Israel Re-arrests Former Palestinian Prisoners in Hunt for Teens


Reuters JERUSALEM — Israel re-arrested 51 Palestinians freed in a 2011 prisoner swap deal, the army said on Wednesday, in the sixth day of a hunt for three missing teenagers believed abducted in the occupied West Bank. Israel accuses Hamas Islamists of kidnapping the seminary students, who disappeared on Thursday while hitchhiking from a Jewish settlement. There has been no word from them since, nor any public claim of responsibility or ransom demands – including by Hamas, though neither has it denied involvement. A military spokesman said more than 65…

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Winning SFJazz show is short, quick, early – San Francisco Chronicle

Winning SFJazz show is short, quick, earlySan Francisco ChronicleThe San Francisco Jazz Festival is in session (until Sunday), and we went over to the SFJazz Center on Monday night to hear the Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet. The Joe Henderson Lab, a gathering space on the ground floor in the […]