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  • Can religious leaders contribute to Middle East peace?

    2 weeks ago

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    Islamic State used religion to justify the attacks in Paris, trumpeting in a statement that Allah had helped them in the series of concerted attacks that killed at least 127 people.

    “In a blessed attack for which Allah...

  • Grave situation, as youth vandalism rises in Jerusalem

    October 10, 2013 | 11:29 am

    This story originally ran on themedialine.org.

    The Mount of Olives, a 2.2-mile ridge of three mountains to the east of Jerusalem’s Old City, is a holy site for Jews and Christians. It’s dotted with countless churches and is home to the world’s largest Jewish cemetery, with...

  • A Thaw in Relations

    By Rachel Pomerance

    April 8, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Who says that Israelis and Palestinians can't work together? On New Year's Day, a group of Israelis and Palestinians embarked on a 35-day expedition to Antarctica that culminated in the scaling and naming of an unexplored mountain.

    The group, Breaking the Ice, was honored this month...