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Israel Launches Operation Protective Edge

For over a month Israel has been barraged with rockets from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. The rockets preceded the kidnappings of the three Israeli teens and continued throughout their captivity; even on the day of the funeral over 18 rockets were launched into Israel. In response to this…

Update: Rocket Fire Intensifies in Israel


According to the IDF, more than 220 rockets have been fired into Israel from Gaza since June 12, endangering the lives of over 3.5 million Israelis who live in the line of fire. 
 
Just today, the IDF reported than more than 80 rockets have been fired, 40 of them between 8:00 p.m. and 9:0…

Lehigh Valley Jewish Community Mourns Loss of Murdered Israeli Teens

On behalf of our Lehigh Valley Jewish community, we join with our brothers and sisters across the Jewish world in mourning the tragic and senseless loss of Naftali Fraenkel (16) z"l, Gilad Shaar (16) z"l, and Eyal Yifrach (19) z"l.

We express our deepest condolences to their families and lo…

Politicians Commemorate Israel's Birthday


President Barack Obama:

I send my warmest wishes to the Israeli people as they celebrate their independence. Generations of Jews dreamed of the day when the Jewish people would have their own state in their historic homeland, and 66 years ago today that dream came true. Today, Israel thriv…

Developments on the Syrian Border

Yesterday afternoon four Israeli soldiers were wounded along the border with Syria when an explosion hit their jeep. One soldier is in critical condition. The IDF paratroopers were standing by their vehicle when an explosive device was detonated beside them. According to the IDF, the attack …