Anger in south over ceasefire

Leaders of communities beset by Hamas rockets slam government for ceasefire instead of putting a final end to Hamas terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2018, 12:32 PM

'Cease-fire a mistake: Terror must be eradicated'

Mayor of city struck repeatedly by rocket attacks says ceasefire only rewards terror, paves way for next round of fighting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2018, 10:33 AM

IDF Southern Command head visits Sderot

IDF leaders visit southern city struck by rockets fired by Gaza terrorists.Gary Willig, 8/9/2018, 5:26 PM

Sderot boy wounded by rocket speaks

16-year-old struck by shrapnel while running to safe room during rocket barrage: south has been enduring rockets since before I was born,Hezki Baruch, 8/9/2018, 5:52 PM

'Father shouted to me: Out of the house! Quickly!'

Shalev Levy, wounded by Qassam rocket shrapnel and operated on at night, tells of events at home during Gaza rocket and attack on house.Mordechai Sones, 8/9/2018, 5:12 PM

Yeshiva dean: Sderot has a great future

Sderot Yeshiva dean takes Arutz Sheva on tour of yeshiva, says town has 'a lot of cohesiveness.'Hezki Baruch, 8/9/2018, 2:43 PM

Sderot pledges support: 'Time to enter Gaza'

Sderot Mayor calls government to launch military operation, restore regional peace: 'We must strike terror and bring life back to normal.'Mordechai Sones, 8/9/2018, 2:04 PM

36 rockets fired from Gaza

Rocket strikes by terrorists from Gaza continue after at least 2 injured by rockets.Gary Willig, 8/8/2018, 10:28 PM

US Ambassador meets US firefighters in Sderot

Ambassador David Friedman meets Israeli and US firefighters who are fighting arson fires in the south.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2018, 3:50 PM

To the south with love - from citizens of the world

Thousands of packages with Judea/Samaria products sent to Sderot, Gaza area residents donated by citizens from dozens of foreign countries.Mordechai Sones, 7/29/2018, 11:15 AM

DM: Hamas is forcing us into a large-scale operation

Defense Minister Liberman promises southern residents: 'If Hamas continues pushing us into another operation, we'll have another operation.Uzi Baruch, 7/20/2018, 1:27 PM

One rocket is one too many

Rabbi David Fendel says that Hamas’ goal is to destroy Israel in stages, but he adds that Israel is “not defeatable.”The Land Of Israel Network, 7/17/2018, 2:15 AM

'There is no cease-fire - we have to strike the terrorists'

Sderot mayor says government, army must make Hamas pay the price for attacking his city and not leave Sderot on its own.Benny Toker, 7/16/2018, 5:49 PM

'No ceasefire until incendiary kites stop'

PM Netanyahu says government told IDF to stop incendiary kites, balloons, says deterrence is a 'process.'Nitsan Keidar, 7/16/2018, 11:57 AM

Watch: Hamas rocket hits Sderot playground

Rocket fired from Gaza hits playground in Israel. No one was injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2018, 9:53 PM

Sderot: Family injured when rocket hits their home

Four Israelis injured when rocket hits home, second rocket lands near synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2018, 9:54 PM

'The state abandoned us'

Head of the Sderot Student Council calls on the government to respond to the ongoing kite terrorism in the south.Elad Benari, 7/13/2018, 3:06 AM

More from the gun-totin' Ima

Her haredi rabbi is backs her up, so she carries a gun and knows how to use it, but she is always aware of it. You can liberate women, but you can't and shouldn't try to free them from their non-macho personalities. Bracha Weisman, 7/5/2018, 5:47 PM

Incendiary balloon lands in populated area of Sderot

Police close off road in southern city of Sderot, after incendiary balloon found in populated area.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2018, 8:29 AM

Two injured in ceiling collapse in Sderot

Two men aged 25 seriously injured in ceiling collapse following an explosion in Sderot. Cause of explosion under investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2018, 6:09 AM

Watch: Huge fire rages in Sderot

Fire erupts near Sapir College in Sderot due to terror kite launched from Gaza. Firefighters gained control over two additional fires.Orli Harari, 6/5/2018, 2:43 PM

'I saw death with my own eyes'

Sderot resident whose home was hit last night by Gaza terrorist bullets: 'Seventy percent of public suffering from anxiety.'Yoni Kempinski, 5/29/2018, 7:30 PM

Each like the whole of Creation

“Here’s the difference between us,” explains the Israeli prime minister. “We’re using missile defense to protect our civilians, and they’re using their civilians to protect their missiles.” - Charles KrauthammerRabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 5/29/2018, 3:33 PM

'A bullet should be treated like a rocket'

Local council heads in the Gaza Belt demand government action after bullets hit buildings and vehicles in Sderot.Elad Benari, 5/29/2018, 1:03 AM

Gunfire from Gaza strikes Sderot homes

Terrorists strike Sderot homes, vehicles with machine gun fire from Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2018, 9:05 PM

6 houses in Sderot hit by machine gun fire

Terrorists firing at IAF aircraft strike civilian homes in Israeli city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2018, 6:11 PM

Most Israelis: Right will still rule country in 10 years

63% of public believes right-wing will continue to rule in a decade, and that corruption will only increase, according to new poll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2018, 9:30 AM

IDF attacks additional Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF says it attacked additional Hamas targets in Gaza. Sirens heard in Ashkelon and Sderot were false alarms.Elad Benari, 2/18/2018, 4:20 AM

Charity boxes stolen from synagogues in southern Israel

Suspect admits to breaking into synagogues, stealing charity boxes and money from safe.Ben Shaul, 1/8/2018, 2:56 PM

'We must stop this 'trickling' of rockets'

Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi calls on government to take preemptive action to prevent rocket fire on southern Israel.Benny Tocker, 12/15/2017, 5:03 AM

'Strike the terror organizations mercilessly'

Sderot Mayor urges government to take action following latest rocket attack.Elad Benari, 12/14/2017, 12:05 AM

Iron Dome intercepts 2 rockets over Sderot

Missile defense system prevents damage from latest attack from Gaza terrorists. Residents treated for shock.Gary Willig, 12/13/2017, 8:55 PM

Rocket fired from Gaza: IDF returns fire

Rocket fire follows rocket attack on Sderot kindergarten last week.Gary Willig, 12/11/2017, 7:48 PM

Rocket found in Sderot preschool

Rocket fired from Gaza damages Sderot preschool, IDF investigates whether Iron Dome malfunctioned.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2017, 11:46 PM

Rocket explodes in Sderot

Rocket fired from Gaza explodes in the city of Sderot. No injuries reported.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/8/2017, 10:19 PM

Tragedy in southern Israel

Apartment fire kills 50-year-old man, police investigate.Reut Hadar, 11/29/2017, 2:05 PM

Sderot municipality fines over 'Shabbat sirens'

Municipal supervisor fines Sderot resident for playing Shabbat songs and 'causing a disturbance.'Haim Lev, 9/11/2017, 8:04 AM

Two women found dead in suspected murders in southern Israel

Suspected murders in Beer Sheva and Sderot. One victim found stabbed to death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2017, 8:45 AM

US Jews show their support for Sderot

Justice Minister and American Jews attend event in Sderot, raise money to support Hesder yeshiva. 'An outpouring of love and generosity.'Eliran Baruch, 5/10/2017, 7:32 PM

Justice Minister: Sderot represents determination

Justice Minister Shaked participates in New York event, says 'rockets won't destroy Sderot, and UN won't destroy Israel.'Eliran Aharon, New York, 5/10/2017, 10:58 AM

Accusing Israel of "infanticide"

It's easy enough. Just equate purposeful knifing murders of Jewish children in their beds with the wartime unintended deaths of children kept in rocket launching areas by Hamas. Giulio Meotti, 3/8/2017, 4:58 PM

City hall corruption scandal in Sderot

4 senior city officials arrested as part of investigation into allegations of graft in Sderot municipality.Ido Ben Porat, 11/14/2016, 11:03 AM

Liberman sends message to Hamas

Defense Minister says Israel not looking for escalation - but will respond harshly to any rocket attacks from Gaza.Gary Willig, 10/6/2016, 10:38 PM

Watch: Rocket explodes near homes in Sderot

ISIS-affiliated terror group claims responsibility for attack. Two treated for shock, damage reported in Sderot residential area.Ido Ben Porat, 10/5/2016, 12:56 PM

Differences between terrorism and counter-terrorism in the Middle East

Special to Israel National News: There is no cycle of violence in the Israel-Arab Palestinian conflict.Prof. Louis René Beres, 8/31/2016, 1:35 PM

Bombed children of Sderot - confident soldiers of today

Sderot merits a special kind of protection - their own children, now grown up and serving in their hometowns as soldiers of the IDF.Uzi Baruch, 8/28/2016, 12:38 PM

US to citizens: Get out of Gaza

The US State Department has issued a warning to its citizens to leave Gaza, as Israel continues to defend itself from Gaza rockets.AFP, 8/24/2016, 8:17 AM

President Reuven Rivlin visits Gaza border

President Rivlin reviewed military operations in the Southern Command, and thanked the soldiers for their 'sophistication and power.'Hezki Baruch, 8/23/2016, 8:07 PM

'Turkey'd best think twice before criticizing other militaries'

Facing criticism from Turkey, Jerusalem responds: "We will continue to defend the citizens of Israel from rockets shot into our territory."Nitsan Kedar, 8/22/2016, 9:42 PM

Turkey: 'We will continue to support the Palestinian cause'

"Normalization of relations with Israel does not mean that we will be silent in the face of attacks against the Palestinian nation."Yedidya ben Or, 8/22/2016, 4:22 PM

Israeli aircraft target Hamas infrastructures in Gaza

IAF aircraft strike several terrorist infrastructures belonging to Hamas in response to attack on Sderot.Elad Benari, 8/21/2016, 11:55 PM

Report: more air strikes on Gaza

Arab news is reporting on an additional IAF strike on Gaza in retaliation for the rocket shot into Sderot earlier today.Kobi Finkler, 8/21/2016, 10:42 PM

Rocket strikes Sderot, IAF returns fire in Gaza

A rocket exploded between two homes in Sderot, after being shot from northern Gaza.Rachel Kaplan, 8/21/2016, 1:57 PM

Gaza rocket explodes in Sderot kindergarten

Rocket fired by Gaza terrorists explodes in the city of Sderot, causes damage but no injuries.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/1/2016, 11:12 PM

'We're living on top of a powder keg'

Gaza-area residents accuse coalition government of doing too little to rein in Hamas terror threat.Benny Toker, 4/20/2016, 7:31 PM

Off duty volunteer officer arrests Sderot burglar

An off duty volunteer police officer apprehended a burglar robbing a home in Sderot.Yedidya Ben-Or, 1/24/2016, 2:39 PM

The low-cost community building supermarket of change

New chain of supermarkets promises low prices, building of communities, and closing the gap between periphery and center.Raphael Poch, 12/21/2015, 2:45 AM