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LIVE Updates Gaza ground war (#OperationProtectiveEdge)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 18, 2014 at 9:30pm 7/18/2014 at 9:30pm

This is night two of the ground invasion of Gaza.

It does not appear to have moved into the large Gaza City, yet. The focus has been on uncovering tunnels, of which many have been found.

You can follow the video and Twitter feed below for live updates. We also will...

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LIVE: U.N. Security Council emergency meeting on Gaza conflict

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 18, 2014 at 3:14pm 7/18/2014 at 3:14pm

[Council meeting now over]

The United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting at the request of Jordan. The live tweets are below. The main outcome is that Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will leave Saturday for the Middle East to try to mediate a ceasefire.

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How sick has anti-Israel propaganda become? This sick.

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 18, 2014 at 12:15pm 7/18/2014 at 12:15pm

There has been a lot of vile anti-Israel propaganda in social media, going along with open anti-Semitism in social media and the streets.

It’s part of a pervasive dehumanization of Israeli Jews to justify Hamas’ deliberate rocket fire into the middle of cities and perpetual war to destroy Israel.

This tweet caught my eye...

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First Night of Gaza Ground Invasion: The Tunnel War

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 18, 2014 at 8:17am 7/18/2014 at 8:17am

Overnight, the New York Times reports that one Israeli soldier and 20 Palestinians were killed. (A report at The Times of Israel puts the number at 22 Palestinians, at least 14 of whom were members of Hamas.)

An Israeli soldier was killed early Friday along with at least 20 Palestinians in the...

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Gaza ground war started (Live Updates)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 3:39pm 7/17/2014 at 3:39pm

There are numerous reports that after heavy artillery shelling along the border, Israeli troops have entered on the ground in Gaza. Israel i24 News reports that the Prime Minister’s office has authorized a ground incursion to destroy tunnels.

It’s not known if it is a limited incursion or something...

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Rockets found hidden in UN Gaza school

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 10:02am 7/17/2014 at 10:02am

The killing of four boys on a Gaza beach has generated enormous criticism of Israel.

Israel itself has expressed sorrow at the killing (see Featured Image Tweet).

But one fact not reported anywhere except WaPo is that the area was known to be used for rocket launching:

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Hamas attempts major Terror Attack before humanitarian truce, resumes rocket fire after

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 8:36am 7/17/2014 at 8:36am

In the early morning hours today, prior the implementation of the humanitarian ceasefire, the IDF spotted a terror cell infiltrating from Gaza. Aircraft targeted the terrorists in a dramatic video.

The New York Times reports:

The Israeli military said it foiled an attempt by Gaza militants to infiltrate a kibbutz through a tunnel...

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Expecting anti-Israel violence on campuses this fall

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 3:00pm 7/16/2014 at 3:00pm

If you followed our coverage of the Boycott Divest and Sanction movement on campuses this past academic year, you would know that the BDS movement on campus was on the verge of violence.

From confrontations with professors, to dorm storming, to vandalism, to publication of a Nazi cartoon, to disruptions of speeches and...

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The lopsided casualty rate in Gaza proves nothing about responsibility for the conflict

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 2:00pm 7/15/2014 at 2:00pm

An argument which is being used against Israel and which is quite nonsensical is that the low Israeli casualty rate from over a thousand Hamas rockets somehow makes the higher Palestinian casualty rate a war crime or otherwise indefensible.

It’s true that the casualty rate is lopsided, but that has nothing to...

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Islamist Jew-haters and their leftist enablers: “The Jews are Beasts”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 10:43am 7/15/2014 at 10:43am

This week we have seen a rise in open anti-Semitism throughout the world as protests against Israel spread in reaction to the Gaza conflict.

It is expected in places like Pakistan and some Arab countries, where hatred and demonization of Jews always is in the open.

But what...

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Hamas rejects Egyptian ceasefire proposal, keeps firing rockets at Israeli cities UPDATE: Israel Resumes Attacks

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 7:10am 7/15/2014 at 7:10am

Prof. Jacobson posted yesterday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accepted an Egyptian ceasefire proposal. This morning Israel’s security cabinet accepted the Egyptian proposal.

The New York Times reports:

Israel has accepted Egypt’s proposal for a cessation of hostilities with Hamas and other militant Palestinian groups in the Gaza Strip, the prime minister’s...

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Israel PM Netanyahu accepts Egyptian ceasefire proposal (Update: Hamas armed wing rejects)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 14, 2014 at 4:50pm 7/14/2014 at 4:50pm
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Egypt has offered a cease fire proposal, as reported by Haaretz at its live blog (times are Israel time):

10:29 P.M. Sources in the Egyptian Foreign Ministry say Egypt has proposed a cease-fire outline to Israel and Gaza: The cease-fire will start at 9 A.M., meaning Israel will stop aerial, naval and...

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Updates on #Gaza: Israeli Commandos Attack Rocket Cache, more (#IsraelUnderFire)

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 10:58am 7/13/2014 at 10:58am

The Times of Israel sums up the casualties so far.

As of Saturday afternoon, the death toll in Gaza from Israel’s Operation Protective Edge had climbed to 127 people, after Israeli forces struck 60 targets overnight Friday and into Saturday; Israel had no breakdown on the proportion of civilian and combatant casualties....

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Pallywood swings back into action for Gaza conflict

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 10:20am 7/12/2014 at 10:20am
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In the propaganda war against Israel, fakery is key. Pallywood is the longest running series in the history of fiction.

This video is from the November 2012 Gaza conflict:

In the July 2014 Gaza conflict,

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Gaza rockets target Dimona nuclear reactor

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 1:15pm 7/9/2014 at 1:15pm

According to breaking reports, Hamas has fired several rockets towards the Dimona nuclear reactor.

Destroying the reactor and unleashing nuclear contamination has been a long-standing goal of Hezbollah, Iran and Hamas. Several days ago the IDF Spokesman’s Twitter account was hacked...

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Watch: 5 Hamas “naval commandos” infiltrating Israel gunned down by IDF helicopter (Updates)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 4:36pm 7/8/2014 at 4:36pm
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Rockets fired from Gaza were shot down today over several major Israeli cities, including Tel Aviv — and landed in the Jerusalem vicinity.

Hamas landed 5 “naval commandos” by sea. They were taken out by an IDF helicopter gunship.

(added) Another video from the Israeli Navy of the same incident:

Elsewhere, Palestinians at the...

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Watch: Iron Dome intercepts rockets over Ashdod

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 8:58am 7/8/2014 at 8:58am
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After weeks of rocket fire into Israel by Hamas, Islamic Jihad, and other terrorist groups in Gaza, Israel launched what it calls Operation Protective Edge.

As usual, Hamas and the others fire the rockets from the middle of heavily populated civilian areas (photo), thereby using the civilians as human shields. They...

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