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No Safe Place in Gaza

Nicolette Boehland | Posted 10.18.2014 | Impact
Nicolette Boehland

Given the current hostilities between Israel and Hamas, I decided to reconnect by phone with some of the people I talked with a year ago. We discussed the dangers they face and the efforts they make to stay safe during the fighting.

Music to Your Students' Ears

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 10.01.2014 | Education
Naphtali Hoff

Of the most underutilized educational techniques are music and song. We know that musical intelligence is one of the eight identified intelligences of Harvard researcher Howard Gardener but we may not appreciate the role that music and song can play in deepening student learning and promoting memory.

It's Immoral for Hamas to Use Human Shields and Immoral for Israel to Bomb Human Shields.

H. A. Goodman | Posted 09.28.2014 | World
H. A. Goodman

If the title of this article is vapid to the point of absurdity, that's because it is indeed a trite and possibly ludicrous way to describe the bloodshed in Gaza. Sadly, it's the truth, and the reality that both Hamas and Israel are to blame for the civilian deaths in Gaza is something neither side wants to admit.

WATCH: Israelis Cheer As Rockets Hit Gaza

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 07.17.2014 | World

A crowd in Israel cheered on missiles heading towards Gaza as CNN's Diana Magnay filmed a report. “I think you can probably see there are lots of...

Israel Shoots Down Rocket Fired From Gaza

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

* Israel bombs Gaza launch sites after rocket attack * Hamas says Israel nabs two of its West Bank politicians (Adds West Bank arre...

War Stinks, So Here's A 'Victory' Perfume Inspired By Hamas

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.11.2012 | World

That scent? No, it's not the stench of an intractable deadly conflict between the Palestinians and the Israelis. It's actually "M75," a new perfum...

Iron Dome Shootdowns Cost Israel $25-$30 Million

Reuters | Posted 01.22.2013 | World

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Israel's Iron Dome interceptions of Palestinian rockets during eight days of Gaza fight...

Gaza Rockets Hit Israel After Cease-Fire

Reuters | Cosima Ungaro | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip launched 12 rockets into Israel during the hour after a ceasefire was announce...

David Wood

As Mideast Tensions Rise Over Gaza Violence, Miscalculation Could Ignite a Wider War

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The dueling rocket attacks and air strikes between Israel and Gaza are escalating in one of the world's most unstable and heavily armed ...

Confusion Over Gaza Cease-Fire Agreement

Reuters | Posted 01.20.2013 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Jeffrey Heller GAZA/JERUSALEM, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A Hamas official said on Tuesday Egypt had brokered a Gaza ...

Israel-Gaza Conflict Sends American Students In To Bomb Shelters

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.20.2012 | College

The escalating conflict in Gaza has caused some American students studying abroad in Israel to head for cover in bomb shelters, while others are evacu...

6-Year-Old Mohammed: 'When Are We Going To Die?'

Agence France Presse | Mai Yaghi | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

Every time six-year-old Mohammed hears the sound of Israeli missiles landing near his home in Gaza City, he turns to his mother and asks: "When are we...

A Note From Israel

Erel Margalit | Posted 01.19.2013 | World
Erel Margalit

I wanted to write a short note and share our feelings here in Israel, now that over 550 rockets have been fired towards our cities. Just a few moments ago, the air raid sirens in Jerusalem began to ring yet again.

Israeli Strikes Target Hamas Rocket Arsenal

Reuters | Cosima Ungaro | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Israel's assault on Gaza's rocket arsenals is aimed at countering what it sees as a growing strategic threat posed by ...

WHO: Gaza Hospitals Overwhelmed With Casualties

Reuters | Posted 01.17.2013 | World

GENEVA, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Gaza hospitals are overwhelmed with casualties from Israel's bombings and face critical shortages of drugs and medical su...

Rocket Fired At Tel Aviv

Reuters | Posted 01.17.2013 | World

TEL AVIV, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Sirens sounded in Tel Aviv on Saturday, signalling a rocket attack on the city, and an explosion was heard, witnesses s...

The Strong Hearts of Israel's Rocket-Ravaged Residents

Anav Silverman | Posted 01.16.2013 | World
Anav Silverman

As I make my way back down the heavily damaged building, an elderly man leaves his apartment and walks slowly down the blood-stained stairs. He looks sadly at the memorial candles at the bottom, and whispers a few words, and then continues on to the synagogue to pray.

Israeli Army Closes Roads Roads Around Gaza

Reuters | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The Israeli army said on Friday it was closing to civilian traffic three roads that lead to, or border the Gaza Strip,...

Israel Masses Troops And Tanks Outside Gaza

Reuters | Dan Williams | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Israeli tanks and troops massed outside Gaza and the military said on Friday it was calling up 16,000 reservists, sign...

Rockets Fired From Gaza Despite Ceasefire

Reuters | Posted 01.15.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Israel's military denied on Friday that it had carried out attacks in the Gaza Strip during a visit to the enclave by ...

Israeli Defense Minister: 'The Other Side Will Pay A Price'

Reuters | Posted 01.15.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Defence Minister Ehud Barak, signaling stronger Israeli military action against Palestinian militants, said on Thursda...

Islamic Jihad: We Fired Rocket At Tel Aviv

Reuters | Posted 01.15.2013 | World

GAZA, Nov 15 (Reuters) - The Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said on Thursday it had fired a rocket that reportedly hit Israel's commercial...

Israeli Students Face Uncertain School Year

Anav Silverman | Posted 10.28.2012 | World
Anav Silverman

For Leora Fima, principal of Madaim Alon Elementary School in Sderot, Israel, the school year began with the typical routine. Students from the first to the sixth grade arrived to school on time, with their new textbooks, only to begin the day with the Color Red rocket warning siren, followed by a rocket explosion.

To the Leftist Who Has No Problem With Rocket Fire on Israel

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.22.2012 | World
Bradley Burston

In fact, there has been much about the current fighting that has departed from the typical pattern. One thing that has not changed, however, is the way much of the hard left relates to the moral issues posed by Palestinian rocket attacks on Israelis.

Official: Israeli Government Authorizes 'All Necessary Steps' Against Gaza Rockets

Posted 01.01.2012 | World

By Ian Deitch -- The Associated Press JERUSALEM — Israel has authorized its military to take all necessary steps to stop rocket fire from Gaza, i...