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  • Misconceptions about Israel's war in Gaza [Letter]

    Misconceptions about Israel's war in Gaza [Letter]
    Commentator Adil E. Shamoo's anti-Israel views are beyond ridiculous ("Israel's unjust war," Aug. 1). Fact: Israel removed itself from Gaza a decade ago, and even tore down settlements. How is this occupation? Israel was rewarded by Palestinians...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz: World must speak out as anti-Semitism rises again

    From cafes in Belgium to streets in Paris to right here in South Florida, we have witnessed an alarming increase of horrific acts of anti-Semitism.     This unabashed hatred of the Jewish people is manifesting itself in terrifying ways. Chants of...
  • Israel strikes Gaza after militants resume rocket fire

    Israel strikes Gaza after militants resume rocket fire
    Israel launched air strikes across the Gaza Strip on Friday in response to Palestinian rockets fired after Egyptian-mediated talks failed to extend a 72-hour truce in the month-long war. Egypt later called for a resumption of the ceasefire, saying...
  • Latest attack hurts Israel in image battle

     Latest attack hurts Israel in image battle
    The public relations war rages almost as hot as the fighting in the Middle East. And right now, Israel is losing the PR battle. For years, Hamas militants have been expert at winning the image battle by making sure the world saw photos of...
  • Opposition to Israel's policies is not anti-Semitism [Letter]

    Opposition to Israel's policies is not anti-Semitism [Letter]
    Jason Blavatt and Ellen Ginsburg Simon ask "Why is Israel held to a double standard?" ("Hamas' unjust war," Aug. 4), It is true that there is a double standard for Israel, but not in the way that is suggested. Israel's violation of international...
  • If Israel is defeated, America will be next [Letter]

    If Israel is defeated, America will be next [Letter]
    The opposing views on the Gaza conflict offered by two recent commentators compel me to respond to some important facts left out of the discussion by those sympathetic to Hamas ("Israel's unjust war," July 31, and "Hamas' unjust war," Aug. 1). First, to...
  • Fighting resumes in Gaza as Israel, Hamas let cease-fire expire

    JERUSALEM Palestinian militants fired rockets at Israel and Israeli forces responded with air and artillery strikes Friday as a 72-hour cease-fire in fighting in the Gaza Strip expired without agreement on extending the lull. Indirect negotiations in...
  • Report: Hamas fires rockets, violating cease-fire with Israel

    Israel's military said Thursday that militants fired two rockets from Gaza, violating a ceasefire truce, USA Today reported. In a short statement on Twitter, the Israeli Defense Force using the name @IDFSpokesperson, said the rockets struck southern...
  • Sharp rhetoric suggests truce in Gaza may be fragile

    Sharp rhetoric suggests truce in Gaza may be fragile
    Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip held their fire Thursday, the final day of a three-day truce, but sharp rhetoric from both sides suggested the lull was a fragile one. An emboldened Hamas, the militant group that controls Gaza,...
  • No agreement to extend Gaza cease-fire as talks continue in Cairo

    JERUSALEM Egyptian mediators worked feverishly Thursday to bridge gaps between Israel and Hamas in truce talks in Cairo as a 72-hour cease-fire in the Gaza Strip neared expiration. With neither side able to point to conclusive military achievements after...
  • Questions the world should ask of Hamas

    As the war between Israel and Hamas continues being reported on television and in newspapers, we see the horrific scenes of the death toll in Gaza. What no one in the news media has done is ask the important question: Why the disproportionate...