern Israel, dubbed Land Day.


  • The Power of We

    February 4, 2013 | 4:25 pm

    The world needs to RSVP the power of one—plus one. Even Sir Richard Branson has acknowledged that the success of his Virgin brand comes from working with others--the "We" factor.  Granted, individuals can have great ideas, but they become real with the partnership of others. Which...

  • Palestinians, Israeli troops clash in Hebron after shooting death of youth

    December 13, 2012 | 10:50 am

    Palestinians and Israeli soldiers clashed in the city of Hebron a day after a Palestinian teen who threatened an Israeli Border Police officer was shot and killed.

    At least five Palestinian rioters have been injured in Thursday's clashes, the Maan Palestinian news service...

  • Gunmen fire on Israeli troops at Gaza border

    November 3, 2011 | 9:02 am

    Palestinian gunmen fired on Israeli soldiers working on the border fence between Israel and Gaza.

    The soldiers were conducting what the Israeli military called routine work on the fence near Kibbutz Zikim and northern Gaza on Thursday. An Israel Defense Forces vehicle was damaged in...

  • Swedish paper published modern-day blood libel

    August 31, 2009 | 6:55 pm

    With the Palestinian family cited in the Swedish daily Aftonbladet now denying ever claiming that their son’s organs were “stolen” by the Israeli military, maybe the lurid and grotesque accusation published by the newspaper in mid-August will disappear.

    Maybe the idea of an...

  • A Canine Commencement

    By Tom Tugend

    October 24, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    A black Labrador retriever, proudly bearing Israeli and American flags, joined several dignitaries on stage this month to celebrate the first graduation exercise of Pups for Peace.

    The ceremony marked the end of an intensive two-month training course for 20 dogs -- Belgian and...