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  • Hamas' terror is dwarfed by Israel's [Letter]

    Hamas' terror is dwarfed by Israel's [Letter]
    We read of Israel describing another "terror attack" against its citizens, but why do Americans conclude that Israel itself doesn't practice terror? Because Israeli military spokesmen say it doesn't? ("Digger rams Jerusalem Bus," August 4). Contrary...
  • Uncritical supporters of Israel are apologists for war crimes [Letter]

    Uncritical supporters of Israel are apologists for war crimes [Letter]
    Commentators Jason Blavatt and Ellen Ginsberg Simon point out that "Hamas is striking out to gain the world's attention" in order to "hurt Israel's image by depicting her as a bloodthirsty violator of international norms" ("Hamas' unjust war," July 31)....
  • Misconceptions about Israel's war in Gaza [Letter]

    Misconceptions about Israel's war in Gaza [Letter]
    Commentator Adil E. Shamoo's anti-Israel views are beyond ridiculous ("Israel's unjust war," Aug. 1). Fact: Israel removed itself from Gaza a decade ago, and even tore down settlements. How is this occupation? Israel was rewarded by Palestinians...
  • Opposition to Israel's policies is not anti-Semitism [Letter]

    Opposition to Israel's policies is not anti-Semitism [Letter]
    Jason Blavatt and Ellen Ginsburg Simon ask "Why is Israel held to a double standard?" ("Hamas' unjust war," Aug. 4), It is true that there is a double standard for Israel, but not in the way that is suggested. Israel's violation of international...
  • If Israel is defeated, America will be next [Letter]

    If Israel is defeated, America will be next [Letter]
    The opposing views on the Gaza conflict offered by two recent commentators compel me to respond to some important facts left out of the discussion by those sympathetic to Hamas ("Israel's unjust war," July 31, and "Hamas' unjust war," Aug. 1). First, to...
  • A costly victory for Israel [Commentary]

    A costly victory for Israel [Commentary]
    I am a Jewish American and have always considered myself a Zionist. As someone born shortly after World War II, I know how great a difference the founding of Israel, an independent Jewish state embodying Jewish values, made for all Jews everywhere. We all...
  • Israel's war is just [Letter]

    Israel's war is just [Letter]
    In the commentary ("Israel's unjust war,http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-palestine-20140803%2C0%2C4657761.story Aug. 4), Adil Shamoo he keeps referring to Israel as an occupying power and says the purpose of the Gaza invasion is to...
  • Where do their loyalties lie? [Letter]

    Your article about U.S. citizens serving in the Israeli Defense Forces doesn't address where their loyalty lies. Is it with Israel or with the U.S., since they chose to serve in a foreign country's military rather than their own ("Americans find meaning...
  • Cardin, Mikulski should call for ending U.S. aid to Israel [Letter]

    Cardin, Mikulski should call for ending U.S. aid to Israel [Letter]
    A recent report on the violence in Gaza refers to Hamas' demand that Israel end its blockade of Gaza but neglects to mention that this is not a demand from Hamas alone ("Israel says truce over after soldier apparently captured," Aug. 1). For years,...
  • Americans find meaning in Israeli military service

    Americans find meaning in Israeli military service
    When she was in 10th grade, Risa Kelemer made up her mind: She wanted to serve in the army. The Israeli army. A member of Congregation Shomrei Emunah in Greenspring and a student at Yeshivat Rambam in Park Heights, the Baltimore native visited the...
  • Hamas can't be trusted, only defeated [Letter]

    Hamas can't be trusted, only defeated [Letter]
    The Palestinians are certainly the biggest liars and hypocrites in the world ("The way forward in Gaza," July 25). On the one hand they claim they have no idea why Israel is attacking them, yet they have fired thousands of rockets into Israel and have...
  • Israel's unjust war [Commentary]

    Israel's unjust war [Commentary]
    Today's talking heads regularly parrot the line that Israel has the right to defend itself, as if the Palestinians occupy Israel and are dominating it with the best military in the world. Then, the undeniable implication, Israel's incursions and...