| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
One can only applaud the restarting of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, which controls the West Bank. Yet, given the other problems the United States currently faces in the Middle East — crises in Egypt, Syria and Iraq, to...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Secretary of State John Kerry has accomplished what many Middle East experts felt was not possible. As a result of his hard work and skill, Israelis and Palestinians are scheduled to resume negotiations on resolving their decades-long conflict in...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 10:51 AM
In the cease-fire struck between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton got second billing to Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's role as the prime go-between, and rightly so. But her highly visible hand-holding on both...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Secretary of State John Kerry still has a long way to go in his intensive quest for Palestinian-Israeli peace. But his diligent and persuasive pursuit of it suggests that his uneven career search for a legacy of his own may finally have found its proper...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:39 AM
A white van marked in burgundy with the name of a Glen Burnie Baptist church has been making the rounds in some area neighborhoods this summer with a controversial mission: seeking Jewish souls to save from the fires of eternal damnation. Many local...
| Aug 22, 2013
PBS, a recipient of federal funds through the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, is required to sustain "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature." In addition, according to the PBS...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 4:00 AM
On Monday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney delivered a foreign policy speech to cadets at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va. He was correct in his indictment of the Obama administration for its numerous failures --...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Ruth F. Friedman, a homemaker and former Pikesville resident, died Oct. 6 of kidney failure at the Jewish Nursing Home in Harrisburg, Pa. She was 97.
The daughter of a businessman and a homemaker, Ruth F. Mazur was born in Burlington, N.C., and later...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Dr. Bernard "Bernie" Kapiloff, a retired plastic surgeon who had also been the longtime publisher of the Montgomery County Sentinel as well as a civil rights activist and philanthropist, died Oct. 10 from complications of a stroke at Roland Park Place....
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Both GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and former governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. appear to be totally ignorant of the complexities of the Middle East in the 21st century, and, indeed, of U.S. history in general ("The Obama doctrine: Passivity where...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:30 AM
In the past year, more than 1,500 rockets were fired into Israel. They are now building bomb shelters to protect their citizens from harm. I was shocked to see a photograph of a broken Palestinian window in contrast to the damage inflicted on Israel by...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 11:11 AM
One of the striking aspects of the third presidential debate was the frequent mention of Israel (34 times). Western Europe and the challenges facing the European Union or Latin America hardly registered. It is as if the Israel issue is a burning one in...