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  • Israel's national photo collection being released for free use

     
    The Israeli government is gradually releasing its National Photo Collection from copyright restrictions....
  • 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....
  • On Faith: Israel offers Arabs 'a genuine future'

    Joseph Farah, an Arab author, wrote: "As an Arab-American journalist who has spent a good deal of time covering the region, I can tell you there is more freedom for Arabs in Israel than in any Arab state." Salma Abedallah, an Israeli Arab-Muslim, echoed:...
  • Jewish leaders blast ultra-Orthodox use of Holocaust symbols in demonstration

    Jewish leaders blast ultra-Orthodox use of Holocaust symbols in demonstration
    Israeli political and religious leaders are condemning a weekend protest here in which ultra-Orthodox Jews used symbols identified with the Holocaust to allege they are being unfairly treated by other Israeli Jews over their beliefs. Ongoing religious...
  • 7 Israelis Killed in String of Attacks

    7 Israelis Killed in String of Attacks
    EILAT, Israel (CNN) -- At least seven Israelis were killed and more than two dozen others were injured in southern Israel Thursday when attackers fired shots at a civilian bus, assaulted Israeli soldiers, and fired mortars and an anti-tank missile,...
  • U.S. must recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

    U.S. must recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
    At first glance, Jerusalem appears to be the quintessential capital city: The sprawling, modern metropolis is home to Israel'sparliament, the Knesset, and courts, ministry buildings, monuments and museums dot the surrounding area. Lining the main...
  • 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...
  • Israel, vowing 'all-out war' on Hamas, continues airstrikes on Gaza

    Israel, vowing 'all-out war' on Hamas, continues airstrikes on Gaza
    Residents of the Gaza Strip braced Monday for a long-feared Israeli tank incursion as warplanes pounded the tiny bottled-up coastal enclave for a third day. The West Bank-based Palestinian Authority announced it was suspending peace talks with Israel...
  • The Mideast on rewind

    The Mideast on rewind
    It's beginning to look a lot like 1998 in the Middle East. Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli prime minister from 1996 to 1999, has a shot at taking over again after a very close election Tuesday. In Iran, Mohammad Khatami, the country's president from 1997 to...
  • Israels true friends

    John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt are at it again, attempting to poison the well of American politics with their misleading depiction of an Israeli stranglehold on presidential candidates and elected officials like us. In their Op-Ed article, the...
  • The rise of Avigdor Lieberman

    The rise of Avigdor Lieberman
    Israel is becoming a right-wing country. That is the most significant thing you need to know about Tuesday's election returns. In a sense, this is no surprise. Israel has been moving right for years. It was not until 1977 -- almost 30 years after the...