Air Force 'Second Only to USAF,' Says Its CommanderMajor General Amir Eshel says by years' end, the Air Force will soon be four times as effective as it was 2 years ago.
Hamas Claims Next War Will Target the Golan HeightsAs IDF reveals weapons cache, Gaza city unveils statue of M75 rocket, honoring 'battle against Zionist enemy.' Hamas: the North is next.
Tel Aviv Bus Bomber Gets 25-Year Prison SentenceJudge: 'no leniency' for Muhammad Faraj, Hamas terrorist responsible for the November 2012 #142 bus bombing in Tel Aviv.
#Blocked: Hamas Complains Over Suspended Twitter AccountEnglish-language Twitter account of Al Qassam Brigades, military wing of Hamas, suspended. Hebrew and Arabic still up.
Hamas Cancels 26th Anniversary Celebrations Due to Lack of FundsFor the first time since 1987, Hamas cancels anniversary celebrations due to Egyptian siege, Israel destroying terror tunnels.
Gazan Lion Cubs Named After Missiles, FightingTwo cubs born to smuggled lions are named after missile fired at Israel and the Hamas name for operation Pillar of Defense.
Jihadist March in Gaza: US, Israel 'Source of All Evil'Despite reports that the balance of power leans toward Israel, al-Quds marches in Gaza to advocate Palestinian Arab nationalism thru Jihad.
IDF Discovers Tunnel Shaft into GazaAirstrikes during Operation Pillar of Defense destroyed dozens of tunnels but the discovery of such tunnels remains a top priority.
Iranian Weapons Support for Hamas Shows No Signs of SlowingNew report shows Iran is committed towards rebuilding Hamas weapons stockpile.
Ben Ari Not Sorry for Telling Leftists to Go to GazaReprimanded by Knesset's Ethics Committee, Ben Ari responds: "Whoever demonstrates against the IDF during a time of war is a traitor."
Study: Gaza Rockets Worse for Bedouin Kids than Jewish KidsBedouin youth were more psychologically distressed than Jewish youth by the rocket fire during Operation Pillar of Defense, a study shows
Gaza Rocket Terror Returns to Southern IsraelGaza Arab terrorists fired a rocket at Israel on Sunday evening, the first one since the end of Operation Pillar of Defense in November
Gaza M75 Perfume Captures 'Victory' ScentA cosmetic company in Gaza has launched M75, a new perfume named after a long-range missile used by Hamas terrorists.
Video: Rep. Bachmann says 'Concessions Suicidal for Israel'Rep. Michele Bachmann underlines that US demands for more Israeli concessions are suicidal for the Jewish State.
Minister: We Expect Travel Business to Bounce BackThe damage to the Israeli tourist industry from Operation Pillar of Defense is expected to be short-term, said travel industry officials
Survey: 70% of Israelis Opposed Halting Gaza OperationA survey found that 70 percent of Israelis opposed halting the military operation in the Gaza Strip.
Jewish Agency Takes Children from South on 'Day of Fun'In hopes of providing residents of the South with a degree of solace, the Jewish Agency took 9,000 children out for a day of fun.
Anti-Israel Protesters Target Synagogue in VenezuelaAbout 50 anti-Israel protesters gathered outside Venezuela's largest synagogue on Thursday to demonstrate against recent Israeli airstrikes.
UN Chief Calls for 'Immediate' Halt to Rocket AttacksUnited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for an immediate halt to the missile attacks fired by Gaza terrorists at Israel.
US Embassy on Skeleton Crew, Suspends Routine ServicesThe U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv has announced it is closed for routine consular services, and operating on a skeleton staff due to the war.
Israeli PR – Also in ArabicIsrael works to counteract Arab media hate with Arab-language PR network.
IDF Hero: Turn Gaza Operation into Gaza WarIDF hero veteran Amatzia Chen calls to make Operation Pillar of Defense a full-blown, decisive war.
Israel Hits Over 100 Terror TargetsThe IDF hit more than 100 targets in Gaza on Tuesday, half of them rocket launching cells.
Hamas Kills 6 Gaza Men for ‘Collaboration’Hamas shoots six Gaza residents in the street for allegedly having hi-tech cameras in order ‘to take footage of positions.’
Soldier, Civilian Killed in Hamas AttacksAn IDF soldier and Israeli civilian were killed in Hamas attacks Tuesday night. 16 were wounded, one seriously.
43% of Israelis: Topple HamasA poll finds that 43% of Israelis want to topple Hamas in addition to destroying weapons, only 39% want ceasefire negotiations.
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.
Rocket Hits Residential Building in Tel Aviv RegionA 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.
Podcast: Eyewitness Report from Apartment Where 3 Were KilledExclusive interviews and briefings from officials from the Kiryat Malachi apartment where a Gaza rocket killed three civilians.
2 Missiles Strike Ashdod, No InjuriesTwo long-range missiles fired by Gaza terrorists struck the port city of Ashdod on Sunday afternoon. No physical injuries were reported.
Tel Aviv Suburb Car Ablaze from Fajr Missile ShrapnelA car in the Tel Aviv suburb of Holon was set ablaze Sunday following interception of a double Fajr-5 missile attack on the city from Gaza.
War Could Delay Elections in IsraelMissile attacks and Operation Pillar of Defense could delay Israel's upcoming national elections, the government said Sunday.
Wounded Soldier: ‘I’d Join Units in Gaza if I Could’Aharon Karov was grievously wounded in the last Gaza operation, but would fight in Operation Pillar of Defense if he could.
Israel Denies Ceasefire ReportsIsrael will send a senior official to Cairo to sign a ceasefire, Hizbullah-affiliated channel reported Saturday. Israel denies report..
3 Soldiers Wounded in Rocket AttackThree soldiers were wounded Friday when a rocket hit the Eshkol region. Terrorists fire 507 rockets in three days.
Rabbi on Jewish Law, Sabbath and WarRabbi Shmuel Eliyahu reveals the Jewish law pertaining to the Sabbath in a time of war.
Update: 2 Rockets Aimed at Capital Hit Open Area in Gush EtzionFirst hamas rocket attack aimed at Jerusalem hits open field in Gush Etzion. This comes after two rockets were fired at Tel Aviv.
Schools Open Doors to Families from SouthReligious public schools open their doors to families from southern Israel seeking to spend the Sabbath away from rocket fire.
Commanders Prepare Troops for Ground InvasionIDF troops gather outside Gaza, begin preparing for ground invasion.
Shabbat under Siege: Plans for Quiet Channel, Special PrayerIsrael prepares for Sabbath attacks with a quiet radio channel and extra prayer.
Gantz Approves Call-Up of 16,000 ReservistsIDF may be preparing for a ground invasion with the planned call-up of 16,000 reservists.
Rockets on Southern Cities, Homes HitGaza terrorists continue attacks with Grad rockets on Ofakim and Ashkelon and several attacks on the Eshkol region.
UN Chief to Visit Israel in Wake of Gaza OperationUN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will visit Israel next week in an attempt to bring an end to Israel’s military operation in Gaza.
UN Security Council to Meet About GazaThe UN Security Council will meet in emergency session to discuss escalating tensions between Israel and Gaza.
Report: Israel's Ambassador to Egypt Left CairoEgyptian media reports that Israeli ambassador Yaakov Amitai left Cairo after being summoned by the foreign ministry.
Security Cabinet Allows IDF to Mobilize Reserve UnitsSecurity Cabinet makes five decisions regarding Operation Pillar of Defense, including allowing the IDF to mobilize reserves.
U.S. Throws its Support Behind Israel"We support Israel’s right to defend itself," says U.S. State Department. Netanyahu thanks Obama.
Morsi Recalls Ambassador to IsraelEgyptian President Mohammed Morsi recalls the ambassador to Israel in protest of operation Pillar of Defense.
Netanyahu: We'll Widen Operation if NecessaryBarak says most of Hamas's Fajr rockets hit, asks region's leaders to "remain cool-headed." Egypt recalls its Israel ambassador.