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  • Day Star Theatre Arts troupe makes Orlando debut with Broadway concert

     Day Star Theatre Arts troupe makes Orlando debut with Broadway concert
    Israel made such an impression on Luis Gabriel Diaz that he was inspired to carry its culture with him when he left the Middle Eastern country. Diaz, who trained in musical theater in Israel, is the founder of Day Star Theatre Arts, which makes its...
  • Doctors tackle damaged minds amid Gaza's post-war destruction

    GAZA (Reuters) - In a ward at Shifa, Gaza's largest hospital, child therapist Rabeea Hamouda is trying to elicit a response from two small brothers, Omar and Mohammed, aged three and 18 months, hoping for some words or perhaps a smile. For seven straight...
  • U.S. put more scrutiny on arms transfers to Israel during Gaza crisis

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration, which urged Israel do more to prevent civilian casualties in its conflict with Hamas militants, placed U.S. arms shipments to Israel under greater scrutiny during the Gaza crisis, the U.S. State...
  • Israel blocks rights group as alternative to military service

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has disqualified its foremost human rights group as a volunteer option for youths who choose civilian national service over military conscription, officials said on Thursday, citing the group's criticism of the Gaza offensive....
  • Thousands of Israelis protest war's failure to halt Gaza rockets

    TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Some 10,000 Israelis protested on Thursday in a Tel Aviv square against what they see as the failure of a five-week Gaza war to decisively halt rocket and mortar fire at southern towns bordering on the Palestinian coastal territory....
  • Rekha Basu: Iowa summit serves reminder of why religion, politics don't mix

    Of everything coming out of this year's Iowa Family Leadership Summit, the fear factor is what stayed with me. It was a constant, discomfiting undercurrent, like a loose nail poking up in your shoe. It was organization President Bob Vander Plaats...
  • In Theory: Should the U.N. recognize Yom Kippur?

    Although over the years the relationship between Israel and the United Nations has been somewhat rocky due to the Palestinian issue, 32 nations, including the United States, in late July sent a letter to a U.N. committee asking that the body recognize...
  • Hamas policies bad for Gaza

    In his letter to the editor, Philip Stanley implied that Israel is to blame for the poor living conditions in Gaza. Gazans have a poor quality of life because their leaders incite violence. Hamas shoots rockets toward Israel, and it builds tunnels into...
  • Where can innocent Gazans find safety?

    I am trying to understand the logic and morality of Israel in this war with Hamas. Spokespersons for Israel state and everyone agrees that Israel has a right to defend its citizens so it targets Hamas fighters and rocket launchers. The spokespersons...
  • Gaza ceasefire talks 'difficult' but truce holds

    Talks to end a month-long war between Israel and Gaza militants are "difficult", Palestinian delegates said on Tuesday, while Israeli officials said no progress had been made so far and fighting could soon resume. As a 72-hour ceasefire held for a...
  • What more can Israel do to limit civilian casualties? [Letter]

    What more can Israel do to limit civilian casualties? [Letter]
    I notice that, in this most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, there are widespread calls for Israel to "limit civilian casualties." President Barack Obama, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, and many other leaders of the free world repeat this...