Linda Gradstein

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Global Politics

Gaza becomes increasingly religious

People in Gaza have been living under an Israeli-led blockade since 2007 when Hamas seized control of the strip. Observers say that's led people in Gaza to become increasingly despairing and increasingly religious. Reporter Linda Gradstein has the story.

Conflict & Justice

Domestic concerns in Israel

Linda Gradstein reports that Israelis are not focused on the peace process right now, but rather preoccupied by more domestic concerns such as political corruption and a series of unsolved murders.

Global Politics

More criticism of Israel's conduct in Gaza

Linda Gradstein reports on new allegations by the group Human Rights Watch regarding the conduct of Israeli soldiers in Gaza. The group has issued a report saying Israeli soldiers unlawfully shot and killed eleven Palestinian civilians in Gaza.

Arts, Culture & Media

Israel's third temple movement

Two thousand years ago, the second temple in Jerusalem was destroyed. Now some Jews in Israel today say it's time to rebuild the temple. Problem is� they want to rebuild it on the location of Islam's holiest site in Jerusalem. Linda Gradstein reports.

Global Politics

The future of Fatah

The Palestinian Fatah Party opened its first convention in 20 years today. The party hopes to resume peace negotiations with Israel, but first it has to settle its differences with rival Hamas. Linda Gradstein reports from Bethlehem.

Arts, Culture & Media

New age Judaism

Dozens of new Jewish spiritual communities are popping up in Israel. But as Linda Gradstein reports, they're not connected to any of the major Jewish movements.

Global Politics

Tensions rise over water shortages

The Middle East has had several years of drought. Across the region, from Israel to Iraq, there's more use of water and less water available and that's exacerbating the political tensions and problems. Linda Gradstein reports.

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