Tag Archives: OPINION

Middle East War Reporting: Avoiding the Pitfalls

Illustrative: Thousands of anti-Israel demonstrators from the Midwest gather in support of Palestinians and hold a rally and march through the Loop in Chicago on Oct. 21, 2023. Photo: Alexandra Buxbaum/Sipa USA via Reuters Connect Since Hamas’s unprecedented onslaught in Israel on Oct. Read more » »

A single act of altruism makes you feel good

Why do we give back to community? Why should we? Many theories have been expounded, both social and neurological. One theory that is gaining greater acceptance, is based upon brain chemistry. It provides scientific corroboration for what is colloquially known as “the helper’s high”. Read more » »

How the Jewish Population of Bulgaria Was Saved From the Nazis

Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Photo: Pexels. Eighty years ago this month, courageous voices in Axis-allied Bulgaria accomplished the near-impossible: the nullification of orders to deport its 48,000 Jews to certain death in concentration camps in Nazi-occupied Europe. Read more » »

The History of Apartheid Proves Israel is not an Apartheid State

An ‘apartheid wall’ erected by Students for Justice in Palestine at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. Photo: SJP at UIUC. JNS. Read more » »

What is the agenda for the Eastern Mediterranean? | eKathimerini.com

An oil platform in Israel’s offshore Leviathan gas field is seen from on board the Israeli Navy Ship Atzmaut, in the Mediterranean Sea, September 2021. [AP] In recent years, Cyprus, Greece and Israel have significantly intensified their political, energy and military relations. Read more » »