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Michael B. Oren, formerly Israel's ambassador to the United States and a member of Knesset, is the author of "Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide." The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)Israelis are reeling from the terrorist bombing of Jerusalem bus that wounded at least 21 civilians. Earlier in the day, Israeli forces revealed they had found a tunnel leading from Gaza under our southern border, dug by Hamas terrorists, potentially placing huge numbers of Israelis in danger.