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  • Israel's identity crisis

    Israel's identity crisis
    From 1948 on, the Arabs still living in Israel -- those who didn't flee or weren't driven out when the state was established -- were allowed to become citizens. They could vote in free elections, criticize the government and run for public office,...
  • Israel's right turn

    Israel's right turn
    Change is not in the air in Israel. The public mood is as unyielding as Jerusalem stone after a three-week war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip and a national election campaign that focused more on conflict management than on conflict resolution. Voters...
  • Should the U.S. help broker peace?

    Today's question: Should the goal of the peace process be a lasting peace or management of the stalemate? Does the U.S. have a role? Click here to read previous exchanges of this week's Dust-Up. Point: George E. Bisharat The United States has a moral...
  • Adolf Eichmann and the hunt for monsters

    Adolf Eichmann and the hunt for monsters
    On May 23, 1960, then- Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion stood at the podium in the Knesset and solemnly said: "A short time ago one of the most notorious Nazi war criminals, Adolf Eichmann, was discovered by the Israeli security services. Adolf...
  • Milt Program Guide August 08

    FRIDAY, AUGUST 1ST THE HUMAN FACTOR As the Iraq War debate rages on, politicians remind us that America’s initial intervention was based on faulty intelligence. Mistaken or misconstrued information is nothing new for the Central Intelligence...
  • ISRAEL: Specter of Meir Kahane continues to haunt politics

     
    Two decades after his party was banned from running for seats in the parliament, Rabbi Meir Kahane and his ideas are once more on its agenda. Recently, right-wing legislator Michael Ben-Ari asked to hold a discussion in parliament in memory......
  • ISRAEL: TV airs out political disputes

     
    > If TV is the modern tribal hearth, then the flames are burning a bit high in Israel these days. A recent rash of controversy touches permanently raw nerves and mirrors the fault lines that have come to define society.......
  • ISRAEL: Recognition for Jews displaced from Arab countries

     
    A year and a half ago, M., an Iranian-born Israeli, walked into the Iranian Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, and bribed his way into obtaining Iranian ID papers. He then traveled to his native city in Iran where he met with......
  • ISRAEL: Israel's ban of the iPad flaps on

     
    Israel's Ministry of Communications has banned import of iPads on the grounds that they are not compatible with the country's Wi-Fi standards. The device isn't sold in Israel commercially yet. Few were aware of any problem until the media reported......
  • Jerusalem Day On Wednesday Commenorates Unification of the City

     
    An Israeli national holiday, Jerusalem Day on May 12 commemorates the reunification of Jerusalem and the establishment of Israeli control over the Old City in June 1967. The Chief Rabbinate of Isreal declared Jerusalem...
  • ISRAEL: Australia expels Mossad station chief over passports in Dubai killing

     
    It would be difficult to weave as intricate a web as the international spy thriller that first unraveled in Dubai in January. Yet another sinew has been threaded out of the ongoing, worldwide investigation on the killing of Hamas arms......