| Feb 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
I am thankful that Melani McAlister, an associate professor at George Washington University, is brave enough to write about the attempt to stifle the American Studies Association ("Maryland bills would stifle academic freedom," Feb. 12).
Those of us who...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Letter writer Janice Kelly claims that "those of us who are opposing Israeli apartheid are being called anti-Semites" ("Criticism of Israel has merit," Feb. 16).
Of course, this fallaciously assumes that there is such a thing as Israeli apartheid....
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The fabricated allegations against Israel — such as letter writer Janice Kelly's claim of "Israeli apartheid" — never cease to amaze me (
| Feb 23, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Jane V.P. Benesch, a homemaker who was active with several museums, died Feb. 12 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. She was 95.
The daughter of Henry Van Praag, a lingerie manufacturer, and Marie Goldsmith Van Praag, Jane Van Praag was born in New...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Israeli police shot dead a prisoner who was a native of Maryland after he wounded three guards with a pistol at a jail near Tel Aviv Sunday, police said.
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said Samuel Sheinbein, serving a sentence for a 1997 Maryland...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Six months ago, President Barack Obama, speaking at the United Nations, stated that the three primary priorities for his administration were the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Iran and Syria.
With visits this month from Israeli Prime Minister...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Following religious values taught as a youth can be difficult for many when entering adulthood, but Charm City Tribe, a two-year-old program in the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore, aspires to reconnect people in their 20s and 30s to Judaic...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
You published yet another misleading letter which claimed that the so-called "Palestinians" are the "actual victims" ("American Studies Association debate ignores the real victims," March 13). There are 1 million Israeli citizens in the south of Israel...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Since the Iran nuclear deal was announced late Saturday, the criticism has been predictable. Israel's leadership isn't happy; neither is Saudi Arabia's. And there's a customary skepticism in Congress, particularly from Republicans, the most outlandish...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:45 PM
For Israel the peace talks offer little hope ("Israeli-Palestinian talks merit guarded pessimism," July 31). The U.S. is putting pressure on Israel for concessions even prior to serious negotiations, without demanding anything in return from the...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Paul Goodman, a retired construction company executive and artist, died July 18 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Fox Hill, an assisted-living facility in Bethesda.
The former longtime Pikesville resident was 96.
The son of Abraham Goodman, a...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Regarding your editorial on the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, the emphasis on "peace" may be a misnomer in this conflict ("Israeli-Palestinian talks merit guarded pessimism," July 31).
These negotiations are not, and never have been, about peace....