Israeli and Palestinian officials met in Cairo Sunday in a bid to bolster the current cease-fire.
Israel and the US don't want rebuilding homes to become rebuilding Hamas.
Both sides used the Internet to rally supporters and shape public opinion.
Officials have pledged to rebuild the coastal enclave.
On Thursday he named George Mitchell as a special envoy, and he has already signaled that the US will reengage the region.
Readers write about the US recovering its spiritual health along with its economic health, the need for US presidents to defend our rights as well as our land, and reports that Israel has used white phosphorus against Gaza.
Can the Jewish homeland democracy fully include Arabs?
Polls show Benjamin Netanyahu likely to be next prime minister as Israelis vote on Feb. 10.