He’s damned if he reacts too harshly and triggers election-eve hostilities and damned if he shows restraint and exposes his right-wing flanks
Gantz's new election campaign video, featuring footage of Gaza's destruction, cites official Israeli government statistics. But even the Israeli Foreign Ministry and IDF admit that there were less militants and more civilians
Public rejects army decision to stop third-party alert system because it sows panic, and insists official alarm app is insufficient
Rocket sirens sound near southern city of Ashkelon ■ Incident comes day after air force attacks several Hamas targets over suspicious balloons
Most of the unrecognized Bedouin communities in the south can't receive real-time warnings of attacks from Gaza since they are not included in the army’s database
Gaza residents called on Hamas to avenge the death of 26-year-old Karam Fayyad, who was shot dead by Israeli forces during weekly demonstration
No casualties or damage have been reported in what is the first flare-up along the border in over a month and a half
It is true – it saves lives, but it does not solve the basic problem: protection of the civilian population in the south ■ The only way to stop the launching of rockets is by physically eliminating that capability
Demonstrators accuse gov’t of disregarding their security needs, with some demanding resignation of Prime Minister Netanyahu
The defense minister’s resignation is a perfect opportunity to put an end to Benjamin Netanyahu’s noxious government
Analysis Why Netanyahu Will Do Almost Anything for a Gaza Cease-fire (And It Has Nothing to Do With Peace)
A cease-fire in Gaza fits in perfectly with Netanyahu's strategy: Bullying the Palestinians until they give up, then pushing them off the political agenda
Too many residents of Israel's southern cities’ older neighborhoods live without a security room or a public shelter nearby– or with a shelter that cannot accommodate all the area’s residents
Source: Situation remains fragile, but fuel shipments still entering Gaza ■ Hamas thanks mediators for helping to form deal ■ UN Security Council to hold special session on escalation ■ One killed by rocket in Israel, seven Gazans killed by IDF
'We've been abandoned for 18 years': Demonstrators block roads and confront police in Sderot, one of the main targets of Gaza rockets for well over a decade
Mahmoud Abu Asba, 48, was a construction worker who lived in Ashkelon with a special permit and is survived by his six children. His neighbors said the building 'has no shelters'
Nurit Yosefi, a young single mother from Ashkelon, says her two toddlers hadn’t slept a wink all night. 'It was really scary, and I don’t know what I’m going to do if this continues'
The man's body and seriously wounded woman were discovered by an Ashkelon resident, after police and firefighters had already left the scene
Some 300 rockets launched from Gaza toward Israel as IDF pounds Strip, day after Israeli commander and seven Palestinians killed in raid
One religious voice from Israel’s early years offers a crucially different model to the serial slide into war: he recognized that it’s easier to go to war than to achieve true peace. Which is why we have to fight for it
Palestinian factions say Kornet missile used to target bus in which 19-year-old soldier was traveling
Organizers say more than 150 high school pupils from are expected to participate in the five-day march. 'We are launching this protest so that people will see us'
Safety restrictions lifted for Israelis living near Gaza border after air force pounds Strip, rockets launched at south ■ Six Palestinians said killed by live Israeli fire at protests prior to overnight strikes ■ Iron Dome intercepts 15 rockets ■ IDF: Iran behind rocket attacks
Six Palestinians said killed by live Israeli fire at protests prior to overnight strikes ■ Iron Dome intercepts 10 rockets ■ Israel: Islamic Jihad launching rockets under Iran's orders
Twitter users compared the image to famous revolutionary painting 'Liberty Leading the People'
Security cabinet set to convene after Gaza rocket seriously damaged house in Be'er Sheva
If Israel had true leaders, they'd be telling the Israeli public to calm down about Gaza and the limited threat Hamas poses, and focusing on the exponentially more serious threat of Hezbollah and Iran
Chanpen Sae-jo, 32, was taken to the hospital in serious condition after Thursday's rocket attack. Her employer: 'Anyone who tells you he isn’t afraid is lying'
All the options on the table – escalation, ceasefire and the status quo – are bad for Netanyahu. He's allowed Hamas to paint him into a corner
According to Israeli assessments, Hamas wants to end this round of fighting following damage caused by IDF strikes
According to an Egyptian source, Cairo is continuing its communication with various actors to prevent further flare-ups between Israel and Gaza