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  • Operation "bat mitzvah" near Gaza border completed. With a bit of a surprise inspiration and a miraculous story from the war!

    05/19/2021 5:16:19 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies
    Facebook channel ^ | 19/5/21 | Avi Abelow and Elana Abelow Kronenberg
    Took eldest son back to his base on the Ghaza border after getting him leave to attend his cousin's bat mitzvah. Reflections of Avi and wife Elana re war, son in harm's way, Israel's jois de vivre, etc.
  • Hamas claims to have attacked 6 Israeli Air Force bases

    05/18/2021 3:33:26 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 20 replies
    ..... The terrorist organization claimed that the rocket attacks were in retaliation for the continued air strikes on Hams targets in Gaza. Hamas said it attacked air force bases in Hatzor, Hatzerim, Nabataean, Tel Nof, Palmachim and Ramon.
  • IDF attacks Hamas missile launcher placed in a school

    05/18/2021 11:41:53 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 25 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/5/21
    An IDF aircraft attacked a Hamas terrorist cell in Shejaiya in Gaza immediately after the cell fired missiles into Israeli territory. The rocket launching station was also destroyed. "The position is located inside a school, which proves once again how the terrorist organization Hamas deliberately places its military assets in the heart of the civilian population," the IDF said. Hamas and Islamic Jihad have launched over 3,000 rockets at Israel since last Monday. According to Magen David Adom, 12 people have been killed...
  • UN chief 'dismayed' by Israeli air strikes in Gaza

    05/16/2021 12:48:47 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 36 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/5/21
    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Saturday he is "dismayed" by civilian casualties in Gaza and "deeply disturbed" by Israel's strike on a building containing international media outlets, AFP reports. The comments came after 10 members of a family were reportedly killed in an Israeli air strike in Gaza, and another air strike demolished the 13-floor Gaza building housing Al Jazeera and The Associated Press news agency. .....
  • Mayor of Sderot Alon Davidi attacks government: 'Gaza terrorists walk around freely'

    08/22/2020 11:20:14 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 21/8//20 | Yehoshua Siskin
    Mayor of Sderot Alon Davidi attacked the government for its failure to put an end to terrorist activity in the Gaza Strip as incendiary balloons and missiles continue to be launched from the Hamas controlled territory into southern Israel. "During a week when everyone has been talking jubilantly about peace for peace it is not at all clear to me which world we are talking about," Davidi lamented. "In our city, there is a war, there are missiles and a lack of basic security for our residents. Prime minister and minister of defense: you need to wake up. The residents...
  • Deceptive quiet: IDF prepares for conflict with Gaza

    07/08/2020 2:15:25 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 16 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8/7/20 | Kobi Finkler
    The IDF remains vigilant on the Gaza border six years following Operation Protective Edge. Reconnaissance operations take place at all hours of the day, including technologically advanced intelligence gathering and air force activity. Arutz Sheva toured IDF positions along the Gaza border to see those preparations.Soldiers at the IDF observation tower can see Hamas positions only a few hundred meters away, just across the security fence. Traveling along the border with Gaza reveals how advanced and significant the fence is. The barrier extends dozens of meters above and below ground to prevent the construction of cross-border attack tunnels. While the...
  • Hamas threatens new attacks if demands aren't met

    03/21/2020 2:07:03 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 23 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 21/3/20
    Channel 13 reported that Hamas officials told the Lebanese al-Akhbar newspaper on Saturday that talks had been held with Egyptian and Qatari negotiators in recent days to monitor the difficult economic situation in Gaza in light of the coronavirus crisis. They claimed that if the economic situation were to deteriorate, "the [situation] with Israel will get to the point that terrorist organizations in Gaza will force half of the Israeli public into [bomb] shelters." This, they say, will double the number of Israelis infected with the COVID-19 - and Israel will lose control of the virus. In addition, Hamas officials...
  • Report: Ceasefire agreement in Gaza

    11/13/2019 11:06:59 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 13 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 14/11/19 | Elad Benari
    An Egyptian source said on Thursday morning that a ceasefire agreement had been reached between Israel and the Islamic Jihad and that it took effect as of 5:30 a.m. According to the source, Islamic Jihad and the other Palestinian organizations have agreed to the Egyptian proposal for an immediate ceasefire and to conduct the demonstrations along the border fence peacefully, while Israel has agreed to the Egyptian proposal for an immediate ceasefire, the cessation of targeted killings of terrorists and the cessation of shootings at protesters along the fence. Arab media outlets also reported about the ceasefire, but the report...
  • IDF tanks attack Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza

    11/12/2019 8:03:02 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 18 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 12/11/19
    Israeli tanks attacked three Islamic Jihad military posts in the Gaza Strip Tuesday afternoon. An IDF spokesperson stated: "A short while ago, IDF tanks targeted three PIJ military posts in the Gaza Strip." The Israeli Air Force has also bombed numerous Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza in response to the firing of dozens of rockets by the terrorist organization. "IDF fighter jets and aircraft recently struck a number of PIJ terror targets in the Gaza Strip. Among the sites struck were a training compound and underground weapons manufacturing and storage sites," the IDF announced Tuesday in a statement. "The IDF...
  • 50 rockets fired at Israel, IDF responds with strikes on Gaza

    11/12/2019 12:29:50 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 28 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 12/11/19
    Terrorists in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip fired approximately 50 rockets at Israel Tuesday morning, following the elimination of a senior Islamic Jihad terrorist in Gaza. As of 9:10 a.m. (Israel time), some 50 rocket launches were reported, while Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system fired approximately 20 missiles at incoming rockets. Three Israelis were reported injured as a result of the rocket attacks, including two suffering from shock, and a third injured while running to a bomb shelter. A home in southern Israel was struck by a rocket, which scored a direct hit on the building. Sirens were sounded in...
  • Hamas furious at Israel's response to balloon terror

    06/26/2019 1:12:01 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/6/19 | Dalit Halevy
    Khalil al-Hayya, a senior member of the Hamas terrorist organization in Gaza, on Tuesday said Israel bore full responsibility for the deterioration of the situation due to what he called “Israeli procrastination in the implementation of the understandings regarding the lull.” "The game of the occupation regarding the fishing area and the cessation of fuel supply to the power plant bring the understandings to a very dangerous situation with grave consequences," al-Hayya warned. Israel restricted the permitted fishing area in the Gaza Strip and, on Tuesday, stopped fuel deliveries to the power station in Gaza. The moves are in response...
  • 'Only a big land operation will restore long-term quiet'

    05/06/2019 11:54:36 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 20 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7/5/19 | shimon Cohen
    Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi criticized the ceasefire agreement reached with Hamas, asserting that only an operation like “Protective Edge” will achieve long-term quiet. In an interview Tuesday morning with “Ha’olam Ha’boker" on Channel 13, Davidi said that "We don’t need to respond. We need to initiate.” "The reality is complex. We see the real heroes, the parents and the children, the older people who fight against the terrorism that comes from Gaza, and we have to strengthen them and tell them ‘good job,’ and we continue to develop the city and the region, but we have to remember that Protective...
  • Two Israelis injured in rocket fire

    05/04/2019 11:36:29 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 21 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/5/19 | Uzi Baruch
    Two hundred rockets were fired from Gaza into Israel on Saturday, and Israel's Iron Dome system intercepted dozens of them. Air raid sirens sounded in Gaza-area towns, as well as in Beit Shemesh and other Jerusalem-area towns. Rockets also landed in the courtyards of a home and school in Kiryat Gat. "We can confirm that the Palestinian Islamic Jihad together with Hamas are responsible for firing 200 rockets from Gaza at Israeli civilians over the last 8 hours," an IDF statement read. An 80-year-old woman was severely injured in Kiryat Gat, after suffering shrapnel wounds to her face. It is...
  • 40,000 Gazans riot on Israel's border

    03/30/2019 11:20:15 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 30 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/3/19
    Video Approximately 40,000 rioters and demonstrators gathered Saturday in several locations along the Gaza security fence, the IDF reported. The rioters hurled rocks and set tires on fire. In addition, a number of grenades and explosive devices were hurled at the Gaza-Israel security fence in a number of different incidents. Most of the demonstrators are near the tents Gaza. IDF troops responded with riot dispersal means and fired in accordance with standard operating procedures. .....
  • Two children infiltrate Israel, armed with a knife

    03/30/2019 11:13:36 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 17 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/3/19
    On Saturday morning, IDF troops apprehended two children near the security fence in the southern Gaza Strip. The children were carrying a knife. Following an initial inquiry by IDF troops in the field, the children explained that they had intended to infiltrate into Israel with a knife so that they would be apprehended and sent to prison. IDF troops gave the children water and then returned them to Gaza through the Erez Crossing. Last year, Hamas sent a seven-year-old girl into Israel, to face the IDF forces stationed along the border fence with Gaza. The IDF confirmed that the suspected...
  • Dozens of Gazans wounded by Hamas fire

    03/17/2019 2:44:38 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 19 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/3/18
    Dozens of Gaza residents have been wounded as Hamas forces have strongly suppressed demonstrations against the cost of living, during which live ammunition was fired at the demonstrators and violent means were used to disperse them. The official Palestinian Authority news agency Wafa reported that armed Hamas operatives broke into residents' houses in Rafah, attacked a number of residents in the area of ​​Abu Al-Jidyan Square in the Jabalya refugee camp, and carried out arrests east of Shaja'iya with massive gunfire. It was also reported that in Deir al-Balah, armed Hamas activists dispersed a women's demonstration calling for the release...
  • Egypt threatens Hamas: Israel will defeat you

    03/17/2019 12:46:38 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 18 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/3/19
    Egyptian intelligence officials seethed with anger on Thursday night after missiles were fired from Gaza at Tel Aviv, Israel Hayom reported. One official, who was one of the Egyptian delegates present in Gaza during those dramatic moments, told Israel Hayom's Daniel Sirioti about the delegation's conversation with Hamas Thursday night. "At the beginning of the meeting, the atmosphere was very relaxed," the Egyptian official told Sirioti. "We had just returned from Israel with answers, we estimated that Hamas would accept them and allow us to begin a stable, long-term peace. A few minutes later, one of the Egyptian delegation's aides...
  • Rocket attack on central Israel

    03/14/2019 3:32:30 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 11/3/19 | Gary Willig
    Video A series of red alert sirens sounded Thursday evening in the Gush Dan region in central Israel. In addition, an explosion was reported in the city of Or Yehudah near Tel Aviv. The IDF confirmed that two rockets were fired at Gush Dan. One rocket was intercepted by the Iron Dome system. The remains of a rocket fell in northern Tel Aviv. .....
  • Report: Israel and Qatar to open Gaza sea crossing

    11/10/2018 11:08:20 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 13 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/11/18
    An Arab newspaper reported on Saturday that Israel and Qatar are hammering out a deal that would allow Hamas to operate a sea crossing between Gaza and Cyprus. According to the Lebanese Al Akhbar, the prospective seaport is part of a wider Egyptian-brokered cease-fire between Hamas and Israel. While Hamas demands that the crossing be monitored through video cameras, Israel wants both Israeli forces and international elements to monitor the seaport to prevent weapons smuggling. The report comes as a long-term cease-fire between Israel and Hamas appears to be gaining traction. A central part of the deal has been Qatar's...
  • 'Everything that was struck was destroyed'

    10/17/2018 11:13:59 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/10/18
    Major General Herzi Halevi, the Commanding Officer of the IDF Southern Command, slammed the Hamas terrorist organization following the rocket attack on Be'er Sheva early Wednesday morning. "Hamas pretends to govern in Gaza, and tells the Gazan population that it seeks to improve their lives. However, in reality, Hamas specializes in riots at the border fence and in using explosive devices, incendiary and explosive balloons, and, as we saw last night, rockets," Gen. Halevi said in a statement. "Hamas worsens the lives of ordinary Gazans and last night took actions which forced us to strike a range of weapon production...