J.T. Rogers and Bartlett Sher always knew their history play had a lot to teach us today. But they never wanted it to be quite this relevant.
Visiting the Yasser Arafat Museum in Ramallah can make a Jewish visitor uneasy.
Many in the country’s intelligence apparatus quoted the Talmud: “If someone comes to kill you, rise up and kill him first.”
“Our goal is the end of Israel…We don’t want peace. We want war and victory,” the Palestinian mission to Colombia tweeted.
The battle for Palestinian statehood consumed Yasser Arafat’s life and a new museum in his name puts the nature of that fight front and center - the sub-machine gun on his desk, the AK-47 assault rifle in the corner, the pistol at his side.
Gilead Sher still remembers what Shimon Peres said to Yasser Arafat in 1995, as the leaders sat together past midnight engaged in a heated debate.
The mayor of a Venezuelan municipality unveiled a bust of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, celebrating him as a fighter for peace and freedom.
A panel of French judges has closed a case accusing Israel of poisoning former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat without bringing any charges.
A town in southern France announced plans to name a street after the late Palestinian president Yasser Arafat.
A French prosecutor said that Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat did not die of poisoning.