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Should President Trump fulfill his campaign promise to relocate the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, it would have major regional and international repercussions.
In Cairo nearly eight years ago, President Obama looked and sounded presidential. With elegance and grace, he expressed his vision of a future built on mutual respect between the United States and Arab and Muslim countries.
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has rarely been so far from finding a resolution. Since the cessation of hostilities between Israel and Hamas during the summer of 2014, the desire to seek peace has been diminishing.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's rhetoric and policies denying Palestinians freedom and equal rights have long buoyed some Israelis' anti-Palestinian hate.
An Arab and Israeli Student Conference at Harvard Aims to Explore Peaceful Solutions through Business
The Middle East has witnessed tremendous unrest and tension in the recent years and the young business students at Harvard, who are organizing Sunday's conference, are very aware of the challenges of bringing people together.
Ronny Edry is an Israeli graphic designer and peace activist. A few years ago, he became fed up with the headlines and tension between Israel and Iran and decided to reach out to Iranians through his art, on social media. It was a simple message: "Iranians, we love you."
For many years, a two-state solution has been the default response to this wicked problem. But the spread of settlements, the disagreements over the status of Jerusalem, and the right of return for Palestinian refugees have all made a two-state solution a very unwieldy enterprise.
His surprise visit "reflects the sense of global alarm at the dangerous escalation in violence" there, he said.
An eye-catching exhibit during Banned Book Week 2015 resurrects the history of a 1983 book-banning in Tucson, AZ.