'Large military operation needed to eliminate Hamas'

Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi responds to rocket fire on southern Israel over the weekend. 'Only force can stop Hamas.Gary Willig, 8/18/2019, 7:52 AM

'I heard a boom and discovered the rocket parts'

Itzik Twito, a resident of Sderot for the past 40 years, was in the protected space when three rockets were fired towards his city.Ben Ariel, 8/18/2019, 5:02 AM

Iron Dome intercepts rocket fired from Gaza

Sirens sounded in Sderot and nearby Israeli communities. Iron Dome intercepts one rocket.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/16/2019, 9:20 PM

IDF prepares hi-rise evac plan to foil Hamas missile capability

Suspicion of anti-tank fire from Gaza sparks evacuation plan for Sderot residents on upper floors of tall buildings exposed to direct fire.Mordechai Sones, 7/9/2019, 10:30 PM

Surviving a direct rocket hit

Rabbi Dovid Fendel, head of the Hesder Yeshiva in Sderot, says that the reality under the constant threat of rocket fire is unacceptable.The Land Of Israel Network, 6/19/2019, 8:39 PM

Amalek is on our doorstep and he has a burning kite in his hands

Do we hear environmentalists all over the world howling about the incendiary kites from Gaza burning down trees and grasslands– not a word. There is complete silence!   Leonie Ben-Simon, 6/14/2019, 11:34 AM

IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF warplanes and aircraft attack a number of targets in Gaza in retaliation for rocket attack on Sderot.Elad Benari, 6/14/2019, 3:52 AM

'A miracle happened to us, the enemy will not win'

Head of hesder yeshiva in Sderot: They build tunnels and we build parks and yeshivas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2019, 1:09 AM

Rocket strikes yeshiva in Sderot

Red alert in southern Israel as rocket scores direct hit on Hesder yeshiva building.Gary Willig, 6/13/2019, 9:02 PM

It's the IDF against the Islamic Vernichtung

There is no difference between Islamic terrorists who have just slaughtered Christians in Sri Lanka and those who have just launched 700 missiles on Israel from Gaza. Giulio Meotti, 5/8/2019, 1:17 AM

'Only a big ground operation will restore long-term quiet'

Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi critical of policy of 'rounds' of fighting, says goal must be long-term quiet. 'Don't just respond - be proactive.'Shimon Cohen, 5/7/2019, 8:29 AM

Watch: Damage from rocket fire at Sderot kindergarten

Rocket that fell last night in yard of kindergarten in city of Sderot caused extensive damage. Nobody was wounded.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2019, 11:11 AM

Family fled Gaza rocket attacks - now hit by synagogue shooting

Israeli girl wounded in synagogue attack had moved with family to California to flee Hamas rocket attacks. 'This can happen anywhere'.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/28/2019, 5:53 PM

Send your Pesach support to the rocket-stricken town of Sderot

Join Arutz Sheva as we visit a unique community center that aims to help teens growing up in the shadow of Gaza's rockets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2019, 11:04 AM

Hamas boasts: The occupation got our message

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh "congratulates all who fought Zionist arrogance in Gaza."Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2019, 6:20 PM

'Strike them until they break down'

Yossi Tamsit, resident of Sderot, discusses the feelings of the residents in light of the current escalation.Eliran Aharon, 11/14/2018, 6:37 AM

Sderot Mayor: These imaginary ceasefires have no purpose

Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi responds to ceasefire, says only large-scale military operation will bring quiet to the south.Ben Ariel, 11/14/2018, 4:05 AM

Minister calls Meretz leader a liar

Culture Minister Miri Regev slams MK Tama Zandberg for accusing her of shopping while southern Israel is under fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 4:09 PM

Sderot resident: How did it come to this?

Sderot resident asks how right-wing Israeli government has allowed situation in which her grandchildren must hide in shelters.Benny Toker, 11/12/2018, 6:51 PM

Gaza envelope residents have had enough

Hundreds of residents of southern Israel block the entrance to Sderot following rocket barrage.Orli Harari, 10/28/2018, 4:56 AM

Rocket barrage on southern Israel

Gaza terrorists fire at least 14 rockets at Sderot and the area. Some of them intercepted by Iron Dome.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/27/2018, 12:02 AM

Bennett visits Sderot ahead of start of school year

Education Minister holds celebratory event for students in city which has come under Hamas fire. 'The spirit of Sderot will win out.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2018, 10:03 PM

'Thanks for being a proud Jew and not performing on Shabbat'

Shas leader Aryeh Deri says Mizrahit music star Omer Adam's commercial success is due to well-known refusal to perform on Shabbat.Tzvi Lev, 8/30/2018, 7:01 PM

Gaza area products come to Tel Aviv Port

Farmers and businesses from Gaza area communities market wares in Tel Aviv Port in coming days: 'Civil victory over Hamas.'Yoni Kempinski, 8/28/2018, 10:13 PM

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

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

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

'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

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

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

'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