The German Left’s Undeclared War on Israel

Oct. 20 2016

In Undeclared Wars with Israel: East Germany and the West German Far Left 1967-1989, Jeffrey Herf examines the active support for warfare and terrorism against the Jewish state in both Germanies during the cold war. Benjamin Weinthal writes in his review:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, East Germany, Germany, History & Ideas, Israel & Zionism, Palestinian terror, Yom Kippur War

Lebanon Lurches toward Disaster, While Posing a Threat to Israel

On Sunday, the IDF killed four guerrillas attempting to plant explosives near one of its observation posts along the border with Syria. The next night, Israeli aircraft retaliated by striking several Syrian military targets. The exchange was one of several in the past two weeks, as Iran-backed militias, Hizballah foremost among them, have been trying to exact revenge on the Jewish state for killing one of their operatives. Meanwhile a large explosion—apparently not caused by Israel—shook Beirut. Benny Avni writes:

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More about: Hizballah, Israeli Security, Lebanon