| Feb 9, 2015
| 2:22 PM
On United Nations Holocaust Remembrance Day (Jan. 27), Holocaust scholar Jud Newborn delivered a dramatic lecture titled "Lions of Judah: The Unsung Story of Anti-Nazi Resistance," at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.
The lecture was part of...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 9:07 AM
The border between Israel and the Gaza Strip remained tense Sunday following attacks over the weekend that underscored the fragile situation four months after the summer’s war between Israeli troops and Hamas.
A rocket launched into Israel on...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Israel carried out an airstrike against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip early Saturday, calling it retaliation for a rocket blast from the Palestinian territory into southern Israel on Friday.
The Israeli military said it had targeted a "Hamas...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 7:36 AM
A Palestinian was killed and an Israeli soldier seriously wounded Wednesday in one of the worst clashes along the Gaza border since last summer's war ended four months ago.
According to Israel’s military, a Palestinian sniper opened fire on an...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
For more than a half-century, since the United Nations partitioned the British Mandated state of Palestine so as to create a National Home for the Jewish People, in part of what had until the First World War been a part of the Ottoman Empire, the land...
| 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,...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:31 PM
In temple during the High Holy Days, I came upon a passage relevant to the current Israeli-Palestinian conflict; "...peace is not merely the absence of war. Peace among peoples depends upon a relationship of reverence for each other."
As long as Hamas,...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:36 PM
NEXT GENERATIONS — the South Florida nonprofit comprised of children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors and concerned others — has a full slate of Jewish-interest programming available made possible by continued memberships in the...