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Grenade thrown at home of senior Defense Ministry officialplayer

Grenade thrown at home of senior Defense Ministry official

Police investigating after grenade is thrown at the home of a senior Defense Ministry official in Sderot.

Hanukkah menorah from rocket fragments lit on Gaza-area yeshiva

Hanukkah menorah made of rocket fragments lit on Gaza-area yeshiva

Mother of fallen soldier, MK Bezalel Smotrich, participate in Hanukkah event, lighting candles in a unique menorah.

Sderot: 'Big Brothers' offer crucial support for city's teens

Sderot's 'Big Brothers' offer crucial support for the city's youth

'Given the very complex situation in Sderot, the children suffer from post-trauma even when it’s quiet,' says Sderot Hesder Yeshiva rabbi.

Woman murdered by son in southern Israel

Woman murdered by son in southern Israel

Mother and son lived together in the apartment in which the murder occurred, initial investigations show.

Rabbi and former Deputy Minister Aryeh Gamliel passes away

Rabbi and former Deputy Minister Aryeh Gamliel passes away

Rabbi Aryeh Gamliel, the former Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs, has passed away in the city of Sderot.

Tel Aviv bat mitzvah girl reaches out to the girls of Sderot

Tel Aviv bat mitzvah girl reaches out to the girls of Sderot

'I saw how the girls were bonding and laughing together, it was especially meaningful,' says mother of Moriah, the bat mitzvah girl.

Sderot’s neighborhood emergency response team

Sderot’s neighborhood emergency response team

A special team of Hesder Yeshiva volunteers is busy identifying those in need & helping wherever they can whenever Hamas decides to strike.

Sderot yeshiva distributes toys to traumatized children

Sderot yeshiva distributes toys to traumatized children

Students at Sderot's hesder yeshiva distribute toys to children traumatized by rockets. 'Traumatic effects last long after any ceasefire.'

'Imagine if they would've been at home when the rocket hit'

'Imagine if they would've been at home when the rocket hit'

AMIT delegation visits home in southern Israel destroyed by rocket attack, meets with family who were miraculously saved not once but twice.

Sderot Mayor: The government doesn't really want to defeat Hamas

Sderot Mayor: The government doesn't really want to defeat Hamas

Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi blasts Cabinet's decision to declare a ceasefire in Gaza.

Direct hit on Sderot house, man injured

Direct hit on Sderot house, man injured

72-year-old man moderately hurt in direct rocket strike on house in Sderot. Gantz orders increased rate of attacks in Gaza.

Sderot: 7 injured, five-year-old killedplayer

Sderot: 7 injured, five-year-old killed

Sirens heard across Gaza Envelope and central Israel. 7 injured in Sderot due to direct hit on home. Five-year-old boy dies.

Gaza terrorists fire three rockets at southern Israel

Gaza terrorists fire three rockets at southern Israel

IDF confirms that two of the rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome system, and a third exploded in Gazan territory.

'It's not enough to survive crisis, we need to think ahead'

Alon Davidi: 'It's not enough to survive crisis, we need to think ahead'

Sderot mayor talks about decision to join Bennett: 'You see utter chaos at national level and you choke; we must provide hope after crisis.'

Yeshiva students protest in Sderot: 'We are the Hilltop Youth'player

Yeshiva students protest in Sderot: 'We are the Hilltop Youth'

Students, rabbis of Sderot yeshiva protest death of Ahuvya Sandak during police chase. 'How can you sit still when this is the method?'

Standing with our Jewish Sisters in Southern Israel

Standing with our Jewish Sisters in Southern Israel

As we try to listen to the praise for the Abraham Accords signing, we hear instead the sound of the rockets launched at Sderot.Op-ed

Mayor of Sderot: 'Gaza terrorists walk around freely'

Mayor of Sderot Alon Davidi attacks government: 'Gaza terrorists walk around freely'

"During a week when everyone's been talking about peace for peace it's not at all clear to me which world we are talking about" Davidi said.

'We will not condone terrorism from Gaza'

'We will not condone terrorism from Gaza'

Public Security Minister visits Sderot: In the coming days we will know whether we are facing a broader escalation or a hiatus.

The Daily Portion / Far away from the spotlight: Two great men

The Daily Portion / Far away from the spotlight: Two great men

One does not have to be famous to leave your imprint on this earth.

From morning: Incendiary balloons ignite 60 firesplayer

From morning: Incendiary balloons ignite 60 fires

One of the fires broke out near the Mekorot facility. Firefighters gained control of all fires.

Sderot hero reunites with Man who saved his life 12 years ago

Sderot hero reunites with Man who saved his life 12 years ago

A water ski accident left him unconscious, not breathing, and without a pulse. 12 years later, he tracked down the man who saved his life.

Defense Ministry prepares for 2nd coronavirus wave

Defense Ministry prepares for 2nd coronavirus wave

New production line for N95 masks in Sderot to produce up to 2 million masks per month.

Bring Trump up the hill

Bring Trump up the hill

I highly doubt the plan was examined by seasoned military personnel who presented POTUS with the enormous security failures inherent in it.

Sderot: Holocaust survivor found dead

Sderot: Holocaust survivor found dead

Paramedics say 90-year-old woman slipped and fell in her house and died after no one heard her cries.

Mayor of Sderot: Gantz, get your act together

Mayor of Sderot: Gantz, get your act together

Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi urges Blue and White chairman not to enter government with Joint List.

Help support the Yeshiva in the Southern city of Sderotplayer

Help support the Yeshiva in the Southern city of Sderot

Yeshiva students in Sderot continue to learn even as rockets fall on their city. Help support and protect them.

Former Sderot Mayor Eli Moyal passes away

Former Sderot Mayor Eli Moyal passes away

Former Sderot Mayor Eli Moyal passes away at 67. He will be brought to rest on Wednesday.

Rocket hits Sderot playgroundplayer

Rocket falls in Sderot playground, causing damage

'We will rebuild the playground, it'll be the most beautiful in the city,' hesder yeshiva dean promises.

Shaked: Likud, haredi parties won't strengthen Jewish identity

Shaked: Likud, haredi parties won't strengthen Jewish identity

Yamina MK Ayelet Shaked visits Sderot, says only strong Yamina party can prevent establishment of terror state within Israel.

Terrorists fire barrage of rockets on southern Israelplayer

Terrorists fire barrage of rockets on southern Israel

Iron Dome intercepts rocket over Sderot. Sirens also sounded in Eshkol. Eight rockets have been fired at the south since Thursday.

​Terror balloons reach Sderot​

​Terror balloons reach Sderot​

Israeli police ​forces were rushed to a public park in the southern city of Sderot as residents noticed a suspicious bundle of balloons

'You took the Qassam and turned it into a source of light'

'You took the Qassam and turned it into a source of light'

Knesset Speaker, Chief Rabbi take part in Hanukkah event at Sderot Hesder Yeshiva.

Rocket from Gaza fired toward southern Israel

Rocket from Gaza fired toward southern Israel

Rocket from Gaza fired at Sderot, intercepted by Iron Dome. IDF attacks Hamas weapons production site.

Largest menorah in Israel is inaugurated in Sderot

Largest menorah in Israel is inaugurated in Sderot

Giant 40-foot Hanukkah menorah inaugurated in Sderot, after being donated by Dutch Christians.

'We will take action in Gaza when the time is right'

'We will take action in Gaza when the time is right'

Day after rockets fired from Gaza at Israel, Defense Minister visits border town of Sderot. 'We need to move from defense to offense.'

Sderot: Youth rejoice in spite of rocket attackplayer

Sderot: Youth rejoice in spite of rocket attack

Rockets interrupt Bnei Akiva youth event. Mayor: 'Sderot youth are stronger than everything, we will not be broken.'

Sderot Mayor demands strong, firm response

Sderot Mayor demands strong, firm response

Sderot Mayor to PM: 'What will you do tonight so our children will sleep peacefully and terrorists who shoot at them will be eliminated?'

Rocket barrage at Gaza area communitiesplayer

Rocket barrage at Gaza area communities

Two rockets launched this evening from Gaza toward Israeli territory; Iron Dome intercepts one. Woman injured on way to protected area.

Rocket attacks continue, even after ceasefire

Rocket attacks continue, even after ceasefire

Two rockets fired Thursday evening from Gaza, despite ceasefire.

Under siege: Sderot woman invites news crew for mealplayer

Under siege: Sderot woman invites news crew for meal

Elderly woman sees news crew outside her home covering rocket attacks on Sderot, invites them to home-cooked meal.