| Dec 6, 2013
The documentary "It's Better to Jump" is a provocative, if lopsided snapshot of the ancient walled city of Acre (or Akka), located on the northwest coast of Israel.
Told mostly via testimony from its large Arab populace, who denounce the so-called...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:45 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Peace negotiators Saeb Erekat and Mohammed Shtayyeh have submitted their written resignations to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, a member of the Palestine Liberation Organization's executive committee said Wednesday....
| Nov 17, 2013
| 12:55 PM
JERUSALEM — Arriving for a state visit, French President François Hollande was warmly welcomed Sunday by Israeli leaders praising France's historic support of the Jewish state and more recently, its strong stand on Iran.
With the full red-carpet...
| Nov 18, 2013
The revelation last week that Israel wanted to plan for 20,000 new settlement housing units received the usual outraged responses from around the world. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, mindful of a backlash in the midst of the Iran nuclear...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:55 AM
JERUSALEM — While Iran and Syria dominate the international agenda, another issue is percolating on the back burner: talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. When the United Nations General Assembly is over and Israeli Prime Minister...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Detractors of Israel often seem so overtaken with critical fervor that they miss the truths that may seem obvious to more fair-minded observers of the Middle East.
Take, for example, Saree Makdisi's attack on Israel for supposedly cutting off...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:54 AM
JERUSALEM — When Israelis and Palestinians renewed peace negotiations this summer, they agreed on only one thing: No talking about the talks.
Now Israel has complained to the United States of alleged Palestinian leaks it claims violate the...
| Nov 21, 2013
Re "Erased by Israel," Opinion, Nov. 18
It is alarming to see educators in this country like UCLA professor Saree Makdisi embrace blatant propaganda in articles about Israel. He uses language intended to imply a form of genocide, referring to Israel's...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Leaders of the G20 nations made progress on tightening up on multinational company tax avoidance, but remain divided over the Syrian conflict at the summit in Russia. President Obama used the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:15 AM
The fall music season will begin with dissent. Petitions have been circulated calling for companies that employ Russian artists, such as the Metropolitan Opera and San Francisco Opera, to protest Russian President Vladimir Putin's human rights policies,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:56 AM
JERUSALEM -- A ruling by Israel's attorney general allows Palestinians access to West Bank lands decades after they were seized, Israeli media report.
In 1978, Israel seized around 170 acres of the Palestinian village of Burka, citing security needs....