Welcome to Haifa, the Israeli City That Refuses to Hate

While the rest of Israel and the Palestinian Territories are dragged into yet another bout of harrowing violence, Haifa has remained relatively calm. Naomi Zeveloff explores why.


Jordan Agreement Says Israel Will Uphold Temple Mount Exclusivity

John Kerry says that Israel has promised to maintain the tradition that only Muslims are allowed to pray at a holy site in Jerusalem.


BDS Battle at Brooklyn College Is Written in Chalk

Just a trace of the chalk slogans is all that remains on the sidewalk outside the entrance to the West Quad section of Brooklyn College. But the slogans, part of a form of protest and expression that has surfaced on the Midwood campus this past month, are yet another indication of the longstanding tensions between students over the Middle East conflict.


So, Who Was Haj Amin al-Husseini Actually?

When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Haj Amin al-Husseini, the mufti of Jerusalem prior to the establishment of Israel, for inspiring Hitler to exterminate the Jews of Europe, he meant to show the long history of Palestinian anti-Semitism.

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