Shimon Peres

Britain's Prince William headed to Middle East

Britain's Prince William will visit Israel and the Palestinian territories at the end of June - the first royal to make an official visit there.<p>He'll visit Jordan, Tel Aviv in Israel and Jerusalem and the West Bank.<p>No British royal has ever made an official visit to Israel, whose occupation of the …

Middle East

Prince William to visit Jordan, Israel, West Bank in June

LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace says Prince William will visit Israel and the Palestinian territories at the end of June — the first British royal to …

Israel

Prime Ministers of Israel throughout the years

Israel

Entebbe — pomp and modern dance

How do you tell a thrice-told story a fourth time and keep it fresh? Possibly you don’t and can’t. <i>Entebbe</i>, revisiting the 1976 hostage event that …

Israeli Government

Newly released Peres interview: ‘Serve a greater cause than yourself’

Footage filmed eight years ago shows hopeful outlook from president.<p>><br>• ><p>A Poet to the Stars, interview with Shimon Peres, courtesy Michael Potter/Ilan …

Silicon Valley

Why character actor Eddie Marsan always plays the villain - Interview Magazine

You know his face. Over the last 20 years, the British character actor Eddie Marsan has distinguished himself by playing complex villains and …

Eddie Marsan

Emanuel violates 'Dukakis rule' with silly hat, chokes up at honorary degree ceremony in Ireland

An emotional Mayor <b>Rahm Emanuel</b> choked up Tuesday as he accepted an honorary doctorate from the National University of Ireland Galway.<p>Emanuel — violating the so-called Dukakis rule, which states that politicians should never be seen in public in silly head gear — donned a doctoral tam and a fetching …

Rahm Emanuel

Neuronal Plasticity: Genetic Signatures Of Memories

Try to recall your earliest memory. Chances are this experience took place a few decades ago. How did your brain register this event, and then keep a …

Neuroscience

Toeing the line

Not everyone understands coexistence the same way, whether along the demarcation between Jew and Arab or that between Jew and Jew.<p>JERUSALEM MAYOR …

Israel

The Zionist Tango – Step Left, Step Right: Gideon Levy

Delivered to The Israel Lobby and American Policy 2018 conference March 2, 2018 at the National Press ClubThe Israel Lobby and American Policy …

Israel

George Clooney to narrate film on life of Shimon Peres

‘Never Stop Dreaming,’ featuring Obama, Clinton and Streisand, is slated for June release.<p>><br>• ><p>GEORGE CLOONEY, Rabbi Marvin Hier and Richard Trank pose …

Israel

'Harry Potter' star's greatest trick: Playing a convincing Israeli on screen

The audience has to endure some horrendous sights in Daniel Radcliffe’s latest movie, “Jungle,” which is based on a true story.<p>These include a worm …

Israel

Clooney to narrate Shimon Peres documentary

Los Angeles, March 21 (IANS) Actor George Clooney has come on board to narrate the documentary "Never Stop Dreaming: The Life and Legacy of Shimon …

Israel

George Clooney Narrating Shimon Peres Documentary – Variety

George Clooney has come on board to narrate Moriah Films’ documentary “Never Stop Dreaming: The Life and Legacy of Shimon Peres,” <i>Variety</i> has …

Celebrity (UK)

A Tale of Two Netanyahus: ‘7 Days in Entebbe’

If Yoni Netanyahu died too young, Bibi Netanyahu seems never to die at all.<p>Yoni Netanyahu was my hero.<p>I was 12 or 13 years old, watching “Raid on …

Israel

In New Tell-All Memoir, Shimon Peres's Closest Aide Reveals the Statesman's Darker Side

Avi Gil, a former Israeli diplomat, has been by Shimon Peres’s side for 28 years. He was there when his boss orchestrated the Oslo Accords in secret, …

Israel

A New Entebbe Movie, Hijacked by Bad Ideas

Sternly, one character tells another that the fight must go on, for the sake of the hostages. Just as sternly, the other character replies that if …

Jewish Culture

Palestinians praise ‘uniquely courageous’ Hawking for stance against Israel

Author: Daoud KuttabThu, 2018-03-15 03:00ID: 1521072264657347100AMMAN: Palestinians have praised the world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking as …

Israel

Women, Arabs and a Rabin obsession: Longtime aide reveals the real Shimon Peres

Subscribers are entitled, at any time, to inform Haaretz-IHT of their desire to cancel their subscription by leaving a clear telephone message on …

Israel

The slick 7 Days In Entebbe waxes nostalgic for the days when terrorists wore turtlenecks

The hijacking of Air France Flight 139 and the hostage crisis and spectacular rescue operation that followed made global headlines in the summer of …

Eddie Marsan

What Prince William's visit means for Israeli-British relations

It took 70 years but a member of the royal family – Prince William – will finally make an official visit to Israel.<p>><br>• ><p>Britain's Prince William and …

Israel

Prince William to become first royal to make official visit to Israel and Palestine

Prince William is to become the first member of the Royal Family to make an official – and politically fraught- visit to Israel and Palestine.<p>In a …

Israel

New ‘Entebbe’ hijacked by heavy-handed political correctness

NEW YORK — As a rational human being and Diaspora Jew concerned about the future of Israel, I believe that true security and stability will only come …

Israel

Israel and Poland Find It Difficult to Acknowledge the Facts of History

The Israelis have been mighty pissed off with the Polish government these past few days. I don’t blame them. In fact – and I’m not referring to the …

Liberal View

U.K'.s Prince William to make first-ever official royal visit to Israel, Palestinian territories

Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, will make the first-ever official royal visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories during summer …

Israel

New take on real-life hijack drama in ‘7 Days in Entebbe’

Author: AFPTue, 2018-02-20 17:28ID: 1519317756979043900BERLIN: The counter-terrorism plot seems more far fetched than many action thrillers, yet “7 …

Israel

The great Indian history wars

All sides are guilty of using history for partisan battles rather than for genuine understanding

American Philosophy

Will Netanyahu surrender to the annexation camp?

Writing a book about the period I served as Shimon Peres’ adviser led me to reexamine Benjamin Netanyahu’s policy moves, especially those I had seen …

Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel's dilemma over PM's future

<b>During his first tenure as Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu was dubbed "the magician" by the local media because of his uncanny ability to extricate himself from the most difficult of situations - starting with his unexpected victory over Shimon Peres in the 1996 election.</b><p>Mr Netanyahu's …

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The one obsession that brought about Netanyahu's downfall

Middle East