Elsewhere: Israel’s Ebola researcher, Hasidic in the summer, Jewish German homeland?


Race for the cure: Ebola edition: Leslie Lobel, an American-Israeli virologist at Ben-Gurion University, has been working on an Ebola vaccine for 12 years. His research focus? Survivors. (Times of Israel)

Hasidic in the summer: At a Hasidic summer camp in the Catskills, boys spend upward of six hours a day studying Torah — and swimming, playing Frisbee and horsing around. (New York Times)

A Jewish homeland in Germany: Germany is largely to blame for the savagery in the Middle East today because it was German persecution of the Jews that prompted Israel’s creation, Crispin Black writes. (The Week)

Did Israel lose the war?: Israel entered Gaza without a clear goal, merely responding to the threat posed by Hamas, and it is leaving without realizing a true victory, Nahum Barnea writes. (Ynet)

Pro-Palestinian means anti-Hamas: Demonstrations of support for Hamas are not in the best interests of Palestinians or those who support them, Rob Eshman writes. (L.A. Jewish Journal)

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