Why is Israel Striking in Gaza

Posted by Deb | Politics | Saturday 17 November 2012 7:46 pm

Yesterday was the first time in 20 years we have heard the alarm sirens in Jerusalem. The Hamas bombers have thrown a rocket toward Jerusalem, but it hit in a open space, actually close to a Palestinian village in the outskirts in Jerusalem.

My daughter, age 10.5, was terrified.

This new Middle-Eastern war comes after a few weeks of constant bombardment of the south of Israel by missiles from Gaza. Israel has already withdrawn all its forces and civilians from Gaza. Instead of turning to build the allegedly dreamland of Palestine, the Hamas is working on trying to destroy Israel.

The Israeli ambassador to the UK is explaining the situation here to the BBC:

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