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Europe unwilling to condemn Israel for war crimes at UN

While the United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday endorsed a scorching report that accuses both Israel and Hamas of war crimes during the Jewish state’s bombardment of the Gaza Strip at the turn of the year, European countries on the council opposed the resolution or abstained from the vote after heavy diplomatic pressure from Tel Aviv.

School Bells and Rocket Sirens

Although the third Hamas-Israel ceasefire is still in effect, Sderot schoolchildren began the 2009 school year both excited and yet apprehensive. Two days before the doors to Sderot’s nine schools opened, two rockets fired from Gaza triggered the city’s rocket…