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  • Groundhog Day in Gaza

    Groundhog Day in Gaza
    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...
  • Who needs reform most: Egypt or America?

    Who needs reform most: Egypt or America?
    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...
  • Five decades later, fencing champion-turned-runner Carol Benjamin back in Maccabiah Games

    Five decades later, fencing champion-turned-runner Carol Benjamin back in Maccabiah Games
    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...
  • Cisco to buy Columbia's Sourcefire for $2.7B

    Cisco to buy Columbia's Sourcefire for $2.7B
    A marquee name in the technology industry said Tuesday that it is buying Columbia-based Sourcefire — a homegrown player in the hot cybersecurity field — for $2.7 billion cash. Cisco Systems wants to bolster its security offerings with...
  • Puppet cinema troupe brings 'Planet Egg' to Baltimore

    Puppet cinema troupe brings 'Planet Egg' to Baltimore
    Eggs, cabbage, celery, beets — not great ingredients for an omelet, perhaps, but ideal for a multimedia genre defined as "puppet cinema." Welcome to "Planet Egg," a show taking over the Baltimore Theatre Project for the weekend with a mix of...
  • Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions

    July 25 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday: ** Dell Inc founder Michael Dell raised his $24.4 billion bid by less than 1 percent just hours before it was to be put to a vote,...
  • Obama wrong to arm Syrian rebels

    Obama wrong to arm Syrian rebels
    President Barack Obama's recent decision to provide weapons to the Syrian rebels is just another of the administration's huge mistakes that will have dire consequences for both the United States as well as Israel ("Backers of Syrian rebels agree to send...
  • Helen Thomas' mixed legacy

    Helen Thomas' mixed legacy
    Helen Thomas may have been a pioneer for women attending press conferences at the White House, but she also had faults that should not be overlooked ("Pioneering journalist broke D.C. glass ceiling," July 21). She was abrasive, arrogant, rude and...
  • Helen Thomas' Arab ancestry was no excuse for her anti-Semitic views

    Helen Thomas' Arab ancestry was no excuse for her anti-Semitic views
    Susan Reimer's column about pioneering female journalist Helen Thomas makes light of Ms. Thomas' vicious comments about Jews that ended her career ("Helen Thomas opened journalism for women," July 25). Ms. Thomas' views were not simply "intemperate" and...
  • Helen Thomas was a pathbreaker — but also a bigot

    Helen Thomas was a pathbreaker — but also a bigot
    Regarding Susan Reimer's column ("Helen Thomas opened journalism for women," July 25), Helen Thomas' comments on Israel and Zionism were more than "unacceptable" and "intemperate," they were insulting. Rather than question their own far-fetched notions,...
  • Helen Thomas was a journalist who wasn't afraid to speak up for Palestinians' rights

    Helen Thomas was a journalist who wasn't afraid to speak up for Palestinians' rights
    Letter writer Jerry Levin's assessment of the journalist Helen Thomas as a "hateful old bigot" because she dared to criticize Israel's treatment of the Palestinians could not be further from the truth ("Helen Thomas was a path breaker — but also a...
  • Israeli-Palestinian talks merit guarded pessimism

    Israeli-Palestinian talks merit guarded pessimism
    It's hardly an exaggeration to describe the long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that reconvened in Washington this week as the pre-nuptial ceremony for an arranged marriage between a reluctant couple who neither like nor trust each other much....