Peace Process

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A rabbi and a sharia court judge walk into an auditorium

What are a Jewish rabbi and a Muslim Sharia court judge doing together on a speaking tour? I like to … Continued

The Moroccan-Jewish experience and why I have hope for peace in the Middle East

Secretary of State John Kerry has made it his personal mission to revive peace negotiations between Israel and Palestine. Yet … Continued

A chance for peace? Israeli elections 2013

BAZ RATNER REUTERS An Israeli flag is seen in the background as a man casts his ballot for the parliamentary … Continued

Mr. President: Send Bill Clinton as Mideast peace envoy

AP Smoke rises after an Israeli forces strike in Gaza City on Nov. 18, 2012. As Israelis and Palestinians continue … Continued

The ‘unbearable lightness’ of voting – for a Palestinian state

REUTERS Palestinian protestors shout slogans in front of Israeli soldiers during a protest against Israel’s military operation in Gaza, at … Continued

What is the Jewish vote? And who’s earned it to win the White House?

EPA An ultra-Orthodox Jewish voter, right, and a friend fill out write-in ballots in booths set up in a building … Continued

Romney on Palestinian-Israeli conflict: ‘This is going to remain an unsolved problem’

“I’m torn by two perspectives in this regard [i.e. the peace process]. One is the one which I’ve had for … Continued

God is back in the party platform, but religion remains an issue for Democrats

God was out and now God is in. And Jerusalem wasn’t the capital of Israel and now it is. The … Continued

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem: Romney, Israel and the future of peace

Charles Dharapak AP Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney places a prayer note as he visits the … Continued

‘Bachmann affair’ on Clinton aide Abedin is a wake-up call

STEVE MARCUS REUTERS Democratic presidential candidate US Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) waves to the crowd with her personal assistant Huma … Continued

In Giles County school, will Ten Commandments stay or go?

Anonymous AP In this 1955 file photo Charlton Heston in charecter as Moses in “The Ten Commandments.” The two-year battle … Continued

Faith in the Philippines

The Philippines is in many ways the perfect place to explore the complexities surrounding the relationship between faith and globalization, … Continued

Seeing Jerusalem anew

Many of us who travel to Israel frequently risk becoming jaded. Obsessed by Realpolitik, the peace process, internecine and ultimately … 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

Jews and Muslims: How do we ‘bring the temperature down’?

By Frankie Martin This year has not been an easy one for Jewish-Muslim relations. The Israeli-Palestinian peace process is in … Continued

Season for Jews, Christians and Muslims to look back at 2010

By HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan Amman – At the time of Eid ul-Adha, which marks the … Continued

Jerusalem: The heart of Israel, the heart of the Jewish people

By Menachem Z. Rosensaft We all have our lines in the sand. One of mine is the insidious historical revisionism … Continued

U.S. Christians meet with Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu

Last week, a coalition from Christians United for Israel, Texas Pastor John Hagee’s pro-Israel advocacy group, met with Israeli Prime … Continued

Biblical precedent in Israeli settlement freeze

By Rabbi Marvin Hier The current impasse over inserting pre-conditions between Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Abbas over what it … Continued

Israel, Palestine: forging peace more difficult than waging violence

By Warren Clark Is religion helping or hurting the attempt to forge peace between the Jewish state and the Palestinians? … Continued