Background and Resources

JUF’s JCRC stands in solidarity with Israel in defending itself against Hamas terror rocket attacks from Gaza

Each nation has a fundamental right to self-defense, and we unequivocally support Israel's right to the same in this instance.

7/8/2014 4:52:30 PM

U.S. House passes resolution supporting Israel, Illinois reps voice solidarity

Members of the Illinois delegation in Congress have released statements voicing their support for Israel’s right to defend itself in the face of rocket fire from Gaza.

7/11/2014 1:45:05 PM

LATEST NEWS

FAA suspends U.S. airlines’ flights to Israel

The Federal Aviation Administration prohibited all U.S. airlines from flying to Israel for at least 24 hours.

7/22/2014 1:52:40 PM

The Return

Unexpectedly, less than 24 hours later, I stepped onto the plane that would take me from one home to another.

7/17/2014 3:53:10 PM

Learning from the Israeli mentality

Scenes that I would only watch at home in Deerfield, on CNN, all of a sudden became a reality for me.

7/17/2014 2:56:33 PM

Outrunning rockets on a family trip to Israel

It seemed for a while as if wherever we had just previously been was under rocket attack.

7/17/2014 2:31:52 PM

Israel agrees to humanitarian cease-fire of five hours for Gaza

The Israeli military agreed to a humanitarian cease-fire to allow civilians in Gaza to resupply their households with basic necessities.

7/16/2014 4:25:43 PM

VIDEO: Community Solidarity Rally for Israel

 

Around 2,000 attend city-wide Rally for Israel.  Watch »