Israel-Hamas War: What You Need To Know

Israel-Hamas War: What You Need To Know

On October 7, Hamas terrorists waged the deadliest attack on Jews since the Holocaust — slaughtering babies, raping women, burning whole families alive, and taking hundreds of innocent civilians hostage. Since October 7, more than 1,200 Israelis have been killed. Terrorists are still holding 132 men, women, and children in captivity.

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Common Questions and Myths

What to Know about UNRWA, the Allegations That Some of Its Employees Participated in the 10/7 Attacks, and Its Controversial Role
Amid the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza, questions have been raised about UNRWA's ties with Hamas, and what function, if any, it would fulfill in a post-war Gaza. On January 26, the U.S. announced it would temporarily pause funding to UNRWA after Israel revealed that at least a dozen employees were allegedly involved in the October 7 Hamas terror attack on Israel.
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Antisemitism Related to the Conflict

New AJC Report: 46% of American Jews Altered Behavior Out of Fear of Antisemitism
The release of the data, from surveys done in the fall of 2023, comes four months after the Hamas terror attack on Israel on October 7 – the deadliest attack against Jews since the Holocaust – at a time when the global Jewish community is experiencing a dramatic surge in antisemitism.
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Hamas-Israel War Updates

What You Need to Know About the Latest International Court of Justice Action in the Case Against Israel
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday declined to order Israel to cease its defensive military operation against the Hamas terror group. This decision dealt a major blow to South Africa’s outrageous and meritless case against Israel.
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Ways to Take Action

Congress: Condemn Rape and Sexual Violence by Hamas Terrorists
Join American Jewish Committee (AJC), the global advocacy organization for the Jewish people, in urging Congress to condemn Hamas for using sexual and gender based violence as a weapon of war.
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Urge Congress to Continue Demanding the Release of ALL the Hostages
Join American Jewish Committee (AJC), the global advocacy organization for the Jewish people, in urging Congress to act to secure the immediate and unconditional release of all hostages.
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Elected Leaders: Stand with Israel Against Hamas Terror
Urge your members of Congress, Governors, Mayors, and City leaders to unequivocally condemn Hamas
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