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“That which is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbor. This is the entire Torah; the rest is commentary…: Rabbi Hillel, Babylonian Talmud, Shabbat 31a Israel’s continuous support for Donald J. Trump represents a grim irony of Jewish history. Even before the latest revelations concerning this former president’s anti-Semitic outbursts (that is, his [...]

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Hamas Islamists in Gaza Sunday executed five unnamed Palestinians, the Ministry of Interior and National Security announced. According to authorities, the five individuals were executed by firing squad and hanging at approximately 05:00 in Ansar Security Compound, western Gaza City. Hamas has executed about 32 people they took over authority in the Gaza strip in [...]

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An Israeli court Tuesday sentenced Mohammed al-Halabi to 12 years in prison. Al-Halabi is the Gaza director for international Christian charity World Vision. This decision comes after al-Halabi spent six years in Israeli detention and attended 172 court hearings. Halabi was convicted in June of 13 charges. Authories allege that he diverted funds from World Vision [...]

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According to a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) published Thursday, “Palestinian authorities are systematically mistreating and torturing Palestinians in detention, including critics and opponents” The report states that in 2021 the Palestinian national human rights organization received 252 complaints of torture and 279 complaints of arbitrary arrests in the West Bank, and 193 complaints of [...]

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Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews on Thursday announced that the Australian government intends to list the entirety of Palestinian Islamist group Hamas as a terrorist organization under the Australian criminal code.  Founded in 1987, Hamas was originally a branch of the Muslim Brotherhood, a transnational Sunni Islamist organization founded in Egypt by Islamic scholar Hassan al-Bannain in 1928. [...]

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On November 15, the AP reported on the attempt of a beloved Palestinian doctor, Izzeldin Abuelaish to obtain an apology for a terrible tragedy—the 2009 killing of his three daughters (Aya, Bessan and Mayar) and his niece (Noor) by Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) who shelled his home in Gaza 13 years ago. As the AP explains, [...]

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“History is an illustrious war against death.” – José Ortega y Gasset, Man and Crisis (1958) Afghanistan and “Palestine”: Newly Emerging Linkages At first glance, there are no obvious connections between the Taliban victory over the United States in Afghanistan and Palestinian terrorism against Israel. Upon closer inspection, however, the recent Taliban triumph reflects more [...]

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