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What Will Happen Now That Hamas Has Captured Israeli Soldier Hadar Goldin

By Uriel Heilman

Hamas may have scored a key victory by apparently capturing Israeli soldier Hadar Goldin. What happens next may determine the course of the Gaza conflict.Read More


Why Israel Must Not Let Soldier's Apparent Capture Change Conduct of Gaza War

By Amos Harel

The apparent capture of Hadar Goldin may change the course of the Gaza war. But Israel’s leaders must not make decisions out of anger or fear for his safety.Read More


Will Rabbi David Saperstein’s Departure Mean Watershed Change at the RAC?

By Yardain Amron

Rabbi David Saperstein is leaving the Religious Action Center to become America’s ambassador for international religious freedom. Can anyone fill his shoes?Read More


Israel and Palestinians Locked in Vicious Circle of War, Terror and Occupation

By Reuters

When Israel ended its ground occupation of the Gaza Strip by withdrawing settlers in 2005, it was hailed as a “disengagement” from conflict. But the conflict did not end, it only changed.Read More


Is Fido Suffering From Gaza War, Too?

By Ruth Schuster

Along with people, pets are suffering from the war in Gaza. Animals can suffer lingering after-effects of trauma from rockets and attacks — and only we can heal them.Read More


American Jews Rally Mostly to Israel's Side as Gaza Conflict Rages — Minority Objects

By Hody Nemes

American Jews have flocked by the thousands to rallies backing Israel’s actions in Gaza. They win the numbers game hands down, but a small minority is raising its voice against the war.Read More


Margot Adler, Witty NPR Correspondent, Put the Witch in Jewish

By Jon Kalish

Margot Adler, the National Public Radio correspondent who died this week, struck many as the prototypical New York radical Jew. Except she was a witch, as Jon Kalish fondly recalls.Read More


J Street's Gaza War Support Wins 'Moderate' Praise — But Alienates Some Backers

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

J Street backs Israel’s attack on Gaza, a sharp change from the 2008 conflict. The dovish lobby has won praise from moderates — but is it losing credibility with grassroots supporters?Read More


As Israel's Gaza War Widens, So Does Tension With U.S.

By Ron Kampeas

The dramatic developments in the war between Hamas and Israel have been accompanied by sharp ups and downs in U.S.-Israel relations.Read More


Fighting Israel's Battles From Holland Social Media 'War Room'

By Cnaan Liphshiz

Dutch volunteers have created hundreds of posts and articles on Israel, which they disseminate through the Holland4Israel Facebook group and on Twitter, among other social media.Read More


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