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  • Israeli zealotry is not true obstacle to peace

    Israeli zealotry is not true obstacle to peace
    KAL's cartoon of March 24 depicting President Barack Obama disinterring a dove representing the two-state solution, only to see the dove shot at by "Israeli extremists" and "Palestinian extremists" is witty, clever, and inaccurate. The cartoon lazily...
  • Is Obama really throwing Israel under the bus?

    Is Obama really throwing Israel under the bus?
    During the current presidential election campaign, Republican nominee Mitt Romney, in a clear effort to win Jewish votes, has asserted that President Barack Obama has "thrown Israel under the bus." Some 78 percent of American Jews voted for President...
  • U.N. ploy could benefit Israel

    U.N. ploy could benefit Israel
    In September, the Palestinian Authority of Mahmoud Abbas plans to bring a statehood petition to the United Nations. The initial plan is to bring it to the Security Council for approval. If the U.S. vetoes it, as expected, the PA will then bring it to...
  • Ellicott City

    Chocolate Festival The Church of the Resurrection holds its Chocolate Festival from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at 3175 Paulskirk Drive. There will be children's activities, demonstrations, raffles and pizza. Entry fee of $2 includes two samples,...
  • Events Calendar

    Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Events must be open to the public, and priority will be given to those in Howard County. Items typically appear two weeks prior to the date included in the listing if sent far enough in advance. Deadline...
  • U.S. must veto Palestinian statehood

    U.S. must veto Palestinian statehood
    Israel and the Palestinians are on a collision course this week, as the government of Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas prepares to unilaterally seek United Nations recognition of an independent Palestinian state. If Mr. Abbas goes through with...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Sept. 25 Concert The Alleluias, an interdenominational Christian choral group, will present a Sacred Choral Concert at 6 p.m. at Alberta Gary United Methodist Church, 9405 Guilford Road in Columbia. Concert is free and a love offering will be...
  • The Sun falls for Palestinian spin

    The Sun reports ("Bid for statehood may end; Possible deal delays U.N. debate, retains aid to Palestinians," September 21) that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas "decided to approach the U.N. this year [for statehood recognition] because of...
  • A U.S. veto of Palestinian statehood would uphold international law

    I disagree with Ariel Ilan Roth's op-ed "U.S. is Wrong on Palestine" (Sept. 21). I will make a purely legal argument why the U.S. should veto Palestine's unilateral attempt for statehood in the United Nations. The following information is from the...
  • Friends or foes? Visit to bombed mosque reveals more questions than answers

    Friends or foes? Visit to bombed mosque reveals more questions than answers
    Since my family's move a year ago from Baltimore to a kibbutz in northern Israel, driving by the growing Arab villages and towns that dot the roads of the Galilee has given me an uneasy feeling. I have so little contact with this ever-increasing...
  • Muddled Mideast history

    Your editorial "Muddled Middle East" (April 22) gave your newspaper's general muddled opinion that every problem in the Middle East is Israel's fault and could be resolved by Israel giving away land and resources to the Palestinians — who have never...
  • Best of enemies

    Best of enemies
    The Israeli-Palestinian conflict underwent another evolution this week when the Fatah-backed Palestinian National Authority, which controls the West Bank, and Hamas, the radical Islamic movement that rules the Gaza Strip, announced they would put aside...