| Feb 9, 2015
| 12:40 PM
This is in response to “Children suffer and die in Gaza. Who notices?” (Perspective, Jan. 29), by Najla Shawa. The children of Gaza are surely suffering. The suffering is, however, inflicted by Gaza’s choice of Hamas. Hamas is in reality...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 12:51 PM
Since last June 12, the lives of Rachel Frankel, Iris Yifrach and Bat-Galim Sha'ar have never been the same.
On that date, their sons, Naftali, 16, Eyal, 16, and Gilad, 19, respectively, were kidnapped by Hamas — the Palestinian terrorist...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 11:52 AM
In her (commentary) "Children suffer and die in Gaza. Who Notices?" (Jan. 29), Najla Shawa (a humanitarian in Gaza) laments the destruction occurring in Gaza while the international community doesn't pay attention.
I disagree; the world did notice the...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 12:16 PM
A United Nations agency said Tuesday that conditions in the Gaza Strip are growing more desperate following its decision to suspend aid to repair homes damaged in last summer’s conflict between Israel and Hamas.
The U.N. Relief and Works Agency...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Even in a part of the world where tangled alliances are as common as sweet tea, one would be hard-pressed to find a country where the same few sweltering square miles house the sprawling operations hub for a huge U.S.-led air war and provide plush...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Israel has always been a popular Christmas and winter holiday destination, and tourism seems to have stabilized since hostilities with Hamas subsided with a truce earlier this year.
The first destination for visitors is typically Tel Aviv, where,...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:00 AM
I must respond to your recent report that the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has launched a preliminary probe into alleged Israeli war crimes in the Palestinian territories ("International Criminal Court opens probe into possible war...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 10:47 AM
A Palestinian man went on a stabbing rampage on a crowded bus at rush hour in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, injuring at least 13 Israelis, some seriously, authorities said.
Police identified the assailant, who was arrested, as 23-year-old Hamza Matrouk from...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:10 PM
The Israel exception to Western governments' human rights principles has been starkly on display in the reaction to the Palestinian Authority's decision to join the International Criminal Court. In Washington, Ottawa, Paris and London, as well as Tel...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 1:08 PM
A diverse array of Muslim religious and political leaders have issued condemnations of the Paris massacre at the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine ahead of vigils planned here Sunday to mourn the victims.
Lebanon’s Sunni Muslim religious leader,...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 9:46 AM
Egypt has embarked on a significant widening of its buffer zone with the Gaza Strip, amid indications from the provincial governor that the entire border town of Rafah will eventually be razed and relocated.
The Egyptian government has expressed...