Some 600 protesters rallied in Tel Aviv against Israel’s offensive in Lebanon. Thursday’s rally was the largest in Israel since the war with Hezbollah began July 12. Meanwhile, three of Israel’s best-known authors spoke out against the Israeli Cabinet’s decision to widen the war. Amos Oz, A.B. Yehoshua and David Grossman voiced their opposition to the Cabinet decision at a news conference Thursday.
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