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July 18, 2014
Israel Forced to Launch Ground Incursion into Gaza
On Thursday, the Israel Defense Forces began a ground incursion of the Gaza Strip with a mission to destroy underground tunnels that reach into Israel. This comes after Hamas had rejected two proposed ceasefire agreements.
Also this week in Israel in the News:
• In Gaza, the death toll rises as Hamas continues to use Palestinians as human shields.
• President Obama and other U.S. officials continue to express support for Israel and Operation Protective Edge.
• Meanwhile, the Israeli military campaign has sparked violent anti-Israel protests throughout the world.
This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s founder and President Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein on how The Fellowship is responding to the crisis in Israel through the generous support of Christians.
Stand for Israel has reported on the two American “lone soldiers” who were killed battling terrorists in Gaza this past week, as well as the tremendous response of gratefulness and grief shown by the Israelis these young men gave their lives to protect. Today, Israel’s i24 News on yet another young soldier from elsewhere who […]
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