Israeli Jews

View all topics

Israel, Palestine must take the high road to reach a successful recovery

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Palestinians wave their national flag and a picture of Palestinian president Mahmoudd Abbas while they celebrate the upgraded … Continued

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

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

Religion is Risky Business

Some New York-area rabbis are planning to bring weapons to High Holy Day services this month to guard against terrorist … Continued

By Ilene Rosenblum On Monday at 2 p.m. I will be flying to Israel on a plane chartered by Nefesh … Continued

Destroying the World to Save It: The Awful Truth About Religion in 2009

A dangerous form of religion has been gaining strength in the 21st century. The struggle between this dangerous form of … Continued

Hagee, AIPAC and the GOP

When John McCain hastily rejected the endorsement of televangelist John Hagee last week, he wanted America to believe that he … Continued

A Restless Generation in the Middle East

The intersection of four trends is going to have a dramatic impact on the 21st Century: the youth bulge, a … Continued

Candidates Should Stress America’s Devotion and Diversity

America is the most religiously devout nation in the West and the most religiously diverse country in the world in … Continued