A month and a half after Israel launched "Operation Protective Edge" in response to Hamas rockets -- a military conflict that has now resulted in more than 2,000 Palestinian deaths and 67 Israeli casualties -- Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine announced plans for a fall business trip. To Israel. And h ... More >>
On Saturday morning, a 22-year-old student named Rachel and her family left their home near 41st Street in Miami Beach to head to synagogue when they noticed a crowd gathered around their car. They quickly realized why: Someone had egged the vehicle and tagged "Hamas" on the window in cream cheese. ... More >>
The tenuous Israeli-Palestinian relationship teetered on a knife's edge last week when the bodies of three murdered Israeli teens were found. It threatened to tip into outright mayhem days later when a Palestinian teen was kidnapped and burned alive in a revenge killing. And this weekend, a Florida ... More >>
CNN's gamble on having Anthony Bourdain host a travel/food show on its news network paid off last evening in a big way. Not only did the show begin its second season, with Bourdain visiting Jerusalem and getting the views of both Israeli and Palestinian people, but Parts Unknown walked away with tw ... More >>
photo by Omega933 via Wikimedia CommonsAn Israeli woman has sued a Miami company for helping flotillas like this break the Gaza blockade.For years after she moved to Sderot, a dusty outpost near Israel's border with Gaza, life was quiet for Michelle Fendel. With her husband, Rabbi David Fendel, t ... More >>
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Lee KleinLearn how to make this in Falafel 101Overlooked in the brouhaha over the Ground Zero Islamic Center is the cooking school to be located within the building. Although the place is still years from completion, Short Order has obtained preliminary descriptions of five courses to be included in ... More >>
El Mas Supremo got out of his crypt Wednesday to give us his two cents on Israel's attack of an aid flotilla heading to Gaza.Writing in his irregular column, Reflecciones, Fidel Castro called the sinking of the flotilla "a brutal attack" caused by a "fanatic," uncontrollable Israel.On Sunday, as ... More >>
First it was Hamas. Now the Gaza-bound, blockade-defying flotilla was helping Al-Qaeda too. Ofer BavlySo claims Israel's Consul General to Florida and Puerto Rico, Ofer Bavly. "The so-called peace activists on board the flotilla with ties to Al-Qaeda and other terror organizations were interested ... More >>
Photo by Bill Cooke Gerald PosnerIn this week's Miami New Times, we write about new evidence that Gerald Posner plagiarized dozens of passages in his 2003 book Why American Slept and in 2005's Secrets of the Kingdom. After the jump, you can check out all the proof. But first, a little back ... More >>
After Imam Foad Farahi declined to become a federal informant, the government tried to destroy him.
Oliver Stone predicts he'll have a hard time finding distribution for his latest documentary, South of the Border, a cinematic love letter to Venezuela's controversial president, Hugo Chávez. "This is a bigger issue than Mr. Chávez and South America," Stone tells Reuters. "Not only ... More >>
An 18 year-old from Coral Springs was busted for wielding brass knuckles and a pocket knife, a petite middle-aged woman shouted "baby killers!," and a mob of protesters chucked rocks at a cop car. The Israeli-Palestinian protest Sunday on Biscayne Boulevard was a loud, colorful microcosm of hate - w ... More >>
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