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  • Vandals target Israeli school that brings together Arabs, Jews

    Vandals target Israeli school that brings together Arabs, Jews
    With relations between Jews and Arabs increasingly strained by the recent chain of violence and contentious legislation, the latest victims of hostility are the few trying to coexist in Jerusalem, where vandals set fire to a Jewish-Arab school in the city...
  • West Hartford Family's Trauma Recounted In Book On Middle East

    West Hartford Family's Trauma Recounted In Book On Middle East
    Nearly two decades after Matt Eisenfeld and his girlfriend died in a suicide bombing in Jerusalem, his family has gained greater insight and perspective, if not solace, from the new book "The Bus on Jaffa Road." "People always ask if you've been able to...
  • AJC honoring Ambassador Paul Cejas

    AJC honoring Ambassador Paul Cejas
    Paul Cejas' distinguished career includes serving as the United States ambassador to Belgium from 1998-2001. Another career highlight for Cejas, a Miami resident, happens on Dec. 10 when he will be honored with the American Jewish Committee's 2014...
  • Talk is cheap: U.S. response to Jerusalem synagogue attack disappoints

    Talk is cheap: U.S. response to Jerusalem synagogue attack disappoints
    The scenario has been repeated more times than I can remember: Palestinian terrorists murder Israelis. The Obama administration condemns the attack. And that's it. No change in U.S. policy, no penalties or consequences for those who encourage and praise...
  • Overlooked Palestinian terror group returns with a vengeance

    Overlooked Palestinian terror group returns with a vengeance
    The older I get, the more my childhood memories fade, but I still vividly remember the morning of Sunday, July 4, 1976. I was eight years old at the time, spending Shabbat with my grandparents at their house in London. Early on that Sunday, I woke to...
  • The Jews and terror

    The Jews and terror
    Some random thoughts on recent events in Israel and Palestine. THE JEWS AND TERROR. Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, dedicated a square in Ramallah to the people that perpetrated the massacre at the Munich Olympic Games in 1972....
  • Comic Bobby Slayton coming to town

    Comic Bobby Slayton coming to town
    Comedian Bobby Slayton has performed his own intense style of stand-up comedy for more than 30 years and is often referred to as "The Pitbull of Comedy" and "Yid Vicious." Slayton will bring his intense style of humor locally from Nov. 26-30 to the Fort...
  • 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...
  • Iran nuclear talks like bargaining with the devil

    Having missed a July deadline for reaching an agreement with Iran over its nuclear program, the six world powers party to the talks -- the United States, Russia, China, France, United Kingdom and Germany -- have set November 24 as their new deadline. Iran...
  • U.S. should back off support for Israel: My Word

    U.S. should back off support for Israel: My Word
    The U.S. shouldn't support Israel, if Israel continues its settlement policy on the West Bank. That policy is now too costly to the U.S. and the West as a whole to continue to support. The settlement policy is ethnic cleansing: removing from the land...
  • Israel deploys more police after Palestinian rams van into crowd

    Israel deploys more police after Palestinian rams van into crowd
    In a fresh outbreak of violence in Jerusalem, one person was killed and at least a dozen others were injured Wednesday when a Palestinian man rammed his vehicle into pedestrians at a light-rail stop. According to witnesses, the driver of a white van...