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JERUSALEM — Wrapping up his fourth Holy Land trip in three months, Secretary of State John F. Kerry voiced optimism Thursday that his low-profile campaign to relaunch U.S.-brokered peace talks is making headway. But although the top American...
Tags: Government, UNESCO, John Kerry, National Government, Iran
RAMALLAH, West Bank –- Secretary of State John Kerry nibbled away at a Mideast peace plan Thursday, taking time off from a busy political schedule to drop in to a West Bank restaurant for some regional specialties. After meeting with Palestinian...
I can no longer remain in one of the fastest growing groups in America, Apathy Anonymous. I've lived nearly 70 years and have marched, signed petitions, written letters to everyone from the president, to local, state and federal officials, concerning...
A new study published by The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and reported in The New York Times [May 14, 2013], informs us that (1) "For years, scientists and engineers have noticed an increase in river flows when the trees along the...
Tags: Government, Israel, Science, The New York Times, Book
MALEH, West Bank — In remote Palestinian villages of the northern Jordan Valley, children read by gas lamp, and water must be purchased from miles away, even when electricity lines and water pipes to Israeli settlements run directly past their...
This post has been updated. See the note below for details.WASHINGTON--President Obama on Thursday ruled out any unilateral U.S action in response to the alleged Syrian use of chemical weapons, further reducing the chance of any forceful response to the crossing of what Obama had described as a “red line.&...
Fifteen men of Palestinian origin have been arrested on charges of running a multimillion-dollar cigarette smuggling ring, and New York authorities who announced the arrests on Thursday said several of the suspects have ties to Hamas and other Islamist...
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinians held rallies and protests Wednesday to commemorate 65 years of what has come to be known as the “nakba,” or catastrophe, a reference to their displacement in the first Arab-Israeli war in 1948. Thousands...
Roy Trachtenberg, who resides in Coral Springs, participated in this year's March of the Living and is sharing his journey with the Jewish Journal. The March of the Living is not a "vacation"... it is a life experience. It was an emotional adventure. I...
Israel TV Channel 2 recently ran a lengthy report of pre-dawn arrests of Palestinian children — rock-throwing suspects — at a West Bank Palestinian refugee camp. The TV crew was embedded with an Israeli unit that raided the camp. No, there...
In the months following 9/11, Gretchen Grad spent more than a few sleepless nights pondering the state of the world and the growing enmity among its peoples. During one of those bouts of insomnia, she came up with a solution, a plan to unite young...
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- The Palestinian Authority's acting prime minister came under fire Saturday for statements he reportedly made to a U.S. newspaper in which he criticized former and current Palestinian leaders. “Our story is a story of...
Tags: Government, Fatah, The New York Times, Mahmoud Abbas, Politics
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