Recent Events in Israel

As of 2 AM local Israel time, on May 21st, 2021 a cease fire went into effect following more than 11 days of conflict between Hamas and Israel. 

In addition to rocket attacks, which began in Jerusalem, spreading throughout Israel, the conflict set off a global surge in antisemitic rhetoric and violence.

LEARN WHY THE ANTI-ISRAEL NARRATIVE IS BUILT ON A LACK OF INFORMATION AND PAINTS A FALSE PICTURE OF WHAT ISRAEL REALLY IS.

Below you will find background information and links to up-to-date news sites that will keep you informed. 

What is happening in Israel? 
Get information on current events happening right now
Update from Jewish Federations of North America - May 21
Truce Between Israel and Hamas Takes Hold 
Update from Jewish Federations of North America - May 20
Update from Jewish Federations of North America - May 19
Update from Jewish Federations of North America - May 16
Update from Jewish Federations of North America - May 14
Update from Jewish Federations of North America - May 13
Update from Jewish Federations of North America - May 12
Update from Jewish Federations of North America  - May 11th
Update from Jewish Federations of North America – May 9th
Israel Defense Forces - Official Website
Israel Action Network Resources
UNPACKED: How did this start?
Briefing on Emergency Situation in Israel with Amb. Michael Oren
Briefing on Sheikh Jarrah Property Claims
Arab youths harass Haredim in Jerusalem in new TikTok craze
Palestinian Teens Arrested in Jerusalem Assault of Haredi Man Shared on TikTok
Jaffa yeshiva rabbi assaulted after inquiring about apartment
Direct from the Consulate General of Israel - New York

Discussing Conflict with Children
PJ Library: How to Talk to Your Kids About Scary Situations 
How to Talk to Your Kids About Violence in Israel 
Resources for Educators to Teach about the Conflict
More Resources for Educators

Updates in real-time
Get the most up-to-date information on recent current events.
The Jerusalem Post
Times of Israel
Haaretz

Rewatch the JFNA virtual solidarity mission to Israel broadcasted live from Tel Aviv on 5/20/2021
WATCH HERE

Rewatch The Jewish Agency for Israel's special briefing 
Watch The Jewish Agency for Israel's special briefing with Ambassador, Dr. Michael Oren, and Jewish Agency Chairman, Isaac Herzog. WATCH HERE

 

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