Israel

Many music artists are using their platform as an avenue to bring attention to social issues. New Jersey-bred songstress Lauryn Hill decided to cancel one…

Everyone is familiar with the disaster that was Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress earlier this month—which, coordinated with the Republican leadership and executed…

President Obama recently expressed his discontent with remarks made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and is now reevaluating our country’s relations with Israel. President…

Ben Ammi Ben-Israel (pictured), the spiritual leader of the African Hebrew Israelite Nation of Jerusalem, a polygamous vegan movement that believes that black Americans are descendants of…

Senior White House advisor Valerie Jarrett said that Israeli attacks on Gaza schools and hospitals were “indefensible” during a recent appearance on “Face the Nation.”…

Gay and Middle East are as compatible as Flavor Flav and Laura Bush. SEE ALSO: Stop Shaming Fat Kids But Israel wants to change that perception. The Jewish nation wants to become the LGBT beacon of the Middle East, the Associated Press reports. Israel’s Ministry of Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs has established a cadre […]

When an international flotilla sails for the Gaza Strip this month to challenge Israel’s controversial naval blockade of the Palestinian territory, Alice Walker — one of America’s premier writers, poets and civil rights activists — will be among them. Walker will be on an American ship with 34 passengers, including an 86-year-old whose parents died […]

From the AJC.com: More than 200 people gathered outside the Israeli Consulate in Atlanta on Tuesday, protesting Israel’s botched raid this weekend on an aid flotilla headed for Gaza. The crowd, that included some Jewish protesters, called for the end to what many called an “Israeli apartheid,” WSB Radio reports. “There needs to be an […]

VIA: CNN.com Archaeologists in Israel say they have discovered the remains of a home from the time of Jesus in the heart of Nazareth. The Israeli Antiquities Authority said the find “sheds light on the way of life at the time of Jesus” in the Jewish settlement of Nazareth, where Christians believe Jesus grew up. […]