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Irwin Cotler The author was a member of the Canadian Parliament from 1999-2015, former Justice Minister and Attorney General of Canada, and emeritus professor of law at McGill University in Montreal. He taught at both Harvard and Yale law schools and received 10 honorary doctorates for his work in the field of international human rights. ...

While world pressure on Israel to make more sacrifices for peace continues to build, Israel waits for a peace partner to appear. But so far, the Palestinian Authority is in absentia. At the United Nations in September, before an audience of nearly two hundred nations, an optimistic Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu even invited PA ...

It has been a year of tragedies, threats and disappointments. Terrorism is rampant, the threat of enemies grows daily, and the humanitarians that should be friends betrayed us. In the year since Rosh Hashanah 5776 (the biblical new year, September 13-15, 2015), when the latest intifada against Israel began, 44 persons, ages 13 to 78, ...

The chairman of the Aramaic Christian Association in Israel, Shadi Khalloul is also a representative of Arabic-speaking Christians and a parliamentary candidate in Israel. Christians in the Holy Land, Judea and Samaria–what today is called the West Bank or the Palestinian Authority (PA)–are, with the Jews and assorted Arabs, the indigenous people of the land. ...

Khaled Abu Toameh A Palestinian-Arab journalist working in Jerusalem explains why news reports about the the Palestinians are rarely negative. He has stated his opinions could never be published in Arabic for fear of his life. –Ed. “Palestinian journalists….believe that it is their role and duty to defend their leaders and people against negative reporting in ...

Thoughts on Operation Protective Edge and the war on Hamas terror. As the rocket fire from Gaza intensified and Israel’s counter-offensive took shape, issues similar to those in previous conflicts arose. One fact, however, surprised all: The scope of Hamas’ terror infrastructure, specifically the tunnel network that crossed into Israel. Many finally understood the real ...