Twelve years after the Jewish population of Gush Katif in the Gaza Strip was evacuated and the Strip became a terrorist enclave, evacuees gather to celebrate a new synagogue and pray for the future, when Jews will return to the ancestral land of Judah.
During his week-long visit to Israel, comedian Conan O’Brien is exploring the land, sampling the food, and making people laugh. While here, he took the time to meet up with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his dog, and offer his own theories on the differences between Israeli and American pets.
In a display of media mindlessness, CNN’s Wolff Blitzer tried to connect yesterday’s deadly Islamic attack in Barcelona to last week’s white supremacist attack in Charlottesville. “There will be questions if what happened in Barcelona was at all a copycat version of what happened in Charlottesville,” Bitzer said.