300,000 American Jews converge on Washington Mall in support of Israel
Nearly 300,000 people demonstrate support for Israel at the National Mall in Washington on Nov. 14, 2023. (credit: Veggies, CC Attribution, via Wikimedia Commons)

Some 300,000 American Jews converge on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to register their solidarity with the Jewish state. The March for Israel makes history as the largest-ever demonstration by American Jewry. The next day Israel unveils under the Gaza Strip’s largest medical facility, Shifa Hospital, Hamas’ major command and control center, providing evidence that Hamas systematically situated its war making under the cover of civilian institutions.