A security guard at the US Embassy in Tel Aviv has been injured after being attacked and stabbed.
It was initially claimed that the attacker was an Arab who had approached the American building on Hayarkon Street, but police later ruled out that theory and revealed the attacker was Jewish.
Calls for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas are increasing after six days of fighting, with the UN Secretary General arriving in Egypt on Monday evening to encourage a resolution to the conflict.
A leader of Islamic Jihad is believed to have been killed in a strike on a building in Gaza City.
According to the Associated Press, the IDF struck the media centre used by Hamas' communications wing for the second time on Monday.
The news agency named the assassinated terrorist as Islamic Jihad's Ramez Harb, a key figure in the Al Quds Brigades.
Kim Kardashian deleted a pro-Israel message on Twitter after she received a torrent of abuse from pro-Palestinian organisations.
The reality TV star told more than 16,660,000 followers that she was “praying for everyone in Israel” on Friday morning.
However, she was subsequently called a “disgrace” and told: “Die in hell” by angry opponents.
An Israeli delegation is in Cairo this morning to discuss efforts to forge a ceasefire after six days of fighting between Israel and Gaza and amid international calls for the conflict to stop.
President Obama has called for terrorists operating in Gaza to stop firing missiles across the border into Israel after five days of fighting in the region.
Friday closed on a note of uncertainty after three days of fighting in Gaza and sustained rocket fire from Hamas reaching as far north as Tel Aviv. The IDF has confirmed that a rocket fired from Gaza has struck outside Jerusalem.
JC Foreign Editor Orlando Radice is on the scene after residents flee a rocket fired from Gaza toward Tel Aviv.
Israel's Prime Minister gives an update on the situation, followed by a speech by President Shimon Peres (from 1:17)
The Guardian cartoonist behind an image implying that Jews are "omnipotent conspirators" has denied that he is in any way repeating an antisemitic trope.