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Brutal, Brutal Gaza

"It is impossible not to doubt the agenda behind such a decision. They are known for their inflated egos, and one must fear that personal agenda motivates them to act against Iran."-- Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, a prominent Religious Zionism leader and head of Har Bracha Yeshiva, slams the Israeli prime minister and defense minister and the idea of attacking Iran.

Teen skipped school to stab Israeli soldier (Ynet)

Report: Hamas detains Gaza taxi drivers over fuel crisis 'rumors' - Strip's rulers reportedly arrest 120 of cab drivers for allegedly spreading rumors of grave fuel shortage. (Agencies, Ynet)

Gazans blame Hamas for energy crisis - Online campaign launched by Strip residents call on Palestinian public to go on general strike in protest of growing electricity, fuel shortage. (Ynet)

Jewish mayor in Germany for the first time since the Holocaust - Peter Feldman, 53, elected as mayor of Frankfurt. (Yedioth, p. 40)

Morocco: Jewish man murdered in Fez (Ynet)

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