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After Rocket Attacks And Counterstrikes, A Cease-Fire Apparently Takes Hold

20 Adar 5772 – March 13, 2012
JERUSALEM – Egypt announced that a cease-fire it brokered between terrorist groups in Egypt and Israel went into effect at 1 a.m. Tuesday, but several rockets and mortar shells fired from Gaza exploded in Israel after the announcement.

Riding High on the ‘Iron Dome,’ Rafael to Raise Half a Billion Shekels

Advanced defense systems developer Rafael, maker of the "Dome," took less than half a day since the last siren warning of incoming missiles, to announce it is issuing 500 million shekel ($133 million) in privately traded stocks. While the US made Patriot surface to air missiles' success rate is lower than 50%, the Iron Dome's performance this past weekend reached upwards of 85%.

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IDF Chief of Staff: ‘We Are Yet to Use Even One-Thousandth of our Power’

IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, speaking Tuesday to new recruits of the K'fir Division, emphasized that "in the current round of fighting we are yet to have used even one thousandth of our power. Quiet will be answered with quiet," he promised, "but if it gets noisy in the southern settlements, it will be noisy in Gaza as well."

Israel’s Letter to UN Regarding Gaza Rocket Attacks

Ambassador Haim Waxman: "In previous letters . . . we warned of the dangers of inaction by the international community. We alerted the Council that these attacks had the potential to ignite a serious escalation of the conflict, which could affect the entire region. The events of the last two days have proven the danger of silence on behalf of the international community at large, and the Security Council, in particular."

Escalation in southern Israel result of Iranian provocations

The latest of Iran's provocations against Israel came last week, when it became clear that the Iranian-sponsored terrorist group PRC had planned to carry out another terrorist attack on Israel’s southern border. This time however, the IDF decided not to rely on Egyptian security forces in Sinai in order to prevent this attack.

We Cease, They Fire

Multiple rockets were shot, after a ceasefire had gone into effect Tuesday. Rockets landed at Eshkol, Ashkelon, and Sha'ar Ha'Negev. Still, the shooting has subsided significantly. Palestinians agreed to stop launching rockets at Israeli cities, Israel agreed to stop targeting terrorist leaders from the air. Israel released only a noncommittal confirmation, saying "Quiet will be met with quiet."

‘Natural Born Killers’ Murdered ‘Jewish Sounding’ Victim

Anti-Semitism in some parts is apparently so rampant, it's enough to have a Jewish sounding name for your life to be in danger. A couple of rampaging murderers who are up for several murders in Oregon and California, said in a jailhouse interview after their arrest that one of their victims, Cody Myers, was killed because he had a "Jewish sounding" last name. Myers happened to be a devout but extremely unlucky Christian.

Michigan Israel Business Bridge Creates Advisory Council

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Bill to Impeach Obama for Bombing Syria without Congressional Authorization

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All Time Record High for Israel Tourism in February

The month of February 2012 has broken records in the tourism industry in Israel, with 232,000 visitor arrivals, 6% more than the same month last year, and an increase of 4% compared to February 2010, which marked the previous record. Out of 232,000 arrivals, 200,000 were tourist entries, another all-time record high.

IAF Kills 2 Jihadists East of Gaza City, Death Toll at 25, Efforts on...

19 Adar 5772 – March 12, 2012
Two Palestinians were killed Monday evening in an IAF strike east of Gaza City, bringing the death toll in Gaza to 25 since Friday. The IDF Spokesman reported that the IAF attacked a terrorist squad Monday night in northern Gaza, shortly before it was able to shoot a high trajectory, medium-range rocket toward Israeli territory.

Palestinian Missile Range Expanding, Getting Closer to Tel Aviv

Grad rockets exploded in the northernmost location registered in the current round of hostilities, the town of Gedera Monday. A rocket exploded in the center of Ashdod, wounding two and causing shrapnel damage. More rockets were fired at the city but were intercepted by the Iron Dome system. Meanwhile, unofficial ceasefire mediations have begun.

As Death Toll Reaches 23, Jihad, PRC ‘Will Not Accept’ Gaza Ceasefire

While Israel and Hamas are preparing to negotiate a ceasefire through Egyptian mediation, Gaza militants are determined to carry on shelling civilian targets inside Israel, until the latter commits to stop killing terrorist leaders from the air.

Two Generations of Athletes Emerge From Judea and Samaria

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Israel Strikes Back Against Gaza as Citizens Endure Missiles

Israel killed 3 additional terrorists Monday morning, bringing Palestinian death toll to 16. Islamic terror groups launch 20 rockets Monday at Israeli civilians in the south. PM Netanyahu: "We will continue to hit whoever plans to attack citizens of the State of Israel."

China to Israel on Eve of Lieberman Visit: Lay off Gaza

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