What would it look like if Quakers ruled the world?
Meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, Obama has the chance to make good on real change in U.S. policy in the Middle East.
Foreigners recently joined a weekly march for peace in the West Bank.
The Obama administration boycotted the UN conference on racism and missed a golden opportunity.
Jewish tradition teaches each person to strive to become a pillar of ethics, learn the law and behave so as to answer to God for transgressions — not to rulers of a so-called Jewish state. There's a difference between being anti-Israel and anti-Semitic.
In its recent elections Israel witnessed the rise of the right, the extreme right, and the fascist right.
Despite massive violations of international law, difficulties abound in holding Israeli officials accountable.
With or without anticipation, Israeli policies helped shape the kinds of enemies that pledge to sacrifice their lives to fight the Jewish state.
The bloodshed in Gaza was a testing ground for dangerous hypotheses about far greater global political issues.
Gaza is now synonymous with carnage, rising death tolls, destroyed schools, and city streets slick with blood.