| Dec 14, 2013
| 9:30 AM
A recent article about the Arab-Israeli peace process could not be further from the truth when it talked about the "continued commitment of both [Israeli and Palestinian] leaders" ("Kerry: Israeli-Palestinian talks 'closer than we have been in years,'"...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Should we trust the Iranian government? No — nor should we totally trust any other government. I always remember President Reagan's statement about Russia when he said "trust but verify" ("The nuclear deal with Iran," Nov. 25).
I was born in...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:30 AM
The commentary, "What really happened in Geneva? Ask Iran," (Dec. 6), could not be further from the truth when it rails against the recent nuclear accord with Iran. In fact, the deal is a win-win for both sides, helping to ensure a peaceful resolution...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:21 PM
As members of the B'nai Israel Congregation in downtown Baltimore on Sunday discussed preparations for the start of Passover, they also reflected on President Barack Obama's recent visit to Israel.
"It was a wonderful thing that the president went to...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:33 AM
The crisis in Syria has escalated to a point where the Obama administration is at a yield sign. It does not know whether to stop and let the crisis burn itself out, or proceed with consequences that could take an already unstable region over the brink ("...
| Sep 13, 2013
Author Josh Ruebner will discuss and sign "Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Owen Brown Community Center, 6800 Cradlerock Way in Columbia. Ruebner is the national...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:00 AM
According to Jewish tradition, those who atone over the High Holidays for the sins of the past year will be granted peace, prosperity and life.
As thousands of area Jews prepare to begin the solemn season Wednesday night amid high tensions in the Middle...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
One of the consequences of abandoning a standard by which right and wrong can be judged is our increasing inability to mete out punishment that fits the crime. In fact, too often we weigh extenuating circumstances rather than guilty actions.
In the case...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In the film "Groundhog Day," Bill Murray wakes up each morning and relives the previous day.
A similar scenario is playing out in the Middle East between Israel and her enemies. The deadly "movie" always goes like this: Israel is shelled or attacked...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Prior to leaving Egypt for the United Nations General Assembly, Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi told The New York Timesthe United States needs to "fundamentally change" its approach to the Arab world. That includes, he said, showing greater...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Carol Benjamin didn't like having the bull's-eye on her back.
Competing in the seventh Maccabiah Games in 1965, she despised the pressure that came with being one of the most highly regarded athletes in fencing. And she didn't like the idea that if...
| Jul 12, 2013
Summer film series
Congregation Kneseth Israel's summer film series continues at 1125 Spa Road in Annapolis. Screenings at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per person and include popcorn and soft drinks. Information: knesethisrael.org.
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