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Israel Under Fire: IDF Launches Operation Protective Edge

Israel Under Fire: IDF Launches Operation Protective Edge

Today’s Top Stories 1. The IDF’s Operation Protective Edge began as the IDF hit Gaza rocket launchers, Hamas command and control facilities and other terror infrastructure. See all the details at the Haaretz, Jerusalem Post, Times of Israel and i24 live-blogs. Among the more notable developments, the IDF wants to call up another 40,000 reservists, and

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IDF Boosts Forces Around Gaza

Today’s Top Stories 1. The IDF’s bolstering forces around Gaza in advance of a possible operation against Gaza. The rocket fire continues. File this under Ben-Gurion’s miracles and don’t be lulled by the lack of Israeli casualties: At around 8:30 in the morning, the early warning alarm sounded in Sderot followed by a salvo of three

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Christian Science Monitor: Israel in a “Cycle of Revenge Killings”

The Christian Science Monitor misunderstands when it portrays Israel as participating in a “cycle of revenge killings” in response to three teens’ murder.

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Three Murdered Teens: Irish Times’ “Cycle of Violence”

The Irish Times falsely depicts a “cycle of violence” despite Israel responding to the murder of three teens by Hamas terrorists.

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Israel Grieves for Three Murdered Teens, Media Makes a Mess

As Israel grieves for the loss of three teens murdered by Hamas terrorists, we expose some of the media’s worst reporting.

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Australian Jews as Jihadists

The prospect of young Muslims travelling to Iraq and Syria to fight with jihadist groups such as ISIS, before returning home to their countries of citizenship is something that is of mounting concern to many Western governments. Writing in Brisbane’s Courier Mail, Paul Syvret argues, however, that “Islam does not have a monopoly on hard-line malcontents

Kidnapping of Israeli Teens: Accurate Media Coverage?

Video: Kidnapping of Israeli Teens: Accurate Media Coverage?

While the real story is about three Israeli high schoolers who were abducted by the terrorist group Hamas, many in the media prefer to make the story about the settlements. Others ask why they were hitchhiking anyway, as if to blame the victims for the crime. Image: CC BY-SA HonestReporting, flickr/dhannah

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For the New York Times, it’s the Palestinians who are Suffering

Three Israeli boys have been kidnapped yet the New York Times is still more concerned with Palestinian “suffering.” It’s only been a few days since the IDF launched a major operation to find the three kidnapped Israeli teens Eyal Yifrach, 19, Naftali Frankel, 16, and Gil-ad Shaar, 16. Judging from Jodi Rudoren’s report for the New

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