Tag Archives: Gaza

Israel: West Bank Palestinians fare better than Gazans

The core economic data, as provided by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, suggest a dramatic disparity between the two since Hamas took over.

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Israel: Hospitals admit tens of thousands of Gazan patients

Tens of thousands of Palestinian Authority and Gaza residents are cared for in Israeli hospital each year, adding a heavy economic burden to an already strained health system.

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Israel: Esther story overshadows nuclear Iran

As Iran stepped up its quest for nuclear weaponry this week, Israel commemorated the salvation of the Jewish race portrayed in the biblical story of Queen Esther.

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Israel: Pro-Israel Palestinian youth undeterred by threats

Mahdi Satri, son of Palestinian Arabs from Gaza, has become something of an Internet sensation of late after voicing strong pro-Israel positions.

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MidEast: HarperCollins apologizes and pulls flawed atlas

HarperCollins is pulling its Middle East Atlas from sale in all territories, and has apologized for leaving Israel off the map, while distinctly leaving an enlarged Jordan and including Gaza.

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MidEast: Hamas reconstructing terror tunnels using Israeli materials

Sources in Gaza say Hamas has started to prepare for next conflict with Israel by shifting war strategy in wake of Iron Dome, from long-range missiles to short-ranged mortars, coupled with multiple terror cell attacks.

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USA: Top general declares Israel protected civilian lives in Gaza

Chairman of Joint Chiefs Martin Dempsey says IDF went to ‘extraordinary lengths’ to save innocents.

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MidEast: All the fuss over Israel’s ‘land expropriation’

With the unprecedented threat of a seemingly unstoppable Islamic caliphate, the world acts as through Israel’s use of 400 acres is what’s destabilizing the region.

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Living Under Fire

By Marney Blom After spending a number of weeks in Canada, I returned to Israel not quite knowing what to expect. I quickly discovered that life in Jerusalem appeared relatively normal: restaurants and buses were packed, people were out on the streets and the market place was in full bustle. But then it happened — […]

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MidEast: Israel continuing humanitarian work in Gaza

Israel continues to provide humanitarian assistance to Palestinians in the Gaza Strip no matter if Hamas is in a state of war or truce against the Jewish state.

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Israel: Tourists came despite the war

Operation Protective Edge brought an expected dip in tourism, but not everyone stayed away.

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Israel: Believing IDF soldier laid to rest after falling in Gaza

Over ten thousand came to pay their respects for First Sergeant Shai Kushnir and to his family, including two mayors from the Greater Haifa area, IDF generals and commanders from the Armored Brigade, as well as friends and congregational leaders.

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MidEast: Hamas got rich as Gaza was plunged into poverty

With multi-million-dollar land deals, luxury villas and black market fuel from Egypt, Gaza’s rulers made billions while the rest of the population struggled with 38-percent poverty and 40-percent unemployment.

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Germany: European countries condemn anti-Semitic attacks amid Gaza conflict

The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy have condemned the rise in anti-Semitic protests and violence over the conflict in Gaza, saying they will do everything possible to combat it in their countries.

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MidEast: IDF medics save life of Gaza terrorist

IDF medics work to save life of wounded Hamas terrorist moments after he had tried to kill them.

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