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I'm sure growing up in the kibbutz did feel like paradise — to them. For the Palestinians who were violently removed from the land, not so much. Interesting how quickly the people of Israel have grown a sense of entitlement to the land they forcibly seized from innocent people!

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All of us in Israel know this miraculous story about these twins and are so grateful that they survived. I have no doubt that their extended families will do everything they can to give them a wonderful life. As for the rest of us, we are still all in trauma from the events of October 7th and will be for some time. I have to say that the very end of this article REALLY PISSED ME OFF. The fact that they are still so naive as to think that the people of Gaza are "just like us" defies reason. The people of Gaza are NOT like us - they are Jew-haters from birth and support the murder, rape and torture of ALL Israelis and all Jews. Pretending that they are "like us" is one of the factors that invited this heinous attack. What will it take for people to wake up and see our enemy clearly?!

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The youth of today has been brainwashed, they are literally clueless.

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Thanks, Bari, for giving them voice. Their mission is hard. Even today, the internet is dominated by articles minimizing the massacre. Disgusting. It's amazing to me that Maya still wants to share a message of hope and understanding and is working on it.

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It's still the paper of record. What else is there? Wall St Journal is picking up some of the slack but it's mostly about business. And it's global. FP is good (thank you Bari) but most of the other internet publications are narrow scope - they have to be cuz they don't have the budget of the NYT. Victor Davis Hanson is good. Still, to have AG Sulzberger say to Bennett the other day " That's the way it is. Just get used to it" about the leftist bias is frightening. Apparently bec it's what the subscribers want. So he caved for monetary considerations.

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Yes. The world should still be weeping.

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Prayers for this family and for all the innocents suffering from this tragedy.

Hopefully, the neutralization of Hamas will clear the way for a solution that leads to lasting peace and prosperity for all.

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Doubt it. But thanks for your encouragement and support. Just know it's the same editors who institute this terrible censorship so I'm not holding my breath. It's like 'Back in the USSR' thank you Lennon. (irony is that L was referring to the U.S. and reflecting his alienation from mainstream culture during the Woodstock utopian socialist period. I'm not a quitter just getting more and more infuriated: there's nothing more suffocating than being shut down, you can't imagine. BTW. I spend a considerable amount of time carefully writing my comments. One good thing is that occasionally I get replies from readers who compliment 'my thoughtful remarks.' I don't just dash something out. Onward.

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I get trolled every day by Hamas supporters. Unbelievably evil deniers. Supporters of rape and murder. They cannot win.

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thank you for that interview. I come from a very large family and my respect for their families is immense. I feel it gave them courage and hope even at the deepest darkest moments and now it gives them comfort and support. I am truly staggered and wounded to my core when I keep hearing the protests and hear what they actually are saying and alluding to with their chants. You were so correct with "End DEI Now". To think many of these protest took place and were "sponsored" and organized on our university campuses is so discouraging. They are blind to how hypocritical and twisted their thinking is.

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❤️

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You mean like Canada and Joe Biden and the Democrats

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God curse Hamas and all those who support terror. May the IDF be God's merciless hammer upon these monsters.

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Ten months old was such a fun age with both of my kids. Those poor little boys.

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This family and all affected by "October 7" will surely bring the Grace Mercy only a Power beyond and above us ( I know as God of Israel ) promised all through 5000 years. Here and now blessing on all who support the families in concrete ways, as well as assist in a sincere true effort to ensure good, comes next for the "region" with its extensions around the globe. May God Bless Free Press for your part

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