Mideast Peace

(Israel supporters rally outside the Israeli consulate in Philadelphia.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Israel Supporters Rally In Philadelphia As Gaza Conflict Boils Over

Yaron Sideman, the counsul general of Israel in Philadelphia, told the crowd at 19th and JFK Boulevard that Hamas has been indiscrimately firing rockets and missiles into Israel.

07/11/2014

(Israeli soldiers stand guard by an Iron Dome defense system launch site in Tel Aviv, Israel.  Credit: Uriel Sinai/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Travelers to Israel Seem Undeterred By Mideast Flareup

The fighting at the Israeli-Gaza border doesn’t seemed to have discouraged Philadelphia area travelers who have been planning visits to the region.

11/19/2012

(Tony Luke talks with the  fourth grade class at Loring-Flemming Elementary School in Blackwood, NJ about his "Eat 4 Peace" concept.  Photos by Michelle Durham)

Philly Cheesesteak Vendor Promotes World Peace Through Food Sharing

Entrepreneur Tony Luke recently opened cheesesteak outlets in the Middle East (Bahrain and Afghanistan) and has plans for others, and he says it opened his eyes to cultural differences and similarities.

04/11/2011

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