peace process

  • The other O peace plan

    During the past week President Obama offered up a semi-detailed plan for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal before heading off to Ireland, where he visited the home of his great-great-great grandfather. “And I’ve come home," Obama told a crowd of 25,000, "to find the apostrophe that we lost somewhere along the way." If these lines leave… More ▸

  • Yoffie must speak out on anti-Semitism

    To the Editor: It was gratifying to learn that Rabbi Yoffie finally realized that it is the Palestinian Arabs who are guilty of the incitement that has escalated the conflict in the Middle East. One can only hope that he, like so many others, will understand that the phrase "peace process" also is incorrect, as… More ▸

  • White House promises don’t matter

    To the Editor: You write that Jewish leaders urged Vice President Biden at a meeting that the Obama administration speak directly to Israelis, presumably about the need to advance the peace process, and that there is a "consensus" among Jewish groups on this issue. To advance peace, Israelis need to hear sincere statements of good… More ▸

  • German-jewish Leaders Criticize Politicians

    Jewish leaders criticized German politicians for condemning Israel’s Gaza operation, while the country’s chancellor called for a political solution. German politicians failed to respond to months of Hamas rocket attacks, but jumped at the chance to condemn Israel’s response, Stephan Kramer, secretary general of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, said in a statement… More ▸