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Some progressive activists are deeply disappointed in the Vermont senator, an icon of their movement, for failing to call for a cease-fire in Gaza.
Source: On Israel’s War Against Hamas, Sanders Faces a Backlash From the Left
Israel’s Shin Bet security service said the gunmen were Palestinian brothers from East Jerusalem who were affiliated with Hamas.
Source: Jerusalem Shooting Kills at Least 3 People, Israeli Officials Say
‘Everything is just so fragile,’ said a cousin of the first two hostages freed last month.
Source: Freed Israeli Hostages Feel Cycles of Emotion After Captivity, Families Say
The 22-year-old activist was jailed for three weeks without being charged. Her arrest was one of thousands made during the Israeli military’s crackdown in the occupied West Bank after the Hamas attacks on Oct. 7.
Source: Palestinian Activist Ahed Tamimi Freed From Israeli Prison in Hostage Exchange
Officials from Qatar, Egypt and the U.S. hope that a succession of pauses will pave the way toward a larger goal: bringing the war to a close.
Source: Gaza Mediators Seek Cease-Fire Extension
The majority leader and highest-ranking Jewish official in the country cautioned progressives and young people against unwittingly embracing bigotry in the name of social justice.
Source: Schumer Condemns Antisemitism, Warning the Left Against Abetting It
Some people in the West Bank, where frustration with the Palestinian Authority has been simmering for years, believe Hamas and other armed groups are the only ones they can trust to protect them.
Source: West Bank Residents Praise Hamas for Palestinian Prisoners’ Release
Two children, ages 8 and 15, and two members of armed groups were killed in a raid in Jenin, according to the Palestinian health ministry and a camp official.
Source: Israeli Raid Kills 4 in West Bank, Palestinian Officials Say
Democrats are clashing with each other and the Biden administration over whether to attach conditions, including measures to avoid civilian casualties, to security assistance.
Source: As Congress Weighs Aid to Israel, Some Democrats Want Strings Attached
“Stopping the war = breaking apart the government,” said Itamar Ben-Gvir, Israel’s far-right national security minister, who threatened to leave the governing coalition.
Source: Some in Netanyahu’s Government Pressure Him to Reject Longer Cease-Fire