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Inside Iron Dome

Launching the Iron Dome interceptor missile.

Launching the Iron Dome interceptor missile.
Photo Credit: IDF Spokesperson's Unit

Iron Dome launches an interceptor to destroy rockets before they can cause injury, property damage and, most importantly, loss of life. At Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, Ltd., the Iron Dome development team was comprised largely of Technion graduates.

A Technion student living in Sderot, which has been the recipient of countless rocket attacks, describes her experiences.

The system protects Israeli citizens and Technion graduates are part of it.

They’re very proud.


About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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