As pro-Gaza demonstrations with anti-Jewish sentiments spread throughout Europe, a public debate in Germany aims to draw a clear line between criticism of Israeli politics and hatred of Jews.
Captured soldiers or civilians achieve more than killings to affect the nerves of the Israeli public, one expert says, so Hamas has adapted its strategy and is trying to kidnap more Israelis.
Criticism of the offensive in the Gaza Strip is hardly being voiced in mainstream Israeli media. There appears to be little tolerance for dissenting opinions and criticism of the military elite.
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