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  1. foreign interests
    The Price of Hamas’s Destruction Is Too HighIt’s time to give a temporary peace a chance.
  2. israel-hamas war
    Why Jewish Voice for Peace Says ‘Not in Our Name’Jewish Voice for Peace doesn’t just oppose the war in Gaza; it challenges the link between Jewish identity and support for Israel.
  3. just asking questions
    How Long Could the Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Last?Gershon Baskin, a veteran Israeli hostage negotiator, on what both sides stand to gain and lose.
  4. just asking questions
    Does Israel Actually Know What It’s Doing in Gaza?Security analyst Michael A. Horowitz on a high-stakes intelligence war.
  5. torn up and apart
    The War and New YorkFears, protests, posts, firings, doxings, lost friendships, vigils, and betrayals. The city since October 7.
  6. torn up and apart
    Israel, Gaza, and the Fracturing of the Intellectual Left“A segment of the left’s moral compass seems to have broken.”
  7. israel-hamas war
    What Has Israel Found Inside Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital?Israel has been searching the hospital, which it alleges conceals a Hamas stronghold, for days. Here, what it says it has and hasn’t found.
  8. israel-hamas war
    Statue of Liberty Shut Down by Protesters Calling for Gaza Cease-fireAt the sit-in by Jewish Voice for Peace, which occupied a national monument to demand an immediate end to the Israel-Hamas war.
  9. the discourse
    Is That Antisemitic?The fraught terminology surrounding the war in Gaza.
  10. israel-hamas war
    The Israel-Hamas Tunnel War Will Be Like No OtherFrom the air soldiers breathe to the guns they fire, everything is different underground.
  11. israel-hamas war
    Everything We Know About the Gaza City Hospital BlastThe broad consensus from multiple independent investigations is that a misfired militant rocket was most likely the cause. But questions remain.
  12. israel-hamas war
    Don’t Blame Gazans for HamasThe terrorist group’s perpetual war with Israel has never carried much popular legitimacy.
  13. the discourse
    War of the StatementsThe unusual way Americans have processed the Israel-Hamas War.
  14. israel-hamas war
    The U.S. Is Giving Israel Permission for War CrimesAs Israel incinerates entire city blocks, the White House offers its tacit approval.
  15. just asking questions
    What Israel Didn’t Understand About HamasFormer Israeli intelligence officer Michael Milshtein on the country’s grievous intelligence lapse.
  16. israel-hamas war
    No, America’s Declining Power Didn’t Cause Hamas’s AttacksThe problem isn’t a deficit of American global influence but the misuse of that influence.
  17. israel-hamas war
    ‘Gaza Has Been Turned Into a Black Box’Israel’s campaign against Hamas plunges millions into suffering, and the full damage is not yet known.
  18. israel-hamas war
    A Left That Refuses to Condemn Mass Murder Is DoomedTo advocate effectively on behalf of Palestinians, progressives must not forfeit their moral authority.
  19. what we know
    Israel Pulverizing Gaza By Air After Hamas Attack: Live UpdatesPresident Biden called Saturday’s Hamas attack “an act of sheer evil” and vowed to send even more aid to Israel.
  20. false equivalence
    Ilhan Omar and Marjorie Taylor Greene Are Not EquivalentIt’s lazily convenient to lump these two “extremists” together. But there’s no comparison in what they’ve said and how they’ve dealt with criticism.
  21. politics
    Ilhan Omar Backs Down In Latest Blowup With DemocratsThe congresswoman’s remarks about Israel, Hamas, the U.S., and the Taliban were taken out of context, and she was forced to issue a “clarification.”
  22. power
    We’re Still Waiting for a Biden DoctrineThe violence in the Middle East has tested the president in ways domestic calamities have not.
  23. israel
    Bernie Sanders to Try to Cancel Arms Sale to IsraelHis bill is destined to fail, but it’s another sign of growing discontent around Israel among progressive members of Congress.
  24. politics
    Biden Increases Pressure on Netanyahu, Calling for ‘Significant De-escalation’The sharper tone from U.S. allies did not appear to sway Israel’s leader, who said he’s “determined to continue this operation until its aim is met.”
  25. foreign interests
    Violence in Israel Is a Political Victory for NetanyahuThe latest escalation has dashed prospects of a deal among the prime minister’s rivals to form a unity government.
  26. foreign interests
    Netanyahu Is No Longer Hawkish Enough for His Own GovernmentAfter agreeing to a cease-fire in Gaza, the prime minister is cast as a capitulating peacenik by his allies. Still, he’ll probably be reelected.
  27. Israel and Palestine Just Slid Further Away From the Possibility of PeaceTrump’s embassy move is an illustration of how far gone the situation in Israel and Palestine is.
  28. international affairs
    What the Hell Is Happening in Gaza?Mass Palestinian protests along the border with Israel have already led to 15 deaths and hundreds of injuries.
  29. international intrigue
    11 Wounded in Grisly Stabbing Attack on Tel Aviv BusThe suspect was shot and arrested.
  30. israel
    Images From the Jerusalem Riots After a Terror Attack Killed an American BabyThe 3-month-old was an American citizen in Israel.
  31. israel
    Jerusalem Terror Attack Kills Infant After Weeks of Rising TensionsA bloody day in Israel.
  32. Netanyahu Equates Hamas and ISIS in Another Controversial U.N. SpeechIsrael’s response to Abbas.
  33. war in the middle east
    IDF Kills 2 Palestinians Involved in Kidnapping of Israeli TeensThe crime helped lead to this summer’s conflict in Gaza.
  34. war in the middle east
    Hamas’s Role in Kidnapping of Israeli Teens Remains MurkyIt’s unclear if top leaders were aware of the plot.
  35. you stay classy
    Brooklyn Driver Has ‘HAMMAS’ Plates, But Not for LongAnd not the political wing, either — the al Qassam brigades.
  36. Hamas Reports Cease-fire Reached After Israeli Strikes on High-RisesBut Israeli officials have yet to respond.
  37. war in the middle east
    Family of Hamas Military Leader Killed by Israeli StrikeYet Mohammed Deif managed to evade death once more.
  38. war in the middle east
    The First Death in Gaza After the Cease-fire Was a 10-Year-Old Boy’sAfter three days of relative peace.
  39. war in the middle east
    Israel Accuses Hamas of Breaking Gaza Cease-fireTwo rockets were fired into Israel.
  40. war in the middle east
    Here’s Some Very Rare Video Footage of Hamas Shooting Rockets Into IsraelAn Indian TV crew somehow got footage no one else could. 
  41. war in the middle east
    Hamas Says It Doesn’t Have Kidnapped Israeli Soldier As Israel continues to hit the area where Second Lieutenant Hadar Goldin disappeared. 
  42. war in the middle east
    Israel and Hamas Blame Each Other for Quick End to Cease-fire in GazaAn Israeli soldier appears to have been kidnapped, and another 50 Palestinians have been killed.
  43. war in the middle east
    Gaza Violence Resumes After Short BreakA brief pause in the fighting ended on Monday.
  44. war in the middle east
    Another Bloody Day: Israel Strikes U.N. Shelter in Gaza, Killing at Least 15The IDF says schools have been used to hide Palestinian rockets.
  45. international intrigue
    United Nations: ‘Strong Possibility’ of War Crimes by Both Israel and HamasThe UN will investigate, despite a vote against it by the U.S.
  46. war in the middle east
    Gaza Cease-fire Fails MiserablyIsrael resumes attacks after Palestinian militants fail to comply.
  47. international affairs
    After 2 Weeks of Searches, Kidnapped Israeli Teenagers Found Dead Israel blamed Hamas, which has denied responsibility. 
  48. peace in the middle east
    Israel and Hamas Agree to Cease-fireThe announcement was made by Hillary Clinton.
  49. peace in the middle east
    Tel Aviv Rocked by Bus BombingMemories of the second intifada.
  50. international affairs
    Airstrike Levels Hamas Prime Minister’s OfficesMeanwhile, Hamas fired rockets at Tel Aviv.
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