Yeshiva World News is providing a “readout” on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s phone call today to President Obama to discuss the situation in Israel:
YESHIVA WORLD NEWS: Prime Minister Netanyahu called the President today to provide an update on the situation in Israel and Gaza. The Prime Minister expressed his deep appreciation to the President and the American people for the United States’ investment in the Iron Dome rocket and mortar defense system, which has effectively defeated hundreds of incoming rockets from Gaza and saved countless Israeli lives. The President reiterated U.S. support for Israel’s right to defend itself, and expressed regret over the loss of Israeli and Palestinian civilian lives. The two leaders discussed options for de-escalating the situation. . . . Read More
The video above is a recap from Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) on Day 4 of the “Pillar of Defense” operation against the terrorist rocket attacks coming from Gaza.
Netanyahu asked Obama and Merkel to convey a message to Egyptian President Morsi that he should press Hamas to stop the rocket fire— Barak Ravid (@BarakRavid) November 17, 2012
Here is raw video from the Israeli Defense Forces (top video) of the airstrike today that killed the top military commander of Hamas, Ahmed Jabri. The strike hit his car as it traveled in Gaza. The second video shows the wreckage of the car.
Here are two videos from the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) showing the Israeli Navy intercepting and boarding the “Rachel Corrie” as it tried to run their blockade of Gaza. The Israelis were able to board the ship without any resistance:
Aerial Footage of IDF Soldiers Boarding the 7th Flotilla Boat without Incident, 5 June 2010
Israeli Navy Soldiers Board Seventh Flotila Ship (Shot From an Adjacent Ship)