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  • Netanyahu's choices

    Netanyahu's choices
    As President Barack Obama begins his second term, he faces a series of Middle East challenges far more daunting than when he began his presidency in 2009. These problems include: •what to do about the Arab-Israeli conflict, with peace talks between...
  • Women take heart from visit to Israel

    Women take heart from visit to Israel
    Pikesville resident Debra Attman is well known as a local philanthropist, providing the driving energy behind several events, including the Chocolate Affair, the annual event benefiting Health Care for the Homeless. But it was her work with The...
  • Egypt's Morsi is Hamas' new best friend

    Egypt's Morsi is Hamas' new best friend
    The chameleon is finally showing his true colors. Since taking office in June, Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's not-so-new president, has been equivocating, trying to balance Egypt's longstanding diplomatic and financial relationship with the West with his true...
  • Book review: 'To the End of the Land' by David Grossman

    Book review: 'To the End of the Land' by David Grossman
    To the End of the Land A Novel David Grossman Translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen Alfred A. Knopf: 582 pp., $27.95 From an American standpoint, the degree of moral authority conferred upon Israeli novelist David Grossman in his homeland can...
  • Ben-Zion Netanyahu dies at 102; father of Israeli prime minister

    Ben-Zion Netanyahu dies at 102; father of Israeli prime minister
    JERUSALEM — Historian Ben-Zion Netanyahu, the father of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the man said to have had the most profound influence on the conservative Israeli leader, died early Monday in his Jerusalem home. He was 102. The elder...
  • Tension over Israeli proposal to commemorate Armenian genocide

     
    Israeli lawmakers plan to discuss the possibility of setting a day to commemorate the Armenian genocide of 1915. But the initiative is causing tension ahead of the discussion, scheduled for Monday, because of concerns over the reaction by Turkey, which...
  • Syria fakes letter exposing identities of exiles, newspaper says

     
    Syrian authorities, apparently trying to discourage opposition members from granting media interviews, falsely claimed that the identities of two anonymous exiles interviewed by the Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot were exposed, the newspaper reported......
  • Saudi hacker steps up campaign against Israel, calls it payback

     
    A computer hacker broke into an Israeli sports website and redirected viewers to a page linking to a file claiming to contain personal and credit card details of 400,000 Israelis. But the assault on credit card numbers may be just the beginning of a...
  • Racism and political tension tied to Israel's soccer league

     
    Political tension and racism tied to Israel's soccer league. Jerusalem's Beitar soccer club remains closely associated with its fans' far right-wing politics and slurs against opposing players....
  • Israeli court overturns ultra-Orthodox military exemption law

     
    Israel, ultra-Orthodox, military service, Netanyahu: Israel’s Supreme Court has dropped a political hot potato on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plate by overturning a law that had effectively exempted tens of thousands of ultra-...
  • Ben-Zion Netanyahu, father of Israeli prime minister, dies at 102

     
    The man said to have had the most profound influence on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his father, historian Ben-Zion Netanyahu, died early Monday in his Jerusalem home at age 102....