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Quotes from this week's news

Issue No. 2330

‘If Israeli troops are in Gaza they are much more at risk of incurring fatalities or being wounded’

US president Barack Obama explains why he is unsure about a new Israeli invasion of Gaza


‘Flatten all of Gaza. The Americans didn’t stop with Hiroshima—the Japanese weren’t surrendering fast enough, so they hit Nagasaki, too’

Gilad Sharon, son of Israel’s former prime minister Ariel, in a column in last Sunday’s Jerusalem Post


‘Does anyone have pets who are freaking out because of the rocket sirens?’

Jerusalem Post journalist Sharon Udasin tweets about the crisis. She later “clarified” that she was also worried about pets in Gaza


‘Why is Jewish owned press so consistently anti-Israel in every crisis?’

Non-Jewish Zionist newspaper tycoon Rupert Murdoch loses the plot


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