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  • Cartoon: Another fifth, please

    By Steve Greenberg

    October 14, 2015 | 2:16 pm

  • The ‘Intifadas’ and today’s violence: Four differences

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 12, 2015 | 4:07 am

    Last week we dealt with the question on everybody's mind: is it the third Intifada or not? Surely, the wave of violence Israel has been dealing with in the last two weeks is something. Giving it a name such as “Intifada” is more a reflection of the need people have to call things...

  • Israel, Palestinians play down talk of third intifada

    October 6, 2015 | 10:35 am

    The entrances to Jerusalem's walled Old City are sealed off by Israeli police and the streets of East Jerusalem are littered with barricades, burning trash and the detritus of battles between stone-throwing Palestinians and Israeli forces.

    The scenes after 10 days of violence in...

  • A wave of Palestinian violence: Why now? To what end?

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 6, 2015 | 1:17 am

    A longer article on the Israel-Palestine situation will be posted tomorrow, but in the meantime, here are some essential comments to get you through the day:


    Don't underestimate the weather.

    It is supposed to rain on Tuesday evening and Wednesday. Rain is good. It is good...

  • Why Israelis are fearing a third intifada

    October 5, 2015 | 9:14 am

    First it was clashes on the Temple Mount. Then a mother and father were shot before the eyes of their four children. Then two men were killed in a stabbing attack in Jerusalem’s Old City.

    Now Israelis fear the wave of conflict will only rise. Here’s why the violence began, how...

  • IDF vs. Shin Bet and two more notes on a ‘Third Intifada’

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 13, 2014 | 4:08 am


    If you are under the impression that a third Palestinian Intifada has begun – in recent days we’ve seen many occurrences of violence both in the West Bank and within Israel – the embarrassing fight between Israel’s military (IDF) and Israel’s internal security service (Shin...

  • In Israel, no one’s backing down from a Third Intifada

    By Simone Wilson

    November 12, 2014 | 3:25 pm

    On the platform of the central bus stop and hitchhiking post for Gush Etzion, a Jewish settlement bloc that spills over Israel’s eastern border into Palestinian territory, wet sand was poured on Nov. 11 to cover a human-sized blood stain from the night before. 

    Israeli mother...

  • Intifada 3.0

    November 6, 2014 | 10:08 am

    One small city nestled in hills and surrounded by mountains is, for many, the center of the world. It is the city of Jerusalem. The prophets called it “the city on the hill.”

    And what happens in Jerusalem over the next few days will, or will not, throw the world into crisis....

  • So you want to know if a ‘Third Intifada’ is coming…

    By Shmuel Rosner

    February 25, 2013 | 6:22 am

    The “Third Palestinian Intifada” has been with us almost from the moment the second Intifada was tamed by Israeli action. Just google “third Palestinian Intifada” to find it all: The predictions, the warnings, the applications, the preparations, the countdowns. 'Are Palestinians...

  • Apple removes free ‘Thirdintifada’ from App Store

    June 23, 2011 | 3:26 pm

    Apple Inc. removed the Arabic-language “Thirdintifada” application from its App Store following a request from the Israeli government.

    The application was removed June 22, a day after Israel’s minister of public diplomacy and diaspora affairs, Yuli Edelstein, wrote to Apple founder...

  • Israel asks Apple Inc. to remove ‘third intifada’ app

    June 22, 2011 | 10:13 am

    Israel’s government has asked Apple Inc. to remove an application called “ThirdIntifada,” which encourages uprising against Israel, from its App Store.

    Israel’s Minister of Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs Yuli Edelstein, made the request Tuesday in a letter sent to Apple...

  • Facebook sued for $1 billion over Third Intifada page

    April 3, 2011 | 11:31 am

    Facebook and its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg are being sued for more than $1 billion for not immediately taking down a page calling for a Third Intifada against Israel.

    The lawsuit was filed March 31 in U.S. District Court in Washington on behalf of Larry Klayman, an attorney and...