Over the past 24 hours, more than 70 rockets have been fired from Gaza into Israel. Injuries have been reported in Southern Israel, where rockets have also caused property damage.

In response to the rocket attacks, Rabbi Saperstein issued a response on behalf of the Reform Jewish Movement throughout North America. Troubled by the violence, he declared, “The rockets serve no purpose other than to kill and terrorize innocent Israelis and the ongoing effort to target them must not continue.”

Read the entire statement here.

 

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