Tagged Arab-Israeli conflict

Forum on Arab-Israeli conflict to be aired live

On Sunday, Sept. 10, the Arizona Center for Judaic Studies will live stream an international conference, “Looking Back, Looking Forward: 100 Years of the Arab-Israeli Conflict,” hosted at Brandeis University by the Crown Center for Middle East Studies. The broadcast will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Tucson Jewish… Read more »

Op-Ed: ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ an injustice to our father’s memory

Demonstrators in new York protesting the Metropolitan Opera's decision to produce "The Death of Klinghoffer," Sept. 22, 2014. (Raffi Wineburg)

NEW YORK (JTA) — On Oct. 8, 1985, our 69-year-old wheelchair-bound father, Leon Klinghoffer, was shot in the head by Palestinian hijackers on the Achille Lauro cruise ship. The terrorists brutally and unceremoniously threw his body and wheelchair overboard into the Mediterranean. His body washed up on the Syrian… Read more »

ESSAY: At a Muslim-Jewish conference, dialogue and hope

Jewish participants of an interfaith conference in Sarajevo saying the Kaddish over the graves of 1985 Srebrenica massacre victims, July 2013. (Courtesy CMJ)

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (JTA) — Sarajevo is a city with a rich multicultural past, but it also bears the scars of war. Take a short walk through the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina and you will see the many cemeteries and bullet-riddled walls, which are undergoing restoration. These lay side by side… Read more »