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Palestinian Empathy for Holocaust Victims Is Called Treason [Video]

Palestinian Empathy for Holocaust Victims Is Called Treason [Video]

While the current Israeli-Palestinian peace talks are in danger of collapse, a Palestinian university professor brought his students to Auschwitz to encourage their empathy and tolerance. He wanted to counteract the Palestinian concept that “the Holocaust is used as propaganda for Jews to gain land and sympathy for Israel.” The response from the Palestinian community […]

Arab Summit Rejects Israel as a Jewish State

Arab Summit Rejects Israel as a Jewish State

At the end of this year’s two-day annual 22-member Arab League Summit, leaders “absolutely and decisively” rejected the State of Israel as a Jewish state. At the Summit held in Kuwait March 25-26, leaders said that Israel has caused trouble in the region, blocking peace efforts. The reason centers on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, particularly Israeli […]

Arab League Seeks to Address Palestine, Syria, and Egypt

Arab League Seeks to Address Palestine, Syria, and Egypt

The Arab League began its annual summit in Kuwait this week and seeks to address the ongoing crises in Palestine, Syria, and Egypt. There were several points of contention before the meetings even began, highlighting the many differences among members of the group. Members of the Syrian opposition lobbied heavily for formal representation in the […]

Israel Pushes Forward With West Bank Construction Despite US Disapproval

Israel Pushes Forward With West Bank Construction Despite US Disapproval

  The Jerusalem Local Planning Committee granted permits Wednesday for 144 housing units in the long contested neighborhood of Har Homa, and for 40 others in Pisgat Ze’ev, also across the Green Line.  As Israel pushes forward with West Bank construction despite US disapproval, opposition member of the Jerusalem municipal council, Yosef Allo, suggests that […]

Israel’s Reality Is Incomprehensible to the World

Israel’s Reality Is Incomprehensible to the World

Israel is perhaps one of the most controversial nations in the world; loved fervently by many, and hated just as intensely by many. However, what is most striking is that the reality that the tiny Middle-Eastern nation faces day in and day out is entirely incomprehensible to the rest of the world, and Israel’s supporters […]

Amnesty International Calls for an Arms Embargo of Israel

Amnesty International Calls for an Arms Embargo of Israel

Amnesty International has called for an arms embargo of Israel. In a 74-page report, the human rights group wants the U.S., the European Union, and other countries to impose the embargo against Israel and it would continue until the Israelis stop violating international human rights law against the Palestinians. The report states that without international […]

Scarlett Johansson SodaStream Silliness [Video]

Scarlett Johansson SodaStream Silliness [Video]

Scarlett Johansson recently became an ambassador for SodaStream and together they created what most people would regard as a clever and, as with many Super Bowl ads, it had a healthy dose of silliness. However, to critics of Israel, it was a message justifying Israeli settlements in the West Bank. How they came to this […]

Israel and Palestine’s Peace Problems

Israel and Palestine’s Peace Problems

As talks continue between Israel and Palestine, the world once again finds itself cautiously optimistic about the prospect of fair and lasting peace. However, this is not the first time this game has been played, and regardless of Secretary of State John Kerry’s efforts, it seems as though Israeli and Palestinian negotiators alike will run […]

Israel Airstrike Kills Four Year Old Girl

Israel Airstrike Kills Four Year Old Girl

A four-year-old girl has been killed in an airstrike in Israel. Areas of Gaza were hit on Tuesday, according to medical and security forces. Israel explained that a sniper from Gaza had killed an Israeli on the border. According to the Israeli military, an Israeli was killed while performing maintenance on the fence that separates […]

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  • South Korea Warns of Northern Plans for Nuclear Test Ahead of Obama Visit April 23, 2014
    South Korean officials have warned that the North may be planning to launch another nuclear test. This news has come ahead of the official visit by President Obama. But officials are not sure if the test is legitimate, or just a bluff on behalf of their northern counterparts. Kim Min-Seok, spokesman for the defence ministry […]
    Sara Watson
  • Mental Illness Not Strongly Associated With Criminal Behavior April 23, 2014
    Research conducted on 143 people with severe mental illness taken from a mental health court in Minneapolis has found that a relatively small number of the crimes they commit are directly related to the symptoms of their illness. The study, conducted by researchers at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minnesota, is the first to take […]
    Laura Prendergeist
  • Heroin Sold by Hospital Inpatient April 23, 2014
    A Pennsylvania woman has been charged with selling heroin … out of the intensive care unit (ICU), and then her hospital room while a patient at Excela Westmoreland County Hospital. The hospital is an adult inpatient mental health facility in Greensburg, a suburb of Pittsburg. After an undercover informant bought heroin from the woman, 38-year-old […]
    Fern Remedi-Brown
  • Game of Thrones Not Short on Talent with Peter Dinklage April 23, 2014
    The hot series Game of Thrones is full of action and suspense, leaving the viewer yearning for more with each passing episode.  The ongoing saga has spectators glued to their television sets, waiting and wondering what will happen next. The HBO series has captured audiences for four seasons with a dramatic fantasy story line and talent […]
    Roanne FitzGibbon
  • Teenage Stowaway Miracle Survival April 23, 2014
    A teenage stowaway has beaten the odds with his miraculous survival crossing the Pacific ocean. He was hidden in the flight wheel of a Hawaiian airlines plane. The boy, who has been taken into child services, was said to be unconscious for the entirety of the flight, which went from San Jose to Maui. The […]
    Sara Watson

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