The terror state lashes out

Jason Farbman reports on Israel's escalating violence, with the threat of worse to come--and the furious response of Palestinians fed up with being terrorized.

Mourners march in a funeral procession for a Palestinian killed in Israel's air strikes
Mourners march in a funeral procession for a Palestinian killed in Israel's air strikes

A SUSTAINED wave of violence by Israel in recent days has brought tensions to a boil throughout the West Bank, Gaza and Israel itself.

In the early morning hours of July 8, Israel launched a barrage of missile strikes against more than 50 targets in Gaza, which it claimed were designed to punish Hamas. Preliminary reports said 12 Palestinians were injured and four civilian homes destroyed by the bombs.

Meanwhile, Palestinians throughout Israel were rising up against heavily armed Israeli forces. In town after town, Palestinian...

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