| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Abba Eban, Israel's legendary representative to the United Nations, once famously remarked that "the Arabs never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity." Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas proved Eban's point Friday, in an incendiary speech to the U....
| Nov 10, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Carol Flatto, chairwoman of the Miami Beach-based South Florida chapter of Americans for a Safe Israel, feels that the shift of power in Congress brought about by last week's election results will significantly impact the Middle East, recast alliances and...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
UCF music's sour note
What is the value of a reputation? The University of Central Florida is known for its school of engineering, and many of its graduates enjoy successful careers in that field, but its colleges offer more than just STEM courses and...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:05 PM
In a fresh outbreak of violence in Jerusalem, one person was killed and at least a dozen others were injured Wednesday when a Palestinian man rammed his vehicle into pedestrians at a light-rail stop.
According to witnesses, the driver of a white van...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:50 PM
It sometimes seems as if the see-saw debate about the true intentions of Mahmoud Abbas and his Palestinian Authority has been with us for an eternity. One day, we'll be saying that Abbas is genuinely a moderate, that he really is committed to a two-...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:54 PM
(JTA) — When it comes to a long-term solution for our conflict with the Palestinians, there is no unanimity among Israelis. Many feel that the two-state solution is the only realistic option, while others believe that a Palestinian state would...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Jerusalem remained tense Friday as the Al Aqsa mosque was partially reopened to Muslim worshipers while Palestinians clashed with police around the city in a "day of rage" against Israeli policies.
A temporary ban on access to the Muslim holy site was...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:04 PM
The contested Temple Mount and Al Aqsa mosque compound was closed to worshipers and visitors Thursday after back-to-back shootings incited fresh riots — a reflection of the deep passions aroused by the site, among the holiest places for both Jews...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Gaza remains in rubble, and so does the Israel-Palestinian peace process. The latest talks collapsed in April, though it feels longer ago given the summer of violence that came afterward.
Of all the world's flash points to consider, why even look at...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Israeli leaders emerged from a long weekend of the Jewish New Year and Sabbath to denounce speeches delivered at the United Nations General Assembly last week by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Israeli elder statesman Shimon Peres, at age 91, could be forgiven if he were to throw up his hands in despair after decades of failure to broker peace between his countrymen and the Palestinians. Instead, the Nobel laureate chooses to remain optimistic....