| Nov 17, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Some random thoughts on recent events in Israel and Palestine.
THE JEWS AND TERROR. Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, dedicated a square in Ramallah to the people that perpetrated the massacre at the Munich Olympic Games in 1972....
| Nov 12, 2014
| 10:47 PM
Israel said late Wednesday that it would deny entry to representatives of the U.N. Human Rights Council who are investigating potential war crimes committed during the summer’s 50-day war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
| Nov 18, 2014
| 4:09 PM
In the pious Har Nof neighborhood in the hills of West Jerusalem, early-morning prayers at a landmark synagogue are an integral part of the rhythm of daily religious life. Those who chose that time and place to strike seemed to know that.
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:27 PM
— In the pious Har Nof neighborhood in the hills of West Jerusalem, early-morning prayers at a landmark synagogue are an integral part of the rhythm of daily religious life.
Those who chose that time and place to strike seemed to know that....
| Nov 18, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed five people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police, the deadliest such incident in six years in the holy city.
Three of the victims held dual U.S.-Israeli...
| 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...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"You've got to be taught to hate..." (Oscar Hammerstein, "South Pacific")
The murder on Tuesday of five people and the serious wounding of several others while they were praying at a synagogue in Jerusalem is only the latest in a continuing pattern of...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Racked by pain, the 93-year-old rabbi walked shakily to the lectern to give his sermon on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year. Then his spine straightened. His gaze grew firm.
"Another Yom Kippur," he said. "Another 500 children of Gaza...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Israel uncovered a West Bank network of Hamas militants planning a series of large-scale attacks against Israelis in Jerusalem and other locations, the country’s domestic security agency said Thursday.
The targets were to include Jerusalem’s...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Tension increased Friday between Palestinian political adversaries Fatah and Hamas, which have formed a unity government, after a series of explosions in the Gaza Strip that targeted the homes of key Fatah members.
The blasts caused no injuries but...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Is it any wonder that an overwhelming majority of Americans of all backgrounds continue to support Israel until a more constructive and positive Palestinian Arab leadership emerges to accept the olive branch of peace offered on numerous occasions?...