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A punk rock musician taught Avi Shafran an unexpected lesson about Tisha B’Av. The rocker was bemused to hear that Jews still mourn the destruction of the temples.


Is Gaza Carnage Just the Start?

The brutal war in Gaza is further testament to the historical fact that Israel’s forefathers had to conquer the land they defend today. What hope is left of finding a lasting peace?


Why No Photos of Hamas Militants?

We’ve seen Gaza carnage, Israelis cowering during rocket attacks, and IDF soldiers. What we haven’t seen are practically any images of Hamas fighters inside Gaza. Why?


The Turkey Conundrum

The Gaza war has pushed Turkey’s relations with Israel to a new low — and led to major problems for Turkish Jews. But Ofra Bengio says things could improve faster than anyone thinks.

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