Ceasefire in the Holy Land
Stand for Israel | August 8, 2022
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…