‘Third Intifada’ Facebook Page Abusing Technology, ADL Says

03/26/2011 - 20:00

(JTA) -- A Facebook page calling for a third Palestinian intifada is abusing technology to promote terrorist violence and should be taken down, the Anti-Defamation League said.

Q&A: Israel Project Founder On Jerusalem Bombing

03/22/2011 - 20:00

Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi is founder and president of The Israel Project, a Washington-based pro-Israel group that seeks to provide accurate information about the Middle East to the media. She spoke to Jewish Week Associate Editor Jonathan Mark about today’s bombing near the Central Bus Station in Jerusalem, the first bombing in Jerusalem in four years.

Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi: "Difference" between this bombing and those in 2004 because of Israeli-Palestinian security cooperation

Efforts To Improve Security At Israel’s Ancient Cemetery

'People are afraid to be buried here, out of concern for their graves and their family members.'
02/22/2011 - 19:00
Israel Correspondent

Jerusalem — Every time Menachem and Avraham Lubinsky, from Brooklyn, visit their parents’ graves at the Mount of Olives (Har Hazeitim) cemetery in east Jerusalem, they feel it necessary to request an armed escort.

“I’ve been going to the cemetery for 25 years and I still feel fearful,” Menachem Lubinsky, a businessman, said in a telephone interview from New York. “One time kids threw rocks at me.

Arab homes have been built right next to — occasionally within — 3,000-year-old Mount of Olives cemetery. Photo: Michele Chabin

Renewed Talks Seen Carrying Big Risks

‘Huge stakes’ for region, Obama administration if expectations unmet.
08/24/2010 - 20:00
Washington Correspondent

When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meet at the State Department next week for their first direct negotiations in 20 months, predictions of quick breakthroughs and swift progress will be in short supply.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Special Envoy George Mitchell.

Is Riverdale A Settlement?

12/12/2002 - 19:00
Associate Editor
The intifada is on trial this week in Bronx County Court House.

Widening Divide On Peace?

After Sharon visits the Temple Mount, violence erupts in Gaza, the West Bank and Israel and divisions between American Jews widen.

10/05/2000 - 20:00
Washington Correspondent
The eruption of violence in Gaza, the West Bank and Israel that began with last week’s Temple Mount tour by Likud leader Ariel Sharon could widen bitter divisions over the Middle East peace process among American Jews.
Surrounded by security personnel, Sharon leaves the Temple Mount after what became a pivotal visit. Getty Images
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