Daybreak: Gazans to Sue IDF
Plus an Israeli in the NBA, Lebanese rockets, and more in the news
• Palestinians are preparing millions of dollars worth of civil lawsuits against the Israeli army for damages incurred during the Gaza War; says Ynet, “Legal expert Advocate Yaron Pastinger believes that Israel will argue that Israel was fighting on foreign territory that it has no legal responsibility for.” [Ynet]
• A Lebanese rocket that hit Israel yesterday (no one was hurt) was traced to the Houla region in Lebanon, where government troops discovered and dismantled four more rockets. [JPost]
• An 88-year-old former Nazi is on trial in Germany for the execution of three Dutch civilians. [AP]
• Basketball player Omri Casspi will play his first game with the Sacramento Kings today, officially becoming the first Israeli in the NBA. Some people are extremely excited, says the Associated Press: “The Knicks have already designated the Kings’ visit to New York in February as Jewish Heritage Night.” [AP]
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