The JCRC has compiled this sampling of news articles, opinion pieces, and organization statements regarding the recent conflict along the Gaza–Israel border from a broad range of media outlets in order to provide access to several sources in one place. 

The opinions expressed in the articles and statements below do not represent official positions of the Indianapolis JCRC or the Indianapolis Jewish Community, and should not be construed as endorsement.




IDF Hits Hamas Targets in Gaza Following Gunfire to Sderot, TroopsThe Jerusalem Report, Anna Ahronheim, May 17

Hamas Official: 50 Of The 62 Gazans Killed In Border Violence Were Our MembersTimes of Israel, Judah Ari Gross and TOI Staff, May 16

Detained Rioter Says Hamas Uses Women, Children As Arms To Stay In PowerYnet, Elior Levy and Yoav Zitun, May 16

Coverage Of Gaza Clashes Falls ShortCAMERA, May 15

Protests On Gaza Border Are ‘Play for Media Attention,’ Says Ex-AmbassadorThe Hill, Julia ManchesterMay 14



The World Must Tell Gaza’s Hamas-Abused Masses the Truth: There Will Be No ‘Return’Times of Israel, David Horovitz, May 17

13 Inconvenient Truths About What Has Been Happening in GazaTablet, Yair Rosenberg, May 16

If You Call the Gaza Death Toll ‘Disproportionate,’ How Many Israelis Have to Die for the Sake of Symmetry?Haaretz, Eirc H. Yoffie, May 16

Moving US Embassy To Jerusalem Could Help End The ConflictCNN, Daniel B. Shaprio, May 16

Gaza’s Miseries Have Palestinian AuthorsThe New York Times, Bret Stephens, May 16

Who’s to blame for the Gaza violence?Chicago Tribune, Editorial Board, May 15

Israel Protected The Gaza Border, But Death Toll Means Hamas Can Claim Win TooTimes of Israel, Judah Ari Gross, May 15

Palestinians in Gaza Are Dying for a Photo OpTablet, Liel Leibovitz, May 15

Israelis And Palestinians Need To Honor A Two-Story Solution In The Middle EastLA Times, Yossi Klein Halevi, May 13



US Department Of State (Press Briefing Transcript)

Congresswoman Susan Brooks’ Statement On American Embassy Relocation To Jerusalem

Congressman Andre Carson’s Statement on Gaza-Israel border conflict

ADL Celebrates ‘Historic Milestone’ As U.S. Embassy Opens In Jerusalem

ADL Statement On Violence At Israel-Gaza Border

AJC Statement On Gaza Violence

AIPAC Statement On Opening Of U.S. Embassy In Jerusalem

AIPAC Memo In Context: The Recent Violence In Gaza 

J-Street Statement On Today’s Events In Jerusalem And Gaza

IPF Statement On US Embassy In Jerusalem, Protests In Gaza