web analytics
April 1, 2015 / 12 Nisan, 5775
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post


One-sided war?

Rocket Sirens in Jerusalem, Gush Etzion, Rechovot, Ashdod…

JewishPress.com staff rushed to our bomb shelters.

Rockets launched from Gaza at southern Israel. (archive photo)

Rockets launched from Gaza at southern Israel. (archive photo)
Photo Credit: Abed Rahim Khatib / Flash 90

Rocket sirens sounded in Jerusalem, Mevasseret, Beit Shemesh, Gush Etzion, Ashdod, Rechovot, Be’er Sheva, Ashkelon, Har Hebron as Gaza terrorists launched a barrage of 30 long-range missiles at Israel. Approximately 70 rockets and missiles were launched at Israel between noon and 10 pm, with 10 of the missiles launched between 8 pm and 9 pm.

Soroka Medical Center in Be’er Sheva — a favored target of Gaza terrorists — began moving its baby ward to the hospital’s bomb shelter earlier Monday evening.

Israel public radio reported that one missile exploded near the Jerusalem suburb of Beit Shemesh, west of the capital.

One Israeli sustained a shrapnel wound from a rocket that exploded north of Ashdod.

Rocket fire came as fast as every five minutes at one point. Home Front Command has ordered all residents within 40 kilometers to stay within 15 seconds of bomb shelters.

No day camps on Tuesday and public shelters are ordered open in Be’er Sheva, Ashkelon, Ashdod and all cities within the 40 kilometer zone.

Hamas warned today (Monday) they would hit Judea and Samaria.

Rocket fire came as fast as every five minutes, with the Code Red incoming rocket alert activating in central Israel as well as in the south.

Residents in communities such as Mevasseret Zion, Rehovot, Yavneh and elsewhere found themselves suddenly racing for shelter – a trip some of them have never taken before.

Home Front Command ordered all residents within 40 kilometers to stay within 15 seconds of bomb shelters.

Day camps are to be closed on Tuesday and public shelters are to be open in towns and cities across the south, including Be’er Sheva, Ashkelon and Ashdod. Israelis have been ordered to limit all events to a maximum of 500 participants in order to minimize the risk of danger in case there is need to race to shelter.

Iron Dome anti-missile batteries have been deployed in strategic positions around the entire nation as Israel prepares itself to meet the challenge of dealing with the escalation in rocket and missile fire from Gaza.

The Security Cabinet decided after a three hour meeting Monday afternoon to authorize a total call up of 1,500 reservists, in a gradual process linked to the rate of escalation in attacks from Gaza. The force of Israel’s retaliation will likewise be linked to Gaza’s escalation, warned Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

About the Author:


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

5 Responses to “Rocket Sirens in Jerusalem, Gush Etzion, Rechovot, Ashdod…”

  1. Shoot back, shoot back.

  2. Send in the fuc-ing tanks Bibi and let the world opinion go to he-l. Wipe Those SOB’s out and ifneed be, take back Gaza and kick out the cockroaches.

  3. Send in the fuc-ing tanks Bibi and let the world opinion go to he-l. Wipe Those SOB’s out and ifneed be, take back Gaza and kick out the cockroaches.

  4. Michael Berk says:

    Attack Back – eye 4 an eye

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
Faience amulets depicting images of Egyptian gods.
Egyptian Culture Rife in Israel ‘For Years’ After Exodus
Latest News Stories
Faience amulets depicting images of Egyptian gods.

Israeli archaeologists prove Egyptian culture was rife in Israel “for years” after the Exodus.

Two cops were hurt Wednesday and a female bomber was killed in a shootout outside Istanbul’s police headquarters.

Destruction in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge, summer 2014.

A Gazan who sold a Bansky painted on his bombed-out doorway to a local artist for NIS 700 (about $175) says he was tricked.

Sixty-five years after a group of Arab nations signed a mutual defense treaty whose primary target was the newly-reestablished state of Israel, Arab leaders agreed Sunday to activate it by setting up a joint military force. The move comes amid spreading Islamic extremism and Iranian muscle-flexing in the region. The in-principle decision was made at […]

A table was set up in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square for all the Israelis who have gone missing.

They chatted a bit, Boehner congratulated Netanyahu on his election victory, and then the two went for lunch.

As Iranian general calls for Israel’s destruction, P5+1 talks on concessions to Iran continue.

Belgian insurance companies refuse to insure Jewish kindergartens due to the risk of anti-Semitic attacks.

France has left the US-led nuclear talks with Iran in Lausanne, saying it will return when it is ‘useful.’

Obama finally stops punishing Egypt for overthrowing the Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi

The IDF will have hard choices to make in the next war with Hezbollah.

Chaim Topol, has been awarded the Israel Prize for lifetime achievement.

The Knesset opening session was buzzing with new faces, as 39 new Members of Knesset joined their veteran colleagues in the swearing in ceremony.

The Temple Institute renacted the entire Pesach sacrifice ceremony.

“On days like today we want these children to feel the joy that any normal child experiences on their bar mitzvah.”

More Articles from Hana Levi Julian
A map of of part of downtown Donetsk city. On the right is the medical university, the direction towards the hospital.

At least four people were killed and more wounded when a hospital in Donetsk, Ukraine was shelled at noon today.

Lack of preparation for proper defense at sensitive sites could kill thousands if not attended to, Israel’s state comptroller charges in new report.

He had posted on Facebook, “Strike terror into the hearts of the enemies of Allah and your enemies.” It’s part of a quote from the Qur’an.

“The international community must condemn this continuing incitement that leads to these results.

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations is demanding the world body take action against Hamas for its use of human shields.

Sapir College in southern Israel has canceled classes and exams for the day due to resumption of rocket fire from Gaza.

One Hamas rocket hit an Arab’s home in Palestinian Authority controlled territory.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/rocket-barrage-wounds-1-in-ashdod/2014/07/07/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: