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Explosions from Gaza rattled the windows as far away as Ashdod. Listen to the embedded video.
A barrage of alarms blared through the middle of the night, waking families up out of a sound sleep in southern Israel.
Israel's military continues to insist the mortar was an "errant projectile" and the "result of Syrian internal fighting."
"If tonight or tomorrow or in future a similar case were to take place, we will not hesitate to take action against any ballistic threat."
Iran is feeling expansive, and Russia seems quite fine with Israel's actions to keep Iran in check.
The IAF allegedly bombed a Hezbollah weapons convoy and Syrian military sites along the Lebanon-Syria border.
Israel's Ambassador to Russia was summoned following IAF airstrike, as there were reportedly Russian troops near the strike zone.
Two rockets were launched at Israel on Saturday morning.
The imbalance caused by leftover munitions made it impossible to land the F-16, according to the IAF investigators.
The rocket was fired at southern Israeli communities by a Salafi faction, but "Israel considers Hamas solely responsible for all activities in Gaza," the IDF said.
So far there has been no report of the Syrian army firing at the two IAF attacks.
Israel's defense establishment is worrying more about the quality and quantity of Russian military activity and arms in the region.
The IDF retaliated on Simchat Torah for a rocket attack hours earlier against southern Israel by Gaza terrorists. No injuries.
A senior IAF official said said the Americans downed Israeli planes in dogfights, "but we downed them, too."
The "Adir" is is expected to completely change the face of the IAF and introduce new abilities into the force.
The Israel Air Force bombed at least three Hamas targets in retaliation for a day of mortar fire from Gaza aimed at IDF soldiers in Israel.
According to reports, the meeting between Putin and Netanyahu took place even as two separate reports on the Russian jets opening fire on Israeli aircraft were coming in.