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Secretary of State John Kerry boards his plane at Andrews Air Force Base as he begins his trip to the Middle East, early Monday, July 21, 2014. Kerry is heading back to the Middle East as the Obama administration attempts to bolster regional efforts to reach a cease-fire and sharpens its criticism of Hamas in its conflict with Israel. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, Pool)
This 2012 photo provided by Rabbi Asher Hecht, shows Nissim Sean Carmeli, left, with Hecht in Jerusalem. The Israel Defense Forces said Sunday, July 20, 2014, in a statement that Carmeli was killed in combat in the Gaza Strip. Carmeli was from South Padre Island, Texas, said Deputy Consul General of Israel to the Southwest Maya Kadosh. (AP Photo/Rabbi Asher Hecht via Chabad of the Rio Grande Valley)