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  • Baltimore native-turned-Israel Defense Forces volunteer wounded in Gaza

    Baltimore native-turned-Israel Defense Forces volunteer wounded in Gaza
    A local high school graduate who joined the Israel Defense Forces last year has been wounded in Gaza, his father said Monday. Jordan Low, a 19-year-old sharpshooter in Israel's Golani Brigade, was one of 15 soldiers investigating what they believed...
  • Canceled flights to Israel slow Pikesville father trying to reach wounded son

    Canceled flights to Israel slow Pikesville father trying to reach wounded son
    Jeffrey Low, the father of a Baltimore-born Israeli soldier who was wounded in Gaza over the weekend, was flying to Tel Aviv on Tuesday to see his son when the news came: Ben Gurion Airport was under attack, and his flight was diverting to Paris. "I...
  • Attacking Israel with the big lie: genocide [Commentary]

    Attacking Israel with the big lie: genocide [Commentary]
    "Here's the difference between us," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu explained on "Fox News Sunday." "We're using missile defense to protect our civilians, and they're using their civilians to protect their missiles." It's a classic talking...
  • Despite fighting, moving to Israel

    Despite fighting, moving to Israel
    Ever since spending their honeymoon in Israel in 2000, David and Helaine Brenner had dreamed about returning to live and raise a family in what they believe to be their ancestral Jewish homeland. On Monday, the Northwest Baltimore couple and their sons,...
  • Hamas is the aggressor in Gaza [Letter]

    Hamas is the aggressor in Gaza [Letter]
    Evidently letter writer Bruce Knauff ignored the facts when he claimed that the Israeli response to thousands of rockets fired into Israel is of no importance compared to the casualties in Gaza ("Conflict over Gaza is one-sided," July 16). Hamas started...
  • U.S. aid enabled 'Iron Dome' [Commentary]

    U.S. aid enabled 'Iron Dome' [Commentary]
    When Americans question the value of U.S. foreign aid, one only has to point to the explosions in Israel's skies to demonstrate its worth. The result of the Iron Dome air defense system in action, these blasts occur when there is a successful interception...
  • Blame leaders on both sides for Gaza conflict [Letter]

    Blame leaders on both sides for Gaza conflict [Letter]
    I live in Israel and basically agree with what letter writer Bruce Knauff says regarding the Israeli offensive against Gaza ("Conflict over Gaza is one-sided," July 16). However, I also feel that the issues at stake here are far more complex than the...
  • Another war in Gaza [Editorial]

    Another war in Gaza  [Editorial]
    The five-hour cease fire between Hamas and Israel in the Gaza Strip was the calm before the storm. Hamas rockets began raining down on Israel at the moment the United Nations-requested lull ended on Thursday afternoon. Israel waited a bit longer —...
  • Unemployment, poverty at the root of Israeli-Palestinian conflict [Letter]

    Unemployment, poverty at the root of Israeli-Palestinian conflict [Letter]
    Letter writer Eric Rozenman concludes that the Palestinian "celebration" of the killing of three Israeli teenagers last month is noteworthy because Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu quickly announced his regrets and said the perpetrators would...
  • Israel has right to self-defense [Letter]

    Israel has right to self-defense [Letter]
    Israel has not only the right but the obligation to protect its citizens from Hamas-launched rocket attacks that now have targeted Tel Aviv and Jerusalem ("A dangerous turning point in Israel," July 7). If Hamas wants to call an end to the now...
  • Baltimore native allegedly beaten by Israeli police returns to U.S.

    Baltimore native allegedly beaten by Israeli police returns to U.S.
    Tariq Abu Khdeir, the 15-year-old Baltimore native who allegedly was beaten by Israeli police in East Jerusalem this month, has returned home. Abu Khdeir, who now lives in Florida, arrived at Tampa International Airport late Wednesday to cheers from...
  • Five questions for marina, helicopter operator Dan Naor

    Five questions for marina, helicopter operator Dan Naor
    Dan Naor got his start in Baltimore 20 years ago, when he found a 16-acre waterfront property for sale and decided to make the leap into the local marina business. Today, the Inner Harbor is a vastly different place than it was in 1994, and Naor's...