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Life in the ruins of post-war Gaza

It was a hardscrabble existence in the Gaza Strip even before last summer’s war. Now, the young dream of emigration and adults despair over ruined homes and lives. Haaretz reports from inside Gaza. By Khaled Diab Haaretz see video Call them the rubble-rousers: A group of destitute men have found a new calling in […]

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Gaza children ’emotionally shattered’ one year after conflict

By Kieran Guilbert Reuters 4 hours ago By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The majority of children living in areas of Gaza hardest-hit during last year’s conflict are showing signs of severe emotional distress and trauma, including frequent bed wetting and nightmares, a global children’s charity said on Monday. A ceasefire last August […]

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Clinton ‘alarmed’ over calls for Israel boycott, urges bi-partisan action

In a letter to Israeli-American businessman and donor Haim Saban, Democratic presidential front-runner seeks advice on how to counter the attempts to ‘delegitimize Israel.’ By Barak Ravid Haaretz Jul. 6, 2015 U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton expressed her alarm last week over the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanction movement, and said countering it was […]

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We are British Jews proud to support today’s national demonstration against Israeli armsmaker Elbit

Mondoweiss Editors on July 6, 2015 Statement from ‘Manchester Jewish action for Palestine’ in support of ‘Block the Factory’, a national demonstration on July 6th at Israeli arms factory ‘Elbit’.We looked on in horror as Israel invaded Gaza last year.51 days of carnage.We will never forget the 4 boys who were killed as they played […]

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