Democrats urge Blinken to press Israel on Gaza reconstruction


Arutz Sheva: 17 Democratic Senators have written to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken urging him to press Israel to allow into the Gaza Strip materials needed for reconstruction and humanitarian aid, Barak Ravid of Axios reported on Tuesday. The effort is led by Chris Van Hollen (D-MD).

 “Because the Lord has sworn: the Lord will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.” Exodus 17:16

The US, Egypt, Qatar and others have committed to rebuilding Gaza as well as providing humanitarian aid but Israel is threatening to hold up that process.

Israel has told the US and Egypt, according to Ravid’s report, that it won’t allow the reconstruction to begin unless progress is made on securing the release of Israeli citizens held by Hamas as well as the bodies of Israeli soldiers. Read More

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