LeDaro: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s speech at the United Nations

Below is an excerpt. In his full speech he pointed out, among other issues, that war in Afghanistan and Iraq caused destruction and instability – not peace and stability. He stated that the turbulence in the Middle East will not help the world or ‘super- powers’. He also talked about the plight of the Palestinians ...

LeDaro: Canadian United Church’s resolution on Israel/Palestinian situation

The United Church is critical of Israel and the treatment/ plight of Palestinians. Spokesperson Sid Shniad of Independent Jewish Voices has some interesting points of view. Rabbi Reuben Poupko defends Israel’s position. You be the judge. I believe the United Church is showing courage and fairness to pass such a resolution. More organizations in the ...