Religions clash over Temple Mount / Noble Sanctuary

[ by Charles Cameron — not that that should be news.. also Egypt, Israel, Saudi ] . The bomber described in the upper panel, above, has a somewhat strained notion of revenge, it seems to me, though no doubt it makes sense to him. And you can tell that the button ad in the lower […] Read more »

The Pillar of Cloud and the Pillar of Fire

[ by Charles Cameron -- IDF terminology and the Gaza conflict, explanations of Exodus, an IDF video, Megillah 10b and the koan "with God on our side" / "with God on all sides" ] . . I’m curious. The IDF calls today’s Israeli operation in Gaza “Operation Pillar of Defense” in English, but as John [...] Read more »