MIDDLE EAST: Bullets, Bombs and a Sign of Hope

Any government of Israel will do everything in its power in order to cut off the hands that want to harm a child. Premier Golda Meir, in a TV address last week from Jerusalem

Both the Bible and the Koran make sternly clear the manner in which injury is to be avenged. "Thou shall give life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth," says the Book of Exodus. In Sura II of the Koran the Prophet advises: "O believers, prescribed for you is retaliation touching the slain; freeman for freeman, slave for slave, female for female." Unfortunately for the...

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