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  • Russian president reiterates recognition of Palestine

    January 18, 2011 | 11:11 am

    Russian President Dmitry Medvedev reiterated Russia’s recognition more than two decades ago of an independent Palestinian state.

    “We made a decision then and we will not change it today,” Medvedev said following a meeting Tuesday with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in...

  • ADL’s decision doesn’t go far enough

    By David N. Myers

    August 30, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Last week's news that the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) had reversed course and decided to recognize the Turkish massacres of Armenians between 1915 and 1923 as a genocide is a necessary step forward for that organization.

    Unfortunately, it does not go far enough in rectifying the...
  • Controverisal Israeli security approach takes flight in U.S.

    By Sam Ser

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The changes were inevitable. The Sept. 11 hijackers used box cutters as weapons, so box cutters were banned. Richard Reid smuggled explosives onto an American Airlines plane in his shoes, so passengers were ordered to remove their shoes for screening. The recent London air terror plot was predicated on liquid explosives, so now almost all liquids are forbidden, too.
     
  • High Court Recognizes ‘Leaping Converts’

    By Dan Baron

    April 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

     

    After 22 years of living as an Israeli, Justina Hilaria Chipana can finally consider herself a full-fledged member of the Jewish state.

    The 50-year-old native of Peru was one of 17 petitioners who won High Court of Justice recognition of their non-Orthodox conversions to...

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  • Recognition: Gift for Israel and Pakistan

    By Fakhr Ahmad

    April 30, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Now that the war in Iraq is over, is it time for Pakistan to recognize Israel? This is a question that has intrigued many Pakistani intellectuals, journalists, politicians and even military strategists since 1950. The answer, now, should be a whopping yes!

    The recognition will be a...

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