| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:18 PM
The grisly discovery Monday of the bodies of three Israeli teens who had been abducted June 12 as they hitchhiked home from a West Bank settlement yeshiva set off a week of mounting violence in the region.
Israel blamed Hamas and promised and delivered...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Letter writer Judy Chernak eloquently addresses the realities of fighting a war against a terrorist organization that has enmeshed itself in a civilian population ("Hamas must give up its rockets before talks can proceed," July 29). Every Palestinian...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:18 AM
As the situation in Israel threatens to spiral out of control, that nation's leaders took important steps on Sunday to rein in a cycle of violence that began with the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens last month. The arrest of six Israelis...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Monday with the teenager who allegedly was beaten by Israeli police last week, and Jewish leaders in Baltimore condemned the alleged abduction and killing of his cousin by several Israelis.
In Israel, meanwhile,...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:45 AM
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).
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The Sun's editorial, "A dangerous turning point in Israel" (July 8) notes the arrest of six Israelis for the killing of a Palestinian teenager and "strong words from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and others" condemning the crime. It adds that these...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:15 AM
When we sweep aside all the rhetoric and public relations on both sides of the latest Israeli-Palestinian hostilities ("Israel has right to self-defense," July 14), what stands out plainly is how ridiculously one-sided the conflict is.
In its aerial...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:21 PM
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 —...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:00 AM
I appreciate the valid points made by Bruce Knauff in his letter to The Baltimore Sun regarding the latest Israeli-Palestinian conflict ("Conflict over Gaza is one-sided," July 16). Allow me to respond to the idea that it is a one-sided conflict and the...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It is obvious that letter writer Bruce Knauff does not understand the Middle East and how it works ("Conflict over Gaza is one-sided," July 16). He probably has never been outside of Maryland.
In that part of the world the man with the biggest gun is...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Letter writer Bruce Knauff, though well-intentioned, misses the point of terror ("Conflict over Gaza is one-sided," July 16). Although Hamas has been thwarted in killing and maiming more Israelis, that is not their intent. On the contrary, as they...