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  • Who will stand up for the Christians?

    Why is the world silent while Christians are being slaughtered in the Middle East and Africa? In Europe and in the United States, we have witnessed demonstrations over the tragic deaths of Palestinians who have been used as human shields by Hamas, the...
  • How to talk to children about the Gaza war

    NEW YORK (JTA) — With the new school year nearly upon us, Jewish educational leaders are scrambling to prepare their teachers to discuss this summer's Gaza War. The most pressing challenge is to design age-appropriate conversations: At which grade...
  • Pilgrimages to Israel inspire local Jews

    Anne Goldberg, 62, of Tamarac, had never been to Israel before the pilgrimage she took with the Davie-based Temple Adath Or (TAO) in June. It also was TAO's first pilgrimage to Israel as a temple. TAO brought a party of 52 people — 49 adults...
  • Diffuse Hamas structure complicates Gaza peace efforts

    JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - Founded by just seven people in Gaza, Hamas now has political and military leaders spread across the Arab world, complicating its ability to send a unified message for negotiating an end to a seven-week war with Israel. In less...
  • U.S. judge named to U.N. panel on Gaza conflict

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The head of the United Nations' Human Rights Council announced on Monday he had appointed a U.S. judge to join a panel set up to look into alleged war crimes during Israel's military offensive in Gaza. Israel has already dismissed...
  • Hamas executes suspected informers in Gaza; attack kills Israeli child

    Hamas executes suspected informers in Gaza; attack kills Israeli child
    Even amid a torrent of shocking images from the six-week war in the Gaza Strip, these stood out for their stark brutality: masked Palestinian gunmen on Friday lining up and gunning down 18 fellow Palestinians accused of spying for Israel. With truces...
  • Israeli air strike destroys residential tower block in Gaza City

    GAZA (Reuters) - An Israeli air strike destroyed a 13-storey residential tower block in the center of Gaza City on Saturday and initial reports said 17 people were wounded, the Israeli army and Gaza health officials said. An Israeli military...
  • Hamas backs Palestinian push for ICC Gaza war crimes probe

    GAZA (Reuters) - Hamas leaders said on Saturday they had given their consent for the Palestinians to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), a move that could open up both Israel and the militant group to war crime probes over the fighting in Gaza....
  • The Obama-Netanyahu dysfunctional tango

    The ongoing Gaza crisis seems to have broken a lot of crockery in the U.S.-Israel relationship. Malicious attacks on Secretary of State John Kerry, tough Obama administration statements on the "appalling" nature of Israeli strikes causing civilian...
  • Flow of ammunition, weapons to Israel continuing

    A recent Wall Street Journal story that claimed the Obama Administration has "tightened" its control on ammunition that the Pentagon is sending to Israel without its approval alarmed South Florida's Jewish community. But three members of South Florida'...
  • U. of I. defends pulling job offer over tweets critical of Israel

    U. of I. defends pulling job offer over tweets critical of Israel
    University of Illinois officials on Friday issued two lengthy statements defending their decision to rescind a job offer to a professor who posted controversial tweets regarding Israel’s conflict with Hamas. Steven Salaita was set to begin an $85,...