To mark IDC Herzliya’s 20th anniversary, we spent a day following Prof. Uriel Reichman, IDC’s founder and president, and Jonathan Davis, VP for External Relations, around its delightful campus.
4:45 PM Rocket falls in S’derot. Unconfirmed report of rocket landing in Rishon. UPDATE: Sirens in S’derot were false. But reports of rocket landing in Ashdod.
4:42 PM Sirens heard in Rishon L’Tzion which is much closer to the Dan Region. No report of rockets.
4:37 PM More rockets fired over Sderot as air ride sirens sound once more.
4:13 PM Foreign press (Sky News, Al Arabiya) reporting that Israel has offered a “cease fire” starting at 5 PM. UPDATE: Reporter on Arutz 2 has said IDF has no plans to stop any time soon.
4:04 PM Direct hit on small factory in Sha’ar HaNegev. No injuries reported.
3:57 PM Rachel’s Tomb closed to visitors due violent Arab protests, throwing rocks and molotov cocktails. 3:53 PM 5 additional rockets fired over Eshkol region. 3:44 PM Reports of IAF planes striking in Khan Yunis.
3:28 PM British Ambassador to Israel in Kiriyat Melachi declares UK’s full support for Israel’s defensive actions and her full right to self defense.
3:27 PM Since the start of Israel’s actions in Gaza IAF has destroyed over 100 long range Hamas missile launchers. 3:20 PM Violent protest in front of Bahad 3 army base in Samaria. 40 people throwing rocks at civilian cars and army vehicles.
3:19 PM Another rocket fired at Sderot.
3:16 PM 3 soldiers wounded by mortar fire in Eshkol region. One with medium wounds and two with light.
3:15 PM Air Raid sirens in Eshkol and Tze’ilim
3:11 PM Kasam rocket falls in Sderot. No word of injuries.
2:58 PM Rockets fired over Sderot.
2:50 PM Security Committee of the Knesset has decided on a broad call up of reserve units.
2:38 PM Multiple rockets fired, sirens in Ashkelon and Asheklon Beach regional council.
2:35 PM Building in Kiryat Melachi that was struck with rocket has been evacuated for fear that it will collapse.
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