Steve Sheffey’s Chicagoland Pro-Israel Political Update, June 10, 2018

Still Hasn’t Happened Friends, Israel is fighting an asymmetric war against Hamas. Gazans will sustain greater casualties, and Israel will lose the media war regardless of the underlying causes. For Hamas, that’s a good trade-off. Hamas is committed to Israel’s destruction and initiated this conflict, leaving Israel with no choice but to protect its citizens.…

IDF attacks Hamas tunnel, naval force targets

The IDF attacked a Hamas terror tunnel in the northern Gaza Strip with fighter jets early Wednesday. Two additional targets of the Gaza-ruling terror group’s naval force were hit. The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said that strike came in response to the infiltration of Palestinians from the strip into Israel Tuesday, as well as in light of “continued…

Reuters: Israel says finds bomb in Palestinian truck set for use on Independence Day

Israel said on Wednesday it had found explosives hidden in a Palestinian truck that were due to be smuggled from the occupied West Bank and used in an attack on the Jewish state’s Independence Day. The Defence Ministry said guards at the Reihan checkpoint in the northern West Bank found a “powerful explosive device” hidden…

TOI: Palestinians call for ‘day of rage’ Friday to mark US Jerusalem recognition

Palestinian groups in the West Bank and Gaza are urging mass protests Friday to mark 100 days since US President Donald Trump announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The so-called “day of rage” would be the latest in a series of weekly demonstrations, many of them violent, which have taken place since…