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WUJS volunteers help Israeli kids avoid rockets

23 Jul 2014

WUJS established a partnership with the Women’s International Zionist Organization (WIZO) to provide extra volunteers for WIZO day-care centres. These volunteers have a special responsibility to make sure that during an attack, the children are brought to a shelter as quickly as possible.

For two Americans, service to Israel ends in tragedy - JTA

23 Jul 2014

Sean Carmeli, 21, and another American, Max Steinberg, a 24-year-old from Woodland Hills, Calif., were among the 13 Israeli soldiers — all members of the Golani Brigade — killed during heavy fighting in Gaza on Sunday.

At UN, Canada blames Hamas for Gaza casualties - The Star

23 Jul 2014

In a statement, Canadian Foreign Minister Baird said he was “appalled” by reports of a stockpile of rockets found in a school run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine Refugees in Gaza.

WJC to UN Human Rights Council: Will you uphold the UN Charter or become terrorists’ tool?

23 Jul 2014

Statement at Geneva throws UN’s Gaza dilemma into sharp relief.

Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg flies to Israel, dismissing safety fears - Time

23 Jul 2014

Hamas rockets may be falling from the skies, but Israel, Bloomberg says, is "safe" and "a great place to visit”

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