Tag Archives: Iron Dome

Breaking: Rockets on northern Israel

For the first time since the end of the Second Lebanon War in 2006 four rockets were fired at northern Israel this evening in the Western Galilee region. One was intercepted by Iron Dome: Four rockets were fired from Lebanon … Continue reading

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How the Palestinians cut off their nose to spite our face

No matter how many concessions the Palestinians receive from Israel, they are always received with such bad grace and so much negativity that it’s hard to see why on earth Israel should negotiate with them about anything at all.  They … Continue reading

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Interesting facts about Iron Dome

While working my way through the Times of Israel’s excellent live blog yesterday, I came upon a couple of interesting mini-articles, buried within the live blog, about the Iron Dome anti-missile system which I felt deserved their own space. First, the … Continue reading

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Pillar of Cloud: Update for day 5

It’s been a busy noisy day in Israel on day 5 of Operation Pillar of Cloud.  Here are the highlights from the Times of Israel liveblog (part 2): For the fourth day in a row, Tel Aviv is the target … Continue reading

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Pillar of Cloud: Update for Day 4

Apologies for the delay in this update. I ended up being out of town for Shabbat and am still catching up. I had planned to stay home (home is Petach Tikva, a town about 15 km east of Tel Aviv) … Continue reading

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Operation Pillar of Cloud – updates for Day 3

In the Times of Israel’s live blog for day 3 of Operation Pillar of Cloud, we read that the IDF suspended its air attacks for 3 hours while the Egyptian Prime Minister visited Gaza: IDF to suspend strikes on the … Continue reading

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