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UNRWA’s pernicious role and Hamas’s abuse of civilian institutions

Yesterday three more IDF soldiers were killed when a booby-trapped house exploded in Gaza. Later investigation reveals that it is possible that the building was not an UNRWA clinic but was disguised as one: Three IDF soldiers were killed Wednesday … Continue reading

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Gaza ground operation – Friday-Shabbat edition

There is not going to be a Good News Friday post this week. I just felt it was inappropriate at a time when the country is technically at war, with so many of our men, husbands, fathers, brothers and sons … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge – humanitarian truce ends, ground operation begins

Today’s events, beginning with the attempted infiltration by a large group of terrorists into a Kibbutz in the south, punctuated by a shaky humanitarian truce which was violated by Hamas in the middle, and culminating in a massive and intense … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge Day 10: Huge terror attack foiled, temporary truce begins after rocket salvoes

Operation Protective Edge began its 10th day with an attempt by Hamas to commit a huge terror attack by infiltrating a civilian community via an enormous tunnel network with the aim of either kidnapping or murdering Israeli civilians or soldiers. … Continue reading

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Ceasefire? Now you see it, now you don’t: Operation Protective Edge Day 8

I had drafted a summary of yesterday’s events but, as you shall see shortly, the news overtook me as always.  So here’s a quick summary of yesterday’s damage: More than 115 rockets were fired from Gaza towards Israel. At least … Continue reading

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Protective Edge, Day 3: More massive rocket volleys, IDF warns Gaza population to clear out

Operation Protective Edge (I still hate that name!) entered its third day yesterday (10th July), and as in the previous days it started with a bang. Or rather, with several bangs as Hamas began with volleys of rockets towards the … Continue reading

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