Daybreak: Disunity Reigns Among Palestinians
Plus, the Turkish complications, and more in the news
• Fatah-Hamas reconciliation is dead in everything but name. [LAT]
• A lone ship from the original, thwarted flotilla—a vessel called the Dignity al-Karama carrying French, Swedish, and German citizens, as well as Arab and Israeli journalists—has left Greece and could reach Gaza today. [AP/WP]
• There is increasing willingness in the IDF and Justice Ministry to offer an actual apology to Turkey in order to resolve Israeli-Turkish enmity. [Haaretz]
• Although Prime Minister Netanyahu opposes it and it will (therefore) likely fail, supporters of a bill that would investigate left-wing human rights groups will try to push it through the Knesset this week. [Haaretz]
• Secretary of State Clinton chastised Turkey following reports that it has regressed on human rights and secularism. [AP/WP]
• A May bombing in Istanbul attributed to a Kurdish terrorist group was in fact, according to a new report, a Hezbollah attack directed against an Israeli envoy. [Haaretz]
Daily rate: $2
Monthly rate: $18
Yearly rate: $180
Tablet is committed to bringing you the best, smartest, most enlightening and entertaining reporting and writing on Jewish life, all free of charge. We take pride in our community of readers, and are thrilled that you choose to engage with us in a way that is both thoughtful and thought-provoking. But the Internet, for all of its wonders, poses challenges to civilized and constructive discussion, allowing vocal—and, often, anonymous—minorities to drag it down with invective (and worse). Starting today, then, we are asking people who'd like to post comments on the site to pay a nominal fee—less a paywall than a gesture of your own commitment to the cause of great conversation. All proceeds go to helping us bring you the ambitious journalism that brought you here in the first place.
Readers can still interact with us free of charge via Facebook, Twitter, and our other social media channels, or write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Each week, we’ll select the best letters and publish them in a new letters to the editor feature on the Scroll.