By Arturo Lopez-Levy
Fidel Castro on Israel and the Jews? It’s Complicated.
What did Fidel Castro stand for when it comes to Israel and the Jews? That’s a surprisingly difficult question to answer. With the Cuban’s leader’s death November 25, at age 90, his long and controversial career is sure to be reviewed minutely on every issue in the days leading up to his funeral, December 4….
Embargo Hampers Gross Freedom Talks
To understand the reason that Alan Gross, an American citizen, has been languishing in a Cuban jail for the past two years, it is instructive to listen to an exchange that took place recently at a hearing of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee. Rep. David Rivera (R-Fla.) demanded that Wendy Sherman, undersecretary of state…
In Cuba, a Hostage to International Brinkmanship
Alan Gross, an American Jew and USAID contractor, has sat in a Cuban prison for nearly nine months. Jews, whose history is bound together by stories of exile and return, captivity and freedom, long for his release. Cubans, who have been weary bystanders for decades in the games of brinkmanship between their government and the…
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