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  • No more aid to the Palestinian Authority

    The anti-Semitic "tradition" of blaming Jews for the world's problems mostly took a temporary back seat in light of the indiscriminate rocket attacks on Israel by the terrorist group Hamas. Major newspaper editorials condemned Hamas, but their...
  • Israel keeps up Gaza assaults as Kerry presses for truce

    Abbas-led Palestinian body backs Hamas truce demands in Gaza
    GAZA/JERUSALEM - The Palestinian decision-making body led by President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday endorsed demands by Hamas for halting Gaza fighting with Israel, a move that may help Egyptian-mediated truce efforts. With Israeli and U.S. encouragement,...
  • Israel pounds Gaza despite international peace efforts

    Gaza bloodshed deepens as airlines shun Israel
    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Gaza fighting raged on Wednesday, displacing thousands more Palestinians in the battered territory as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said efforts to secure a truce between Israel and Hamas had made some progress. In a blow...
  • In Jaffa, Israel's attacks on Gaza prompt conflicting views

    JAFFA, Israel Khaled Damrani serves falafel in Jaffa and keeps a souvenir in his cash register: a piece of shrapnel that landed a few feet from his store this week. It was from a rocket fired from Gaza and intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile...
  • The God Squad: Ah, look at all the lonely people

    Q: I notice that organized religion is aimed at families and married couples. It seems as if children are an integral part of the church, and people with children are provided with many more opportunities to interact with each other than childless people....
  • Anti-Jewish leaflets found on cars on NW Side

    Anti-Jewish leaflets found on cars on NW Side
    Several vehicles in the Pulaski Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side were targeted with anti-Jewish leaflets, police said. Six vehicles were discovered with leaflets on Saturday on the 6300 block of North Monticello Avenue, said Chicago Police...
  • Israel's Bedouin defenseless against Hamas rockets

    TEL AVIV, Israel When a rocket from Gaza slammed into the community of Kaser A-Ser on Saturday, Auda al-Wadj, 32, had no defense. Like 100,000 Bedouin citizens of Israel, al-Wadj lived in a shantytown of tin shacks, with no bomb shelters. He died; four...
  • Folks Operetta has a 'Ball' with musical rarity

    Ravinia music director James Conlon's "Breaking the Silence" crusade to rescue musical works by Jewish composers suppressed by the Nazis and forgotten in the postwar era has found its light-opera counterpart at Chicago Folks Operetta. The troupe has...
  • Two Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza grew up in Texas and California

    Two Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza grew up in Texas and California
    A man from Texas was one of at least two Israeli soldiers from the United States to be killed in Gaza this weekend as fighting between Israelis and Palestinians intensified. Sgt. Sean Carmeli, 21, grew up on South Padre Island in the Gulf of Mexico,...
  • Despite fighting, moving to Israel

    Despite fighting, moving to Israel
    Ever since spending their honeymoon in Israel in 2000, David and Helaine Brenner had dreamed about returning to live and raise a family in what they believe to be their ancestral Jewish homeland. On Monday, the Northwest Baltimore couple and their sons,...
  • Pope calls for justice in 1994 attack on Argentine Jewish center

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Pope Francis called for justice to be served in his native Argentina on Friday, the twentieth anniversary of the deadly bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish commuity center that local courts blamed on Iran. Investigations into the...