| Nov 19, 2014
| 1:01 PM
There can be no excuse, no explanation, no reasoned or even plausible justification for the horrific attack on a Jerusalem synagogue Tuesday that left four rabbis and an Israeli police officer dead. The assailants, two Palestinian militants armed with...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Tensions remained high in Jerusalem on Friday with added police security after a Jewish infant died this week when a car driven by a Palestinian man plowed into a group of people at a light-rail stop.
Los Angeles native and Jerusalem resident Shmuli...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 1:55 PM
After breaking for a turbulent summer, Israel’s parliament reconvened Monday for what looks to be a stormy autumn session against the backdrop of tensions with the United States and Palestinians, exacerbated by new plans for construction on disputed...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Itamar Marcus, founder and director of Palestinian Media Watch, will speak in the Grand Palm Room of the Student Union Building (777 Glades Road) on Florida Atlantic University's Boca Raton campus at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 10.
Marcus is one of the...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Ever since the cease fire between Israel and Hamas — the Palestinian terrorist organization that rules Gaza — was negotiated this summer, there has been much speculation as to what Israel should be doing regarding Hamas and the Palestinian...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Islamist movement Hamas has agreed to share power in the Gaza Strip with the more moderate and secular Fatah faction, representatives from the two sides said at a news conference in the Egyptian capital on Thursday.
Hamas forcibly ejected its...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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-...