Tomorrow marks one month of Israel’s War with Hamas, as heavy fighting continues in Gaza. It is confirmed that 31 Israeli soldiers have been killed since the ground offensive began, and 242 hostages are being held by Hamas in Gaza. In addition, over the last week, the IDF has struck more than 2,500 Hamas targets by land, air and sea.
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More than three weeks into Israel’s War with Hamas, heavy fighting continues in Gaza. Eighteen Israeli soldiers have been killed, as well as hundreds of terrorists. Israel's updated official numbers are now saying that at least 242 Israelis are still being held captive by Hamas in Gaza.
You may be aware of the recent string of antisemitic vandalism this week including the defacing of “We Stand With Israel” signs, anti-Israel graffiti in front of Taylor Allderdice High School and antisemitic graffiti in the Summerset neighborhood.
We at the Jewish Federation are angered and sickened by these repeated attacks but reinvigorated to combat the escalating wave of antisemitism in a community that previously experienced the worst antisemitic attack in U.S. history.