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Israel Spokesman Admits Army 'Should Have' Spared Boys Playing Soccer on Gaza Beach

By Hody Nemes

A top Israeli spokesman conceded the Israeli military should have been able to tell that four children killed on a Gaza beach were not terrorists.Read More


Israeli Soldiers Punished for WhatsApp Leaks of Dead Comrades' Names

By Reuters

The Israeli military said it had detained several soldiers and a civilian on suspicion of leaking Gaza casualty figures over social media before families of the dead or wounded could be formally informed.Read More


Shimon Peres Exits Israel Political Stage After 6 Decades

By JTA

Outgoing Israeli President Shimon Peres officially exited Israeli politics for the first time in six decades as new President Reuven Rivlin was sworn in.Read More


AJC Wants Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan To Return 'Profile in Courage' Award

By JTA

An association of Jewish Americans said Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has become the world’s “most virulent anti-Israeli leader” and demanded he return an award it gave him a decade ago, partly for his efforts to broker peace between Israel and Palestinians.Read More


Israel Attack Kills 15 Palestinians Seeking Shelter at Gaza School

By Reuters

At least 15 people were killed and many wounded on Thursday when Israeli forces shelled a U.N.-run school sheltering Palestinian refugees in northern Gaza, said a spokesman for the Gaza health ministry, Ashraf al-Qidra.Read More


Israel Captures 150 Palestinians in Gaza

By JTA

Israeli troops in southern Gaza arrested 150 Palestinians, dozens of whom surrendered voluntarily to the soldiers.Read More


Anti-Israel Protests Mar Austria Soccer Match

By Reuters

Protesters against Israel’s military offensive in Gaza attacked Israeli soccer players at a friendly match in Austria on Wednesday evening, stopping play five minutes before the end.Read More


How Hamas Exacts Record High Toll on Israeli Soldiers in Gaza

By Noah Browning

Using tunnels, mines, booby traps and snipers, Hamas fighters have inflicted record casualties on Israeli troops waging an offensive in the Gaza Strip, applying years of training in urban warfare with a new tactical acumen and suicidal resolve.Read More


Kosher Grocery Store Fires Worker for Blasting Israel

By Rachel X. Landes

A worker was fired from his job at a Long Island kosher grocery store after he spoke out against Israel.Read More


French Jews Live in Fear Amid Attacks

By Reuters

Many members of France’s Jewish community are living in fear after pro-Palestinian protests in recent weeks were marred by violence and use of anti-Semitic language, the country’s foreign minister said on Thursday.Read More





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