October 15, 2023
- Israeli society is displaying unprecedented unity during this war and has come together wiith extensive volunteer efforts and aid from various organizations.
- Heroic stories are emerging, including a journalist's rescue by his father and a retired couple's ordeal during a 20-hour Hamas hostage situation.
- The war is impacting Israel's economy, with business limitations and ongoing challenges due to terrorist activity.
- Arab Israelis struggle with the aftermath of the conflict, as questions on ethical considerations and the proportionality of Israel's response arise.
- International support for Israel escalates, with the US dispatching additional military aid, and European leaders expressing steadfast support for Israel.
- Jewish Federations launched a $500 million campaign, offering aid and resources for those affected, while maintaining close collaboration with Israeli authorities and partners on the ground.
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