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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Hamas reportedly turns against Syria

JTA February 26, 2012

Hamas reportedly has turned on its former Syrian sponsors. "I salute all the nations of the Arab Spring and I salute the heroic people of Syria who are striving for freedom, democracy and reform," Reuters quoted Ismail Haniyeh, the Hamas leader of the...

Gun is only way to fight Israel, Hamas head says

JTA February 13, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh said in Iran that armed resistance is the only way to fight against Israel. The "gun is our only response to the Zionist regime," Haniyeh said Monday in Tehran, according to the semi-official Iranian Fars...

Ismail Haniyeh, the Palestinians prime minister in the Gaza
Strip, meeting with Bahrains King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in the
Bahraini capital of Manama, Feb. 4, 2012.

Is Hamas trying to change its stripes?

By Mati Wagner, JTA February 7, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Is Hamas trying to change its stripes? Terrorist attacks against Israelis appear to be on pause, and rocket fire from Gaza is down significantly. The Hamas leader in Damascus, Khaled Meshaal, is trying to distance himself from the Assad regime...

Hamas leader heading to Iran

JTA January 31, 2012

Ismail Haniyeh, the prime minister of the Hamas-led government in the Gaza Strip, will visit Iran. Haniyeh is going to Tehran at the invitation of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad amid reports that relations between Hamas and Iran have soured because...

Editorial: Proof Enough

May 11, 2011

Let's do some logic:FACT A: Before the exceptional United States Special Forces mission that led to the slaying of Osama bin Laden, the Palestinian Authority and Hamas reached a historic agreement about cooperation.FACT A-1: Hamas does not renounce violence...

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