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  • Letters to the Editor: Rachel Corrie, Mormons, Liberals

    September 19, 2012 | 11:18 am

    The Rachel Corrie Debate

    Chip Bronson and Stephanie London’s response to the excellent JTA piece on Rachel Corrie saddened me deeply (Letters, Sept. 7). I read the article (“Rachel Corrie Suit Hinged on One Small Question,” Aug. 31) and had a different reaction. I wanted to...

  • Letters to the Editor: Rachel Corrie, Mormons, Liberals

    September 19, 2012 | 11:11 am

    The Rachel Corrie Debate

    Chip Bronson and Stephanie London’s response to the excellent JTA piece on Rachel Corrie saddened me deeply (Letters, Sept. 7). I read the article (“Rachel Corrie Suit Hinged on One Small Question,” Aug. 31) and had a different reaction. I wanted to...

  • Letters to the Editor: Ayn Rand, Romney, Obama, Rachel Corrie

    September 5, 2012 | 10:55 am

    Dissecting Ayn Rand 

    In “Rand … Rosenbaum?” (Aug. 17), Rob Eshman tries to convince us (or himself) that Ayn Rand’s support of Israel confirms her Jewishness and contradicts her philosophy. Neither is true. 

    Eshman seems to think that her Jewishness is proved by her ignoring...

  • Jimmy Carter calls Rachel Corrie case ruling ‘unacceptable’

    August 30, 2012 | 12:12 pm

    Former President Jimmy Carter called “unacceptable” a court ruling that declared the State of Israel is not responsible for the death of an American activist.

    “The killing of an American peace activist is unacceptable. The court’s decision confirms a climate of impunity,...

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  • In Rachel Corrie suit dismissal, one small question is key

    August 28, 2012 | 10:53 am

    The verdict by an Israeli court in the case of Rachel Corrie, an American activist killed in Gaza by an Israeli military bulldozer in 2003, may have captured international attention and touched on a range of ethical issues at the center of Israel’s military operations. 

    But at...

  • Israeli court dismisses charges in Rachel Corrie civil suit

    August 28, 2012 | 8:42 am

    An Israeli court dismissed all charges against the state in a civil suit brought by the parents of Rachel Corrie, an American activist killed in Gaza after being run over by an Israeli military bulldozer.

    In his verdict Tuesday, Haifa District Court Judge Oded Gershon ruled that...

  • August 28, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    August 28, 2012 | 3:50 am

    In-depth

    New Egypt leader steps out on world stage seeking “balance”

    In his first interview to the international media since his election, Mohammed Morsi tells Samia Nakhoul and Edmund Blair of Reuters that Israel has nothing to fear from a new Egyptian military campaign in the...

  • ‘Rachel Corrie’ on stage: agitprop or art?

    By Tom Tugend

    August 23, 2011 | 3:24 pm

    “The American Jewish community has a problem keeping silent,” says scholar Michael Berenbaum, and he ascribes the “problem” to guilt over our collective failure to speak up during the Holocaust.

    In a very different time and on a vastly different scale, the option of silence...

  • Iran to name street for Rachel Corrie

    August 11, 2011 | 12:42 pm

    Tehran’s City Council reportedly will name a street for Rachel Corrie, the Jewish-American pro-Palestinian activist who was killed by an Israeli military bulldozer in Gaza.

    Thursday’s edition of Hamshari, a daily paper affiliated with the city government, reported that the council...

  • Briefs: Clinton backs Israel attack on Syria, Abbas to Hamas: Never Again

    October 4, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Clinton Backs Israel Attack on Syria

    U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) backed what she said was an Israeli attack on a Syrian nuclear target. "What we think we know is that with North Korean help, financial and technical and material, the Syrians apparently were putting...

  • A Tough Call

    By Alexandra J. Wall

    March 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Yossi Amrani had a difficult phone call to make on Monday.

    The consul general of Israel in San Francisco placed a call to Craig and Cynthia Corrie of Charlotte, N.C., to express his condolences over the death of their daughter.

    Rachel Corrie, 23, a senior at Evergreen State...