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Biden Tells Israel To ‘Deescalate’ With Hamas. Meanwhile, Rockets Strike Israel From Another Front. — The Daily Wire

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden reportedly told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he wanted “a significant de-escalation today” in the battle between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip. While Biden was trying to dictate how Israel should back off from responding to the rockets fired at it by Hamas in the south, Israel…

via Biden Tells Israel To ‘Deescalate’ With Hamas. Meanwhile, Rockets Strike Israel From Another Front. — The Daily Wire

Jewish organizations slam ICC decision to open war-crimes investigation against Israel | JNS — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Fatou Bensouda, ICC Prosecutor Jewish groups and legal experts are directing harsh criticism at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague over its ruling on Friday that it has jurisdiction to investigate Israel for war crimes. A three-judge panel ruled that Judea and Samaria, the Gaza Strip and eastern Jerusalem are within its jurisdiction, as “Palestine…

via Jewish organizations slam ICC decision to open war-crimes investigation against Israel | JNS — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Hamas political bureau member Fathi Hammad said in a Friday speech at a “March of Return” rally that aired on Al-Aqsa TV (Hamas-Gaza) that Israel has until this Friday (July 19) to lift the siege on the Gaza Strip and implement its understandings with Hamas, lest the Palestinians in Gaza, the West Bank and all over the world use the “many methods and means” that are “up their sleeves” to “powerfully explode” in Israel’s face. He said that contrary to what Israel thinks, Gazans are not rational, and that if they die they will do so honorably while cutting off the heads of Jews and killing them with explosive belts, which he said Hamas has been actively manufacturing. Calling on the 7 million Palestinians abroad, whom he said have been “warming up” and “preparing,” Hammad said: “Enough warming up. … We must attack every Jew on planet Earth and slaughter and kill them.” | JNS — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

 

Fathi HammadHamas political bureau member Fathi Hammad said in a Friday speech at a “March of Return” rally that aired on Al-Aqsa TV (Hamas-Gaza) that Israel has until this Friday (July 19) to lift the siege on the Gaza Strip and implement its understandings with Hamas, lest the Palestinians in Gaza, the West Bank and…

via Hamas political bureau member Fathi Hammad said in a Friday speech at a “March of Return” rally that aired on Al-Aqsa TV (Hamas-Gaza) that Israel has until this Friday (July 19) to lift the siege on the Gaza Strip and implement its understandings with Hamas, lest the Palestinians in Gaza, the West Bank and all over the world use the “many methods and means” that are “up their sleeves” to “powerfully explode” in Israel’s face. He said that contrary to what Israel thinks, Gazans are not rational, and that if they die they will do so honorably while cutting off the heads of Jews and killing them with explosive belts, which he said Hamas has been actively manufacturing. Calling on the 7 million Palestinians abroad, whom he said have been “warming up” and “preparing,” Hammad said: “Enough warming up. … We must attack every Jew on planet Earth and slaughter and kill them.” | JNS — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Terrorist Organization In Gaza Warned Residents It Was Absolutely Forbidden To Celebrate Christmas — Daily Wire

Just before Christmas, the military wing of a terrorist organization in Gaza published a flyer warning Muslim and Christian inhabitants of Gaza that it would be “absolutely forbidden” to celebrate Christmas in any way.

via Terrorist Organization In Gaza Warned Residents It Was 'Absolutely Forbidden' To Celebrate Christmas — Daily Wire

Israel hits 150 terror targets in Gaza after Hamas fires 400 rockets — The Crusader Journal

 

Following the latest wave of some fifty strikes, the Israeli Air Force has hit nearly 150 terrorist targets across the Gaza Strip as of Tuesday morning. An Israeli Defense Force spokesperson said the targets were linked to Hamas and Islamic Jihad terror organizations located in the Gaza Strip, according to reports. The targets that were […]

via Israel hits 150 terror targets in Gaza after Hamas fires 400 rockets — The Crusader Journal

Lorde fans fined by Israeli courts raise more than $13,000 for Gaza mental health charity | NZ Herald — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

 

Two Lorde fans have raised thousands for a Gaza Strip charity instead of paying Israeli courts $12,000 in damages after they allegedly persuaded Lorde to cancel a concert. Lorde Justine Sachs and Nadia Abu-Shanab woke up on Friday “to find Israeli courts have ordered us to pay more than $12,000 USD in damages to three…

via Lorde fans fined by Israeli courts raise more than $13,000 for Gaza mental health charity | NZ Herald — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Israel’s propaganda project is failing and here is why | Dominion Post — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

 

A kite with an incendiary device is readied for its launch. Another day of peaceful protest at the Gaza border. NZFOI: This article is a response to Rob Berg’s article. How would you rebut her arguments? OPINION: Forget the kibbutz-building Zionists of the past; the new Zionism is not about “doing” and forging a vision…

via Israel’s propaganda project is failing and here is why | Dominion Post — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Hamas chief: Gaza is on the way to ending the blockade… — Behold Israel

 

Reports that ceasefire will begin in coming days; Hamas chief claims ceasefire result of Gaza’s “resilient stance”; Hamas officials: Our weapons will remain in our hands and there are no conditions regarding Hamas’s right to the resistance. Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh claimed the blockade on the Gaza Strip would soon end as a result of […]

via Hamas chief: Gaza is on the way to ending the blockade… — Behold Israel

Israel Targets “Terror Kite” Factories In Overnight Gaza Strikes — peoples trust toronto

Overnight Sunday Israeli jets hit nine targets inside the Gaza strip in response to alleged arson attempts and “explosive kites and balloons” being launched at Israel. The Israeli military issued a statement indicating that “The IDF attacked nine terror targets in two military compounds and a weapons manufacturing facility belonging to the Hamas terrorist organization in […]

via Israel Targets “Terror Kite” Factories In Overnight Gaza Strikes — peoples trust toronto

Commentary that ”Palestinians innocent, Israelis evil” is morally bankrupt – Stuff — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

OPINION: Donna Miles-Mojab wrote that the language used about Palestinians is putting their lives at risk. I agree that the language used by most mainstream media to report and analyse the events in Gaza is shameful and it does risk Palestinian lives. However, we disagree about why. AP Relatives of Islamic Jihad militant Hussein al-Amour mourn…

via Commentary that ”Palestinians innocent, Israelis evil” is morally bankrupt – Stuff — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Gaza and the fallacy of moral equivalence | Algemeiner — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Layla Ghandour’s body in her grandmother’s arms Rarely does the photo, four columns wide, of a dead baby appear on page one of The New York Times as it did on May 17. The sorrowful death of Layla Ghandour became, for the Times, “fodder for competing narratives.” But, in fact, a dead Palestinian baby is grist…

via Gaza and the fallacy of moral equivalence | Algemeiner — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Hamas: 50 of 62 casualties in Gaza were members of Hamas — Behold Israel

Turkey humiliates Israeli ambassador on camera as he is kicked out of the country; Hamas confirms 50 of 62 casualties were Hamas members; Islamic Jihad confirms three of its militants in casualties; Egypt summons Hamas head, reports it holds Hamas solely responsible for events. Protests and riots in the Gaza Strip significantly dropped on […]

via Hamas: 50 of 62 casualties in Gaza were members of Hamas — Behold Israel

Behind bloody Gaza clashes, economic misery and piles of debt | NZ Herald — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Bankruptcy cases build up in Gazan courts as citizens run out of cash for essentials Every Friday for the past month, thousands of Palestinians have surged to Gaza’s border fence with Israel in a show of anger and defiance, some throwing stones and petrol bombs, others simply to be there. Demonstrators say they want to…

via Behind bloody Gaza clashes, economic misery and piles of debt | NZ Herald — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Hamas’s Partners in the War Against Israel are the MSM — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

On Friday, the Palestinian terror group Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, started what it called ‘The March of Return.’ It started on March 30th the eve of Passover and is to continue until May 15, which is the 70th anniversary of Israel’s establishment. Hamas according to Israeli media reports have set aside $10 million…

via Hamas’s Partners in the War Against Israel are the MSM — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Israel says it destroys new Hamas tunnel network in Gaza | NZ Herald — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said Sunday it destroyed a tunnel built by the Hamas militant group. Military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said the new tunnel was intended to connect to an old one that Israel partially destroyed in the southern Gaza Strip during the 2014 war, in what appears to be the…

via Israel says it destroys new Hamas tunnel network in Gaza | NZ Herald — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Palestinians boycott Gaza humanitarian crisis summit in Washington — Behold Israel

Representatives from 19 states, UN, EU, Middle East Quartet attend Gaza summit centered on humanitarian crisis; Greenblatt: This is not about politics. This is about the health, safety and happiness of the people of Gaza, and of all Palestinians, Israelis and Egyptians. The Palestinians boycotted a special summit organized by the White House to […]

via Palestinians boycott Gaza humanitarian crisis summit in Washington — Behold Israel

The good news about Gaza you won’t hear on the BBC | The Spectator — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Tom Gross Donald Trump’s election as US president has meant the whole notion of ‘fake news’ and ‘alternative facts’ is now very much part of a wider conversation. But for decades before the Trump era, more honest or open-minded journalists were aware that some of their colleagues often didn’t tell the whole truth about all…

via The good news about Gaza you won’t hear on the BBC | The Spectator — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Gaza – Victory Snatched By Poor Intel

 

Prisoners of War captured by the Turks after the First Battle of Gaza. We continue our series of articles as we mark the centenary of the ANZAC Palestine campaign in 1917: In the first three parts of this series we explained how ANZAC troops came to be deployed to fight the Turks in the Sinai…

via Gaza – Victory Snatched By Poor Intel — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc