Tag Archives: Gaza

Iron Dome At Work

Israel’s Iron Dome defense system does its job, intercepting 15 terrorist rockets at once.  

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Photo Essay: Rockets, Rockets, Rockets…

The Jewish Press: Rest here. HT:  Our Irish Anglican  

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Israel’s Tourism Devastated by Gaza Conflict

The latest Gaza violence has devastated Israel’s tourism industry.  

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Gaza Archbishop: Hamas Fired Out of Our Church

The Algemeiner reports on Hamas firing rockets from a church in Gaza: A Catholic Archbishop ministering to Gaza’s minute Christian minority says Hamas terrorists forced him to allow them to use his church to fire rockets at Israel during the … Continue reading

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Hamas Has Chosen Death: Israel Is Trying To Choose Life

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis in the Telegraph. I welcome the much needed ceasefire in Gaza and pray that it will lead to a lasting, long-term resolution of a bitter and tragic conflict. However, the prospect of a lasting cessation of … Continue reading

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Praying for Peace, Prepared for War

In light of the collapsed truce in Gaza, and Hamas’ kidnapping of an IDF soldier, Rabbi Eckstein recalls Psalm 120 when he looks at the reality of an enemy committed to war, even while Israel longs and prays for peace: … Continue reading

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Hamas Child Labor and Tunnel Fatalities

Unreported, and well researched. From the Institute for Palestinian Studies: Gaza’s Tunnel Phenomenon: The Unintended Dynamics of Israel’s Siege [...] A similarly cavalier approach to child labor and tunnel fatalities damaged the movement’s standing with human-rights groups, despite government assurances … Continue reading

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Gaza Campaign on Pace to Become Deadliest Israeli Conflict in Recent Years

The Washington Post: Palestinian and Israeli casualties are mounting at a pace that could surpass any other Israeli conflict in nearly a decade, amid signs of a deepening military and political stalemate driven by diplomatic gridlock, Palestinian militant resilience and … Continue reading

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Holy Land Deserted by Tourists as Fighting Empties Hotels

From Bloomberg News:  Omer Benjoya took a job this summer selling drinks, snacks and postcards on a hill that offers one of the most breathtaking panoramic views of Jerusalem. Now all the 17-year-old needs are customers. Since hostilities flared this … Continue reading

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Why Must Children Suffer For The Sins Of Their Fathers?

(The Atlantic) – A Palestinian medic evacuates the body of a girl from Gaza’s eastern Shejaiya district on July 20, 2014. Source.  

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