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  • Care for the Kinder — Arab and Jewish

    June 10, 2015 | 9:23 am

    It is a Jewish obligation to care for the well-being of children. The Talmud teaches us that it is “only for the sake of the breath of school children” that the world endures.  

    This means Palestinian children, too.  

    All too often we are indifferent to Palestinian children,...

  • Hamas bars Gaza youths bereaved in war from visiting Israel

    December 29, 2014 | 8:43 am

    Hamas authorities in the Gaza Strip prevented on Sunday a group of Palestinian children who lost parents in the July-August war with Israel from making a rare goodwill visit to the Jewish state, organizers of the trip said.

    Gaza's Hamas-controlled Interior Ministry, citing the...

  • Grieving the children of Palestine and the dream of Zionism

    September 5, 2014 | 10:22 am

    Through all the turmoil of these last weeks and months I have been tortured by thoughts of children, Jewish children, Palestinian children, Syrian, Iraqi children – all those who most innocently of all, and most grievously of all, are the victims of the Middle East Madness.


  • UNICEF: Israel mistreats Palestinian children in custody

    March 6, 2013 | 8:33 am

    Palestinian children detained by the Israeli military are subject to widespread, systematic ill-treatment that violates international law, a UNICEF report said on Wednesday.The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) estimated that 700 Palestinian children aged 12 to 17, most of them...