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Hostages and the Lessons Not Learned

One of the lessons we are taught over and over again in school is “those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” One of the lessons we learn from experience is that if you give in to a bully or allow yourself to be blackmailed, the oth

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Jonathan Feldstein: Will There Be More Hamas Hostages?

Jonathan Feldstein: Will There Be More Hamas Hostages? Sunday, July 7 is not just another day. It is 275 days since the inhuman Hamas invasion and massacre in Israel, slaughtering 1200 and taking more than 250 hostages to Gaza. 120 are still in captivity

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Report: Biden mulling separate deal with Hamas

US reportedly in talks for opening a possible alternative channel for a hostage deal with Hamas that would exclude Israel.

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‘It’s a moral issue,’ Five for Fighting's John Ondrasik says of new pro-Israel anthem

In interview with JI, Ondraskik discusses new single 'OK,' which reckons with the terror of Oct. 7 and the antisemitism unleashed in its wake

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Israeli hostages in Gaza face daily threat of sexual violence by Hamas

Hamas used rape as a weapon on Oct. 7 and continues to violate hostages. These are facts. We as a country have to decide what we will do about it.

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Judaism’s Approach to Redeeming Hostages: It’s Complicated

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Judaism’s Approach to Redeeming Hostages: It’s Complicated Pidyon shvuyim: ransoming hostages. Is this the “highest Jewish value” as many have recently claimed? Not quite. A survey of Judaism’s pronouncements conveys a c

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David Lawrence-Young: The Grimmest 100 days in Israel’s History

David Lawrence-Young: The Grimmest 100 Days in Israel’s History I have just returned home after attending one of the many rallies that were held this morning throughout Israel. I was not a unique demonstrator. Literally, hundreds of thousands of us stop

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TAU: On Sunday: 1,000,000 Bells Will Ring to Shake the World and Mark 100 Days

TAU: On Sunday: 1,000,000 Bells Will Ring to Shake the World and Mark 100 Days From Israel, the USA, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland through the Caribbean, Central America, Brazil, Philippines, and India, at least 1 million bells will ring in a powerf

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Jonathan Feldstein: Sunday Will Be100 Days in Gaza

Jonathan Feldstein: Sunday Will Be 100 Days in Gaza January 14 will mark 100 days since the inhuman October 7 Hamas massacre of more than 1200 people in Israel and the kidnapping of hundreds more, 136 of whom are still being held hostage in Gaza. They are

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Ending the War | The Washington Institute

Laying the groundwork for an eventual Hamas surrender would break the current binary choice between more destructive conflict and an ineffectual ceasefire.

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Senators emerge shaken from screening of Hamas attack footage

‘It’s the face of evil,’ Sen. Ted Cruz said, clearly struggling with what he’d seen

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David Young – War Diary – Partial Hostage Release

David Young – War Diary – Partial Hostage Release Today, and for the next few days, Israel will be undergoing a period of national joy and national sorrow. The joy will be caused by seeing thirteen Israeli hostages(together with ten from Thailand

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Jonathan Feldstein: About the Hostages

Jonathan Feldstein: About the Hostages During its inhuman assault and massacre of Israelis on October 7, leaving more than 1400 dead, and thousands injured, Hamas also kidnapped an estimated 240 people, taking them back to Gaza imprisoned.  Laying bare t

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Hostages in Israel update: Families of loved ones taken by Hamas share their horrific stories

The list of suspected hostages taken by Hamas in Israel has grown to children, elderly people and military service members.

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Biden Attempts to Pivot from Afghanistan Failure to Focus on Spending Agenda

The White House is preparing to roll out new announcements on a number of President Biden's unrealized campaign promises this fall...

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Kayla Mueller Defended Christian Faith to ISIS Executioner 'Jihadi John'

Four of the westerners released by ISIS and a Yazidi teenager who escaped captivity have provided eyewitness accounts to ABC News of the Arizona aid worker's strength.