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  • Gaza outcomes

    By Rob Eshman

    December 31, 2008 | 3:42 pm

    If you're like me, you don't like to see dead children.

    The initial images from Israel's retaliatory strikes against the Hamas government in Gaza aren't pretty. One that keeps reappearing is of a terrified, bleeding Palestinian girl, maybe 7 years old, clutching her father's arm as...

  • I. E. D.

    By Steve Greenberg

    April 10, 2008 | 6:00 pm

  • Letters to the Editor

    August 17, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The Left

    Gary Wexler ("Left-Leaning Jewish Groups Out-of-Touch Now," Aug. 4) ought not to be surprised by the wrath of his former compatriots in last week's Letters to the Editor. It is the standard fury against an apostate.

    Instead, he is to be commended for doing what too few of...

  • Figuring Out Sharon

    By Mitchell Danow

    March 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Talk about confusing.

    Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon may have a strategy, but in a week that has seen dizzying numbers of Israeli and Palestinian casualties, many are left scratching their heads trying to figure out what Sharon is up to.

    His government is an uneasy coalition of...

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  • Being Good Neighbors

    By Yehoshua Halevi

    March 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    When a suicide bomber walked unimpeded into a crowded supermarket in Efrat earlier this month and set off a small bomb, the explosion damaged a section of the store's bakery. Miraculously, no Jews were injured by the blast, but the Arab casualties were believed significant.

    Following...

  • Deja vu

    By Rabbi Daniel Bouskila

    September 13, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    September 11, 2001.

    This morning, America woke up to the same nightmare that my parents did on February 6, 1985. On that morning, my parents in Los Angeles heard the news that a suicide bomber had attacked an Israel Defense Forces convoy in Southern Lebanon. Reports of casualties...

  • Israelis Frustrated With Restraint

    By Amotz Asa-El

    July 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Considering that air, water and fire are essential elements not just of life but of war, Israelis this week could hardly feel more besieged.

    Monday morning, takeoffs and traffic at Ben-Gurion Airport were severely disrupted following a bomb scare. In the evening, greater Tel Aviv's...