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  • Project Cake: Runway-inspired desserts take their cues from fashionable wedding-dress designs

    Project Cake: Runway-inspired desserts take their cues from fashionable wedding-dress designs
    Maybe a swirl of organza or an overlay of Alencon lace would look best; possibly a bit of crystal beading. Style considerations for the bridal salon, right? Yes, and now the cake shop, too. With wedding cake design increasingly taking its cue from the...
  • Israeli police: Palestinian shot dead after stabbing attempt

    Israeli police say its officers have shot dead a knife-wielding Palestinian teen who tried to stab them in east Jerusalem. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri says the 17-year-old east Jerusalem resident approached a roadblock early Saturday with a butcher's...
  • Armenians around the world mark 1915 genocide

    Around the world on Friday, tens of thousands of people of Armenian descent commemorated the genocide 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks. The annual April 24 commemorations mark the day when the mass killings started. An estimated 1....
  • Some Jewish activists don't want Cornel West at UCLA conference

    Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel was a Jewish theologian and civil rights activist close to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Cornel West, the philosopher and African American history scholar who often speaks out on public issues, describes himself as an...
  • Rooftop restaurant provides rare bright spot in Gaza

    When nightfall descends upon Gaza, the glittering lights of the Level Up restaurant seem to be the only bright spot in this darkened city. In a territory plagued by chronic power outages, poverty and shortages of construction materials, the restaurant...
  • Trade bill benefits Israel, not the U.S.

    Trade bill benefits Israel, not the U.S.
    I agree with commentator Yousef Munayyer's concerns about the bill sponsored by Sen. Ben Cardin that would require U.S. trade officials to make defending Israel from boycotts part of their negotiating strategy ("Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for Israel,"...
  • Arab leaders don't want peace with Israel

    Arab leaders don't want peace with Israel
    Regarding commentator Yousef Munayyer's piece on the movement to boycott Israel ("Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for Israel," April 21), the Palestinians danced in the streets on 9/11. Go watch them on the Internet and it will make you sick. Three...
  • Holocaust doesn't justify Israeli injustices

    Holocaust doesn't justify Israeli injustices
    I am writing in response to the commentary, "Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for Israel" (April 22), in support of the right of any government to limit its commercial ties to any country that has a pattern of grave human rights abuses. In this case,...
  • Boycott movement aims for Israel's destruction

    Boycott movement aims for Israel's destruction
    The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel is not, as commentator Yousef Munayyer claims, an effort to make Israel comply with international and humanitarian law ("Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for Israel," April 21). The BDS...
  • Downplaying rift, Biden defends Obama's support for Israel

    Downplaying the U.S. rift with Israel, Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday staunchly defended President Barack Obama's record of supporting the Jewish state, working to allay the concerns of many American Jews who have lined up against the budding...
  • Israel retaliates to Gaza rocket attack, no injuries

    Palestinian militants fired a rocket from Gaza that exploded in Israel whose military later retaliated by shelling a base used by the Islamic militant group Hamas that rules the coastal territory, officials said Thursday. The Gaza rocket exploded...