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Israel, the FAA, and International Isolation

Posted by JCOPrss 14 hours ago Jewish World News| israel faa international isolation All
http://www.commentarymagazine.com — (Commentary) Eugene Kontorovich - Israel's "growing isolation" was always a myth. Israel's trade with Europe has grown constantly in recent years, even as it developed new markets and ties in Asia. Now, however, international isolation has truly arrived - with the suspension of American and European flights to Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport. Ben-Gurion remains an extremely safe airport. The FAA Read More
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IDF Soldiers Engage Hamas in Gaza

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http://www.ynetnews.com — (Ynet News) Yoav Zitun - Israeli aircraft and tanks launched attacks on dozens of terrorist targets in Gaza Tuesday night as soldiers exchanged fire with militants in the Sejaiya neighborhood of Gaza City. On Tuesday morning, the Israel Air Force conducted a massive, hour-long airstrike in Sejaiya, striking 100 buildings only 250 meters away from IDF ground forces. "The heavy bombardment was Read More
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Armed Palestinians Move Under Cover of Gaza Humanitarian Truce

Posted by JCOPrss 14 hours ago Jewish World News| armed palestinians cover gaza humanitarian truce All
http://www.theglobeandmail.com — (Globe and Mail-Canada) Patrick Martin - Several of the hidden Hamas tunnels discovered by Israel in the past three days were found to lead back to Sejaiya in Gaza, which is 1-2 km. from the Israel frontier. Almost 10% of all rockets fired against Israel during this conflict are said to have come from there. The presence of militant fighters in Sejaiya became clear Sunday afternoon when, unde Read More
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EU: "Terrorist Groups in Gaza Must Disarm"

Posted by JCOPrss 14 hours ago Jewish World News| eu terrorist groups gaza disarm All
http://ejpress.org — (European Jewish Press) Yossi Lempkowicz - The EU on Tuesday strongly condemned "the indiscriminate firing of rockets into Israel by Hamas and militant groups in the Gaza Strip, directly harming civilians. These are criminal and unjustifiable acts." The EU said "all terrorist groups in Gaza must disarm," and strongly condemned "calls on the civilian population of Gaza to provide themselves as hu Read More
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Israelis Firmly Behind Gaza Operation as Military Losses Mount

Posted by JCOPrss 14 hours ago Jewish World News| israelis firmly gaza operation military losses mount All
http://www.csmonitor.com — (Christian Science Monitor) Christa Case Bryant - Israel has lost 29 soldiers just four days into the Gaza ground operation, making this the deadliest fighting for the Israeli military since 2006. But despite the casualties and nationally shared grief, Israel shows no sign of letting up in Gaza. Soldiers and civilians alike resist giving in to one's enemies, on the principle that doing so invites Read More
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Kerry Urges Hamas to End Conflict

Posted by JCOPrss 14 hours ago Jewish World News| kerry urges hamas conflict All
http://www.reuters.com — (Reuters) Arshad Mohammed and Yasmine Saleh - Secretary of State John Kerry urged Hamas on Tuesday to pursue a negotiated end to its conflict with Israel. "Hamas has a fundamental choice to make and it is a choice that will have a profound impact for the people of Gaza," Kerry said in Cairo. "The Egyptians have provided a framework and a forum for them to be able to come to the table to have a se Read More
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After Rocket Strike in Tel Aviv Area, U.S., Europe Suspend Airline Flights to Israel

Posted by JCOPrss 14 hours ago Jewish World News| after rocket strike tel aviv area us europe suspend airline flights israel All
http://news.yahoo.com — (AFP) Mai Yaghi - A rocket crashed close to Tel Aviv's Ben-Gurion international airport, prompting the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to ban flights to and from Israel for at least 24 hours. The European Aviation Safety Agency advised all carriers to avoid Tel Aviv "until further notice." It was the first time such measures had been taken since the 1990-1991 Gulf war. Israeli Prime Mini Read More
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I'm Done Apologizing for Israel

Posted by JCOPrss 1 day 2 hours 21 minutes ago Jewish World News| im apologizing israel All
http://www.huffingtonpost.com — (Huffington Post)Rabbi Menachem Creditor - I am a progressive American rabbi who leans left pretty hard. So, when it comes to Israel, many of those with whom I engage in social reform expect me to react to Israel's military actions in Gaza with scorn and criticism. To those who suggest that Prime Minister Netanyahu is over-reacting to the missiles, I offer this response: Israel is risking Israeli Read More
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