• Meyer Grunberg

Operation Cast Lead Into Gaza Begins, 2008

On This Day in Jewish History: December 27, 2008

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#onthisday, 2008, the first of three (to date) full-scale wars between the IDF and terrorist factions in Gaza (primarily Hamas) begins. 2 years after Israel fully withdrew from the Gaza Strip (both civilian and military - see our post on 8.17.20), Hamas forcefully took control of the Strip in an election-coup that exiled the Palestinian Authority while beginning their rocket barrages on Southern Israel. 1 year later, this all out conflict with Israel would break out

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Source:

https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/background-and-overview-of-operation-cast-lead

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