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  • Pull back, before Armageddon

    Pull back, before Armageddon
    While Shiites and Sunnis kill each other in Syria, an even more dangerous religious war could soon explode in Jerusalem, involving Jews, Muslims and Christians. I refer to the mounting Israeli-Arab tensions over control of the Temple Mount, or Haram al-...
  • Public service, new publisher and Israel: Letters

    Public service, new publisher and Israel: Letters
    Service for everyone Thank you for the Front Burner debate in the Oct. 31 Orlando Sentinel on the subject of mandatory public service. I was born and bred in Singapore, which has mandatory service at age 18 for two years full-time and reserve...
  • Israel, Palestinians agree to steps to calm Jerusalem tensions, Kerry says

    Israel, Palestinians agree to steps to calm Jerusalem tensions, Kerry says
    Israel and the Palestinians have pledged to take concrete steps to calm tensions around Jerusalem's holiest site, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday after talks in the Jordanian capital. Violence has flared in recent weeks over the...
  • Blowback: Academic boycott of Israel gives voice to peaceful protest

    Blowback: Academic boycott of Israel gives voice to peaceful protest
    This past weekend, American Studies Assn. members held our annual conference in Los Angeles, with the theme "The Fun and the Fury." Those familiar with the ASA mainly because of news about our year-old academic boycott of Israel might be surprised by...
  • Election results could impact U.S.-Israel relations

    Election results could impact U.S.-Israel relations
    Carol Flatto, chairwoman of the Miami Beach-based South Florida chapter of Americans for a Safe Israel, feels that the shift of power in Congress brought about by last week's election results will significantly impact the Middle East, recast alliances and...
  • Kerry, in Jordan, tries to ease tension over Jerusalem holy site

    In the highest-level bid yet to calm tension over a disputed holy site in Jerusalem, Secretary of State John F. Kerry met Thursday in Jordan with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jordan’s King Abdullah II, and declared afterward that...
  • Cure political paralysis: Letters

    Cure political paralysis: Letters
    Cure political paralysis The 2014 general election left many Democrats shaking their heads in dismay, wondering what happened. As predicted, races throughout the country were extremely close, with some candidates only a percentage point away from...
  • Israel's usually secretive spy agencies get into a public spat

    Israel's usually secretive spy agencies get into a public spat
    A spy-vs.-spy flap has become the talk of Israel, thrusting two normally secretive security institutions into an unwelcome and unflattering public spotlight. Israel’s domestic intelligence agency, known as the Shin Bet, has been trading barbs with...
  • Prayer dispute hurts Mideast peace efforts

    Prayer dispute hurts Mideast peace efforts
    The violence fomented by Palestinian President Abbas over Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount is yet another example of Palestinian intransigence when dealing with Israel. The Temple Mount, where the Al Aqusa mosque is located has been under Israeli...
  • Israel border officer arrested over fatal shooting of Palestinian boy

    Israel border officer arrested over fatal shooting of Palestinian boy
    Israeli police have arrested a paramilitary border police officer over the fatal shooting of a Palestinian teenager in the occupied West Bank in May, a spokesman said Wednesday. Nadim Nuwara, 17, and Muhammad Abu Thahr, 16, were killed during a May 15...
  • Israeli border officer held in shooting death of Palestinian teen

    A member of the Israeli security forces has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Palestinian teenager, police said Wednesday. The development comes as Israeli police are on the defensive over the recent fatal shootings of...