Devastating as Beinart’s experience was, for many Palestinians, reaching Ben Gurion for an interrogation is an unthinkable fantasy.
The deal includes “medical and humanitarian assistance” and “a broad reconstruction of Gaza’s infrastructure, with foreign funding.”
All we can do in Gaza and Israel is refuse to be blinded by the narratives on both sides and see the truth for what it is
Israel and Hamas, the Islamist group that rules the Gaza Strip, agreed on a truce on Thursday
At least 9 Israelis were wounded when Gaza militants fired scores of rockets into Israel.
At least six fires erupted in Gaza border communities on Monday caused by arson balloons.
7,000 Palestinians gathered participated in riots including throwing rocks and burning tires and throwing pipe bombs and other incendiary devices.
The cuts in Gaza are “making an intolerable humanitarian crisis even more life-threatening,” said the U.N. Relief and Works Agency spokesman.
“I reckon that some of this will certainly be implemented in what the United States is setting up on its border with Mexico,” Gilad Erdan said.
Hamas leaders, Kushner said, needed to demonstrate “a clear intent for a peaceful relationship with their neighbors” before receiving aid and money.