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Morning Must Reads: July 24

  • New Push to Lure Hamas Into Truce [WSJ]
    • Civilians as Human Shields? Gaza War Intensifies Debate [NYT]
    • Obama wants Israel to limit casualties in Gaza.
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Jeffrey Goldberg Asks a Damned Good Question About the Response to the Gaza War

Jeffrey Goldberg has a great piece in the Atlantic today about the coverage of, and the response to, the Gaza war.  Why is it, he asks, that the war in Gaza is covered in exquisite detail by news agencies around the world while a far bloodier war, right next door to Israel in Syria, rages on. 372 more words


What Life Looks Like in a War Zone

The conflict between Israel and Hamas has awakened public interest in the Middle East and with social media exposing the general public to wrong information, there has been a lot of confusion about the facts. 1,042 more words


Thoughts on Life in Israel

My son was on a school trip today to a new wonderful park in Bet Shemesh. He and some friends were climbing up a slide when the siren went off. 633 more words


Gaza Casualties

Shalom everyone:

Yes, we’re back from Israel. We returned shortly before the war began.

It’s with a heavy heart that I write this entry. Israel has been forced into yet another bloody confrontation with Gaza, the third in six years. 744 more words


Two Military Funerals In One Day

Jessica, a journalist from the Times of Israel : “So is this your first military funeral?”

Me: “No, this is the second one”

Jessica: “Second one ever?” 482 more words


Alum Links Rockets to Online Clock

Aaron Friedman (’03) recently developed a website to show, in real time, the frequency of Hamas rockets against Israel.

Israelhasbeenrocketfreefor.com launched last Friday by Aaron, who now lives in Efrat, Israel. 234 more words