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Review: Cairo Time
Patricia Clarkson projects great warmth as Juliette, a Canadian journalist who travels to Cairo to join her husband, a UN aid worker stationed in Egypt, for a scenic holiday among the Pyramids.
Gaza Strip tease
| April 23, 2010
Taste of Summer
For pure, shimmering, lush beauty, Arborea are hard to beat.
Arborea remain singularly breathtaking
| April 01, 2009
Has the Phoenix lost its collective mind?
January 23, 2009
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| January 21, 2009
Clicking is caring
The war in Israel and Gaza has quickly expanded to Facebook, where backers of both camps are using many of the social networking site's features to voice their opinions in graphic and sometimes absurd ways.
Facebook becomes an Israeli-Palestinian 'battleground'
| January 07, 2009
Interview: Ari Folman on Waltz with Bashir
Not long after I spoke with Ari Folman about Waltz with Bashir , a harrowing and black-comic animated memoir of his experience as an IDF soldier in the invasion of Lebanon in 1982, Israeli bombs fell on Gaza, in seeming anticipation of a ground offens
Song and dance
| January 06, 2009
The sound of angry Israeli youth mocking the extreme right is growing in volume, so much so that it’s now reaching the US.
Punk takes hold in the Holy Land
STEVEN LEE BEEBER
| March 17, 2008
Two young women are coming of age on stage as part of New Repertory Theatre’s “Their Voices Will Be Heard” series.
Rachel Corrie and Pieces stand off in the Middle East
| March 12, 2008
State House steel cage match
Governor Carcieri certainly revealed his flair for the dramatic when he unleashed his proposal last week to ax 1000 state employees.
Carcieri and the legislature square off during a time of meager revenue
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| June 13, 2007
Sex, Iraq, and pop culture
How many times a day do you think about sex? How many times a day do you think about the war in Iraq?
The war for our attention
| January 11, 2007
Get out of town?
Your editorial “ On Moving City Hall ” shows a common misunderstanding: City Hall Plaza is not Mayor Menino’s to sell.
Letters to the Boston editor: January 12, 2007
| January 10, 2007
Flashbacks: November 24, 2006
These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Dan Peleschuk, Ian Sands, and Eva Wolchover.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
| November 21, 2006
A force for change
Arriving in 1988 as the corrupt misdeeds of then-Governor Edward DiPrete were bursting into public view, H. Philip West Jr. picked an opportune time to take the helm of Common Cause of Rhode Island.
Phil West bids farewell after an eventful 18 years at common cause
| November 21, 2006
Shooting under fire
What began as an exotic summer job — shooting for the Israel-based photo agency Flash 90 — ended up being a crash course in combat journalism. Audio slideshow: Phil Sussman's photographs of Israel
Life during wartime: My summer in Israel
| October 04, 2006
Passion by proxy
Via Dolorosa, British playwright David Hare’s eloquently reported account of his 1997 fact-finding mission to Israel and the Palestinian territories, is not up to the minute. But that’s hardly the point.
Via Dolorosa ; Calvin Berger
| September 05, 2006
I want to congratulate you on your brave and wise editorial called, fittingly, “ The Brutal Truth .”
Letters to the Boston editor: August 11, 2006
| August 09, 2006
The brutal truth
The carnage is due to the aggression — the terror — of Hamas and Hezbollah, groups that at best are dedicated to the destruction of Israel and at worst want to kill as many Jews in the Middle East as they can.
Hezbollah and Hamas, Iran and Syria — not Israel — are to blame for the unexpected war in the Middle East
| July 28, 2006
It’s always summer to George W. Bush, our lazy, hazy, crazy commander in chief who puts in shorter presidential work weeks than Woodrow Wilson did after he was paralyzed by a stroke.
2006: A second-quarter scorecard — summer fiction bonanza
| July 28, 2006
When he was 22, Adam Harmon, born and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire, moved to Israel and joined the Israeli army.
An American in the Israeli army
| July 05, 2006
What democracy wrought
It was an eerie and unsettling reprise of George W. Bush’s embarrassing post–Hurricane Katrina interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer when he infamously declared, “I don’t think anybody anticipated the breach of the levees.”
Hamas’s “surprise” victory offers sobering lessons about grounding US foreign policy in democratic elections
| February 02, 2006
Rice seeks Gaza border deal
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Monday an agreement over Gaza border crossings was "in sight" and extended her Middle East trip to try to broker a deal between Israel and the Palestinians.
| December 18, 2005
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