Elsewhere: Rationalizing the irrational, a Zionist doctor in Gaza, forgetting Mohammed


Rationalizing the irrational: A Human Rights Watch tweet linking rising anti-Semitism to Israel’s actions in Gaza mistakes irrational prejudice for a rational response to world events, writes Jeffrey Goldberg. (The Atlantic)

A Zionist doctor in Gaza: Gay, Jewish and pro-Israel, Dr. Adam Kawalek was not your typical medical volunteer in Gaza. Not surprisingly, his 17 days there during Operation Protective Edge made him more critical of the Jewish state. (The Daily Beast)

Forgetting Mohammed: An Israeli organization circulated a list of the most popular names for newborns but omitted Arab ones, including the No. 1 boy’s name, Mohammed. (Forward)

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