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Media bias, anti-semitism, and the anti-anti-semitic pushback

This post is going to be a catch-up of sorts of some of the news items I let slip over the last few days. They all have a connection, if only tangential, to Israel’s war against the Hamas in Gaza. … Continue reading

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IDF soldier Lt. Hadar Goldin, feared kidnapped by Hamas

The news out of Gaza and the border area is so bad that I’ve abandoned my Good News Friday post. Maybe next week we’ll be in a better mood to hear cheerful news. The 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire held barely 2 … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge weekend roundup: more IDF casualties, Israel reject’s Kerry’s idea of a ceasefire

As Operation Protective Edge ends its 2nd week we hear that sadly 6 more soldiers were killed over Friday and Shabbat, bringing the death toll to 40:  The IDF announced early Saturday evening that three soldiers had been killed in the … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge Day 17: FAA flight ban rescinded, President Rivlin sworn in; Gaza school hit , Palestinians riot in Jerusalem

Thursday was the 17th day of Operation Protective Edge and the 7th day of the ground operation (I think. It’s becoming hard to keep count). The salient incidents of the day were as follows: The FAA ban on flying in … Continue reading

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Ground operation day 6: IDF and civilian casualties, UN condemnations, rockets and IDF onslaught continue

The 6th day of the ground operation of Operation Protective Edge has drawn to a close and with it comes the sad news of 5 more IDF casualties over the last 2 days: On Tuesday evening 2 soldiers were killed: … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Ground operation day 5 – 2 more soldiers killed, Hamas claims to have abducted soldier, IDF names him as Oron Shaul

The news so far for the 5th day of the ground operation of Operation Protective Edge (when will this war get a new name?) is that another two soldiers were killed in yesterday’s fighting, and Hamas have been claiming since … Continue reading

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