Visiting bereaved families


The President of the State of Israel, Shimon Peres, visited bereaved families who lost loved ones during Operation Protective Edge. At the beginning of the visits President Peres addressed the current situation and said, “We have only option, to be victorious and avoid a massacre of in the communities around Gaza through the terror tunnels…We aren’t interested in any wars; we don’t consider the people of Gaza our enemies. I saw the pictures from Gaza and they are terrible, but the ones that can stop them are the terrorists in Gaza, Hamas are responsible.” Photo: Mark Neiman/GPO