Elsewhere: Hamas’ Arab enemy, psychoanalyzing Shmuley Boteach, Jews kissing Arabs


The enemy of my enemy: Still reeling from the Muslim Brotherhood’s brief rule, Egypt has no love for Hamas, and Egyptians’ media commentary on the Gaza war is strikingly similar to Israel’s. (Associated Press)

Psychoanalyzing Shmuley Boteach: Whether acting as a reality-show therapist, a congressional candidate, Oxford impresario or rabbi to the stars, the “Kosher Sex” rabbi can’t disguise his insatiable thirst for attention or unresolved daddy issues, Batya Ungar-Sargon writes. (Tablet)

If you can’t beat ’em, make ’em join you: Jews should proselytize to non-Jewish family members in our midst and get them to convert and join the Jewish people, writes Arnold Eisen, the chancellor of the Conservative movement’s Jewish Theological Seminary. (Wall Street Journal)

Fight occupation, not Jews: Palestinian-American activist Yasmeen Serhan writes that Palestinian advocates must avoid bigotry and violence against Jewish communities. (972 Magazine)

Embracing the other: An Arab American and her Jewish boyfriend shared a kiss that went viral. (N.Y. Magazine)

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