'Breaking the Silence' is one of the most controversial organizations in Israel. Its members compile testimony from Israeli troops who've served in the Occupied Territories.
Israel's military said that the airstrikes were in response to the first Gaza rocket attack in four years to actually hit an Israeli home. Hours earlier, the defense minister had said it was time to hit Hamas hard.
The Israeli defense minister said a crippling strike against the Gaza-ruling Islamist group is the only way to reduce violence. With a growing army presence near the Israeli-Gaza border, that option is becoming likely.
Residents of the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar are constantly living in fear that their village could be razed to the ground by Israeli authorities. Tania Krämer reports on how they're coping with the uncertainty.
Israel and Germany have restarted bilateral consultations after long-standing disagreements about settlement building. Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she agrees that Israel faces an increased threat from Iran.
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