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  • Syrian government forces, Lebanese Hezbollah capture several villages south of Damascus

    Syrian troops backed by Lebanese Hezbollah fighters swept south of the capital Damascus on Wednesday, seizing strategic hills and villages from rebels and a local al-Qaida affiliate near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. State media and opposition...
  • Palestinians launch boycott of Israeli food products in West Bank

    Activists from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement launched a campaign in the West Bank on Wednesday, calling on people to boycott products made by six major Israeli food companies. They said the campaign was a response to Israel's recent...
  • Israeli lawmakers clash over Netanyahu speech as Democrats bail

    JERUSALEM Israeli politicians, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's former envoy to the U.S., are attacking his planned speech to Congress on Iran, as more Democrats express opposition to the March 3 address. Netanyahu should cancel the speech...
  • What conflict? Israeli election race pays scant attention to making peace with Palestinians

    Judging by Israel's election race, the decades-long conflict with the Palestinians is not an important issue. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prefers to focus on Iran, and moderate opponents prefer to attack the right-wing government on Netanyahu's...
  • CAIR leader: We decry violence: Front & Center

    CAIR leader: We decry violence: Front & Center
    The last 14 years have been tough for followers of Islam. The fallout after 9-11 and recent incidents including ISIS atrocities and the Charlie Hebdo murders in Paris undercut Islam's trademark as a religion of peace. And it bred scorn and distrust of...
  • More Democrats say they'll skip Netanyahu's speech to Congress

    More Democrats say they'll skip Netanyahu's speech to Congress
    As the furor grew over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's agreement to address a joint session of Congress, more Democratic lawmakers said Tuesday they would skip the event. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) had invited Netanyahu without...
  • UC student panel calls for divestment from Israel and other nations

    UC student panel calls for divestment from Israel and other nations
    The statewide panel that represents student governments across the University of California voted over the weekend to urge that UC end any investments in companies that aid in the Israeli occupation of the West Bank. In addition, the UC student Assn....
  • Some cry foul in Israel as U.S. donors give to political causes

    JERUSALEM In a Tel Aviv storefront, 84-year-old volunteer Zelda Harris is working the phones for the V15 group, which is trying to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. U.S. billionaire S. Daniel Abraham, founder of Slim-Fast Foods, is helping pay for...
  • Rising star or flash in pan? Yair Lapid seeks 2nd chance to be fresh face of Israel's future

    After bursting onto the political scene with a surprisingly strong showing in Israel's last election, Yair Lapid said he was bound for the prime minister's office. But today the telegenic ex-anchorman, actor and novelist hopes to avoid becoming another...
  • Democrats taking the low road by boycotting Israeli prime minister's address to Congress

    Democrats taking the low road by boycotting Israeli prime minister's address to Congress
    Even by Republican cheap-shot standards, what they are doing with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is low. Bibi is going to speak in front of Congress on March 3. Not at the invitation of President Obama. No, at the invitation of Speaker of...
  • Hillel organizes 'Understanding Israel Seminar'

    Hillel organizes 'Understanding Israel Seminar'
    Lital Pendler is in her second year as the JAFI Israel Fellow at Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach, headquartered on the campus of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton. The Israel Fellow project is a joint project between the Jewish Agency...