Tag Archives: Iron Dome

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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Rocket fire from Gaza continues

In case anyone thought that the Palestinians have had their fill with their few dozen casualties, you’d be mistaken. Gaza terrorists fired more than a dozen rockets at Israel‘s Negev communities Monday morning, as the escalation on the country’s southern … Continue reading

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Huge rocket onslaught on south of Israel

Hamas seem to have a penchant for Purim, and just like they “celebrated” last year, once again they have launched a massive rocket and missile barrage onto southern Israel, with over 90 rockets [update – over 100] so far being … Continue reading

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