Vice President Meets with Israeli War Cabinet Official

Minister Gantz visits Washington, D.C., without Prime Minister Netanyahu’s approval.

Vice President Kamala Harris met with Israeli War Cabinet member Benny Gantz on Monday at the White House.

The U.S. vice president said during a speech on Sunday, “Given the immense scale of suffering in Gaza, there must be an immediate cease-fire.” She added that the “threat that Hamas poses to the people of Israel must be eliminated.”

“The vice president will express her concern over the safety of as many as 1.5 million people in Rafah,” w White House official said, adding that Israel has a “right to defend itself in the face of continued Hamas terrorist threats.”

Former military chief of staff Gantz also met with Secretary of State Blinken, National Security Advisor Sullivan, and members of Congress.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For discernment for the vice president and Israeli war cabinet member as they discuss the situation and suffering in Gaza.
  • For U.S. government officials as they meet with the Israeli leader regarding the Israel-Hamas war and the need for humanitarian aid.
  • For the peace of Jerusalem and for wisdom for U.S. and Israeli decision-makers as they address a potential ceasefire.

Sources: Reuters, VOA News, AP


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