The Pixies Cancel Israel Concert

The Pixies in 1988 sang about being “stuck … out here on the Gaza Strip” in the song “River Euphrates,” but the alternative rock band has canceled a planned concert in Israel after an international outcry over the May 31 flotilla raid.


Forward Wins Two Awards

The Forward has been honored with Deadline Club awards for excellence in reporting and opinion writing for articles published in the Jewish national weekly newspaper in 2009.

Rep. Frank Compares Israel’s Gaza Blockade to U.S. Sanctions Against Apartheid

Israel’s blockade of Gaza is comparable to sanctions levied by the United States Congress against the apartheid regime of South Africa in 1986, Massachusetts Democrat Barney Frank told the Forward in an interview June 3.

A ‘Love Affair’ Gone Wrong: Turkish-Israeli Relations Stand on the Brink

A few weeks ago, I was reminiscing with a member of a Turkish nongovernmental organization, a person who works on improving business ties with Israel and the Palestinians, about the golden age of Turkey-Israel relations.


Israel on Ballot As Winograd Faces Harman In Hot Primary

Jane Harman is known as one of Israel’s most ardent supporters in Congress, but now, as she faces a challenge from the left, the electoral appeal of this support is being put to the test.

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