An Israeli soldier prays by a tank at an Israeli Defence Forces at Gaza border

An Israeli soldier prays by a tank at an Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) staging area in the central Gaza border November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks in Jerusalem in the early hours of Wednesday, seeking a truce that can hold back Israel’s ground troops. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis (ISRAEL – Tags: CONFLICT CIVIL UNREST MILITARY RELIGION)