Three weeks ago, militants in Gaza landed a rocket near the Israeli city of Ashkelon.
Several people were injured in West Bank protests staged in solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners.
A national exercise simulating rocket strikes took place in all schools and kindergartens in Israel.
Mere hours after the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) took down their first Hamas official at the start of Operation Pillar of Defense, an army of young Israelis took to the Internet.
Several spillover mortar shells from fighting in Syria hit the Golan Heights.
One Israeli soldier and three armed assailants have died in a skirmish near the border with Egypt.
The Israeli military reportedly will make serious cutbacks due to a shortfall in funds. Despite a government decision last month not to make a drastic cut in the defense budget in order to pay for new social benefits, the department is still facing a shortfall, Israeli media is reporting.
High and inclusive growth is Israel’s shared national goal, with the objective of becoming one of the 15 leading countries in terms of quality of life. The test of progress will be the accumulation of financial, human and social capital by all citizens and, particularly, children.
Israeli airstrikes hit two weapons manufacturing sites in northern Gaza in response to rockets launched at Israel, the Israeli army said.
An Israeli soldier was wounded when a roadside bomb blew up near his tank on the southern border with Gaza.
Today I received a phone call from an 18-year-old named Steven. Steven and I were scheduled to meet at Starbucks in a few days, prior to his leaving for U.S. military service. He called to let me know that he could not keep our appointment as the Marine Corps insisted that he report for duty that very evening, two weeks ahead of schedule. I asked him for his Hebrew name (Shlomo Yakar ben Nechama) to add his name to our prayers recited each Shabbos on behalf of the entire American and Israeli Defense Forces.