The Sunday Subject – November 5, 2023

More than 8,000 Palestinians have died in Gaza amid the Israeli invasion.

Israeli ground forces have pushed deeper into Gaza to attack Hamas militants. Binyamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, rejected calls for a ceasefire, asserting that it would be a “surrender to barbarism.”

An antisemitic mob attacked an airport in Dagestan.

Hundreds in the Russian republic swarmed the area looking for Jewish passengers who had arrived from Tel Aviv. Scores of mobsters were arrested after they clashed with police.

Li Keqiang, a former prime minister of China, died aged 68.

Li was the Communist Party’s second-highest-ranking official from 2012 to 2022, but was overshadowed by Xi Jinping, who has consolidated power. Many of the online tributes to Li have been deleted by censors.