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Posts Tagged: human shields

August 19, 2014 8:52 pm
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Was Israel Justified in Going After Hamas Terrorist Tunnels? The Key Question for Any Legal Proceeding

The key question—both legally and morally—in evaluating Israel's recent military actions is whether the Israeli government was justified in ordering ground troops into Gaza to...

August 5, 2014 3:21 pm
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How the International Community Facilitates Hamas’ Use of Human Shields

How many times have you heard on television or read in the media that the Gaza Strip is "the most densely populated area in the...

August 5, 2014 12:34 pm
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Hamas Terror Manual Says ‘Presence of Civilians Are Pockets of Resistance,’ Codifying Policy of Using Gazans as ‘Human Shields’

The Israel Defense Forces on Monday revealed their discovery of a Hamas manual on 'Urban Warfare' that showed how its Al-Qassam Brigades understood Israel's military...

August 3, 2014 12:31 pm
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Gaza is Out of Joint: the Wages of War in Israel/Palestine

There is no moral high ground during a war. The wages of war, to adapt John Milton, is death. But the reason for fighting and...

August 1, 2014 12:30 am
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Gaza Resident: I am Angry at Hamas, There is No Democracy Here

A Gaza resident identified only as Ahmed on Wednesday evening blamed ruling terror group Hamas for the current suffering in Gaza. In a phone interview...

July 31, 2014 6:32 am
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Gaza’s West Side Story: A Painful Account of an Unlikely Friendship and How Hamas Destroyed One Palestinian Family

On Wednesday afternoon, July 29, Hilel K waited for his wife outside the delivery room in Asaf Harofeh hospital. She had just given birth...

July 18, 2014 12:15 am
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Is Israel Acting Disproportionately?

It has been nearly two weeks since Israel launched Operation Protective Edge, in a stated effort to quell rocket fire from the Gaza Strip and...

July 16, 2014 2:31 pm
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Israel’s Netanyahu to Italy FM: ‘Imagine Rome, Florence and Milan Were Rocketed Indiscriminately by a Terrorist Group Next to You’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday asked Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini in Jerusalem to stand in Israel's shoes for a moment, to imagine...

July 16, 2014 11:40 am
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Israel’s Peres: ‘This Time Hamas is Isolated, Justice Has a Clear Majority’

Israeli President Shimon Peres on Wednesday said Hamas's rejection of Egypt's proposed ceasefire that was accepted by Israel and the Arab League has left the...

July 10, 2014 11:59 pm
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IDF Warning Gaza Residents Before Airstrikes, Hamas Encouraging ‘Human Shields’

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is using leaflets and phone calls to warn Gaza residents to evacuate buildings prior to airstrikes on Hamas...

July 10, 2014 6:39 pm
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United Nations: Most Gaza Casualties Were Warned by IDF to Leave Targeted Buildings in Advance

A new United Nations document says that in most cases where Palestinians have been killed or injured during Israel's ongoing Gaza campaign, the Israeli army alerted...

December 29, 2013 8:37 am
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Netanyahu: Israel Holds Lebanese Government Responsible for Rocket Attacks

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, said on Sunday that his country holds the Lebanese government responsible for rocket attacks emanating from within Lebanon's border. His comments,...

September 8, 2013 2:06 am
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Assad is Adopting Hamas’ ‘Dead Baby’ Strategy

As Congress debates whether to authorize President Obama to engage in a punitive-deterrent military attack on Syria, the Assad regime is adopting what I have...

December 24, 2012 5:56 pm
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Human Rights Group Confirms Gaza Terrorists Use Civilians as ‘Human Shields’

Human Rights Watch (HRW) issued a report that detailed how Gaza terrorists, during their conflict with Israel last month, fired rockets from densely populated civilian...

Culture

Thousands Call on Israel’s Army Radio to Drop Pop Star Dua Lipa

JNS.org - A petition signed by thousands of Israelis was sent on Wednesday to Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz and...

Features

‘Your People Will Be My People’: A Shavuot Shout-Out to Ruth’s ‘Daughters’

JNS.org - “You shall love the convert, for you were strangers in the...

One New York Family’s Story of Surviving Coronavirus

JNS.org - For Sarit Haviv, 53, of Mill Basin in Brooklyn, New York, the toughest part of having COVID-19 was...

World

Amid US Racial Unrest, Black-Jewish Congressional Caucus Calls for ‘J...

Amid the ongoing nationwide unrest following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week, the Congressional Caucus on...

Israel

Syria Claims Israeli Jets Hit Military Base in Hama Province

Syria state media said Thursday that Israeli jets flying over Lebanon hit military targets in the northwestern province of Hama, causing only material damage, in Israel's latest escalation of raids in...

Middle East

Palestinian Journalist on George Floyd Death: Arab Society ‘Must Also...

As the world reacts to the unrest that has followed the death of George Floyd, an African-American man who was...

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