Barack Obama and Bill de Blasio condemned the shooting of two NYPD officers, while a union rep for the police department said de Blasio has blood on his hands.
Officials said the crossing would open for two days to allow Gazans with serious illnesses to travel for treatment, and to allow foreign nationals and students to travel.
Shooter had posted on social media: "I'm Putting Wings On Pigs Today. They Take 1 Of Ours ... Let's Take 2 of Theirs."
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