Elsewhere: Hamas’ twisted press, Sainsbury’s and anti-Semitism, peace through dessert

Talia Lavin

Hamas’ twisted press tactics: A Hamas spokeswoman admitted that the organization monitored and intimidated foreign journalists in Gaza whose narratives differed from their own.  (Times of Israel)
Sainsbury’s and anti-Semitism: A British supermarket’s decision to remove kosher products in fear of anti-Israel protesters reveals a desire to appease anti-Semitism rather than fight against it, Brendan O’Neill writes. (Telegraph)

Fla. teen becomes ‘voice of Palestine’After enduring a brutal attack by Israeli soldiers this summer, 15-year-old Palestinian-American Tariq Abu Khdeir has had to contend with dual identities: a Florida teen and an international spokesman for peace in the Middle East. (Forward)

Knafeh — key to peace?: How a British baker started specializing in a Middle Eastern pastry, hoping to bring Arabs and Jews together through the sweet dessert.  (Tablet)

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