The Christian Science Monitor examines growing cultural competition between Fatah and Hamas (2). Sami Abdel-Shafi takes the Guardian’s readers inside the Gaza humanitarian crisis (5). In last week’s Bitter Lemons, Ghassan Khatib called for the U.S. to monitor Israeli roadblocks (9); it seems that someone was listening (4). Political turmoil embroils Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert (7, 12). In the Jerusalem Post, David Kimche defends J-Street from charges of anti-Zionism (13)

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