March 22, 2013 At the Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem, Obama said it was humanity's obligation to act against racism and anti-semitism.
March 21, 2013 But one of the unanswered questions was who were they protesting against? Obama, Israel or their own government.
March 21, 2013 The attacks came just hours before President Obama travelled from Israel to the West Bank, where he met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Obama condemned the attacks, but called for Israelis and Palestinians to return to the negotiating table without preconditions.
March 21, 2013 President Obama arrived in Israel on Wednesday for his first official visit. He met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and is scheduled to meet with Palestinians in the West Bank. Yaakov Kirschen is hoping for a lessening in hostilities, while Luojie thinks more outreach might help.
March 20, 2013 The Gaza Kitchen weaves little-known stories of Gaza food and farming among Palestinian home-cooking recipes. It's an effort not just to document the flavors of modern and historic Gaza, but also to start a new conversation about the place and its people.
March 20, 2013 During a two-day tour, President Obama will deliver a speech to students and visit Ramallah in the West Bank. Obama isn't in the region with a great plan to restart peace talks, instead he's expected to simply try to connect with the Israeli people.