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  • Egypt's ban on Jewish festival is a reflection of nation's attitudes

    Egypt's ban on Jewish festival is a reflection of nation's attitudes
    Not so long ago, this time of year would have brought the echo of songs and chants to the winding streets of this somnolent village in Egypt's Nile Delta — joyous celebrations honoring a 19th century Jewish sage. In its heyday, the festival drew...
  • Palestinians protest Canadian foreign minister's visit by hurling eggs and shoes at his convoy

    Dozens of Palestinian protesters hurled eggs and shoes at the convoy of the visiting Canadian foreign minister Sunday in a show of defiance toward Canada's perceived pro-Israel stance. John Baird was visiting Ramallah to meet Palestinian Foreign Minister...
  • Israel strike said to kill son of man US blamed for Beirut bombings

    JERUSALEM An Israeli helicopter strike in southern Syria on Sunday killed the son of an assassinated military leader of Hezbollah and two other commanders in the militant Lebanese group, according to officials and media reports in Lebanon. The attack...
  • International Criminal Court opens probe into possible war crimes in Palestinian territories

    The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court launched a preliminary probe Friday that could clear the way for a full-scale investigation into possible war crimes in Palestinian territories — plunging the court into the most politically charged...
  • Netanyahu attacks prosecutor's decision to investigate possible war crimes

    JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Saturday lashed out at a decision by the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to begin an investigation into alleged war crimes committed in the Palestinian territories. Netanyahu called the...
  • Israel awards actor Michael Douglas $1 million prize dubbed 'Jewish Nobel'

    Actor Michael Douglas has been awarded the $1 million Genesis Prize award, popularly dubbed the "Jewish Nobel Prize," for his efforts to promote Jewish culture. The Genesis Prize Foundation said that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will present the...
  • For the record

    Ben-Israel obituary: In the Jan. 11 California section, the obituary of Black Hebrew leader Ben Ammi Ben-Israel said that Israel granted permanent residency to the Black Hebrews in 2002; the year was 2003. The article also said that a member of the sect...
  • International court opens preliminary probe of Israel, Palestinians

    International court opens preliminary probe of Israel, Palestinians
    Two weeks after the Palestinian Authority asked to join the International Criminal Court, the Hague-based ICC on Friday opened a preliminary probe that could result in war-crimes charges against Israelis and Palestinians alike. Court prosecutor Fatou...
  • In Israel, secluded Arab village wants to be a tourist must-see

    In Israel, secluded Arab village wants to be a tourist must-see
    The freeway that hugs Israel's Mediterranean coast doesn't have an entrance or exit for Jisr az-Zarqa. To reach the Arab village, people use a one-lane tunnel that passes under the highway. Growing up, fifth-generation Jisr resident Ahmad Jarban felt...
  • Christine M. Flowers: Stop denying connection between Islam, terrorist attacks

    I suspected it would happen, just not as quickly as it did. Whenever acts of terror are committed in the name of Islam, there is generally a counter-attack from the enlightened, usually secular, but always "progressive," flank of society in which the...
  • The Palestinians' decision to join the ICC deserves support

    The Israel exception to Western governments' human rights principles has been starkly on display in the reaction to the Palestinian Authority's decision to join the International Criminal Court. In Washington, Ottawa, Paris and London, as well as Tel...