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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-...
  • Israel economy shrinks annualized 0.4 percent in third-quarter on Gaza war

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's economy contracted for the first time in more than five years in the third quarter, as growth was hit by the effects of a war with Islamist militants in Gaza. Gross domestic product fell 0.4 percent in the July-September...
  • Lieberman tells German Foreign Minister no limits on East Jerusalem settlements

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Rebuffing international criticism, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman told his German counterpart point-blank on Sunday that Israel will not stop building homes for Jews in East Jerusalem. His remarks were likely to compound...
  • Israel still perfect in Group B after 3-0 win over Bosnia

    HAIFA Israel (Reuters) - Surprise side Israel kept up their perfect start to their European Championship qualifying campaign on Sunday after a 3-0 win over Bosnia Herzegovina, going top in Group B in the process. Goals by Gil Vermouth in the 36th...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • U.N. human rights investigators denied entry to Israel for Gaza inquiry

    U.N. human rights investigators denied entry to Israel for Gaza inquiry
    Israel said late Wednesday that it would deny entry to representatives of the U.N. Human Rights Council who are investigating potential war crimes committed during the summer’s 50-day war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip. While widely...
  • 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...
  • Supreme Court tackles thorny passport issue over Jerusalem

    WASHINGTON A clearly divided Supreme Court on Monday stepped into the political minefield that is Jerusalem, in a case pitting Congress against presidents of both parties. With Mideast tensions escalating, justices seemed split about whether Congress can...
  • 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...