Monday, September 24, 2018

Gaza Tag

Murder is the Message

11:21 26 March in Politics, topics
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By Martin Berman-Gorvine It started before the bodies were even cold, long before they could be returned to the earth. There was barely time for seven-year-old Miriam Monsonego, Rabbi Jonathan Sandler, his five-year-old son Arieh and his four-year-old son Gabriel to be pronounced dead when the...

Egypt on the Edge

16:33 30 August in Politics
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By Adina RosenthalTensions in the Middle East have sadly reached a familiar high.  Recently, Gaza militants ambushed Israeli vehicles in southern Israel near Eilat, killing eight people in the deadliest attack in three years. In addition to this premeditated act of terrorism, militants launched more...

This Week's Links

17:19 10 July in Latest, Misc
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By Michelle Albert A new game show puts a rabbi, a priest, a Muslim imam and a Buddhist monk in a room with 10 atheists. Let the proselytizing begin! [Reuters] Forget about Reform, Conservative or Orthodox. Jewcy has denominations for today's Jews. [Jewcy] Gershom Goreberg discusses his article...

What Hamas Believes

12:30 15 January in Latest, Politics, Religion
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By Jeremy Gillick Bombing Gaza might not force Hamas--the Palestinian version of the Muslim Brotherhood that rules it--to moderate its hatred of Israel or its hostility towards Jews, but talking to it won't either. At least, that's the dismal picture painted by Jeffrey Goldberg--based on discussions...

Shin Bet Justice: Tunnel Vision?

10:28 05 September in Latest, Politics
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[caption id="attachment_695" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Tunneling under Israel"][/caption] Tunnels. The very word connotes ancient secrets, mystic rites and modern adventure. Israel is blessed with tunnels both natural (the country gets whole pages on spelunking websites) and man made: The "Rabbinical" tunnels alongside and beneath the Temple Mount...