Lasse J. Schmidt

The aftermath of an Israeli airstrike on the El-Remal aera in Gaza City on Oct. 9.

'Truth is just a plane ticket away'

The Israeli victims of these horrendous acts of violence by Palestinian militants deserve our heartfelt sympathy. When the conversation ends there, only half the story is told.

When I was an adolescent in the 1980s, one of the great contemporary prophets was Bono, the front singer in the Irish rock band U2, which would later be considered the greatest rock band in the world.

I felt that Bono represented me. He cared about people and was upset with the powers that be. In my understanding, he wanted change without violence.

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A room of her own

For one young woman, a chance for stability, privacy and a home

The first time I ran away, my parents told me to come back,” Sarah said. “But it didn't take me long to realize that nothing had changed. They still didn't care about me. Three months later, I ran away again.” “I left them a piece of paper with a...

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