Hi-ho, hi-ho, it’s off to gather we go…
- Rockets and mortars from Gaza have been raining down on southern Israel since Tuesday night. The IDF has already responded with a counter-strike. This comes after Netanyahu told Tony Blair on Monday that Israel will continue to attack groups that fire on her citizens, referring to an attack on a routine IDF patrol.
- Activist Anat Hoffman was arrested at the Kotel while leading a women’s prayer service. It is illegal for women to pray at the Wall while wearing a tallit or tefillin, and for women to read from the Torah at the Wall. Hoffman’s organization, Women of the Wall, organizes a women’s service once a month for Rosh Chodesh at the Kotel.
- A new study reports that 97% of US and Canadian college campuses report no anti-Israel or anti-Semitic events…Yay!