Gaza war

On Building a Coalition in Israel: News Not Fit To Print?

03/15/2013
Jewish Week Online Columnist

Since Israelis went to the polls to elect a new government in late January of this year, the front pages of their newspapers have been filled with all the intrigues and arm-twisting we have come to associate with coalition negotiations in Israel.

Rabbi Gerald C. Skolnik is the spiritual leader of the Forest Hills Jewish Center in Queens.

Federations Spending $5 Million To Help Israelis In War Zone

11/16/2012

The Jewish Federations of North America committed $5 million for an Israeli terrorism relief fund to help Israeli victims of the conflict with Hamas in Israel's south.

Federations Spending $5 Million To Help Israelis In War Zone

11/16/2012

The Jewish Federations of North America committed $5 million for an Israeli terrorism relief fund to help Israeli victims of the conflict with Hamas in Israel's south.

Goldstone Committee Members Stand By Report

04/14/2011

(JTA) -- Three members of the United Nations fact-finding mission on the Gaza war say they stand by the report and that calls to retract it disregard the rights of the victims.

The three international law experts on Thursday published a statement in the British newspaper the Guardian saying :Aspersions cast on the findings of the report, cannot be left unchallenged."

Israeli Soldiers Convicted of Using Human Shield

10/03/2010

JERUSALEM (JTA)-- An Israeli military court convicted two soldiers of using a Palestinian child as a human shield during the Gaza war.

The Israeli soldiers were convicted of inappropriate behavior and overstepping authority on Sunday, for forcing an 11-year-old Palestinian boy to open bags they believed to be armed with explosives during a search conducted in southern Gaza City in January 2009.

It is the first convictions on the use of human shields, which is prohibited by Israeli military protocol, according to Haaretz.

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