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  • Civilian visiting soldiers is first Israeli killed in Gaza conflict

    July 15, 2014 | 9:51 am

    A civilian bringing food to Israeli soldiers near the Gaza border was the first Israeli killed by rocket fire from the Gaza Strip during Operation Protective Edge.

    The 37-year-old man was pronounced dead upon arrival at Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon on Tuesday afternoon; he...

  • Debris of war reborn as artwork for Israeli hospital

    By Tom Teicholz

    October 27, 2010 | 10:12 am

    The Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon in Southern Israel, six miles from Gaza, is a 500-bed facility with an emergency room and a teaching hospital that treats Israelis and Palestinians. Qassam rockets launched from Gaza land so regularly on the building that the top two floors are...