Erdan: Israel Not Seeking a CeasefireMinister Gilad Erdan says Israel is not seeking a ceasefire. Hamas claims ceasefire imminent, continues attacks.
Rabbis Open Hotline for Southern IsraelThe Tzohar rabbinic organization has opened a hotline for residents of southern Israel seeking Judaism, psychological boost.
No Obama Veto on Ground Op, Says AmbassadorMichael Oren, Israel's U.S. ambassador, says Washington will fully support Israel, whatever it decides to do.
Rocket Hits Residential Building near Tel AvivA rocket hit a building in the central Israel city of Rishon Letzion. Two rockets hit the city of Ashkelon, wounding three people.
‘Ceasefire by Tuesday Night’Sources in Israel, Egypt, Gaza say ceasefire will be declared within hours.
Ashdod: Several Hurt in 2 Rocket StrikesTerrorists rain rockets on Ashdod, hitting city twice and wounding several people.
IAF Hits Gaza Weapons Convoy; 6 KilledThe IAF hit two vehicles carrying weapons in Gaza City, setting off secondary blasts.
Knesset Approves Call-Up of 70,000Government approves expanding call-up to include 70,000 reservists in further sign of impending ground operation.
IDF Warns Gaza Civilians: Leave ImmediatelyThe IDF drops leaflets warning residents of northern Gaza to leave, raising expectation of an impending ground operation.
IDF Hits Hamas Hard; 3 KilledIDF hits Hamas with artillery, airstrikes in possible prelude to ground attack. Planes report direct strike on rocket-launching cell.
Being Nice to TerroristsAre we supposed to look for mitigating factors for terrorists? Are we allowed to attack?
Top Pundit: Cut Off Power to GazaMaariv's Erel Segal asks: isn't it time to turn off the current that the enemy uses to make weapons?
Rocket Hits Gush EtzionSirens wailed in Jerusalem and Gush Etzion to warn of incoming missiles. Rocket hits kibbutz home in Negev. One seriously wounded.
Hamas: Israel Bluffing; ‘I Dare You to Invade’Hamas’ leader Khaled Mashaal charges an Israeli ground invasion of Gaza is a bluff. “If you wanted to launch it, you would have done it.”
Germany: Hamas' Missile Attacks Must StopPrime Minister meets German foreign minister, says "a diplomatic unwinding" is preferable.
Video: Reservists Gear Up for Gaza IncursionReservists explain how they left their families to help mobilize for a possible ground invasion in Gaza. A truce may scratch the plan.
Roger Cohen and the New York Times: Useful IdiotsRoger Cohen gives new meaning to the phrase "yellow journalism".
Hamas Agression is an Arm of the Iranian Nuclear CrisisThe Sudan strike may have been an Israeli warning and the Pillar of Defense operation may be Israel's effort to pave the way to attack Iran.
Reservist Seriously Wounded by Rocket FireA Reserve officer was seriously wounded by shrapnel from a Hamas rocket in the Eshkol region in the Western Negev Tuesday.
Karma? Shas' Deri Seeks Shelter from MissilesShas co-leader Aryeh Deri, who made the Oslo Accords possible, comes under fire in Ashdod.
Hamas Takes Israel's "Poison Pawn"It is a chess game with life and death stakes. Israel's seeming strategic decision not to destroy Hamas once and for all is simply a response to the changing geopolitical circumstances.
Wartime Smuggling of Missiles from HizbullahHizbullah is supplying long-range missiles to Hamas even as Israel’s Iron Dome system blows them up, a Lebanese newspaper claims.
TV Anchors Fight Each Other over WarEvening news pundit mocks defense correspondent, another calls Israel a "peace refuser."
Glenn Beck: It's the Jew HatredConservative broadcaster asks what the U.S. would do if rockets from Mexico hit El Paso.
McCain: Bill Clinton Should Lead Cease-Fire TalksSen. John McCain suggested that President Obama should send former President Bill Clinton to lead cease-fire talks.
Missile Hits Be’er Sheva Bus, No Serious InjuriesMiracle in Be’er Sheva: Bus passengers escaped serious injuries when a Hamas missile struck. Iron Dome intercepted 8 other rockets.
Iran Is Out of Its Mind, Says PeresPresident Peres said Iran is “out of its mind" for encouraging missile attacks rather than ceasefire negotiations.
Podcast: Report from Apartment Where 3 Were KilledExclusive interviews and briefings from officials from the Kiryat Malachi apartment where a Gaza rocket killed three civilians.
Major Arab Rioting, Rock Throwing in YeshaArabs on Monday significantly stepped up rock throwing and attacks on Israelis
Pillar of Defense, Day 6, in PicturesBreslov hassidim raise the spirits of soldiers, a missile hits a school in Ashkelon, PA Arabs riot and soldiers pray. Day 6 in pictures.
Security Council in a Deadlock Over GazaSecurity Council hits a deadlock on the Gaza conflict, as US says it opposes any action that undermines efforts to reach a ceasefire.
Video: Watch Air Force Take off For Gaza BombingsArutz Sheva visits an IAF base from which aircraft take off on their way to strike Hamas’ terror infrastructure in Gaza.
IAF Airstrikes Hit Bank, Senior Hamas TerroristIAF aircraft strike Gaza branch of the National Islamic Bank, as well as the home of Jaabari successor, Raed Al-Attar.
Erdogan: Israel is a 'Terrorist State'Israel is a "terrorist state" that "massacres innocent children,” Turkish PM claims.
U.S. Sending Ships to Evacuate Americans in IsraelCNN: 3 US warships on standby in the eastern Mediterranean in case of need to assist Americans leaving Israel. Embassy denies report.
Nasrallah: Israel Has Failed in GazaHizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah pledges his group's support for the Hamas terrorist rulers of Gaza.
Report: Gaza Ceasefire 'Within Hours'A ceasefire between Israel and Gaza could go into effect “within several hours”, according to Al-Arabiya.
CNN Poll Shows Americans Support Gaza OpA CNN Poll Monday said that the majority of Americans supported Israel's actions in Operation Pillar of Defense.
EU Defends Israel's Right to Protect Its CitizensThe European Union has underlined Israel's right to protect its citizens from rocket fire and called for a “cessation of hostilities.”
Dozens of Gaza Targets AttackedIDF hits a slew of terrorist targets on the sixth day of Operation Pillar of Defense.
Report: Cabinet Meets on Ceasefire ProposalIsrael's Cabinet convened late Monday night to discuss a ceasefire proposal advanced by Egypt, according to a radio news broadcast.
Barrage of Missile Fire Slaughters ChickensChickens in Israel are usually slaughtered by a kosher butcher -- but Monday evening Hamas terrorists did the job with a Qassam rocket.
Hamas Terror Attacks Draw Fatah UnityHamas’ massive missile bombardment of Israel has brought the rival faction into unity despite Abbas’ claims he is against terror.
Israeli Doctors Save Arm of Missile VictimIsraeli doctors at Rehovot's Kaplan Medical Center have saved the arm of a man wounded in a missile attack last week in Kiryat Malachi.
Official: Racist Hamas Targets Ethiopians, AsiansNew Ethiopian immigrants, who have no family in the country, are suffering greatly from Hamas' ongoing rocket attacks
Four More Top Terrorists EliminatedIDF planes on Monday targeted and eliminated another four senior Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorists.
Katyusha Missiles Aimed at Israel from LebanonTwo Katyusha missiles aimed at Israel from Lebanon were discovered Monday. Both were set to launch.
Ceasefire Seems Unlikely, After Mashaal SpeechHamas claims that Israeli is 'suing for peace,' but it is Hamas that is the big loser in this war, says an official
Vast Majority of Israelis Approve of OperationA poll conducted on behalf of a political education group shows that the vast majority of Israelis support Operation Pillar of Defense.
PA Arabs Increase Rock AttacksArabs in Judea and Samaria have begun to show their solidarity with their fellow Arabs – by throwing stones
Israel Takes Over Hamas TV ProgrammingThe Israeli army took over Hamas TV programming "to broadcast warnings” on the sixth day of Pillar of Defense.
Reservists Waiting for Orders to Move into GazaTens of thousands of army reservists are waiting for orders to move into Gaza. A poll shows 84% of Israelis support Pillar of Defense.
Live Blog Pillar of Defense Day 615:01 Foreign media promote claim of Israeli tactic to attack civilians. NBC: “Israel steps up targeted attacks in heavily populated Gaza.”
Video Shows Hamas Strategy: Death WishHamas is winning international sympathy as a result of alleged civilian deaths, some caused by its own misfired rockets.
Bennett in Ashdod: Topple HamasAs Hamas missiles rain down on Ashdod, Bayit Yehudi Chair. Naftali Bennett says: Israel must topple Hamas.
IDF Blows Up Hamas Soccer Field-Missile SiteA Gaza soccer field camouflaged an underground missile launching site used to attack Tel Aviv. The IDF knocked it out.
Iron Dome Frustrates HamasThe Iron Dome anti-missile system continues to frustrate Hamas, blowing up three more missiles aimed at Ashkelon. One hit a school yard.