UN Votes on Jerusalem, Rebukes Trump

Despite threats from the Trump administration to withdraw funding from countries who refused to support the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, United Nations members voted heavily in favor – a total of 128 votes to 9 against -- of reject...
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100 Year-Old Balfour Declaration Still Roils Those Impacted

One hundred years ago, the Balfour Declaration was issued by Arthur Balfour, the British foreign secretary. This document promised British support for “the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people,” and was later reinforced with the ...

Netanyahu Bucks Trump, Backs West Bank settlements

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is supporting legislation that ultimately would annex settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories that are home to between 125,000 and 150,000 Jewish people, The...

Castro Denies Racism in Israel-Palestine Prof Flap

The allegations are explosive: Fresno State engaged in racism to cancel a search for a professorship named after a well-known Palestinian advocate. And, Jewish groups, both within Fresno State and from the outside community, lobbied for such a cancellation. ...