| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:58 PM
This article contains language some readers might find offensive.
An anonymous U.S. official's reported description of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "chickenshit," or worthless coward, drew a sharp response on Wednesday from the Israeli...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 1:51 PM
A flap over an American official’s reported use of a barnyard epithet to describe Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu illustrates a more serious debate over whether the country’s ties with the United States have been irretrievably...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:50 PM
It sometimes seems as if the see-saw debate about the true intentions of Mahmoud Abbas and his Palestinian Authority has been with us for an eternity. One day, we'll be saying that Abbas is genuinely a moderate, that he really is committed to a two-...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Two days after the bodies of three kidnapped Israeli teens were discovered, Lakeside Congregation in Highland Park held a multi-congregational memorial service to honor them.
Just a day before, the Ravinia Coffee Station had hosted a gathering to...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Op Ed: The latest round of bombings, rocket attacks, airstrikes — sparked in part by the abductions and killings of three Israeli teenagers and a Palestinian teen — make hope for peace seem as impossible as these outrages against innocents are...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Israel launched a Gaza ground campaign after 10 days of bombardments from the air and sea failed to stop militants' rocket attacks, stepping up an offensive that already has taken a heavy toll in civilian lives.
Israel signalled the invasion would be...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
On a recent afternoon, Diana Blau, 22, was relaxing on the beach after bathing in the salty waters of the Dead Sea.
Blau's mother is Jewish and her father Greek Orthodox. She has never strongly identified with Jewish culture or religion, she said, in...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 9:14 PM
Israeli authorities on Sunday arrested six suspects in connection with the gruesome killing of a Palestinian teenager from Jerusalem, and police seemed to confirm Palestinian suspicions and Israeli fears that the killers were Jewish extremists seeking...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:17 AM
In response to the article "Church Asked To Scold Israel; Resolution Calls For Divestiture In Protest" [Oct. 17, Page 1].
This resolution will hurt the very people that it purports to support, the Arab residents of the West Bank. If it is implemented,...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Israeli soldiers shot and killed a 14-year-old Palestinian who allegedly was throwing firebombs at highway traffic in the West Bank on Friday night, news reports and sources said.
Urweh Hammed was shot and killed in the village of Silwad, north of...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Ever since the cease fire between Israel and Hamas — the Palestinian terrorist organization that rules Gaza — was negotiated this summer, there has been much speculation as to what Israel should be doing regarding Hamas and the Palestinian...