The war last summer between Palestinians and Israel ended with promises of long-term peace, but earlier this week, rockets were again launched at southern Israel from Gaza. Israel retaliated with four strikes on terrorist targets. No casualties were reported.
Also this week in Israel in the News:
• A report from Amnesty International has exposed war crimes committed by Hamas during last summer’s conflict.
• This week, President Obama defended his administration’s Israel policies at a Washington D.C. synagogue.
• France is considering blocking a proposed nuclear deal if Iran does not allow inspectors to access all its nuclear sites.
This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’ s Ami Farkas on European powers’ threat to recognize a Palestinian state.