Ceasefire in the Holy Land

Stand for Israel  |  August 8, 2022

IDF soldier after ceasefire ends Operation Breaking Dawn, August 2022
(Photo: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

As the weekend began, and as the Jewish people prepared to observe Tisha B’Av – the saddest day on the Jewish calendar – the Jewish state was plunged into a summer conflict with terrorists in Gaza. But, praise God, a ceasefire has already been reached, The Times of Israel reports, and the steady stream of rocketfire aimed at the Holy Land has stopped, for now:

The military on Monday announced that it was removing all security restrictions put in place during several days of fighting with Palestinian Islamic Jihad, as a ceasefire between Israel and the Gaza-based terror group held.

The Egyptian-mediated deal, which went into effect at 11:30 p.m. Sunday, ended a three-day conflict that began Friday with Israeli strikes that killed a top PIJ commander.

Palestinian terrorists fired around 1,100 rockets toward Israeli territory, while the Israel Defense Forces pummeled Islamic Jihad targets and killed another of the Iran-backed organization’s top military leaders in Gaza…