Gaza Crisis [12/30]

Starting a new page, the other one was getting too crowded.

Israelis ram a relief boat that is also carrying a former US Representative.

One Palestinian family loses five daughters in the same night after a mosque is targeted. If I’ve done the math right, according to the article 16% of all victims are confirmed civilians – that’s using the UN’s numbers. (h/t MJ Rosenberg) Compare to the total of 4 Israelis who have been killed. Can we just call it even and stop now? No, because that’s not the way the cycle of violence works. I have little hope now.

Dr. Marranci has more on the politics of bloodshed.

Brian is trying to give this some political analysis.

Leila has a Jewish American Rabbi’s response.

David Kurtz gives us a bit of video that shows how little we know about the immediate history of the conflict.