Gaza: Delaying the inevitable … again

November 17, 2019 by  
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“ A fool can throw a stone in a pond that 100 wise men cannot get out.”Saul Bellow, (1915-2005)  Read more

Bennett takes office as Defence Minister amid escalating conflict with Gaza terrorists

November 13, 2019 by  
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Naftali Bennett has begun his term as Minister of Defence as the security situation in Israel presents him with difficult decisions. Read more

Should Israel invade Gaza?

October 3, 2019 by  
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As Israeli frustration mounts about violence coming out of Gaza, the idea of a ground invasion, and once and for all to finish with Hamas aggression, becomes more appealing. Read more

Report: Israel letting in more Gaza workers as part of deal with Hamas

October 3, 2019 by  
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Israel is quietly allowing thousands of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip to enter Israel to work, the AP reported on Tuesday. Read more

Incentivized emigration: An idea whose time has come?

Past attempts to encourage Palestinians to voluntary emigrate have always failed, so time and effort would be better invested in reaching an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement.”Yossi Beilin, former Israeli government minister and a principal architect of the Oslo Accords, Al Monitor, Aug. 26, 2019. Read more

Grandmother duo assists in battling Gaza fire balloons

August 6, 2019 by  
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Linda Bracha remembers her first day on the job as a volunteer at the Gaza border: “As we were leaving at the end of our shift, we saw an incendiary kite hit the ground and found ourselves driving right into the fire it caused. Read more

Todd Sampson Body Hack: community reactions

June 26, 2019 by  
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TV personality Todd Sampson took his cameras into Gaza for an episode of Network 10’s Body Hack program. Read more

Todd Sampson films Gaza March of Return

June 18, 2019 by  
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Popular TV identity Todd Sampson has taken his Body Hack team into Gaza for the opening program in the Network 10 series. Read more

The “cycle of violence” continues and New Zealand remains silent

May 8, 2019 by  
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This past weekend, more than 700 rockets were fired from Gaza into Israeli civilian areas. Read more

Who died? Confusion in Gaza over death of mother and baby

May 6, 2019 by  
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New information emerging in the last hours casts serious doubt on Hamas’ claim that a Gazan woman and her baby daughter were killed in an Israeli Air Force strike in Gaza city on Saturday night. Read more

Palestinian Islamic Jihad started a fire in Gaza

The Iranian-backed Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terror organization – the second largest armed faction in Gaza – is responsible for the latest escalation in Gaza and Israel. Read more

ECAJ Gaza complaint upheld

April 5, 2019 by  
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The ABC has upheld a complaint made by the ECAJ that the headline of an ABC online story about Gaza was ‘misleading’. Read more

Gazans want to live

March 20, 2019 by  
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In recent days, we have been witness to unprecedented demonstrations against the cost of living in the Gaza Strip. Read more

Report to UNHRC on Israel’s crime against humanity denounced

March 1, 2019 by  
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World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder has vigorously denounced a report submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Council accusing Israeli security forces of having committed crimes against humanity in the Gaza Strip. Read more

The 2019 Intelligence Assessment: The policy implications for Gaza

February 17, 2019 by  
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Military assessment warns of high risk of war with Gaza — The Times of Israel, Feb. 13, 2019

Israeli military report predicts high probability of clashes in Gaza … in 2019 — i24News, Feb. 13, 2019

Chief of Staff: Prepare for Gaza conflict — Israel National News, Feb. 13, 2019

Intelligence assessment for 2019: IDF prepares for confrontation with Gaza — Channel 20News, Feb. 13, 2019 Read more

Postponing the inevitable again

November 16, 2018 by  
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If ever you needed an example of how misguided appeasement inevitably makes a situation worse, the current terror from Gaza is the perfect proof…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

As Gaza approaches combustible levels, West Bank’s deceptive quiet faces tests

October 19, 2018 by  
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As tensions mount in the Gaza Strip and Israel following a severe security escalation, the question of whether the West Bank will also flare up remains relevant. Israel’s defence establishment is working quietly around the clock to prevent large-scale terrorist attacks that are being planned by Hamas and other Palestinian factions…writes Yaakov Lappin/JNS. Read more

Kids get a ‘time out’ from the unrest near Gaza

August 28, 2018 by  
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For five months now, since March 2018, Israeli communities bordering Gaza have sustained ongoing terrorism and arson from hundreds of rockets and incendiary devices, causing constant stress and chaos for the 50,000 people who call this region home…writes Rachel Kontorovich/JNS. Read more

IDF targets Hamas military post after Gazans breach Israel’s border fence

August 5, 2018 by  
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The Israel Defense Forces targeted a Hamas military post in the southern Gaza Strip on Friday after a number of Gazans breached the border fence. Read more

Fire kites sting Negev honey farms just before Rosh Hashanah

When you drive into Israel’s Sha’ar HaNegev Region in the northwestern Negev, the fields are burnt and black. The trees are broken, and the smell of acrid smoke stings the eyes and nose…writes Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman/JNS. Read more

Terror balloons land in Beersheva, deeper into Israel

August 1, 2018 by  
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For the first time, an incendiary “terror balloon” from Gaza landed in the ancient city of Beersheva on Monday, raising concerns that terrorists are attempting to cause arson fires deeper inside Israel and in more heavily populated areas. Read more

World Jewish Congress urges UNHRC commission of inquiry on Gaza to remain independent and impartial

July 29, 2018 by  
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The World Jewish Congress is calling on the United Nations Human Rights Council’s commission of inquiry on Gaza, whose three members were appointed this week, to ensure that it “maintains the highest levels of balance and objectivity” when investigating the events of the recent protests on the Israel-Gaza border. Read more

A Gaza problem without a solution

July 26, 2018 by  
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U.S. President Donald Trump’s belief in his negotiating skills was so great that at one point, he claimed that achieving peace in the Middle East wouldn’t “be as difficult as people have thought”…writes Jonathan S. Tobin. Read more

IDF strikes Hamas after soldier hit by Palestinian sniper, using kids as shields

July 26, 2018 by  
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The Israel Defence Forces hit several targets in the Gaza Strip late Wednesday after a Palestinian sniper moderately injured a soldier patrolling near the border. Read more

After massive IDF retaliation following death of soldier, ceasefire holds

July 22, 2018 by  
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A tense ceasefire held on the Gaza border Saturday following several waves of Israeli strikes on Hamas targets in the Strip in retaliation for the death of a soldier shot dead by sniper fire. Read more

Israel calls for a return to normal life after 200-rocket barrage from Hamas in Gaza

July 16, 2018 by  
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Israeli authorities removed restrictions on Gaza-area communities on Sunday morning, allowing Israeli citizens to gather in public, stray farther than sprinting distance from bomb shelters and work their agricultural fields, due to a ceasefire put in place between Israel and Hamas. Read more

Netanyahu, Liberman: IDF Strikes Dealt ‘Severe Blow’ to Hamas

July 16, 2018 by  
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Israel’s Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defence Minister Avigdor Liberman said yesterday that IDF air strikes on Hamas targets in Gaza over the weekend had delivered a “severe” blow to Hamas while Liberman added that Israel has “no intention of learning to live” with ongoing kite-born arson attacks from Gaza.  Read more

Cabinet instructs IDF to act against arson attacks

July 16, 2018 by  
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Israel will respond with military action to any incendiary kite or fire balloon sent into its territory from Gaza, the Cabinet decreed on Sunday at the conclusion of a special meeting held to discuss the escalation in the South. Read more

AJA slams ABC “bias”

July 15, 2018 by  
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The Australian Jewish Association has slammed the ABC following its TV news report on the weekend’s rocket and mortar attack on Israel and Israel’s retaliation. Read more

Israel under fire

July 15, 2018 by  
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Three people were injured when a mortar fired from Gaza hit a house in the town of Sderot at around 6:30 p.m Saturday evening. Read more

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