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  • Van Hollen is a staunch friend of Israel

    I was disturbed by a recent letter to the editor questioning Rep. Chris Van Hollen's support for Israel ("Van Hollen is not a true friend to Israel," Nov. 28). I am a Jewish constituent of the congressman who has followed his career for many years. Mr....
  • When Arabs stop fighting and recognize Israel, peace can be negotiated

    For all those who believe The Sun's position on Palestinian statehood has merit, the following is offered for consideration ("Pressure on Israel to negotiate," Nov. 30). The Palestinian statehood that they are seeking now, they could have had in 1948 with...
  • Criticisms of Israel ignore the facts

    Op-ed contributor G. Jefferson Price III ("For Israel, it's different this time," Nov. 20) alleges that "Israeli leaders have consistently obstructed and resisted arrangements that would have brought a dignified peace to the region." As in 2000 and...
  • History shows Israel has acted reasonably

    While reading G. Jefferson Price's column ("For Israel, it's different this time," Nov. 20), I was reminded of the quip "learned nothing, forgot nothing" describing a reactionary French royal family. Mr. Price displays the same distorted views toward...
  • Arab 'anger' starts with flawed Islamic states

    In "Understanding Arab anger" (Sept. 19), Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat professor for peace and development at the University of Maryland, claims that "the deepest sources of anger against America … pertain to the presence of U.S. forces in...
  • A marriage of music plays in Columbia

    A marriage of music plays in Columbia
    Chamber music players typically spend so much time together that it can seem like a professional marriage. In the case of Duo Amaral, it's an actual marriage. These husband and wife guitarists perform for the Sundays at Three series on May 19 at Christ...
  • Letter: It's not all Obama's fault

    Editor: The letter " The world's problems : It's Obama's fault "(Sept.21) would be more accurate if it stated that U.S. foreign policy causes us almost all of our problems in the Middle East. We need to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan now and remove...
  • Zell C. Hurwitz, businessman

    Zell C. Hurwitz, businessman
    Zell C. Hurwitz, a banker, investor and philanthropist, died Thursday of respiratory failure at Sinai Hospital. He was 82. The son of a banker and a homemaker, Zell Charles Hurwitz was born in Baltimore and raised on Springdale Avenue. After...
  • On Iran, doing nothing is not an option

    Israel is currently sounding off over what it views as the limited effectiveness of economic sanctions as a way of stopping Iran's nuclear weapons program. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has criticized President Obama's failure to specify...
  • Foreign affairs council stifles free speech

    The article, "Free speech clash grips U.N." (Sept. 25) could also apply to the recent lecture at the Baltimore Council for Foreign Affairs (BCFA), where its president, Frank Burd, caved into pressure from pro-Israel groups and would not allow questions...
  • Van Hollen not a true friend to Israel

    During his campaign for re-election, Rep. Chris Van Hollen from Maryland's 8th District claimed that he was a "friend of Israel." He even took out a full-page ad in the Washington Jewish Weekly just a few days before the Nov. 6 election claiming that he...
  • An Obama second term spells disaster for Israel

    President Barack Obama's re-election will cause problems for Israel and Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. It's very unlikely now that Israel can count on Mr. Obama and U.S. support as far as the Palestinians go, or on efforts to prevent Iran from...