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Secretary of State John Kerry On the Humanitarian Ceasefire Announcement in Gaza

Secretary of State John Kerry On the Humanitarian Ceasefire Announcement in Gaza

July 31, 2014 New Delhi, India     SECRETARY KERRY:  Good morning.  I’m sorry to get you all up at this hour.  I’m not going to take any questions, but…

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Humanitarian Ceasefire Announcement in Gaza

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Humanitarian Ceasefire Announcement in Gaza

The United States strongly supports the humanitarian ceasefire announced in Gaza this evening.  We urge all parties to act with restraint until this humanitarian ceasefire begins at 8:00 a.m. local…

Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour cease-fire, with Israeli troops in place

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Israel and Hamas agreed to a 72-hour unconditional cease-fire. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry jointly announced the cease-fire Thursday evening…

Israeli Arab reinstated at job after suspension over anti-IDF Facebook post

Israeli Arab reinstated at job after suspension over anti-IDF Facebook post

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Arab nurse at an Israeli hospital suspended from his job for a Facebook post that calls the Israeli military “war criminals” was reinstated. The Arab-Israeli male…

32 countries ask U.N. to make Yom Kippur an official holiday

32 countries ask U.N. to make Yom Kippur an official holiday

Thirty-two countries have asked the U.N. to recognize Yom Kippur as an official holiday. (JNS.org) Thirty-two countries signed a letter circulated Wednesday in the United Nations General Assembly that requests…

CUFI runs ads in major daily papers to set record straight on Hamas terrorism

CUFI runs ads in major daily papers to set record straight on Hamas terrorism

The new Christians United for Israel (CUFI) ad on Hamas. Credit: CUFI. (JNS.org) Christians United For Israel (CUFI), which at 1.75 million members calls itself the largest pro-Israel organization in…

U.S. sells munitions to Israel from its surplus stockpile

U.S. sells munitions to Israel from its surplus stockpile

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The U.S. Defense Department sold to Israel munitions from its Israel-based surplus stockpile. “The United States is committed to the security of Israel, and it is vital…

Thousands attend pro-Israel rally in Paris

Thousands attend pro-Israel rally in Paris

PARIS (JTA) — Thousands of people attended France’s largest pro-Israel rally since the launch of the Israel Defense Forces’ offensive in Gaza. The crowd, estimated by police at 8,000, gathered…

What is different this time?

What is different this time?

By:  Jacques Rothschild Posted: 7/31/2014 Much has been said and written about the latest conflict in Gaza.  Not surprisingly, the world and the media’s biased attitude and accusing posture towards…

8 hurt from mortar attack in Eshkol; 3 injured in Kiryat Gat rocket strike

8 hurt from mortar attack in Eshkol; 3 injured in Kiryat Gat rocket strike

 Barrage of rockets fired from Gaza toward central Israel; one projectile hits near residential building in Kiryat Gat, moderately-to-seriously injuring 1 person and lightly wounding 2 others; shrapnel falls in…

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