Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr. Spock on Star Trek, spoke out as a Jewish American in favor of a two-state solution and a divided Jerusalem.
I think I’m one of the few Americans who has been to both Iran and Israel. I like both countries and have a lot in common with thinkers in both.
Banksy has released an ironically entitled video: Make this the year YOU discover a new destination. He has been painting murals among the ruins of the Gaza Strip town of Beit Hanun, destroyed by Israel during last year's war against Hamas. Show More Summary
Reprint edn. in honor of the passing of Mr. Nimoy, who inspired a generation. Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr. Spock on Star Trek, speaks out as a Jewish American in favor of…
The strain between the U.S. and Israel deepened Wednesday, as top advisers to President Barack Obama sharply rebuked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming speech to Congress as “destructive” and challenged his judgment on the Iran nuclear negotiations. Show More Summary
The Obama administration values a future relationship with Iran more than it values the historic relationship it has with Israel. Unless there’s a reversal in the reported deal with the
Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is coming to the United States. On Tuesday, he’ll address a joint session of Congress. Netanyahu wants to rally Americans against President Obama’s plan for a nuclear agreement with Iran. He’s coming here at the unilateral invitation of congressional Republicans, in defiance of warnings from the White House.
Across Israel, anger at Arabs is building. In the wake of a horrific Palestinian terrorist attack on a Jerusalem synagogue—and concurrent with violent protests by Palestinians—several assaults by Jews against Arabs have been reported. Show More Summary
When Israeli soldiers entered the Palestinian Dheisheh refugee camp within the Bethlehem district, they committed a violation of the Palestinian-Israeli agreements often referred to as the Oslo Accords. The accords, which were scheduled to expire before the end of the 20th century, are still with us a decade and a half into the 21st. Show More Summary
The vise tightens as Obama and Kerry fiddle.
“Not only can they not govern, but we’ve learned that they can’t even count.” — Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY), quoted by CQ Now, on the House GOP’s failure pass a three-week Homeland Security funding bill. The post Extra Bonus Quote of the Day appeared first on Political Wire.
Paul R. Pillar Israel Iran, Middle East Benjamin Netanyahu will talk next week, as he has innumerable times before, about how an Iranian nuclear weapon is supposedly an extremely grave and imminent (he has been saying for years that it is just around the corner) threat to world peace and to his nation. Show More Summary
A former head of Israel’s foreign intelligence service Mossad is urging the country’s voters to oust Benjamin Netanyahu in elections next month, saying the prime minister has endangered national security with his stance on Iran’s nuclear program.
This week, researchers at the University of Cambridge in Britain and the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel made the startling announcement that male same-sex
Michael Oren, Israel's former ambassador to the United States and a candidate in the country's upcoming elections, appeared in a video heralding the new season of Netflix's hit show "House of Cards." He then goes on to urge voters to cast their ballot in favor of his Kulanu party, a small centrist faction, on March 17. Oren, who […]
Israel divorce laws are stuck in an infuriatingly patriarchal, near-fundamentalist state, which is depicted with great dramatic power in 'Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem.' [ more › ]
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However unintended these biases may be, they help to shape women's career paths for years to come, said Edith Sand, an economist at the Bank of Israel and economics professor at Tel Aviv University. Continue reading ? The post Teachers unintentionally turn girls away from math and science, study finds appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
He has already traveled to Germany, Belgium, Israel, and London. The post Tim Cook making world tour ahead of Apple Watch appeared first on AppleTell.