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  • Pope Francis canonizes 4 nuns, 2 from 19th century Palestine

    Pope Francis canonizes 4 nuns, 2 from 19th century Palestine
    Pope Francis canonized two nuns from what was 19th-century Palestine on Sunday in hope of encouraging Christians across the Middle East who are facing a wave of persecution from Islamic extremists. Sisters Mariam Bawardy and Marie Alphonsine Ghattas...
  • Israel's new government sworn in, but Netanyahu gets heckled first

    Israel's new government sworn in, but Netanyahu gets heckled first
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new Cabinet was sworn in late Thursday after a stormy session in parliament that included heckling by lawmakers at the mention of the government striving for peace with Palestinians. The recent...
  • Israeli demolition plan for Bedouin village sparks outcry

     Israeli demolition plan for Bedouin village sparks outcry
    Israelis are once again locked in a bitter settlement dispute with their Arab neighbors, but this time the conflict is not unfolding in the West Bank, but in Israel's southern desert. After years of legal battles, Israel's Supreme Court last week...
  • As the Nakba comes to Washington, a wasted opportunity

    As the Nakba comes to Washington, a wasted opportunity
    For two weeks in June, Washington, DC will play host to a group of pro-Palestinian activists who have assembled an exhibit about the dispersion of the Palestinians during Israel's War of Independence. The exhibit takes place under the auspices of the...
  • Setting the record straight on the Iranian nuclear talks

    Setting the record straight on the Iranian nuclear talks
    My usual practice is to write a column, put forth my position and let it stand on its own merits. I do not attempt to answer criticism. I have broken this rule only once that I can remember when, many years ago, an overly contentious Israeli Consul...
  • Cats in a sack

    Cats in a sack
    It is a rather disgusting spectacle. The Israeli Right has won a crushing election victory. (On closer examination, the victory was not quite so crushing. Indeed, there was no victory at all. The crushing victory of Likud was achieved only at the...
  • Community remembers

    Community remembers
    Miami-Dade County's Jewish community made sure to "never forget" the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. The Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, a committee of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, observed Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) on...
  • How to improve U.S.-Israel relations

    How to improve U.S.-Israel relations
    I have been having the time of my life, sitting in Florida 5,000 miles away and telling the Israeli politicians how to form a coalition that will last four years. I published a letter in the Jerusalem Post on Friday, April 3 which the Jerusalem Post...
  • Patrick Differ: U.S. must continue to support Israel

    I typically like and agree with many of Tom Zirpoli's opinion columns, but I believe he is completely wrong in his April 1 column, "U.S should rethink Israel support." First of all, Benjamin Netanyahu is a political caretaker in a democratic country...
  • Muhlenberg Hillel controversy focuses on free-speech issues

    Muhlenberg Hillel controversy focuses on free-speech issues
    Your Wednesday front-page article notes that Caroline Dorn resigned as president of the Hillel chapter at Muhlenberg College in protest over "the international group's restrictions on hosting speakers who are critical of Israel" by not sponsoring a talk...
  • South Florida teens run in Jerusalem Marathon

    South Florida teens run in Jerusalem Marathon
    South Floridian teenagers recently ran in the Jerusalem Marathon while raising money for an organization that helps empower young women through education and sports programs in school. During the marathon, David Marder from Aventura, Benjamin Ovadia...