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From Ramallah, Obama’s view of life in the Holy Land

Obama’s second day here in the Middle East began with rocket fire from Gaza. No better indication to the visiting … Continued

Obama in Israel: The view from America

During President Barack Obama’s short stay in Israel starting today, his experiences on the ground will no doubt affect him. … Continued

Evangelicals in U.S. stand with Israel

GETTY IMAGES An Israeli soldier stands on his tank in a deployment area on Nov. 22, 2012 on Israel’s border … Continued

Longing for an Arab-Israeli Spring

EPA A Palestinian child stands on a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in Khan Younis in the southern … Continued

Israel attacks: Israel summer gives way to Arab Spring

Dan Balilty AP Israeli soldiers secure the area near a road block formed by security forces on roads leading to … Continued

Appeal to Presbyterians on Israel: “First, Do No Harm”

By David J. MichaelsDirector, United Nations and Intercommunal Affairs B’nai B’rith International On July 3, the biannual General Assembly of … Continued

Just Peace considerations in Gaza

Q: In a statement Monday, Vice President Biden said the U.S. is consulting with other nations “on new ways to … Continued

Chutzpah Thy Name is Gaza

Leo Rosten once famously defined the Yiddish word chutzpah as “that quality enshrined in a man who, having killed his … Continued

Israeli-Palestinian spin cycle

Once again, events in the Middle East threaten to become an excuse for perpetuating the status quo – one which … Continued

Jewish and Muslim profiles in courage

By Menachem Z. Rosensaftprofessor, Cornell Law School At a time when Judaeophobia – a more accurate term than anti-Semitism in … Continued

Waiting for the Second Coming of Sadat

Today’s guest blogger is Ari Alexander, a co-founder of Children of Abraham, an international organization dedicated to the promotion of … Continued

A Different Kind of Conversation About the Middle East

“Step One is recognizing that this is a difficult dialogue … That’s crucially important… [And] when you realize that it’s … Continued

Status Quo vs. Solution for Middle East

I spent much of the weekend communicating with Muslim and Jewish leaders on the recent crisis in Gaza. Here was … Continued

Clash of Civilizations?

As the new year dawns, India is massing troops near its border with Pakistan after the Mumbai tragedy, and Israel … Continued

Zechariah’s Vision for Gaza

On the Shabbat of Hanukkah (December 27), the starkest choice of values and visions of the future was laid before … Continued