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  • 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 —...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hamas' unjust war [Commentary]

    Hamas' unjust war [Commentary]
    During the past few weeks, the world has witnessed the deadly cycle of violence between Palestinians and Israelis erupt once more into full-fledged conflagration. What began with the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers quickly escalated...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Wrong to sympathize with Hamas mother [Letter]

    I am appalled that The Sun chose a photo of a mother of an accused Hamas terrorist concerned about her son's arrest related to the kidnapping of three teens in Israel ("Israeli forces expand search for 3 teens to Ramallah," June 15). The photo portrays...
  • U.S. should hold Israel accountable [Letter]

    U.S. should hold Israel accountable [Letter]
    The article, "Israeli leader accuses terrorists of kidnapping 3 teens" (June 15), describes remarks made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu concerning a recent event that took place in the West Bank. According to Mr. Netanyahu, anyone or any...
  • Pain of grieving parents is the same for Israelis and Palestinians — and should be reported that way [Letter]

    Pain of grieving parents is the same for Israelis and Palestinians — and should be reported that way [Letter]
    How wonderful that the Arab-American boy beaten by Israeli police can return to his mother's arms and have columnist Susan Reimer report it on your front page ("Teen reportedly beaten in Israel riot was born in Baltimore, family says," July 6). Alas,...