Saturday, July 12, 2014

Good essay in Tablet Magazine, about Hamas

The essay, by Liel Leibovitz, a senior writer for the Jewish-oriented online publication Tablet Magazine, concerns the "false narrative of moral equivalency," regarding Israel and Hamas.  It appeared on July 11th.

Friday, July 11, 2014

"Hamas’s Human Shield War," from Commentary Magazine, July 10th

Years ago I was a subscriber to Commentary (the hard-copy edition). I now read some of the essays and blog posts on the magazine's website, though am not always an admirer--in particular, because of the frequent (and, I think, tiresome) animus, on the site, toward President Obama and his administration. Nonetheless, I liked the following piece by the magazine's Senior Online Editor, Jonathan Tobin: