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  • Jerusalem's capital-city status: Israel has the final word

    To the editor: There is no question that the president has the authority to grant recognition to a state; however, I seriously question whether the president has the authority to define what city a country declares as its capital. ("This power lies with...
  • Dispute over holy site in Jerusalem pits Muslim caretakers against Jewish activists

    JERUSALEM Once dismissed as a fringe group with limited public support, a movement of religious Jewish activists seeking to pray at Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site has provoked a wave of Palestinian violence that has raised fears of a slide into a...
  • Iran, world powers consider extending nuclear talks as deadline looms

    With talks at an impasse and a deadline one day away, Iran and six world powers on Sunday began discussing how to again extend their negotiations over Tehran’s disputed nuclear program. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, Iranian Foreign Minister...
  • Israel strips residence rights for widow of synagogue attacker

    Israel strips residence rights for widow of synagogue attacker
    A week after Ghassan Abu Jamal took part in an attack that killed five Israelis in a Jerusalem synagogue, Israeli officials announced Wednesday that his widow will be stripped of the permit allowing her residence in Jerusalem and that she'll be returned...
  • At 93, Rabbi Leonard Beerman still stirs passions with pacifist views

    Racked by pain, the 93-year-old rabbi walked shakily to the lectern to give his sermon on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year. Then his spine straightened. His gaze grew firm. "Another Yom Kippur," he said. "Another 500 children of Gaza...
  • Divergent lives of Israeli and West Bank Arabs revealed in olive harvest

    KAFR BARA, Israel Mohsein Assi was standing on a ladder, raking plump purple olives off a silver-leaved tree, when his phone rang. A worker at his clothing factory had sent him photos of pants and shirts and wanted his approval. Assi, 39, is from Kafr...
  • Violent images in Israeli pop song stir controversy

    In Israel these days, art and politics are a discordant mix. An Israeli pop star who wrote an inflammatory song he said was intended to decry violence was banned Tuesday from performing at an upcoming event sponsored by Israel’s presidency....
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict was always about religion

    To the editor: Anyone who thinks the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is just now starting to turn into a religious one doesn't understand the true nature of the conflict. It is and always has been a religious conflict between the Jews and the Muslim world....
  • Stop insulting America's only ally in Mideast

    Stop insulting America's only ally in Mideast
    How horrible of President Obama and Secretary Kerry to further damage the relationship between the U.S. and Israel. The status quo between Israel and the Palestinians is unsustainable, as Kerry said, and the status quo between this administration and...
  • Amnesty International condemns Israel for Gaza civilian deaths

    Israeli forces “brazenly flouted the laws of war” and showed “callous indifference to the carnage” caused by attacks on civilian targets during the recent conflict in the Gaza Strip, according to a report released by Amnesty...
  • Hartford Library Celebration Launching 'Hartford Through Time'

    Hartford Library Celebration Launching  'Hartford Through Time'
    A free celebration at the Hartford Public Library will launch "Hartford Through Time" ($22.95), a book published by the library's Hartford History Center. The launch party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center, 500 Main St., Hartford....