The White House on Monday joined Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro in calling what happened in Center City “antisemitic” and “completely unjustifiable.”
A Georgia House resolution to condemn Hamas passed 129-2 after an hourlong debate, with dozens of Democrats abstaining from the vote.
The families have sought to meet with Netanyahu and his wartime Cabinet since a truce deal between Israel and Hamas that saw the release of 105 hostages expired last week.
Hillary Clinton said in a video message, “It is outrageous that some who claim to stand for justice are closing their eyes and their hearts to the victims of Hamas.”
Israel has vowed to eliminate Gaza’s Hamas rulers, whose Oct. 7 surprise terrorist attack triggered the deadliest Israeli-Palestinian violence in decades.
In the aftermath of the the Oct. 7 Hamas terrorist attack in southern Israel, Rabbi Lonnie Kleinman was arrested at the U.S. Capitol as she called for a cease-fire in Gaza.
The expiration of the Israel-Hamas truce has left 137 hostages still in captivity, the Israeli military says. Among them is Itay Chen, a 19-year-old Israeli-American.
Three commercial ships in the Red Sea were struck by ballistic missiles fired from Houthi-controlled Yemen on Sunday and a U.S. warship shot down three drones in self-defense during the hourslong assault, the U.S. military said. Responsibility for the attack was claimed by the Houthi rebels, who are backed by Iran.
On Sunday, Israel’s military widened evacuation orders in and around Khan Younis, telling residents of at least five more areas to leave.
Actors Susan Sarandon and Julianna Margulies are both backpedaling on statements they made about the Israel-Hamas war.
Two graduate students at the University of Texas at Austin were dismissed from teaching assistant roles after sending a message titled “mental health and violence in Gaza.”
Dozens of people are still unaccounted for after Hamas infiltrated Israel, killing some 1,200 people and taking about 240 hostages.
Young survivors of the Tribe of Nova music festival have tried to come to terms with traumas of that horror-filled day during a five-day retreat at Secret Forest.
Vice President Kamala Harris engaged in a speed round of diplomatic talks with Arab leaders on Saturday where she focused on shaping the outlook for a post-conflict Gaza.
Israel pounded targets in the southern half of the Gaza Strip on Saturday and ordered more neighborhoods designated for attack to evacuate as Hamas launched rockets.