Palestine

MTA pro-Israel ad

Fed Judge Rules In Favor Of Attack Ads At MTA Stations Targeting Radical Muslims

A legal fight over freedom of speech is spilling into New York’s subway tunnels. A sign about “Jihad” is set to debut next week. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it crosses the line, but a judge disagrees.

09/19/2012

This ad that is appearing at 50 Metro-North stations is being called offensive by some in the Jewish community. (credit: CBS 2)

Dueling Posters Over Israel, Palestine Now Dot Metro-North Platforms

A pro-Palestinian ad at one train platform has ignited a battle of sorts. Now both sides in the Arab-Israeli conflict are targeting Metro-North train platforms with their side of the story.

08/02/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Terrible Foreign Trip

Mitt’s terrible foreign trip isn’t just bad press and a campaign stumble. In diplomacy gaffes, missteps, and offenses have real consequences for our national security and the peace and stability of the world.

08/02/2012

This ad that is appearing at 50 Metro-North stations is being called offensive by some in the Jewish community. (credit: CBS 2)

Ad Campaign Showing Dwindling Palestinian Territory Deemed ‘Anti-Israel’ By Jewish Leaders

The display shows shrinking Palestinian territory in Israel over the years and refers to 4.7 million Palestinians there as refugees and some Jewish leaders are calling it offensive.

07/11/2012

OWS sign

Conservative Group Condemns Perceived Anti-Semitism By ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protesters

Is the “Occupy Wall Street” movement anti-Semitic? Signs indicating that have surfaced. Yet when CBS 2’s Tony Aiello surveyed the situation Tuesday he found conflicting signs of both anti-Semitism and Jewish support.

10/18/2011

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of the State of Israel (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)/Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Netanyahu Blasts UN As ‘House Of Lies,’ Implores Abbas To Drop Application, Resume Talks

There was a dramatic and defiant move at the United Nations on Friday. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas sidestepped two decades of failed negotiations and surged ahead with demands for Palestinian statehood.

09/23/2011

Flags of Israel, Palestine and U.S.

Israel Floats ‘Interim Solution’ Proposal At UN To Stem Palestinian Statehood Tension

The Israeli proposal would allow the Palestinians to establish a state within existing borders in Gaza and the West Bank and deal with all the tough stuff later.

09/20/2011

President Obama (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) ; Gov. Perry (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images))

Presidential Hopeful Perry Unleashes All-Out Assault On Obama’s Israel Policies

The United Nations confrontation over Palestinian statehood became a major issue in the U.S. presidential race on Tuesday. Leading GOP contender Rick Perry accused President Barack Obama of appeasing terrorists and betraying Israel.

09/20/2011

Flags of Israel, Palestine and U.S.

Palestinians, Israelis Just A Week Away From UN Confrontation

On Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared he’ll travel here, to fight a Palestinian bid for United Nations membership as President Barack Obama tried to defuse a difficult situation.

09/15/2011

MTA pro-Palestine billboard

Lawmaker: MTA’s New Pro-Palestine Billboards ‘Very, Very Dangerous’

New billboards went up across New York City on Wednesday night with a message that could have subway riders doing a double-take. They’re paid for by a group that wants the U.S. to stop funding for the Israeli military.

09/14/2011

A co-op shopper bags his groceries. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Some Park Slope Food Co-Op Members Push For Ban Of Israeli Products

The popular Brooklyn food co-op is known for taking political and environmental stands. Some of its members have expressed concern over Israel’s policy in Palestine.

08/25/2011

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office at the White House - Washington, DC - May 20, 2011 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Protest Held At Israeli Consulate In Response To Obama Middle East Speech

While President Obama was meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu in Washington, a protest was held at the Israeli consulate in Midtown Manhattan.

05/20/2011

President Barack Obama

President Obama’s Middle East Speech Rattles Israelis, Palestinians Alike

President Barack Obama is urging Israel to pull back to 1967 borders, which has always been rejected, and he wants the Palestinians demilitarized. Obama’s speech was met with shock and dismay here in the Tri-State Area from both sides.

05/19/2011

Anti-Semitic bullying

Anti-Semitic Bullying Early Intervention Program Unveiled For N.J. College Students

An increase in complaints about anti-Semitism on college campuses across the country and right here in the Tri-State Area has inspired a new program to help potential victims,

05/13/2011

President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas delivers his address on September 25, 2010 during the 65th session of the General Assembly at the United Nations in New York. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinian President Talks Mideast Peace At U.N.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addressed the Mideast peace process in his speech before the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday.

09/25/2010

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