TikTok and Twitter videos bring images of Israel-Gaza conflict home to American Jews
May 21, 2021
(JTA) - For some Americans watching the escalating violence in Israel and Gaza in recent days, the most striking image from the conflict came in a video of Israeli men at the Western Wall, singing and dancing as they watched a fire burn outside the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Others can't look away from videos of Iron Dome, Israel's missile defense system, which shoots rockets out of the air mid-flight, lighting up Israel's skies like a fireworks display.
Both images have gone viral as Israel and Gaza descend into the most intense exchange of rocket fire since 2014.
As in past conflicts between Israel...