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July 3, 2015 / 16 Tammuz, 5775
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Update: Netanyahu Rejects Hamas’ False Ceasefire

Hamas proposed a truce after rejecting it, and true to its principles, continued to fire at rockets at Israel.
Hamas terrorists in ceasefire training.

Hamas terrorists in ceasefire training.

Topsy-turvy Hamas suddenly announced Sunday afternoon that it wants a 24-hour ceasefire for the Muslim holiday celebrating the last days of the holy month beginning Sunday, but Israel rejected it after terrorists continued launching rockets at Israel the same time.

Israel said its response to the call for a short ceasefire would be based on Hamas’s action and not its words. Since the ceasefire was supposed to in effect at 1 p.m. (7 a.m. EDT), Hamas fired a volley or rockets at Gaza Belt communities. Later in the day, it unleashed a volley missiles on Be’er Sheva, Kiryat Gat and all points in between.

The Iron Dome intercepted several rockets, but one of those headed for a rural farm area hit a house in a kibbutz, and one woman suffered light to moderate injuries. Although most rockets have exploded in open areas, approximately 750 homes and 1,000 cars have sustained damage since the wear started 20 days ago.

Hamas organization previously rejected an extension of the humanitarian truce and launched rockets and missiles on Israel, as far north as Tel Aviv, despite Israel’s continuation of the ceasefire.

The IDF reacted swiftly and strongly to the renewal of attacks, but Hamas said it was motivated in consideration of the Muslim three-day Eid al-Fitr feast ending Ramadan. It also is motivated by wanting to prove that it and not Israel determines if and when there will be a ceasefire.

Robert Serry, the United Nations representative in the Middle East, said the ceasefire will “give some quiet” to Israeli and Gaza civilians. It also will give Hamas a chance to reorganize its devastated army.

In the brief IDF offensive Sunday morning after Hamas attacked, aerial bombings of Gaza killed an Islamic Jihad commander in central Gaza.

Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri previously has rejected any longer truce unless Israel withdraws all its soldiers from Gaza, an unlikely event given Hamas’s long history of breaking ceasefires.

Israel accepted the humanitarian ceasefire on condition that soldiers remained in Gaza to search for and destroy tunnels used by Hamas to carry out attacks Israelis inside Israel.

About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.

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31 Responses to “Update: Netanyahu Rejects Hamas’ False Ceasefire”

  1. Kelly Stanis says:

    I hope Israel takes them down completely…I think that Hama’s use of civilians has played havoc on the rest of the world and to many people in this world are to ignorant to realize that Hamas is doing this on purpose…Also I am glad that Israel kicked Kerry out…Obama has admitted he is Muslim…Really we in America don’t know who he is but he is our first and hopefully only president against Israel…Obama doesn’t reflect the rest of the United States…Many of us love your country, your people, and your leaders…God Bless All of You!!! You are a wonderful people and deserve all of Gods help and power winning this battle…

  2. Look this photo of a wounded baby. Pro-Palestinian posted it to blame it on Israel https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bth46WBCAAIkeGI.jpg

  3. Look this photo of a wounded baby. Pro-Palestinian posted it to blame it on Israel https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bth46WBCAAIkeGI.jpg

  4. Daniel Ayham you are sick in the head

  5. Daniel Ayham you are sick in the head

  6. Stop the rockets!

  7. Hamas can’t be trusted in no way!They can lie to their own mothers!They are totally without conscience and humanity!!!!!

  8. Hamas can’t be trusted in no way!They can lie to their own mothers!They are totally without conscience and humanity!!!!!

  9. Dora Vidal says:

    Dont trust them be vigilant .

  10. They are regrouping, rearming and reloading!
    Don’t let up! Keep hammering them!

  11. Kill Hamas & All Terrorist in the world!! Don’t let them live!! Don’t believe with hamas!!


  13. Paul W. Howe says:

    Cant trust the Satanic verses 1 bit. They are educated to lie…

  14. Paul W. Howe says:

    Cant trust the Satanic verses 1 bit. They are educated to lie…

  15. Han Jason says:

    Muslim holiday my ass..I would continue killing these idiots. In fact I would double down on them

  16. Um…..how about no. Its a trick. The Muslims think the gates of hell re-open today. Send Hamas there for a welcome home party. Why respect their holiday when they were planning a massacre on Rosh Hashonnah?

  17. these hamas s are going to keep bombing truce or not.

  18. Teri Carroll says:

    and they expected everyone to fast, including our soldiers for ramadan….i dont think so…..israel needs to just step up attacks and get rid of them, once and for all…..

  19. Who’s surprised that this happened? Anyone? Bueller?

  20. Tess Redding says:

    Don’t trust them god bless Israel

  21. John Samuel says:

    don’t make truce with hamas on their holyday.on their holyday punish them so badly so that they could never celebrate their holy day !

  22. Karen Bryant says:

    Hamas can be counted on for two things. Hiding like cowards behind their own people. Bombing innocent civilians. Hamas is the true enemy of Gaza.

  23. Joe Lodrige says:

    There aint nothing holy about muslims period.

  24. Joe Lodrige says:

    There aint nothing holy about muslims period.

  25. Hamas: Cowards, Liars, Purely Evil. Jealous that they are not Israel. Jealous because they want everything Israel has.

  26. Sick!!! G-d bless all HEROS who protect Israel!!! Please G-d bring them home safely!!! Amen.

  27. Sick!!! G-d bless all HEROS who protect Israel!!! Please G-d bring them home safely!!! Amen.

  28. Then don’t vote for Hillary, she’s against Israel.

  29. Then don’t vote for Hillary, she’s against Israel.

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