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  • 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...
  • What more can Israel do to limit civilian casualties? [Letter]

    What more can Israel do to limit civilian casualties? [Letter]
    I notice that, in this most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, there are widespread calls for Israel to "limit civilian casualties." President Barack Obama, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, and many other leaders of the free world repeat this...
  • Palestinian death toll can't be swept under the rug by Israel's apologists [Letter]

    Palestinian death toll can't be swept under the rug by Israel's apologists [Letter]
    As someone who protested the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, I read with sadness your report on the Maryland National Guard's scheduled departure for that country ("Md. National Guard making final deployment to Afghanistan," Aug. 6). The money wasted in...
  • What about Palestinian lives? [Letter]

    What about Palestinian lives? [Letter]
    Sen. Barbara Mikulski, who chairs the U.S. Senate's Appropriations Committee, on Friday issued a statement on that body's approval of $225 million in aid to Israel. In part, Senator Mikulski wrote, "It's crucial that Israel has the opportunity to defend...
  • Anti-Israel activists aren't helping the Palestinian cause in Gaza [Letter]

    Anti-Israel activists aren't helping the Palestinian cause in Gaza [Letter]
    Pro-Palestinian activists in many countries recently have been actively protesting Israel's military operations in Gaza. They burn Israeli flags, throw stones at synagogues, call for academic boycotts of Israel's universities and shout "death to Israel...
  • 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...
  • On one Baltimore street, two opposing views on Gaza

    On one Baltimore street, two opposing views on Gaza
    Justin Myers stepped out of Penn Station in Baltimore on Wednesday evening to find two groups of protesters chanting, waving flags and blocking traffic. Hundreds of pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian protesters were out to support their respective sides in...
  • No peace in Gaza until Hamas is defeated [Letter]

    No peace in Gaza until Hamas is defeated [Letter]
    There is only one solution to the crisis in Gaza, and that is the complete destruction of Hamas and its replacement by a government dedicated to peaceful relations with its neighbors, including Israel ("The way forward in Gaza," July 25). When Israel...
  • 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...
  • 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,...