“We’re closely following the events on the Golan Heights where al-Nusra terrorists have kidnapped UN peacekeepers. What we see is that al-Nusra, Hamas, Hezbollah –…

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Times of Israel: A different sort of dangerous: The new jihadi threat from Syria, by Mitch Ginsburg

The Islamic State, US Secretary of State John Kerry said, is a cancer that should not be allowed to spread. It advances a “genocidal agenda” and…

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Haaretz: Choosing between Hezbollah and the Islamic State, by Zvi Bar’el

Although Islamic State’s homepage declared that the organization, along with other opposition groups, had taken over the Quneitra crossing between Syria and Israel on the…

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Tablet: An Insider’s Guide to the Most Important Story on Earth, by Matti Friedman

Is there anything left to say about Israel and Gaza? Newspapers this summer have been full of little else. Television viewers see heaps of rubble…

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The Times: You don’t save children by arming terrorists, by Tim Montgomerie

“The blockade has been the single greatest contributor to endemic and long-lasting household poverty in Gaza”. Such is the conclusion of a Save the Children report…

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Huffington Post: Boycotting Israeli Goods Is Intellectually Bankrupt, by Dermot Kehoe

At the Imperial War Museum in south London, there’s an interesting exhibit about the movement to boycott Jewish shops and goods. It details the picketing…

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