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Sirens in Sderot during prayer for soldiers

At the Reishit school in Sderot, second-grade girls recite a prayer for the soldiers' welfare - during an air raid siren.

Sirens in Sderot during prayer for soldiers

Rabbi of Sderot:

'Leaving the city would play into the enemy's hands'

Rabbi Dror Tawil called on the residents of his city to show resilience in the face of the repetitive missile attacks from Gaza.

'Leaving the city would play into the enemy's hands'

Sderot:

This is what it looks like when a siren sounds during prayers

The IAF successfully intercepted three missiles which were launched from Gaza towards Sderot. No injuries were reported.

This is what it looks like when a siren sounds during prayers

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Tens of thousands demonstrate for victory in Sderot march

Tens of thousands of men, women, children and the elderly are participating in the Gaza March, supporting victory and calling on the Israeli government to resettle the Gaza Strip.

Tens of thousands demonstrate for victory in Sderot march

Sderot:

Rockets fired during march demanding Jewish settlement in Gaza

Thousands of marchers arrived in Sderot by buses and in cars, from all over the country. The organizers emphasize that the march is coordinated with security forces and has received all necessary approvals.

Rockets fired during march demanding Jewish settlement in Gaza

Mother recorded shielding her children during Red Alert siren

A video, which has received tens of thousands of views, shows a mother shielding her three children as they lie on the ground with their hands over their heads as the siren went off

Mother recorded shielding her children during Red Alert siren

3-year-old boy injured in rocket attack on Sderot

4 rockets fired at southern Israeli city. Young boy hurt while running to shelter during Red Alert siren.

3-year-old boy injured in rocket attack on Sderot

Sderot house damaged in rocket attack from Gaza

Multiple people treated for anxiety after home struck by debris from interception of rocket.

Sderot house damaged in rocket attack from Gaza

Minister Gantz:

'Youth in middle school will one day fight in the Gaza Strip'

Minister Benny Gantz addressed the media and said that Israel will continue to fight in Gaza: 'We will go into Rafah, we will return to Khan Yunis, and we will operate in Gaza.'

'Youth in middle school will one day fight in the Gaza Strip'

'Prime Minister, don't stop'

Sderot Mayor opposes end of military maneuver

Alon Davidi, the mayor of Sderot, criticizes end of the maneuver phase in the Gaza Strip: Have the goals of the war been achieved?

Sderot Mayor opposes end of military maneuver

Israel Prize award ceremony to be held in Sderot this year

Education Minister Kisch announces 1st Israel Prize award ceremony since massacre to be held in southern Israel in solidarity with the heroic residents who are rebuilding after October 7.

Israel Prize award ceremony to be held in Sderot this year

Evacuees from North and South: ‘We must celebrate’

After five months away from home, residents of Kiryat Shmona and Sderot, evacuated to Jerusalem, find it difficult to celebrate Purim in the shadow of war and longing for their homes.

Evacuees from North and South: ‘We must celebrate’

Sderot youth group returns home

Staff at Sderot's Ariel youth group hold reopening event featuring Purim fair and activities, marking homecoming after five months of exile.

Sderot youth group returns home

Sderot train station to open for 1st time since 7/10

Sderot train station expected to resume operations on Monday, for the first time since the war broke out on October 7, 2023.

Sderot train station to open for 1st time since 7/10

Sderot schools reopen 5 months after massacre

60% of students return to school today, 5 months after October 7 massacre, with many parents and students still fearful for their safety.

Sderot schools reopen 5 months after massacre

Date set for Gaza envelope residents return

According to the timetable that will be approved by the IDF, the return will be possible as of 1 March 2024. Those who choose to remain in hotels will be able to stay there until 7 July 2024.

Date set for Gaza envelope residents return

Sderot Mayor:

Netanyahu must talk with the citizens directly

Mayor Alon Davidi says that the Prime Minister must personally guarantee that it is safe for citizens to return home.

Netanyahu must talk with the citizens directly

Municipal leaders spend the night in PM's Office

Municipal leaders from the Gaza envelope are refusing to leave the Prime Minister's Office until they meet with him to discuss a plan for their residents to return home.

Municipal leaders spend the night in PM's Office

Northern cities most affected economically by war

Sderot, Tel Aviv, and Jerusalem on road to economic recovery from outbreak of war, while northern communities of Kiryat Shmona and Shlomi have not begun to recover.

Northern cities most affected economically by war

Three arrested:

84 computers stolen from displaced children

The suspects, from Dimona and Be'er Sheva, allegedly stole computers that were used by the children for their studies from the Royal Hotel by the Dead Sea.

84 computers stolen from displaced children

Sderot Mayor:

'Let Oct. 7 be the end to this nightmare'

In NYT editorial, Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi calls on the world to make the war in Gaza the turning point towards a better life on both sides of the border.

'Let Oct. 7 be the end to this nightmare'

Sderot Hesder Yeshiva returns to assist rebuilding

Three months after terrorists ravaged the town, students at the Sderot Hesder Yeshiva have returned.

Sderot Hesder Yeshiva returns to assist rebuilding

Sderot Mayor:

'Residents will return when Hamas is destroyed'

Mayor Alon Davidi tells the Cabinet the first step they must take to rehabilitate Sderot and the Gaza region.

'Residents will return when Hamas is destroyed'

Four homes damaged in rocket strikes on Israel

Rockets launched from Gaza land in three locations in Israel, including in home yard; four homes and packaging plant suffer damage.

Four homes damaged in rocket strikes on Israel

Gaza area leaders to PM:

'How will we go home? We don't want more sirens'

Prime Minister Netanyahu met with Gaza area leaders who demanded that Hamas be eliminated.

'How will we go home? We don't want more sirens'

Netanyahu to Sderot police:

'The people of Israel owe you a great debt'

The Prime Minister visited the site of the police station where Hamas terrorists barricaded themselves on October 7th.

'The people of Israel owe you a great debt'

Mayor of Sderot: Government not functioning? Nonsense

Alon Davidi, mayor of Sderot, speaks about government aid to his evacuated city, says: 'I feel that in an emergency, we always need more.'

Mayor of Sderot: Government not functioning? Nonsense

Chabad house in Sderot vandalized with swastikas

Graffiti, swastikas, spray-painted on Chabad house in southern Israel.

Chabad house in Sderot vandalized with swastikas

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A traumatized & ravaged Sderot struggles to rebuild its front

Sderot mayor: "Our teams are on the front lines but are stretched out capacity, and we are in desperate need of immediate support"

A traumatized & ravaged Sderot struggles to rebuild its front

Rockets on Tel Aviv:

Driver seriously hurt during heavy rocket barrage

Hamas claims latest barrage was in retaliation for the assassination of one of its chief military leaders. 3 hurt, 1 seriously.

Driver seriously hurt during heavy rocket barrage

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Ambassadors' visit interrupted by rocket barrage

A rocket barrage cut short a press conference by MK Danny Danon As he and the press rushed to a shelter.

Ambassadors' visit interrupted by rocket barrage

3 injured, including one critical, after rocket falls in Sderot

Rocket barrage pn Sderot leaves 20-year-old woman critically injured, two men seriously and lightly injured.

3 injured, including one critical, after rocket falls in Sderot

Mali's heroic battle for the Sderot police station

Superintendent Mali Shoshana & another police officer led shootout until ammunition ran out: 'I asked them to tell my son that I love him.'

Mali's heroic battle for the Sderot police station

Police spokesman:

'There are still Hamas terrorists in Israeli territory'

Deputy Superintendent Ely Levy says searches being conducted in buildings surrounding liberated Sderot police station.

'There are still Hamas terrorists in Israeli territory'

After 20 hours:

Control of Sderot police station reclaimed from Hamas terrorists

10 terrorists neutralized after barricading themselves inside police station for almost entire day, using building to shoot at residents.

Control of Sderot police station reclaimed from Hamas terrorists

Terrorist who was barricaded in Sderot police station escapes

The order has been given to bulldoze the station entirely if necessary.

Terrorist who was barricaded in Sderot police station escapes

Video from Sderot:

In broad daylight, terrorists open fire in city center

Terrified civilians film terrorists driving freely through Sderot streets, as the vehicle's passengers fire towards a police car.

In broad daylight, terrorists open fire in city center

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Sderot Yeshiva students dance at the conclusion of Yom Kippur

Following the fast of Yom Kippur, students at the Sderot hesder yeshiva break out in song and dance.

Sderot Yeshiva students dance at the conclusion of Yom Kippur

As IDF withdraws from Jenin:

Five rockets fired from Gaza towards Israel

Remains of one rocket hit home in Sderot, no injuries. IDF strikes targets in Gaza in retaliation.

Five rockets fired from Gaza towards Israel

Sderot Mayor:

'Keep doing good 'without borders''

Mayor Alon Davidi was impressed by Rescuers Without Borders' mission to fit and make eyeglasses for Holocaust survivors.

'Keep doing good 'without borders''

Israelis traumatized by Gaza rockets turn to animals for therapy

Traumatized Israelis living near Gaza turn to unusual source for help: lizards, birds and other animals.

Israelis traumatized by Gaza rockets turn to animals for therapy

Police forced to remove violent protesters from MK's speech

Three arrested following violent disruption of Economy Min. Barkat's speech in Sderot. 'Stop being so violent.'

Police forced to remove violent protesters from MK's speech

Rocket shrapnel strikes minister's car in Sderot

Minister Orit Strock: We came to strengthen the residents of Sderot and found ourselves under fire.

Rocket shrapnel strikes minister's car in Sderot

The Daily Portion / A message from the city of Sderot

We need to remember that terror is primarily about creating  fear, anxiety, and hysteria - and we do not have to fall prey to that.

The Daily Portion / A message from the city of Sderot

Israel Dog Unit saves a life near Sderot

Sara Tautang was found after being missing for forty hours, in a state of heat exhaustion, by an Israel Dog Unit volunteer.

Israel Dog Unit saves a life near Sderot

Ben-Gvir:

'Netanyahu is welcome to fire me'

National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir responded to Likud's reply to his criticism of the government's retaliation to rocket attacks.

'Netanyahu is welcome to fire me'

Gaza Rocket Attacks:

Israeli woman whose house was hit by rocket speaks out

IDF's retaliation for rocket attacks 'was no response,' says Sderot woman whose home was damaged in rocket attack.

Israeli woman whose house was hit by rocket speaks out

Miracle in Sderot:

'Our car was hit as my wife was heading to it'

Husband tells INN terrorists deliberately fired rocket barrage at the time when children were returning from school.

'Our car was hit as my wife was heading to it'

After rocket attacks:

Sderot Mayor: Govt. must destroy Gaza terror groups

Mayor Alon Davidi says his city has endured rocket attacks from Gaza for years, residents deserve to live in safety.

Sderot Mayor: Govt. must destroy Gaza terror groups

Sderot - Microcosm of Israel at 75

Sderot has sustained thousands of Kassam rockets over the years. The more the rockets fly - the more Sderot grows and expands. Op-ed.

Sderot - Microcosm of Israel at 75

Apartment in southern Israel struck by shrapnel in rocket attack

8-story apartment building in Sderot hit by shrapnel during Gaza rocket attack.

Apartment in southern Israel struck by shrapnel in rocket attack

After Al-Aqsa clashes:

Rocket barrage on southern Israel, IDF bombs Hamas training camp

Sirens sound in communities located near the border with the Gaza Strip and in Sderot. IDF says 16 launches identified.

Rocket barrage on southern Israel, IDF bombs Hamas training camp

Hours after Shechem operation:

Rocket barrage targets southern Israel, IDF attacks in Gaza

Sirens heard in Ashkelon, Sderot and other communities. Six rockets fired, five of them intercepted and one lands in open area.

Rocket barrage targets southern Israel, IDF attacks in Gaza

Sderot:

8-month-old baby breaks hip during Gaza rocket attack

Older sister drops infant while running for bomb shelter during overnight rocket attacks, leading to injury.

8-month-old baby breaks hip during Gaza rocket attack

Red Alert:

Gaza rocket fired at Israel during rocket victim's memorial

Iron Dome intercepts rocket fired from Gaza. Red alert siren sounds in Sderot, Ibim, and Nir during memorial to Ella Abukasis.

Gaza rocket fired at Israel during rocket victim's memorial

Following the attack: A protest of support and encouragement

Students of Yeshivat Lev Leda’at and Sderot residents set out to raise morale by protesting with support and encouragement, songs, and joy.

Following the attack: A protest of support and encouragement

Herzog to southern leaders:

'Without you, there would be no Israel'

President Isaac Herzog visits Sderot, meets local authority heads from the Gaza border area.

'Without you, there would be no Israel'

Sderot Mayor:

'Heavy blows to Islamic Jihad and Hamas will bring peace'

Sderot Mayor tells INN: The first lesson is that you can eliminate terrorists, and next time we should hit them immediately without waiting.

'Heavy blows to Islamic Jihad and Hamas will bring peace'

Operation Breaking Dawn:

More than 100 rockets fired at Israel, IDF retaliates

Sirens heard in southern and central Israel. At least 100 rockets fired, of which 60 entered Israel and 33 were intercepted by Iron Dome.

More than 100 rockets fired at Israel, IDF retaliates

Sderot Mayor:

'The residents should not be held hostage'

Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi blasts conduct of security establishment. "Terrorists must be eliminated and threats must be neutralized."

'The residents should not be held hostage'