Tag Archives: Iron Dome

Guest Post: Good News to start the week

This is another guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. Having had a trip to Israel, to catch up with family and friends (and get to Masada, which we hadn’t been to for 25 years – is it my imagination … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge Day 6: Ashkelon under fire, massive rocket fire continues over all Israel

Operation Protective Edge has moved into its 6th day with continuing rocket fire over almost the whole country, reaching as far north as Haifa, and as far as Ariel to the east.  Earlier today a teenage boy was seriously hurt … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge Day 4 – several direct hits in Israel, first casualties

Operation Protective Edge is now in its 4th day and doesn’t show any sign of finishing any time soon. Hamas are bombarding Israel relentlessly with rockets far and wide, in all directions, and unfortunately several direct hits were made today. … Continue reading

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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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