All posts tagged rockets

Resilience in the face of adversity

Hope has been as fundamental to Israel’s survival as our most sophisticated defence systems, writes Rebecca Davis.

Sydneysider’s Sderot apartment hit by rocket

TWENTY-EIGHT-YEAR-OLD Tom Becker (pictured), born and bred in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, has found himself in the thick of Hamas rocket fire over the last week.

Parke stays shtum on BDS, refugee numbers

THE new Minister for International Development refused to be drawn this week on whether the government would reconsider its financial support for the BDS-backing Palestinian Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC), whether she was satisfied it wasn’t a front for a terror group, and where she stood on boycotts of the Jewish State.

Maccabi basketball’s triple flag treat

THREE Maccabi junior basketball teams took out their respective grand finals on the weekend, with another three finishing runners-up.

Calm shattered as Gaza resumes missile attacks

AFTER weeks of quiet and for the first time since Gilad Shalit has returned home, the quiet has been shattered in southern Israel: A Grad rocket fired from the Gaza

Southern Israel bombarded by Gazan rockets

THE barrages followed a declaration by the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades – Hamas’ military wing – saying that its armistice with Israel was over.

Gaza-launched rocket attacks resume

A LOUD explosion was heard in the Kiryat Gat region in southern Israel Thursday evening after the anti-rocket Color Red siren was activated.

Videos prove Gaza rockets fired from civilian centers

VIDEOS uploaded to the World Wide Web by members of Izz al-Din al-Qassam, Hamas’ military wing, show the firing of rockets from civilian centres in the Gaza Strip thereby confirming […]

Iron Dome successfully stops missiles

THE Israeli Defence Ministry on Sunday published a video of the Iron Dome missile defense system intercepting a rocket launched from the Gaza Strip.