Israel has no shortage of avowed detractors. It also has many genuinely avid supporters. Even more people and institutions claim to support Israel. But what does supporting Israel really mean?
BellSouth and other telecommunications companies, including Cingular Wireless, Verizon Wireless and Nextel Sprint, are also defendants in the lawsuit, accused of turning over "records" (but not the contents) of millions of their customers' phone calls (which BellSouth denies doing).
What could I possibly say to this woman, who had lost all her family in the Holocaust, who married another Holocaust survivor, started a new chapter in Israel and gave birth to two sons - only to lose them as well as her husband, who died heartbroken after Issachar was killed?
Quick, take a fast current events quiz:
July 7 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of legendary Hall of Fame pitcher Satchel Paige. Leroy Paige was born in Mobile, Alabama, and as a teenager worked at the railroad station. Leroy's long arms were able to maneuver and hold several satchels at a time and folks started calling him by what he carried.
In late May, after months of debate and rancor, the largest academic union in Britain advised its members to boycott any Israeli academic who would not publicly disavow Israel's so-called apartheid policies. This meant, in effect, that any Israeli academic who did not subscribe to the political views of the National Association of Teachers in Higher and Further Education (NATHFE) could have been blacklisted and prevented from speaking or participating in conferences at British universities and being published by British academic journals.
Divestment has been the cornerstone of a worldwide campaign to punish the Jewish state for the "sins" of "occupation."
Herzl was dead within a year, but his prophetic vision established him as the Father of modern Zionism.
Gordon endorses Finkelstein's opinions and theories about the Holocaust and Israel, and his articles praising Finkelstein are featured on countless anti-Semitic websites.
Not one word was used to correctly describe terrorist Samhadana; he could be just another civil servant doing his job, according to Time's reckoning.
Invited by a small New York- and Jerusalem-based organization called The Eternal Jewish Family, non-Jews came from all across America and Canada, from all walks of life, and from a diversity of ethnic, religious and socio-economic backgrounds.
The wonderful thing about science is that it has at its core no underlying belief system
This is a difficult piece of history whose examination requires us to discard the godlike image of FDR that has been burnished by his idolaters.
But what if Zarqawi had survived and escaped and the others in the house had not?
It is unclear whose criticism the judges want to be protected from.
The incident might have reminded them of the moment they sawed off Nick Berg's head with a dull blade.
Dear Mr. President, We, members of Meretz, Israeli Professors for Palestinian Liberation, Peace Now and Tikkun, are horrified. We are simply outraged.
They also discovered that they were not entirely alike in terms of background, personality, and even religious outlook. But after this lengthy, engaging, enjoyable conversation, these differences seemed trivial to both of them.
What Abbas did was endorse a so-called peace plan hatched by a committee of members of Hamas and Abbas's Fatah movement currently serving lengthy terms in Israeli prisons for terrorist murders.