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Controversial Israeli ad campaign: An age-old tale

Sometimes following in the footsteps, real or imagined, of a nation’s founding father can be a very poor idea. Events … Continued

Unexpected peace: an Arab art gallery promotes dialogue in Israel

What can the arts contribute to peacebuilding? Here in Israel, I have found that question answered in an art gallery … Continued

The elusive peace between Israelis and Palestinians

What does it mean for the future of the peace process that Ehud Barak, Israel’s Defense minister and head of … Continued

A Muslim Yom Kippur

By Mohammad Ali Salih Last week, I had this conversation with Rabbi Bruce Aft of Adat Reyim of Springfield, Virginia, … Continued

Peace Talks: Does religion help or hurt?

Mideast peace talks resume this week, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveling to Egypt and Israel for negotiations between … Continued

The right to choose your own religion

By N. Mahmood Ahmad Recently Israel, the only liberal-democratic state in the Middle East, attempted to adopt legislation granting a … Continued

Ultra-Orthodox Haredim threaten Israeli democracy

The Hebrew word Haredim translates as “the fearful ones”–those who tremble in awe before God. Israelis apply the term to … Continued

A glimmer of hope in Israeli-Palestinian dance of death

By Raouf J. Halabyprofessor of English and Art, Ouachita University While co-leading a group of university students in Europe, on … Continued

Israelis and Palestinians both created by God

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

Loving Israel, warts and all

It’s two days after Israel Independance Day and “the morning after” often affords one a new perspective on the previous … Continued