‘Outpouring of support’ for Gazans by Israelis

A Catholic priest belonging to the Caritas Jerusalem aid group says he didn’t expect the “outpouring of support” from Israeli Jews for Gazans in need, telling USA Today that roughly half of the 700 or so donors in its recent drive for the impoverished territory were Israeli Jews.

“I admit that I am somewhat surprised,” the Palestinian priest tells USA Today. “Many Jews have also sent us messages of solidarity and offers of everything from baby clothes to blood donations.”

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