A Gallup poll shows support among Americans for Israel during the Gaza Strip conflict is divided, and is low among younger Americans.9
Representatives of Brazil’s Jewish community said their government’s recall of its ambassador from Israel amounted to a defense of Hamas.
President Obama said the Federal Aviation Administration ban on Israeli flights was based purely on safety considerations.
A memorial plaque to Regina Jonas, the first female rabbi, was unveiled at the former Nazi concentration camp Terezin in the Czech Republic.
Secretary of State John Kerry pressed regional proxies to nail down a Gaza ceasefire on Friday as the civilian death toll soared, threatening to spread Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed to the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem.
Rabbi Dov Lior, a leading West Bank rabbi who endorsed a book justifying the killing of non-Jews, issued a religious ruling saying that Jewish law permits the destruction of Gaza to keep southern Israel safe.32
The directors involved in the 34th edition of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival issued a statement today calling for peace in Gaza and Israel.
Volodymyr Groysman, a deputy prime minister who is Jewish, was appointed acting prime minister of Ukraine following the resignation of Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
A top Israeli spokesman conceded the Israeli military should have been able to tell that four children killed on a Gaza beach were not terrorists.17
The Israeli military said it had detained several soldiers and a civilian on suspicion of leaking Gaza casualty figures over social media before families of the dead or wounded could be formally informed.
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