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  3/13/2014, Adar Bet 11, 5774

As IDF Response Begins, Sderot Residents Tense But Resilient


As the Israeli Air Force begins to offer Israel's reaction to this evening's barrage of rockets from the Gaza Strip, ordinary Israelis are preparing themselves physically and mentally for the possibility of a large-scale IDF operation, and subsequent retaliations from Palestinian Arab terrorist groups.

And that possibility seems increasingly likely, as both Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon promised a harsh response against those responsible for the attack - the scale of which has not been seen since the end the IDF's last counterterrorism operation in Gaza, Operation Pillar of Defense, in 2012.