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  • Jerusalem the symbol vs. Jerusalem the city

    JERUSALEM, July 25 (JTA) — Jerusalem may be a city infused with historical and religious significance to three of the world’s great faiths, but it is also a city with ordinary people who live ordinary lives. As the fate of Jerusalem was brought to the negotiating table this week in Camp David, pundits tried to…

  • Jerusalem the symbol vs. Jerusalem the city

    JERUSALEM, July 25 (JTA) — Jerusalem may be a city infused with historical and religious significance to three of the world’s great faiths, but it is also a city with ordinary people who live ordinary lives. As the fate of Jerusalem was brought to the negotiating table this week in Camp David, pundits tried to…

  • Both sides skeptical of a deal

    It has been a dramatic week in Camp David, with historic peace talks saved only by a last-minute decision to remain at the retreat for one last chance for an agreement when President Clinton returns from Japan. But back home on the streets of Ramallah and

  • Both sides skeptical of a deal

    It has been a dramatic week in Camp David, with historic peace talks saved only by a last-minute decision to remain at the retreat for one last chance for an agreement when President Clinton returns from Japan. But back home on the streets of Ramallah and

  • Both sides skeptical of a deal

    It has been a dramatic week in Camp David, with historic peace talks saved only by a last-minute decision to remain at the retreat for one last chance for an agreement when President Clinton returns from Japan. But back home on the streets of Ramallah and

  • Both sides skeptical of a deal

    It has been a dramatic week in Camp David, with historic peace talks saved only by a last-minute decision to remain at the retreat for one last chance for an agreement when President Clinton returns from Japan. But back home on the streets of Ramallah and

  • Israeli media focus on Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM, July 17 (JTA) — The Israeli media are searching for scraps of information to serve a news-hungry population amid an information blackout from the Camp David summit. Almost all newspapers, from across the political spectrum, are exploring one issue in depth: the future of Jerusalem. “Jerusalem is already divided, all that is left is…

  • Israeli media focus on Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM, July 17 (JTA) — The Israeli media are searching for scraps of information to serve a news-hungry population amid an information blackout from the Camp David summit. Almost all newspapers, from across the political spectrum, are exploring one issue in depth: the future of Jerusalem. “Jerusalem is already divided, all that is left is…

  • Faint readings of pluralism detected

    Perhaps it was the image of classic anti-Semitism, conjured up by flames raging through a synagogue in Jerusalem, that sparked some sympathetic Orthodox responses to the latest attack on liberal Judaism in Israel. Or maybe it was just a realization that s

  • Faint readings of pluralism detected

    JERUSALEM, June 27 (JTA) — Perhaps it was the image of classic anti-Semitism, conjured up by reports of flames raging through a synagogue in Jerusalem, that sparked some sympathetic Orthodox responses to the latest attack on liberal Judaism in Israel. Or maybe it was just a realization that someone had taken things too far. Whatever…