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  • A glance at challenges facing new Israel's government

    After weeks of haggling with potential political partners, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cobbled a governing coalition together Wednesday night. His narrow coalition, dominated by nationalists and religious parties, sets Netanyahu's government...
  • Spain Sephardic citizenship plan hits snags, unlike Portugal

    For Alfonso Paredes Henriquez, it was the opportunity not only of a lifetime — but of a half-millennium. The Panamanian real estate developer, a descendant of Sephardic Jews kicked out of Spain five centuries ago, was elated when the country...
  • Former Israeli premier Barak joins biometric start-up

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak has joined the board of a local startup that specializes in biometric identification technology. FST Biometrics announced Monday that it had received a $15 million investment from GMF Capital, a firm led by...
  • Israel purchases 4 advanced German ships to protect waters

    Israel's Defense Ministry says it has purchased four advanced surface vessels from Germany for 430 million euros ($480 million). The purchase of the ships was announced Monday in Tel Aviv, as the countries were marking 50 years of diplomatic relations...
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

    In Middle East this week, civilians in Yemen facing increasing food, fuel and medicine shortages hoped for the start of a proposed five-day humanitarian cease-fire to halt fighting between a Saudi-led coalition and Shiite rebels and their allies. Yemen...
  • 'Bad Jews' make for savagely good comedy

    'Bad Jews' make for savagely good comedy
    With all the focus on the development of earnest, worthy, politically predictable new plays around Chicago, Theater Wit has been able to carve out a very simple but savvy niche. It favors fresh but fully formed comedies that were big hits in New York,...
  • Third-generation survivor takes helm of NEXT GENERATIONS

    Third-generation survivor takes helm of NEXT GENERATIONS
    A historic moment took place for NEXT GENERATIONS at its "End of Season" Luncheon on Sunday, April 12. For the first time in its 11-year history, NEXT GENERATIONS — the South Florida nonprofit comprised of children and grandchildren of Holocaust...
  • Requiem for the Shoah

    Requiem for the Shoah
    Among the many commemoration ceremonies currently taking place in remembrance of the 70th anniversary of the Holocaust, The Flame Society's "Requiem for the Shoah," was one of the most outstanding. Inside the packed social hall of the Weisman Delray...
  • Israel's Netanyahu given 14 more days to form coalition government

    Israel's Netanyahu given 14 more days to form coalition government
    Despite his decisive electoral victory in March, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is struggling to form a government and on Monday was granted an extension to complete negotiations for a new ruling coalition. Since being tapped to put...
  • Israelis and Palestinians weary of conflict

    Israelis and Palestinians weary of conflict
    I started medical studies in Liege, Belgium in 1973.   The Université de Liège had students from many countries.  Americans studied there but also Arabs, Palestinians, Israelis, Russians, Chinese and many other nationals.  I struck up a friendship with...
  • The chaos that surrounds Israel

    The chaos that surrounds Israel
    When President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered his famous 1933 inaugural address in which he said that "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself," he added an important clarification describing this fear as "a nameless, unreasoning, unjustified...