19/11/2012 11:34 GMT

Israel Gaza Conflict: Rhetoric From Gilad Sharon, Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, Hamas And Eli Yishai

It seems that everyone these days has an opinion on the conflict between Israel and Hamas - and inflammatory rhetoric is becoming rife.

Twitter has allowed for real-time updates from both sides, desperate to get their version of events out to the wider world as soon as possible.

Added to the mix are a number of political and religious figures who have waded in with bizarre and offensive statements; statements whose sole purpose seems to be to incite even more anger, hatred and violence.

Here are five of the worst offenders...