Hundreds of people attended the funeral of four–year-old Daniel Tregerman, who was killed by shrapnel from a mortar outside his home near the border with Gaza.3
Israel’s operation in Gaza will continue “until its goals are achieved” and could extend into the start of the school year, Benjamin Netanyahu said.
Rockets fired from Syria and Lebanon struck northern Israel.
The Israeli army has released what it says is a page from a seized Hamas training manual that would appear to support its case that Palestinian militants deliberately use the cover of residential areas for combat operations.4
Egypt called on Israel and the Palestinians on Saturday to halt hostilities and resume peace talks but both sides kept up attacks, including an Israeli air strike which destroyed a residential tower block in the center of Gaza City.
An assortment of pro-Israel groups has issued a joint statement deploring the attack on a Jewish student at Temple University. It also criticized a pro-Palestinian campus organization, and urged universities to monitor it and other likeminded groups.5
Hamas leaders said on Saturday they had given their consent for the Palestinians to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), a move that could open up both Israel and the militant group to war crime probes over the fighting in Gaza.7
Israeli aircraft bombed the Gaza Strip on Saturday and Palestinian militants fired rockets at the Jewish state, the military said, with no end in sight to the deadliest violence between the sides in years.11
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