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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hamas must give up its rockets before talks can proceed [Letter]

    Hamas must give up its rockets before talks can proceed [Letter]
    I appreciate your editorial view that to end the fighting in Gaza "Hamas must agree to give up its rockets, Israel must lift its blockade, and the international community must rebuild Gaza" ("The way forward in Gaza," July 25). If Baltimore were being...
  • 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)....
  • Don't trust Hamas on civilian deaths [Letter]

    Don't trust Hamas on civilian deaths [Letter]
    A credible news outlet requires credible sources. Yet you report without question that of the dead in Gaza, "most are civilians" ("Israel denies role in Gaza hospital blast that killed 7 children," July 28). The only primary source for this...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hamas is indifferent to the death and destruction in Gaza [Letter]

    Hamas is indifferent to the death and destruction in Gaza [Letter]
    David Zurawik's article about news coverage of the war in Gaza points out how quickly public opinion has turned against Israel ("Gripping, heartrending Gaza images lead to shift in PR war," July 25). However, images and perceptions can mask reality....