Tag Archives: Sderot

Our visit to Sderot and the Emunah Trauma Center

On Monday I travelled to Sderot with a group of friends from my local chapter of Emunah (the National Religious Women’s Organization). We wanted to see the Emunah-funded trauma center and, as inquisitive and curious Israeli citizens, we also wished … Continue reading

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Are Gaza rockets targeting Kurdish oil route to Israel?

Over the last month the rocket fire into southern Israel from Gaza has been steadily increasing, and with increasingly severe results.  On Saturday night a factory in Sderot took a direct hit and burnt down, while other factories in the … Continue reading

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Here we go again: Barrage of dozens of rockets from Gaza pound southern Israel

Was it in honour of British PM David Cameron’s visit to Israel? Or in revenge for Israel’s capture of the Iranian missile boat? Or in revenge for the IDF’s killing of 3 Palestinian terrorists who launched mortars at IDF positions … Continue reading

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Of rockets, stones and justice

Over the last couple of days the rocket fire from Gaza into Israel has intensified. I deliberately do not use the word “renewed” because the rocket fire has never completely stopped except for one month in the winter. The latest … 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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Missiles on Tel Aviv and other updates on Operation Pillar of Cloud

This second day of Operation Pillar of Cloud (or Defense) has been full of sound and fury, signifying hopefully very much indeed. Apart from the dreadful news of the 3 Israeli casualties this morning, and 3 IDF soldiers injured in … Continue reading

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