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First Missile Attack in 3 Months Hits near Ashkelon

16 Adar 5773 – February 26, 2013
Hamas broke the sound of silence in Ashkelon Tuesday morning and attacked the industrial with a missile at 7 a.m., exactly when thousands of people began arriving to work.

Police Let Women Read Megillah at Kotel on Shushan Purim

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