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Isle group rallies support for Israel

The organization feels the nation has a right to defend itself

By Pat Gee

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 23, 2014

~~<p>Hawaii and Israel are on opposite sides of the world, but when it comes to matters of the heart, both stand on essentially the same ground, former Gov. Linda Lingle said at a &quot;Pro-Israel Rally&quot; this week at the state Capitol.</p>
<p>Organized by the Hawaii-Israel Alignment, the gathering was the second of three rallies slated for Oahu, Hawaii island and Maui. They were held in response to international criticism of Israel's retaliation against Hamas rocket attacks from the Gaza strip, said the Rev. Nowlin Correa, founder of the organization. Most of the casualties have been children and innocent Palestinians, who Israel believes were used as human shields by Hamas, a radical Muslim group, he said.</p>
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Hawaii and Israel are on opposite sides of the world, but when it comes to matters of the heart, both stand on essentially the same ground, former Gov. Linda Lingle said at a "Pro-Israel Rally" this week at the state Capitol.

Organized by the Hawaii-Israel Alignment, the gathering was the second of three rallies slated for Oahu, Hawaii island and Maui. They were held in response to international criticism of Israel's retaliation against Hamas rocket attacks from the Gaza strip, said the Rev. Nowlin Correa, founder of the organization. Most of the casualties have been children and innocent Palestinians, who Israel believes were used as human shields by Hamas, a radical Muslim group, he said. Login for more...



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