Conflict in Israel


Escalating rocket fire between Gaza and Israel leaves 2 Israelis and at least 20 Palestinians dead, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Gaza terror factions fire more than 200 rockets at Israel; six injured in Ashkelon, Jewish News Syndicate

Gaza terrorists fire hundreds of rockets at Israel; IDF pummels Hamas targets, Judah Ari Gross, Times of Israel

Jews and Arabs start to push back against violence rallying nationwide, Sue Surkes, Times of Israel


The fighting in Gaza, Jerusalem and across Israel, explained, Ben Sales and Ron Kampeas, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

The tinderbox that is Jerusalem has burst into flames – analysis, Anna Ahronheim, Jerusalem Post

In Jerusalem crisis, Hamas sees opportunity to retake center stage, Aaron Boxerman, Times of Israel

Hamas Acted Unexpectedly, Israel Is on Brink of a Gaza Operation – Once Again, Amos Harel, Haaretz

Organizational  Statements and Analyses

Major Escalation in Israel, Jewish Federations of North America

AIPAC MemoAnatomy of an intentional escalation, David Wurmser, Center for Security Policy

4 Myths and Facts About the Violence in Jerusalem, American Jewish Committee

ADL Statement Regarding Recent Violence and Rocket Attacks in Jerusalem

From Jerusalem to Gaza: The Unfolding Israeli-Palestinian Crisis, Israel Policy Forum

Hadassah Statement

Watch: A Message From Jerusalem, Orthodox Union

Reform Jewish Leader Addresses Situation in Israel, Union for Reform Judaism

Resources for Parents and Educators

10 ways to discuss the current situation in Israel, Unpacked

Talking to children amidst difficult times, The i Center

Israel: Not a Time for Zealotry or Shyness with Children, eJewishPhilanthropy