NCR Today: Donald Trump being a 'strongman' who could solve chaos in the Middle East contrasts with the area's dismaying history of domination by dictatorial leaders.
Gaza -- After a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit an Israeli border town, Israeli aircraft attacked Palestinian militant targets in Gaza.
NCR Today: Presidential debates; Pope challenges Jesuits; Mexicans protest same-sex marriage proposal; Costs of Islamophobia; First amendment right to sell execution drugs?
Making a Difference: "Negotiations could be successful if there is goodwill," says Bishop Shomali -- but the U.S. needs to stop blocking the way.
NCR Today: By bringing the Israel-Palestine issue into the public sphere at the Democratic Party primaries, the Sanders candidacy has accelerated change on the issue among democratic supporters.
An Israeli agency accused the the U.S.-based Christian humanitarian aid organization, one of the world' largest, of diverting "tens of millions of dollars" in donations to the terrorist group.
Manifestations of anti-Semitism must be challenged, but we must also defend human rights and work for peace.
Presbyterians at their General Assembly passed several resolutions aimed to pressure Israel to leave territories it has occupied since its 1967 war with neighboring states.
Jewish leaders are frustrated with the Israeli government's backtracking from its commitment to create a government-funded egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall.
NCR Today: A 1968 essay warned of an existential threat to Israel, from within Israel itself, namely its new occupation of lands conquered in the 1967 war.