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

IPF will deeply miss Ambassador Samuel W. Lewis

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

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

IPF urges Netanyahu to repudiate Yaalon comments, support Kerry

IPF Mourns the Passing of Ariel Sharon z"l

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Aug 01, 2014

Operation Protective Edge entered its fourth week, as Israeli journalists and officials harshly criticized Secretary of State John Kerry’s efforts to broker a cease-fire.   On Thursday night a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire was announced with the hope of being extended, yet on Friday morning the truce crumbled when Hamas conducted a suicide bombing and captured an Israeli soldier. Israel Policy Forum strongly denounces Hamas’ breach of the ceasefire.

Aug 01, 2014

Israel Policy Forum (IPF) is deeply saddened that the latest ceasefire attempt was violently upended by a Hamas suicide bomb, and the terror organization’s subsequent capture of an Israeli soldier, Hadar Goldin. 

Jul 31, 2014

On Wednesday, July 30 at 11pm ET IPF hosted a call with Robert Einhorn, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and former special advisor for the Nonproliferation and Arms Control at the State Department, to discuss the recent extension of negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program.

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In 2005, under the leadership of then Prime Minister "Arik" Sharon, Israel unilaterally pulled its troops and settlers out of Gaza. Between Israel's withdrawal and now, Hamas leadership has engaged in a long term strategy of allocating funds desperately needed for public use instead to acquiring missiles and building a complex structure of tunnels through which it could launch terrorist attacks against Israel. When Prime Minister Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood government, a Hamas ally, was replaced by the antagonistic government of Abdel Fatteh el-Sisi, Hamas found itself under pressure as Egypt blockaded the crossings they had previously used to access the outside world and Hamas was unable to pay salaries to its personnel.