As of 7 pm Thursday night, Gaza terrorists fired 124 rockets and missiles at Israeli civilians since midnight. Of those, 21 were intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system, at a cost of $50,000 per interceptor missile.
At least 350 missiles and rockets have been fired at Israel from Gaza since the start of Operation Protective Edge, as of Thursday evening. The Iron Dome has intercepted 87 of those that were headed for populated areas.
About the Author: Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.
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