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  • Partition, pragmatism and missed opportunities between Israel and the Palestinians

    2 days ago

    Two scholars examine, from the Jewish and Palestinian perspectives, the historic United Nations vote on the partition of Palestine on Nov. 29, 1947, which ultimately led to the creation of  the Jewish State of Israel.


    The Palestinian national movement has long been...

  • Partition and the triumph of Zionist pragmatism

    2 days ago

    Two scholars examine, from the Jewish and Palestinian perspectives, the historic United Nations vote on the partition of Palestine on Nov. 29, 1947, which ultimately led to the creation of  the Jewish State of Israel.


    In a famous diary entry after the First Zionist Congress...

  • West Bank supermarket is oasis of coexistence on day of multiple attacks

    3 days ago

    This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.

    Three terror attacks had been perpetrated by Palestinians against Israelis in the West Bank on Sunday, and it was still only 3 pm.

    The spate of violence followed a bloody weekend in which 5 Israelis were killed in two separate...

  • WATCH: Searching for hummus in a tense Old City of Jerusalem

    6 days ago

    Harvey Stein is an Israeli-American filmmaker living in Jerusalem. His feature documentary "A Third Way - Settlers and Palestinians as Neighbors" will be released in February, 2016. You can find out more about his work at: www.jerusalemny.com/athirdway

  • Tel Aviv terrorist’s mother is ‘proud’ that son stabbed Jews to death

    1 week ago

    The mother of a Palestinian terrorist who stabbed two Israelis to death called her son a “source of pride for Hebron and Palestine.”

    Raid Halil bin Mahmoud, 36, who also moderately injured a third man during a prayer service in a Tel Aviv building, attributed his actions to the...

  • U.S. yeshiva student among 5 dead in Palestinian terror attacks

    1 week ago

    Three people were killed in a shooting attack in the West Bank, including an American yeshiva student, hours after two Jewish men were stabbed to death in Tel Aviv at a prayer service.

    The five deaths in the attacks, reportedly by Palestinians, are the most on a single day since...

  • Anti-Israel ads OK’d to run in Boston subways

    1 week ago

    The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority approved the display of an anti-Israel ad it had previously rejected.

    The poster, which features a large photograph of a child and the word “violence” in large, bold letters, accuses Israel’s military of using U.S. tax dollars to kill 2,000...

  • It is a sin not to visit Israel now

    By Dennis Prager

    1 week ago

    If you are a Jew who cares about Israel and you have the money to pay for a ticket and a hotel room, it is a sin not to visit to Israel at this time.

    That is a message every rabbi who cares about Israel should be conveying to his/her congregation.

    I just returned from another...

  • Israel angered by ‘appalling’ Swedish comments after Paris attacks

    1 week ago

    Israel described on Monday as "appallingly impudent" comments by Sweden's foreign minister that it interpreted as an attempt to link the Islamic State attacks in Paris to the plight of Palestinians in the West Bank.

    Sweden's ambassador to Israel was summoned to the Israeli...

  • Israeli undercover officers kill Palestinian man in hospital during arrest of his cousin

    2 weeks ago

    Israeli undercover officers shot and killed a Palestinian man in a West Bank hospital while arresting a patient, his cousin, who was accused of stabbing an Israeli man.

    The undercover operatives entered a Palestinian hospital in the Hebron area dressed as Palestinians, with one...

  • In Hebrew, Netanyahu retracts comments on unilateral withdrawal

    2 weeks ago

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is used to admonishing Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for saying one thing in English, but another thing in Arabic.

    But it seems that for Pennsylvania-raised Netanyahu, a statement in English is non-binding in Hebrew and...

  • Palestinian youths stab Jerusalem Light Rail guard

    2 weeks ago

    Two Palestinian youths stabbed a security guard on the Jerusalem Light Rail in one of at least three incidents in the Jerusalem area in a day.

    The security guard was moderately wounded in the attack Tuesday in the Pisgat Zeev neighborhood.

    One attacker, who police said was 12...

  • White House says two-state solution not likely under Obama

    2 weeks ago

    The White House said on Monday that the goal of a two-state solution between Palestinians and Israelis is not likely to be reached during President Barack Obama's final months in office.

    Obama met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House earlier on Monday.

  • Israel on Nazi-like ‘moral descent,’ Arab Knesset member says on Kristallnacht

    2 weeks ago

    An Arab-Israeli lawmaker equated Israel’s actions against the Palestinians to the violence against Jews that led to the Holocaust at a speech commemorating Kristallnacht in Amsterdam.

    “Kristallnacht didn’t suddenly fall from the sky, come out of nowhere, it was the...

  • West Bank violence: Elderly Palestinian woman killed, Israeli seriously injured

    3 weeks ago

    A Palestinian 72-year-old woman died of wounds she sustained in what Israeli police said was an attempt to kill soldiers.

    Israeli troops stationed outside Hebron shot and seriously injured the woman, whose husband died in clashes with Israeli troops in the 1980s. They said the...

  • Munich marks this Kristallnacht by making room for boycotters of the Jewish State

    3 weeks ago

    The worldwide Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement is the twenty-first century’s highest profile anti-Israel global campaign that meets the “three D” ( Double standard, Deligitimization, and Demonization) litmus test for crossing the line between legitimate criticism...

  • Israel blasts Palestinians after accusations of organ-harvesting

    3 weeks ago

    The Israeli ambassador to the United Nations on Wednesday rejected Palestinian allegations that Israel had recently harvested organs from Palestinians its forces had killed, condemning the charges as anti-Semitic.

    In a letter to British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft, president of...

  • U.S. officials: Israel wants up to $5 billion in annual military aid

    3 weeks ago

    Israel has made an initial request for its annual U.S. defense aid to increase to as much as $5 billion when its current aid package, worth an average $3 billion a year, expires in 2017, U.S. congressional sources said on Wednesday.

    Israel wants $5 billion per year in military...

  • Jordanian sheik clarifies: It’s ‘mandatory’ to kill Jews

    3 weeks ago

    A Jordanian sheik who said it is forbidden to kill Jews except in a time of war clarified his statements, saying that jihad against the Jews is a “mandatory duty.”

    In a video distributed Tuesday, Ali Al-Halabi said the Jews should be killed, but the Palestinians and the Arab...

  • Protesters rally against media coverage of Israel

    By Ryan Torok

    3 weeks ago

    The offices of the Los Angeles Times were closed to the public Nov. 1, but that did not stop a group of about 40 demonstrators — many of them Jewish high-school students — from expressing their outrage at how the newspaper has been covering the recent wave of violence in Israel.

  • Israel returns bodies of Palestinian attackers

    3 weeks ago

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    Thousands of Palestinian mourners filled the streets of the villages of Sair and Surif near the West Bank town of Hebron, which has become the focal point of Palestinian attacks on Israeli soldiers in the past month. The bodies...

  • All quiet in Jerusalem

    October 29, 2015 | 11:08 am

    This article orginally appeared on The Media Line.

    With large numbers of police on the streets of Jerusalem, attacks by Palestinians on Israelis have disappeared in the last week. The storm of violence centered on the city since the start of October appears to have moved its...

  • Bring Bill Clinton back to the Israeli-Palestinian peace table

    By Rob Eshman

    October 29, 2015 | 10:36 am

    Monday night in Beverly Hills, a dozen Israeli and American Jews gathered for a night of luxurious despair over the Middle East.

    We were at the sprawling midcentury-modern home of Aviv Giladi, the Israeli-born serial entertainment entrepreneur. Good wines and a bottle of...

  • In West Bank stabbing attacks, 1 woman injured and assailant killed

    October 28, 2015 | 2:33 pm

    An Israeli woman was stabbed in the back in the West Bank shortly after a Palestinian man who attempted to stab an Israeli soldier in Hebron was shot and killed.

    The woman was moderately wounded in the Wednesday afternoon attack outside the Rami Levy supermarket at the Gush...

  • Why I love Lucy

    By David Suissa

    October 28, 2015 | 12:28 pm

    Remember the name Subhi Al-Yaziji, dean of Quranic Studies at the Islamic University of Gaza. As Arab terrorists were attacking Jews in Israel last week, Al-Yaziji went on Palestinian television to cheer them on and remind them to include Jewish women and children. 

    “All Jews in...

  • Israel faces threats ranging from rockets to nuclear, defense minister says

    October 27, 2015 | 1:59 pm

    Israel faces a wide variety of threats ranging from Islamic militants wielding missiles and rockets to nuclear attack, Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon said on Tuesday during a visit to the United States.

    Yaalon was speaking with U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter at the...

  • Jordan could play key role in calming Israeli-Palestinian tensions

    October 27, 2015 | 9:54 am

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    When Secretary of State John Kerry decide to fly to the Middle East to try to calm rising Israeli-Palestinian tensions after a wave of stabbing and shooting attacks, he did not land in Jerusalem, but in Amman, the capital of...

  • Anthropologists assess whether a boycott of Israel is necessary

    October 22, 2015 | 2:21 pm

    The American Anthropological Association released a report that assessed whether an academic boycott of Israel is appropriate.

    The report issued earlier this month levels severe criticism at Israeli policy in the occupied territories and claims that Arabs are discriminated...

  • The mufti’s hotel was just ranked the best in the Middle East (yes, that mufti)

    October 22, 2015 | 2:03 pm

    This week we learned that the grand mufti of Jerusalem gave Hitler the idea for the Final Solution — or at least that Israel’s prime minister believes that.

    But it turns out that Palestinian nationalist Haj Amin al-Husseini was not merely a notorious anti-Zionist and anti-Semite:...

  • Amid the violence in Israel, Arab-Israeli newscaster Lucy Aharish keeps on smiling

    October 22, 2015 | 11:21 am

    Lucy Aharish never wanted to be a political symbol. The 34-year-old Arab-Israeli news presenter and television host didn’t even want to be a journalist. When she graduated from high school in the hard-knock southern Israeli town of Dimona, her plan was to be an actress.

    But her...

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