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  • Gaza fighting a reality show for rocket-weary Israelis

    SDEROT Israel (Reuters) - Sitting on a leather sofa in flip-flops and shorts, smoking and eating snacks, a group of middle-aged Israeli men look like they are watching a soccer match on TV, but they are perched atop a hill overlooking the Gaza Strip...
  • Netanyahu fires hawkish deputy defense minister

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday fired a deputy defense minister after he publicly criticized government decisions during Israel's week-long battle with Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip. Netanyahu is under mounting...
  • Don't fence me in

    At last, an Obama administration official has come out in favor of a fence. He promises it will bring security to people on both sides of the border. Unfortunately, Philip Gordon, National Security Council coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa...
  • Local rabbis react to situation in Israel

    Rabbis at South Palm Beach County synagogues have been tested recently, perhaps more so than usual. Our spiritual leaders have had to decide how to memorialize the three Israeli teenagers (Naftali Frenkel, 16, Gilaad Sha'ar, 16, and Eyal Yifrach, 19)...
  • Investigation underway after agent fires shot during pro-Israel rally

    Investigation underway after agent fires shot during pro-Israel rally
    Authorities on Monday were trying to sort out a tense clash between supporters of Palestinians and pro-Israeli demonstrators during a rally in Westwood that prompted a federal agent to fire his weapon. The Federal Protective Service agent has been...
  • Hamas keeps up rocket attacks after Israel agrees to cease-fire

    Israel's Cabinet on Tuesday accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Hamas, but the militant group rejected the offer, putting a pause in the week-long armed conflict that has killed nearly 200 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip at risk. Prime...
  • Egypt proposes cease-fire plan for Israelis and Palestinians

    Egyptian mediators proposed a plan late Monday to halt a weeklong artillery exchange between Israelis and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip that has taken at least 175 Palestinian lives and sent millions of Israelis scrambling for cover from more than 1,...
  • Pain of grieving parents is the same for Israelis and Palestinians — and should be reported that way [Letter]

    Pain of grieving parents is the same for Israelis and Palestinians — and should be reported that way [Letter]
    How wonderful that the Arab-American boy beaten by Israeli police can return to his mother's arms and have columnist Susan Reimer report it on your front page ("Teen reportedly beaten in Israel riot was born in Baltimore, family says," July 6). Alas,...
  • This is why war goes on

    The refusal of Hamas in Gaza to accept the peace talks proposed Monday by the Egyptian government, briefly accepted by the Netanyahu government in Israel, is -- in the minds of the Hamas leadership -- a victory over their enemy. The Israeli bombardment of...
  • Mideast conflict sparks biased journalism here at home

    The article titled "Egypt floats Mideast truce" misrepresents events in the Mideast, contains misinformation, and implies a moral equivalence between naked aggression and self-defense. For example, in the first paragraph reference is made to "a...
  • Gaza militants reject cease-fire plan; Israel says Hamas 'will pay'

    Gaza militants reject cease-fire plan; Israel says Hamas 'will pay'
    Palestinian militants fired more than 140 rockets from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to an Israeli-endorsed cease-fire, pressing on with a fight that has already cost the lives of nearly 200 Gaza residents in Israeli airstrikes on the densely...