Why do we blame everyone for the Palestinian deaths and injuries except for the Palestinians? The Jewish state has survived countless wars, terrorism and the continuing anger of the Western media. It will also survive the Middle East.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a political conservative in the mold of President-elect Donald J. Trump, seemingly cannot wait for what he envisions to be the dawn of a new America Jan. 20, when Mr. Trump is inaugurated. But that bodes ill for Israeli-Palestinian peace. A Trump-Netanyahu bond will mark a radical change in U.S.-Israeli relations.
All of the films discussed here focused on Sandtown, the neighborhood in which Freddie Gray lived and was arrested before he died from injuries sustained while in police custody. And all of the films include multiple images of the same wall murals that commemorate Gray. But each of the films then moves on from those shared visual depictions of Gray to plug events surrounding his death into the different narratives that fit their point of view.
Al Jazeera America's "Fault Lines" series returns to Baltimore tonight with a hard-eyed look at police-community relations following the death of Freddie Gray April 19 from a neck injury sustained while in police custody.
While many around the world are shocked to witness increasing numbers of radicalized young people running off to join the brutal would-be caliphate of Islamic State, little attention is paid to their more pacific and principled counterparts who leave behind family and friends to pursue ennobled causes elsewhere. Among the latter are a group of volunteers in the Israel Defense Forces who have no ties to the Holy Land other than a strong feeling of affinity for its fundamental values. Some of them
Thousands of American Jews have signed up to fight for Israel since the creation of the modern state in 1948. The Israel Defense Forces puts the number now on active duty at about 1,000, including 20 from Baltimore.