We hope you enjoy reading Israel Matters! To make this a better publication
  your feedback is encouraged and sincerely appreciated. Contact Martin and
  Allan, Co-chairs, Israel Affairs Committee at
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  To view the "Stand With Us" movie in full screen, click its lower right corner.
  For the latest news and more info click here on Stand With Us.


Israel Kills Senior Hamas Leader

GAZA CITY – January 15, 2009 (AFP) – Israel killed a top Hamas leader as tanks pressed into the heart of Gaza City. Said Siam, interior minister in Gaza's Hamas government, was slain along with his brother and son in an air strike on the brother's house north of Gaza City, Hamas said, as its armed wing vowed to avenge his death.

Israel Launches Operation “Cast Lead” Against Hamas

On December 27th, the sixth day of Hanukkah, the Israel Defense Forces launched Operation Cast Lead with the aim of striking the infrastructure of the Hamas terrorist organization as a result of the relentless terror attacks perpetrated by Hamas from the Gaza Strip and the continued firing of missiles at Israeli citizens.

Netanyahu Upbeat on Obama Plans for Iran

Benjamin Netanyahu, who many think will be Israel's next Prime Minister said recently he saw the U.S. president-elect, Barack Obama as serious about denying Iran nuclear arms. Netanyahu, whose right-wing party leads in polls before the upcoming February 10th Israeli election, was responding to concerns raised by Israeli analysts that Obama did not explicitly say in recent televised remarks that he could resort to force against Tehran if it did not bow to U.S. demands over its nuclear program.

Go to top