Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
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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The IDF retaliated Monday morning for rocket fire aimed at Ashkelon after hours of quiet on the front.
Calling for a global recitation of the Shema at 12:00 noon EST, 7:00 a.m. PST, 7:00 p.m. in Israel.
The UN Security Council wants a cease fire now. The focus is on the safety of Gaza civilians, but not Israel’s security.
If anti-Israel doesn’t necessarily mean anti-Israel-Semitic, why do anti-Israel protests always seem to be so violent?
2010 cruise to Gaza ended so well, ‘humanitarian activists’ want to try it all again.
PM Netanyahu gave an interview (in English) and talked about the cease fire violations.
Islamic Republic pledges ongoing support for Hamas, tells Meet the Press that US weapons intended to kill Arab civilians.
Hamas had been preparing a murderous massive assault on Israeli civilian targets during the upcoming Jewish New Year holiday, Rosh Hashanah.
Hamas not only has no respect for the living but it also has no respect for the dead.
Kerry is consistent. He has talked so much and promised so much that, like the peace process, his ceasefire delivered nothing.
Hamas proposed a truce after rejecting it, and true to its principles, continued to fire at rockets at Israel.
Hospital staff at Schneider Children’s Hospital in Petach Tikva gathered up the babies and took them to the stairway for protection after a rocket siren went off this morning.
Wouldn’t a direct wire transfer from the White House to Pyongyang have saved on the wire transfer fees?
Twenty Days, 30 terror tunnels destroyed and 2,200 rockets fired at Israel. The price: 43 soldiers.
Despite rockets and mortars fired at several civilian targets last night, which have severely wounded one civilian, the Security Cabinet voted last night to extend the humanitarian cease fire for another 24 hours on the UN’s behest, ending tonight at 9 PM.
The IDF claims from their investigation and released video of the shell that hit the UNRWA school that they did not kill the 16 people.
Police report that a massive car bomb was found inside a car that was stopped at the Beitar Checkpoint.
Two more soldiers died on Shabbat from battles in Gaza.
One person was seriously wounded by Hamas mortar fire on Gaza Belt communities Saturday night. Details to follow.
A video tour of the IDF’s field hospital for Gazans…
The IDF found yet another booby trapped house, next to a UN School.
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