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  • Film Review: 'Dancing Arabs'

    A young Arab in Israel struggles to find his place and an identity amid necessary compromises in Eran Riklis' "Dancing Arabs," a film designed to make Jews -- not just Israelis -- comfortable with Arabs. That is, until the finale, when bigoted alarmists...
  • Gaza war cost Israeli economy $1.4 billion: central bank

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The month-long Gaza war cost Israel's economy some $1.44 billion, its central bank governor Karnit Flug said on Thursday, citing interim assessments. "The assessment is that it can reach up to around 0.5 percent of GDP, which is up...
  • A costly victory for Israel [Commentary]

    A costly victory for Israel [Commentary]
    I am a Jewish American and have always considered myself a Zionist. As someone born shortly after World War II, I know how great a difference the founding of Israel, an independent Jewish state embodying Jewish values, made for all Jews everywhere. We all...
  • Hullabaloo

    As I understand the gist of the hullabaloo over its recent decision, the Supreme Court has decided that it has the power of God to breathe life into an inanimate entity, Hobby Lobby, giving it human life with thoughts, feelings and the ability to have...
  • Israel's war is just [Letter]

    Israel's war is just [Letter]
    In the commentary ("Israel's unjust war,http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-palestine-20140803%2C0%2C4657761.story Aug. 4), Adil Shamoo he keeps referring to Israel as an occupying power and says the purpose of the Gaza invasion is to...
  • Where do their loyalties lie? [Letter]

    Your article about U.S. citizens serving in the Israeli Defense Forces doesn't address where their loyalty lies. Is it with Israel or with the U.S., since they chose to serve in a foreign country's military rather than their own ("Americans find meaning...
  • Teen athletes converge on Boca Raton for JCC Maccabi Games

    Teen athletes converge on Boca Raton for JCC Maccabi Games
    A thousand teen athletes, 2,000 local spectators, 2,000 visiting parents, coaches and chaperones: All have begun converging on Boca Raton for the 2014 JCC Maccabi Games, a series of athletic competitions that begin Sunday with opening ceremonies. It's an...
  • ITF tells Israel Davis Cup tie cannot be played at home

    (Reuters) - The International Tennis Federation (ITF) told Israel on Thursday it could not host its Davis Cup World Group playoff against Argentina in Tel Aviv next month because of safety concerns caused by the conflict in the Gaza Strip. The ruling...
  • Israel will not get to host Davis Cup match because of Gaza conflict

    The governing body of the Davis Cup tennis event will not allow Israel to host Argentina in a world group playoff because of "concerns arising from the military conflict between Israel and Hamas" in the Gaza Strip. The International Tennis Assn. said...
  • Mediators race against clock to extend Gaza truce

    Mediators race against clock to extend Gaza truce
    Mediators worked against the clock on Thursday to extend a truce between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, as the three-day ceasefire went into its final 24 hours. Israel said it was ready to agree to an extension as Egyptian mediators pursued...
  • Gazans learn a lesson: Elections have consequences

    To the editor: Ahdaf Soueif closes her article with the statement that we must do everything we can to heal the terrible wound inflicted on the Gaza Strip. ("Dead Palestinian children in Gaza tell story of impunity," Op-Ed, July 31) Will this healing...