| May 20, 2015
| 1:07 PM
Hours after announcing the launch of separate buses for Palestinians and Jews in the West Bank, Israel's government was forced to back down Wednesday in response to a wave of domestic outrage that included comparisons to apartheid-era South Africa....
| Apr 6, 2015
| 1:36 PM
As someone who was critical of several steps by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the campaign leading up to his reelection, particularly his decision to address Congress and his statement seeming to reject a Palestinian state, I am even...
| May 13, 2015
| 1:55 PM
The Vatican recognized Palestinian statehood in a treaty Wednesday, generating praise from Palestinians and criticism from Israelis, who said the move does not advance peace efforts.
An announcement from the Holy See on long-discussed bilateral issues...
| May 7, 2015
| 1:12 PM
Winning the recent Israeli elections may have been the easiest part for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose new government -- his fourth -- promises to be a challenge even before it has taken office.
Shortly before the deadline Wednesday,...
| Apr 26, 2015
| 1:09 PM
Three Israeli soldiers were indicted for offenses allegedly committed during last summer’s Gaza war, the army reported Sunday.
According to a statement from the Military Advocate General, two soldiers were charged with looting around $600 from a...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 7:00 AM
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel is not, as commentator Yousef Munayyer claims, an effort to make Israel comply with international and humanitarian law ("Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for Israel," April 21).
| Apr 15, 2015
| 6:04 PM
When President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered his famous 1933 inaugural address in which he said that "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself," he added an important clarification describing this fear as "a nameless, unreasoning, unjustified...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 9:36 AM
I started medical studies in Liege, Belgium in 1973. The Université de Liège had students from many countries. Americans studied there but also Arabs, Palestinians, Israelis, Russians, Chinese and many other nationals. I struck up a friendship with...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 12:58 PM
After exploring sports, fine spirits and Cuba (as well as philanthropy) together this season, the Men's Division of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County took on a critical topic at its March 24 gathering.
The event — titled "Follow the...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 1:32 PM
Back in 2010, I interviewed Gerard Araud, who is now the French ambassador in Washington, D.C., while he was still serving as France's envoy to the United Nations in New York. We talked at length about Iran, and this was the first thing he told me: "The...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 11:08 AM
The Yarmouk refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus was already an emblem of the enormous suffering unleashed by Syria’s civil war — and that was before the militants of the Islamic State moved in.
Besieged, starved and bombarded over...