Volume 16

Peace: a 4-Letter Word in Israel

According to the Jewish calendar, a new year started on Thursday, two days ago. Let’s hope that it will see the first step towards the awakening…

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October 2, 2014

DAASH: An “Islamic State?”

the words of Shadi Hamidi, a Fellow at the Brookings’ Institute for Middle East Policy…

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October 2, 2014

Freeing the Traumatized Mind

psychic damage on us from the world’s wars

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October 2, 2014

Pilgrimage to Makkah-An Abrahamic Tradition

More than 3 million people travel to perform the Hajj every year…

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October 2, 2014

Rebels Seize Yemeni Capital

An escalation of political turmoil in Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the world, risks aggravating an already dire food security situation

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October 2, 2014

Anti-Islam Ad Taken Down

Controversial blogger Pamela Geller to remove ads from New York City buses and subways after protest from Foley family

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October 2, 2014

Haider Khan Receives University of Denver’s Highest Award

Dr. Haider Khan, an economist at the University of Denver, received the university’s highest award this week after being recognized as the 2014–15 John Evans Professor at Convocation

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October 2, 2014

Turkey to Fight ISIS

Turkey signalled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State

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October 2, 2014

Pyramids

The Egyptian Pyramids are colossal structures used by the ancient world for religious purposes.

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September 25, 2014

How to Organize a Memorable Football Party

Football season is here! This means sitting glued to the big screen TVs while munching on food and cheering loudly or letting out frustration when players fail like a coach.

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September 25, 2014

Anti-Islam Ad Campaign to Run on New York City Buses and Subways

Blogger paid $100,000 to place ads, one of which was rejected by MTA on grounds it could ‘incite or provoke violence’

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September 25, 2014

Community News 16-40

community news 16-40

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September 25, 2014

Ebola Virus Disease-Cause for Concern?

“In the three weeks since then, the numbers have doubled so all three countries are still reporting cases on a steep upward curve” …

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September 25, 2014

The Perfect Crime

The perfect crime is thought to be one in which the perpetrator had a fool-proof alibi, were nowhere near the scene of the crime, and left no evidence trail behind linking you to it…

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September 25, 2014

Another President, Another War to Save the World

Doubtless, ISIS and the hateful bigotry and savagery it represents are a clear present danger to the Middle East. But this fitna is best dealt with by the Arabs and Muslims. External, spurious solutions will only aggravate the problem…

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September 25, 2014

Obama Forges Anti-ISIL Coalition, but Will it Hang Together?

The Arabs are in. Turkey is on the fence. Britain, still smarting from an earlier Iraq war, is cautiously edging toward expanded action. Even Greece wants to help – if someone would tell it how…

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September 25, 2014

The Coming Climate Revolt

We have undergone a transformation during the last few decades—what John Ralston Saulcalls a corporate coup d’état in slow motion…

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September 25, 2014

Tsarnaev Case Inches Forward

The most recent status conference for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took place Thursday, September 18, 2014 in front of Judge George O’Toole

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September 25, 2014

Denying Palestinian Humanity; A Response to Elie Wiesel

“I cannot help feeling that your attack against Hamas and stunning accusations of child sacrifice are really an attack, carefully veiled but unmistakable, against all Palestinians…”

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September 25, 2014

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