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First Full Day of Ground Operation in Gaza

After the first full day of Israel operations in the Gaza strip, the IDF has been able to discover and destroy over 20 tunnels used by Hamas and other terrorist groups. 
 
An additional 18,000 troops were mobilized last night, bringing the total Israeli soldiers ready for combat to over 60…

Israel Launches Ground Invasion Only After Palestinians Reject 2 Ceasefires

This morning, Israel held a temporary ceasefire for a five-hour period to allow civilians in Gaza to buy essential supplies and to permit that other humanitarian needs take place. Despite this humanitarian "ceasefire truce," Hamas breached the ceasefire within two hours and fired several roc…

A Peaceful View in a Country Under Attack

Iris Epstein reflects upon her arrival in Tel Aviv yesterday:

What a drastic difference from Yoav. Not only are we in an urban city, but since we are further North from Gaza, we don't hear the constant booms made by the Iron Dome interceptions of rockets fired from Gaza. It's so easy to for…

Visiting Yoav: A Yin-Yang Experience

 

 

 

 

 

Federation leaders Iris Epstein, Vicki Glaser and Judy Diamondstein are currently in Israel, showing solidarity with our brothers and sisters during this difficult time. Their first stop was Yoav, our Partnership2Gether community. Below is a note from Judy after Day…

When the Sirens Sound: Federation Leaders Visit Yoav

Federation leaders Iris Epstein, Vicki Glaser and Judy Diamondstein are currently in Israel, showing solidarity with our brothers and sisters during this difficult time. Their first stop was Yoav, our Partnership2Gether community. Below is a note from Iris after Day 1.


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