Most of the fires burned in the Kissufim forest and one destroyed a wheat field.
Eighteen Democratic candidates for their party’s presidential nomination were silent on the Gaza violence.
A Republican congressman from North Carolina is asking the federal Department of Education to look into a conference on Gaza.
Netanyahu said in a statement shortly after the attack that after his return from the U.S., Israel “will respond forcefully.”
Islamic Jihad, a terrorist group, claimed responsibility for the firing.
“It’s now apparent to me that I spent … little energy is disavowing the anti-semitic trope I unknowingly used, which is unfortunate and offensive.”
“Those unfortunate words were the only words I could think about expressing that moment.”
“Terrorist groups and lone-wolf terrorists continue plotting possible attacks in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza.”
Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian teenager in the Gaza Strip during the latest of weekly protests along the border with Israel on Friday
“Business can be a bridge in certain cases,” said Ramon Laguarta, CEO of Pepsico, which bought SodaStream this year.