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A Tale of Three Twitter Feeds: Hamas Tweets in Arabic, English, and Hebrew

Analysis of the social-media messaging of Hamas’ military wing reveals distinct voices for the West, the Arab Middle East, and Israel

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Why the Gaza War Looked Different on Israeli TV Than It Did on CNN

The effect of domestic coverage on Israeli opinion will make a peace deal even harder to attain

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Parallel Lives: Imagining a Different Future for Israel and Palestine

An excerpt from a new political analysis lays out reasons for hope in the idea of ‘parallel states’

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In the Middle East, Modernity Comes From the Barrel of a Gun. Or a Laptop.

A Unit 8200 networking event in Tel Aviv shows why Israel has won and the Arabs have lost

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Are the Israel Defense Forces Finally Ready for the Next Lebanon War?

Israel’s failures in 2006 foreshadow the challenges that lie ahead in a fractured Middle East—and the coming wars there

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Daybreak: FBI Investigating Boston Attack

Eight-year-old victim identified as Martin Richard, of Dorchester.

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Bring Back the Men in Black

My ancestor, an ultra-Orthodox rabbi, was nearly killed by Zionists. Anti-haredi animosity still drives Israel mad.

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IDF to Draft Ultra-Orthodox Jews in 2013

The bulk of next year’s graduating class will be absorbed by the IDF

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Arabs in Israel: No Service?

As the Knesset considers a new national service law, young Arab citizens may be required to pitch in, too

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Out of Tune

When Israelis and Palestinians choose politics over music, they’re guilty of the gravest offense in the Torah: acting like Amalek

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War Poet

In new translations of his poems about soldiers, disappearance, and life cycles, Israeli poet Yitzhak Laor uses biblical allusions, humor, and rage to explore the absurdities of modern Israeli life

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Old Soldier

A Long Island-born, middle-aged Israeli soldier patrols the Egyptian border on reserve duty—and reflects on two decades of civilian and military life

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Made in Heaven

Israel has enthusiastically embraced advanced reproductive technologies. Now a court is considering whether parents have the right to use their dead son’s frozen sperm to create posthumous grandchildren.

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War and Remembrance

The Promise, a British miniseries about Israel at its founding and today, has been criticized by some Jewish groups as biased propaganda. But it’s a fair and compelling dramatization that deserves to be widely seen, not demonized.

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Shoot First

Israeli offical recommends killing conscientious soldiers

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Uncloaked

Meir Dagan, recently retired as chief of the Mossad, wanted to reestablish the agency as a powerful deterrent to Israel’s enemies. With a string of daring operations, he succeeded.

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Assisted Suicide

When the Western press gives credence to anti-Israel propaganda, as it did in recent reports about a Palestinian woman killed by Israeli tear gas, it’s Arabs who are hurt most

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Cast Lead

What the Gaza operation and dreidels have in common

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Daybreak: Satisfaction

Give and take on the settlements, the Swedish thing, and more from the news

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God’s Army?

Is the IDF getting too Jewish?

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Soft Sell

On the pleasures and terrors of accepting the rules

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