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  • John Kerry's bid for Mideast peace is doomed

    It's a testament to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's grit, determination and self-assurance that he refuses to give up in his quest to bring Israelis and Palestinians back to the negotiating table. But I wish that he would, during the long slog toward...
  • The truth about Obama's foreign policy

    The truth about Obama's foreign policy
    Reader Nelson Marans' recent letter about President Obama's foreign policy contains numerous misstatements ("Ehrlich is right; Obama's foreign policy a shambles," June 12). First, the Egyptian people overthrew a corrupt and incompetent government. The...
  • Film Review: 'World War Z'

    Rising from an early grave of negative pre-release publicity, director Marc Forster and producer-star Brad Pitt's much-maligned "World War Z" emerges as a surprisingly smart, gripping and imaginative addition to the zombie-movie canon, owing as much to...
  • Photographer captures lost world of Tel Aviv

    Photographer captures lost world of Tel Aviv
    The Jewish Daily Foreward reporter Renee Ghert-Zand writes about a photographer capturing the faces and places of mom-and-pop shops in Tel Aviv: One morning a week, Assi Haim roams the streets of the old neighborhoods of Tel Aviv with his camera and...
  • Review: Transfixing 'Fill the Void' looks at love by arrangement

    A mother and daughter anxiously scan the aisles of an Israeli supermarket. They're not looking for fresh produce but rather a clandestine glimpse of a young man a matchmaker has proposed as a potential husband for the daughter. The mother's eye is...
  • Attitudes toward women change, but process is slow

     Not Guilty, Your Honor!    Thus responded Ariel Castro of Cleveland to the charges that he had kidnapped three young girls, kept them as sex slaves for ten years in the basement of his home, raped them, starved them, beat them, put them in chains...
  • Syria, Israel exchange fire across cease-fire line

    BEIRUT -- Syria said Tuesday that its forces had destroyed an Israeli vehicle that crossed into Syrian territory from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, an account disputed by Israel, which said that shots were fired at a patrol inside Israeli-controlled...
  • Israeli attacks in Syria aimed at Hezbollah, not as aid to rebels

    Israeli attacks in Syria aimed at Hezbollah, not as aid to rebels
    Israeli airstrikes in Syria on Iranian weapons destined for Lebanon’s Hezbollah militia could be seen as heralding wider international involvement in Syria’s intractable civil war. Reports  of sarin gas attacks in Syria also conjure the...
  • A Mother's Day story

    I'm not a big fan of secular made-up holidays, but Mother's Day is different. I love Mother's Day and this Sunday, May 12, I will call my mother, Rosalie, in Milwaukee and tell her that I love her. She'll tell me that she loves me and thank me for the...
  • The God Squad: Have you given your mom a papaya yet?

    I'm not a big fan of secular, made-up holidays, but Mother's Day is different. I love Mother's Day, and this Sunday I will call my mother, Rosalie, in Milwaukee and tell her that I love her. She'll tell me that she loves me and thank me for the fruit. I...
  • Church of the Holy Sepulcher

    Church of the Holy Sepulcher
    The religious scene in Jerusalem is complicated even for tourists. Before planning our day, my guide asked me my religion. Local guides know that, among Christians interested in seeing Jesus’ tomb, most Protestants prefer the tomb in the Garden Tomb...