As the assault on Hamas intensifies, 20 relatives try to find some calm in a three-bedroom apartment.
Absent more forceful US role, others make frantic bid to halt fighting.
Readers write about comparing the actions of Hamas and Israel.
Israel has hit at hundreds of targets across Gaza but has not seriously damaged Hamas's fighting force, which continued to fire rockets on southern Israel on Sunday.
The French president starts a Mideast tour Monday. Can he broker an end to another major crisis?
Team Obama is more pragmatic and less ideological than its predecessors, say diplomats and campaign advisers. Afghanistan will be a foreign-policy priority.
Readers write about Israel's reaction to rocket attacks from Gaza.
The conflict in the Gaza Strip is already having an impact on the political landscape in Israel ahead of parliamentary polls in February.