French Prime Minister Manuel Valls called the fight against anti-Semitism a “national cause.”
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel will take “whatever action is necessary” to halt Hamas cross-border rocket attacks from Gaza and restore calm but insisted his forces were doing their utmost to avoid civilian casualties there.
At least 62 Palestinians were killed on Sunday by Israeli shelling in a Gaza neighborhood, where bodies were strewn in the street and thousands fled toward a hospital packed with wounded, witnesses and health officials said.
Two members from the same Jewish family were killed in shelling in the embattled eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk.
Two more Israeli soldiers were killed in Gaza, bringing the number of soldiers killed to five.