Over the past week there have been daily rocket attacks on Israel from the Gaza Strip. One missile landed in an open field near Netiv Ha’asara, others could be intercepted by the Israeli defense system “Iron Dome”. There was no physical damage. The Israeli military responded with airstrikes on military zones in Gaza: “In response […]
Month: December 2017
“Four copper wheels”
Artist Udi Cain (Ehud Chaikin), from the famous Jewish-Hassidic Chaikin family, describes his artwork: “One of my sculptures stands on a small plaza near the main square of the commercial and industrial zone in the Talpiot neighborhood of Jerusalem. I built it as a tribute to the builders of Jerusalem from the times of the Kingdom of […]
Gaza launches rockets at Israel
Friday night several rockets were fired from Gaza at Israel. One of the rockets hit the Israeli town of Sderot. Several cars were damaged, two locals were treated for shock.
Israeli police spokesman on current security situation
A spokesman of the Israeli police provides details on the current security situation in Jerusalem: (Interview in front of the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem on December 8th 2017)
By and large, “Days of Rage” calm
The “Days of Rage”, as proclaimed by Palestinian Leaders, went more peaceful than expected. A small demonstration evolved Friday afternoon in front of Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate, which took place without violence. Numerous security forces of the Israeli police were present on site.
Moderate atmophere at Damascus gate
The atmosphere at Jerusalem’s Damascus gate was relatively calm on Friday morning – despite the “Days of Rage” that were proclaimed by Palestinian Leaders, and the generally tense situation. Other parts of the city were quiet.