While Israel’s journalists do most of their regional reporting from home due to security concerns and budgetary constraints, they, like the rest of the international press, flocked to Egypt to cover the historic protests that took down Hosni Mubarak.
Dennis Ross, special assistant to President Obama on Middle East issues, said Monday, “If Israel can view one lesson from the events in Egypt, it is the danger of getting stuck with an unsustainable status quo.”
Rabbi Brant Rosen, 47, remembers vividly the night he met his future congregant, Boris Furman, 58.He was applying for the position of rabbi at Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation in Evanston and attended a party thrown by the search committee.
This morning's headlines from the news outlets that have the so-called Palestine Papers — thousands of previously secret documents that, as correspondent Alan Greenblatt wrote for NPR.org, allegedly reveal Palestinian thinking during a decade of negotiations with Israel:— Al Jazeera:
News outlets around the world this morning are headlining the news from Al Jazeera and The Guardian about confidential documents that, as the Guardian puts it, seem to reveal "that Palestinian negotiators secretly agreed to accept Israel's annexation of all but one of the settleme
Thirty-six-year-old Jawaher Abu Rahmah died after inhaling tear gas fired by the Israeli military at a protest on New Year's Eve.The incident in the town of Bil'in brought renewed attention to the long running non-violent protest movement in the West Bank.
The FBI is serving more Chicago-area Palestine solidarity activists with subpoenas to appear before a grand jury. Maureen Murphy, 28, said she received a subpoena from two FBI agents at her North Side home Tuesday morning.