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Resources for Understanding the Escalation in Israel & Palestinian Territories

May 11, 2021 | Blog, International, Israel

News

Escalating rocket fire between Gaza and Israel leaves 2 Israelis and at least 20 Palestinians dead

Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Gaza terror factions fire more than 200 rockets at Israel; six injured in Ashkelon

Jewish News Syndicate

Gaza terrorists fire hundreds of rockets at Israel; IDF pummels Hamas targets

Judah Ari Gross, Times of Israel

 

Analyses

The tinderbox that is Jerusalem has burst into flames – analysis

Anna Ahronheim, Jerusalem Post

In Jerusalem crisis, Hamas sees opportunity to retake center stage

Aaron Boxerman, Times of Israel

Hamas Acted Unexpectedly, Israel Is on Brink of a Gaza Operation – Once Again

Amos Harel, Haaretz

Israel, frozen in a fateful moment, on Jerusalem Day at noon

David Horovitz, Times of Israel

Hamas thinks Israel will want to end this conflict quickly; it could be wrong

Avi Issacharoff, Times of Israel

Can Mansour Abbas douse the flames in Jerusalem? – analysis

Herb Keinon, Jerusalem Post

The fighting in Gaza, Jerusalem and across Israel, explained

Ben Sales and Ron Kampeas, Jewish Telegraphic Agency


Organizational  Statements and 
Analyses

Major Escalation in Israel, Jewish Federations of North America

AIPAC Memo

4 Myths and Facts About the Violence in Jerusalem, American Jewish Committee

ADL Statement Regarding Recent Violence and Rocket Attacks in Jerusalem

From Jerusalem to Gaza: The Unfolding Israeli-Palestinian Crisis, Israel Policy Forum

Hadassah Statement

Watch: A Message From Jerusalem, Orthodox Union

Reform Jewish Leader Addresses Situation in Israel, Union for Reform Judaism