IPF Statement on Ceasefire

Rebuilding Gaza and salvaging Mideast peace

IPF Condemns Hamas' Breach of Ceasefire

Amidst Gaza Conflict, IPF Expresses Support and Condolences

IPF Concerned By Escalation of Rocket Attacks

IPF Commends Arrest of Six Suspects, Calls for Respect and Restraint

Engaging Israel and key Arab states for peace

Avoiding a tragedy of historic proportions

Maj. Gen. (ret.) Amos Yadlin on Negotiations at Crossroads

IPF will deeply miss Ambassador Samuel W. Lewis

IPF Applauds Netanyahu's Support for Regional Peace

A Conversation on Israel's Future with Isaac 'Bougie' Herzog

150+ US Jewish leaders express support for continuing talks

Secretary of State Kerry Deserves Respect and Gratitude

IPF statement on Iran interim accord and proposed legislation

Former Admin Official Robert Einhorn speaks to IPF on Iran

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Aug 29, 2014

Fighting between Israel and Hamas entered its seventh week. On Tuesday, the fiftieth day of the conflict, Israel and the Palestinian factions agreed to an Egyptian brokered open-ended ceasefire. IPF issued a statement of support and remains guarded in our optimism that the halt to the fighting will be sustained. On Wednesday, Al-Qaida's Syria wing, Al-Nusra Front, and other Islamist fighters took control of the Syrian side of the Israeli-Syrian border. On Thursday, a senior Palestinian official commented that the Palestinians would take Israel to the International Criminal Court unless the UN Security Council imposes a timeline for Israeli withdrawal from the occupied Palestinian Territory. Many in Israel continue to have mixed feelings about the accomplishments of Operation Protective Edge, and with an end to fighting, the attention is now focused on the political and diplomatic outcomes of the operation.

Aug 29, 2014

On Thursday, August 28 at 12pm ET, IPF hosted a call with Shlomi Eldar, columnist for Al Monitor and journalist-in-residence at the University of Maryland’s Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies to discuss  the recent ceasefire.   

Aug 27, 2014

Please join IPF for a conference call discussion on the latest developments regarding the ceasefire with Shlomi Edar.  Shlomi Eldar is a columnist for Al Monitor's Israel Pulse, and journalist-in-residence at The Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies at the University of Maryland.   

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