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  • Nuclear gangbangers have upper hand on global police

    The gangster state of North Korea became a nuclear power in 2006-2007, despite lots of foreign aid aimed at precluding just such proliferation -- help usually not otherwise accorded such a loony dictatorship. Apparently the civilized world rightly...
  • Activists cheer release of Mexico massacre suspect

    MEXICO CITY — Usually, human rights activists and victims are on the same side of a conflict. But the case of Israel Arzate has put the two allies in opposite camps in Mexico, a reflection of how the absence of justice distorts reality in this...
  • A water war in Israel? Hardly.

    Detractors of Israel often seem so overtaken with critical fervor that they miss the truths that may seem obvious to more fair-minded observers of the Middle East. Take, for example, Saree Makdisi's attack on Israel for supposedly cutting off...
  • Letters: Israel vs. the Palestinians

    Re "Erased by Israel," Opinion, Nov. 18 It is alarming to see educators in this country like UCLA professor Saree Makdisi embrace blatant propaganda in articles about Israel. He uses language intended to imply a form of genocide, referring to Israel's...
  • Isolationist instincts of Americans are sound ones

    The Washington Post and the International New York Times had the same front-page headlines today. Both had to do (as the Times put it) with the "Power Void" in the Mideast, deploring that America's decade of attempting to create a new order in the...
  • Scarlett Johansson quits Oxfam amid flap over SodaStream ad

    JERUSALEM — It's a rare thing when a Hollywood actress and a kitchen appliance spark a debate about policies in the Middle East. But that's what happened after Scarlett Johansson filmed a Super Bowl advertisement for a company that employs...
  • International Star You Should Know: Ayelet Zurer

    CLAIM TO FAME Ayelet Zurer has been a household name in Israel ever since playing the role of Shira Shteinberg on "Florentine," a drama about twentysomethings in Tel Aviv, which attained near-cult status when it premiered on Israeli TV in 1997. She...
  • Kerry puts Netanyahu in a bind

    Secretary of State John Kerry is obviously getting somewhere in his attempt to achieve a framework agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, because all the right people, the far-right people, are going a little nuts. At a security...
  • Miklos Jancso, Hungarian Filmmaker Who Won at Cannes, Dies at 92

    Hungarian filmmaker Miklos Jancso, winner of the best director award at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival, died Friday after a long illness. He was 92. Known for his long takes and for depicting the passage of time in his historical epics merely by changes...
  • Scarlett Johansson ad draws rock 'n' roll ire in Israel boycott debate

    JERUSALEM--The debate over Scarlett Johansson's Super Bowl ad has hit The Wall. The actress' ad for SodaStream, an Israeli company that does some of its manufacturing in the West Bank, has kicked off a rock 'n' roll battle pitting Israel's rock...
  • A little bit of Hollywood at BSO

    First it was Chad Wagner, the former police chief of Hollywood, who quit and joined Broward Sheriff's Office's ranks, under Sheriff Scott Israel. He's a major in charge of human resources, making $125,043. Then, during Israel's first year as sheriff, he...
  • Yes, men should pay for pregnancy coverage, and here's why

    Yes, men should pay for pregnancy coverage, and here's why
    Anti-Obamacare conservatives are chuckling over an exchange from the House's grilling of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday morning, in which Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.) challenged Sebelius to explain why men should have to...