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Below are any changes to the starting time of schools in Southern Israel. 9:15 AM All schools around the Gaza border have canceled classes. ---------------- Ashdod schools...
Red Alerts in Eshkol and Kissufim. Iron Dome took out two missiles targeting Ashdod and Ashkelon. School is cancelled tomorrow in Ashkelon, Gan Yavneh, and Ashdod.
Navy vessels took over the boat in the morning hours Saturday, while it was just 15 nautical miles from the Gaza coast. Ship activists, including Swedish civilians, past and present European members of parliament, and leftist activists Dror Feiler and Jonathan Shapiro, said that the ship was surrounded by Israeli forces in the morning, and, after a few hours, masked soldiers came were on board.
Following the incessant rocket firing on civilian centers in southern Israel, four Iron Dome batteries were positioned overnight alongside the Gaza strip border. The cities of Beer Sheva, Ashkelon and Ashdod are now better protected. Four Border Guard policemen were injured Tuesday from a Grad hit.
It has been unclear whether we're having a lull in the war or an interrupted peace, as Netivot, Beer Sheva and other population centers are hit every few hours. Standing in front of shattered glass storefronts, Ashdod Deputy Mayor Boris Giterman said southern mayors are asking Netanyahu "to put and end to this story."
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.
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."
Israel Antiquities official: Possibility that Josiah, king of Judah, occupied the fort.