Payback Time For Sderot

The New York Times has posted picture by a Danish reporter of Israelis standing on a hill outside Sderot to watch and cheer the bombardment of Gaza by the Israeli Air Force. 

There's a poetic justice in this scene after 14 years of Palestinian terrorists firing rockets and missiles at the Israeli town near the Gaza border, including in recent days.  

Anti-Israel Protesters Besiege Paris Synagogue

07/12/2014 - 20:00

Dozens of young men protesting Israel’s actions in Gaza briefly besieged a Paris synagogue and clashed with security.
At least three Jews were taken to the hospital as a result of the clashes that erupted Sunday between the protesters and young Jewish men who guarded the Don Isaac Abravanel Synagogue in Paris, a witness told JTA.

Damage From Gaza Rocket Cuts Power To 70,000 In Strip

07/12/2014 - 20:00

Jerusalem — A rocket fired from Gaza damaged power lines in Israel that resulted in the loss of power to 70,000 Palestinians in the coastal strip.

Gaza Response Fuels Debate Over Goals

Balancing limited operation with calls to punish Hamas as sirens sound in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem.

07/08/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

As Israel launched a fierce retaliatory assault on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip this week, a sharp debate has erupted in Israel about the goal of the air and sea attack.

Smoke from an Israeli airstrike rises over the Gaza Strip near Sderot. Getty Images

Israel Launches Operation To Stop Gaza-Based Rocket Fire

07/07/2014 - 20:00

JERUSALEM — The Israeli government launched an operation aimed at ending rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.

Israel Launches Strikes After Rocket Fire

Hamas claims 7 killed, 25 wounded in assaults on Israel-identified terrorist targets.

07/07/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Israel launched an air and sea assault on terrorist targets in the Gaza Strip shortly before dawn today in a bid to quell persistent rocket fire on southern Israel from Hamas and other terrorist groups. Eighty rockets were fired on Monday alone.

The Iron Dome air-defense system fires to intercept a rocket over the city of Ashdod on July 8. Getty Images

Israeli Military Calls Up Reservists On Second Day Of Gaza Rocket Barrage

03/13/2014 - 20:00

JERUSALEM – The Israel Defense Forces called up a limited number of reservists following a second day of rocket attacks from Gaza on southern Israel.

Gaza Policy Gets Fresh Scrutiny In Wake Of Sharon’s Death

New round of analysis on unilateralism, possible impact on West Bank pullout.

01/14/2014 - 19:00
Israel Correspondent

Tel Aviv — Ariel Sharon was laid to rest this week on an idyllic hilltop named for the red anemone wildflowers that bloom every February across from his ranch in the south, just miles away from the border with Gaza. 

Rockets fired from Gaza head towards southern Israel.

Fear of Attacks Rising As Israeli Civilian Killed Near Gaza, Cop Stabbed In West Bank

12/23/2013 - 19:00

An Israeli policeman stabbed in the West Bank by a Palestinian is the latest of several attacks in less than two days being called terrorist by Israel.

Israel Is Walling Itself In

With fences and Iron Dome, hunkering down for the long haul.
01/10/2013 - 19:00
Editor and Publisher

Israel announced this week that it plans to build a fence on its Syrian border for security purposes. That makes perfect sense, given that Syria is in the midst of a horrific civil war whose ripple effect is fraught with uncertainty.

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