But the "most amazing thing of all," Rabbi Richter says, is that the new Jewish tombstone was switched on the same week of Henry Dienstein's 50th yartzeit anniversary on the 7th of Tammuz.
... "I see this as the fulfillment of the verse in Torah that 'During this Jubilee year, you shall return, each man to his property' (Behar 25:13). No Jewish soul is ever lost," Rabbi Richter concludes.
Mashpia Tells of Dream About War
Channel 4 journalist Jon Snow has tweeted a "deep apology" for presenting photos of injured Syrian as if they were Gazan children. It’s good to correct the record, of course, but careless tweets are not really the problem with his reporting....
No, the real problem is political; Snow has three disabling illusions about Hamas.
1. Snow thinks Hamas are a negotiating partner-in-waiting being ignored by Israel, but they aren’t.
Continue reading: http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/alanjohnson/100281431/channel-4s-jon-snow-is-deluded-about-hamas/
Jeffrey Goldberg tweets about a NYT 2013 article which deals with one response to the tunnels in Gaza.
The Egyptian military is resorting to a pungent new tactic to shut down the smuggling tunnels connecting Sinai and Gaza: flooding them with sewage.
A NYT article about Ron Derrmer begins with an assignment tasked to him by a professor who asked him "to argue that Israel should be condemned for its treatment of Palestinians." If he didn't do the assignment, the professor would flunk him.
After he was declared the victor of the debate, Mr. Dermer placed a call to his mother.
“How did you do it?” Yaffa Dermer recalled asking incredulously.
“I lied,” Mr. Dermer said. “Like they do.”