Palestinians Ease Truce Terms as Livni Airs New Peace Bid

There are conflicting reports out of Cairo about talks for a Gaza truce deal. J.J. Goldberg says Hamas has softened some demands and Tzipi Livni is getting involved for Israel.


ISIS Aimed at Ideals When They Destroyed Jonah's Tomb

ISIS, the militant Muslim group now overrunning Iraq, recently destroyed the tomb of Jonah, the biblical prophet. Leonard Fein finds this a strikingly sad — and profoundly symbolic.


The (Overlooked) Man in Ramallah

EDITORIAL: Both sides are jockeying to spin themselves as winner of the Gaza war. If peace is to have any chance of succeeding, the real victor will have to be Mahmoud Abbas.


Gaza War Leaves Broken Friendships in Wake

If Hollywood and television are a microcosm of the real world, the Gaza war has spread beyond the Middle East. It’s destroyed countless friendships and relationships.

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