Israeli massacre in Gaza provokes outcry

President Bush warmly received Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert at the White House Nov. 13, less than a week after two fateful events: the midterm elections, where U.S. voters repudiated the Iraq war, and the Nov. 8 Israeli shelling of the Gaza Strip village of Beit Hanoun, where at least 18 Palestinian civilians were killed and more than 45 others wounded.