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  • J’accuse

    By David Suissa

    December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Philippe Karsenty is not sure exactly when he snapped. He does recall a certain morning in Paris when one of the employees in his software firm walked into his office, and, instead of talking business, brought up something rather unexpected: "What did you do yesterday in Gaza? When...
  • Olmert straddles line between hawks and doves

    By Leslie Susser

    September 27, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    With the planned Middle East summit in Washington less than two months away, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is caught in an ideological battle between his party's doves and hawks.

    Who prevails could have major ramifications for Israel's prospects of peace with the Palestinians....

  • Wary Olmert takes chance on Gaza cease-fire

    By Leslie Susser

    November 30, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Disappointed by cease-fires so often in the past, but casting an eye to a better future, Israelis greeted this week's cease-fire announcement in the Gaza Strip with a mixture of skepticism, fear and hope.

    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is determined to give the truce a chance in the...

  • Films: Thwarted suicide bombers get ‘hell,’ not glory

    By Tom Tugend

    November 30, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Sixteen-year-old Hassan is deeply frustrated because he was caught by Israeli police before he could blow himself up, together with the targeted Israeli civilians.

    "If I had been killed, my mother would call it a blessing," he says. "My family and 70 relatives would have gone to...

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  • Three peace plans seek to fill Mideast vacuum

    By Leslie Susser

    November 22, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    After rejecting a new European peace initiative, Israeli leaders are gearing up for more international efforts to restart the Israeli-Palestinian negotiating process on terms unfavorable to Israel.

    Israel fears the initiatives might lead to the lifting of political and economic...

  • Briefs: Dershowitz debates; Ben-Gurion for sale; Federation campaign nets $20 million for Israel

    November 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Dershowitz Debates Israel-Palestinian Issue

    Sinai Temple drew a large crowd Nov. 8 for a debate titled, "America, Israel and the Middle East: Can There Be Reconciliation?" Participants were Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz and Hussein Ibish, a senior fellow of the American Task...