Sderot

What is Sderot known for?


life work

date July 30, 2012 url http: www.haaretz.com business sderot-comes-back-to-life-1.454558 title Sderot comes back to life work Haaretz accessdate February 5, 2014


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Boeing 777-200ER , named Sderot, at Ben Gurion Airport (2007). Another example, is the Jewish Agency's role in supporting Sderot and the surrounding area, which has been hit hard with Kassam missiles from Gaza. Here are some key examples: An Israeli woman was killed early morning today by a Qassam rocket (w:Qassam rocket) launched by Palestinian (w:Palestinian) fighters from Beit Hanoun (w:Beit Hanoun) in the northern Gaza Strip (w:Gaza Strip). Rockets were launched at the southern Israeli city of Sderoth (w:Sderot) and several other locations. Two rockets landed in the city, killing a 57-year-old woman and injuring a 24-year-old bodyguard of the Israeli Defense Minister Amir Peretz (w:Amir Peretz), who lives in the city. Several other people were treated for shock.


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. (Ynetnews) * Residents brace as a second winter storm hits the region, a day after the first caused floods and mudslides across northern California.news science la-me-storm1jan01,1,7398730.story?coll la-news-science (LA Times) (AP via Yahoo!) ** Israel shells eight roads


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;!-- Deleted image removed: thumb right Moti Buganim looks through the window of his home, hit by a Kassam missile. An Israeli woman was killed early morning today by a w:Qassam rocket Qassam rocket (Image:MottiBouganim.jpg) launched by Palestinian (w:Palestinian) fighters from Beit Hanoun (w:Beit Hanoun) in the northern Gaza Strip (w:Gaza Strip). Rockets were launched at the southern Israeli city of Sderoth (w:Sderot) and several other locations. Two rockets landed in the city, killing a 57-year-old woman and injuring a 24-year-old bodyguard of the Israeli Defense Minister Amir Peretz (w:Amir Peretz), who lives in the city. Several other people were treated for shock.


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". ''Hill of Shame where Gaza bombing is spectator sport''. Martin Fletcher and Yonit Farago, The Times, 13 January 2009 Sderot residents have complained about the media portrayal. Middle East Eye: Viewers at 'Sderot cinema' complain over media portrayal As Marc Goldberg claims there is nothing new


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of Qassam rocket attacks Qassam rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip since 2001. Sderot is located less than a mile from Gaza (Gaza City) (the closest point is 840 m). Rocket attacks (Palestinian political violence) on the city have killed , wounded dozens, caused millions of dollars in damage and profoundly disrupted daily life. Studies have found that air raid

of Najd (Najd, Gaza) and is located a few miles south of the village's ruins. On 13 May 1948, Najd was occupied by the Negev Brigade as part of Operation Barak, and the villagers were driven out to Gaza (Gaza City). In 1956, Sderot was recognized as a local council (local council (Israel)). Sderot received a symbolic name, after the numerous avenues

and standalone rows of trees planted in the Negev, especially between Beersheba and Gaza (Gaza City), to combat desertification and beautify the arid landscape. Like many other localities in the Negev, Sderot's name has a green motif that symbolizes the motto "making the desert bloom", a central part of Zionist (Zionism) ideology. thumb School in Sderot, early 1950s (File:PikiWiki Israel 6558 Settlements in Israel.jpg)


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- Population of Localities Numbering Above 2,000 Residents and Other Rural Population date 2010-06-30 accessdate 2010-11-13


international publications

; The balloon display made headlines in New York City papers as well as international publications. Lawsuits In 2011, a Sderot resident filed a million dollar lawsuit against two Canadian organizations raising funds for a Canadian ship to join the Gaza flotilla. According to the lawyers, "The Canadian Boat's raison d'être is to aid and abet the terrorist organization that rules Gaza." The suit alleges that these actions violate Canadian


musical success

, Sderot town square thumbnail Mosaic, based on a Renoir painting, in Sderot (File:Mosaic a' la Renoir in Sderot, Israel.jpg) Several popular bands have been formed by musicians who practiced in Sderot's bomb shelters as teenagers. As an immigrant town with high unemployment experiencing a dramatic musical success, as bands blend international sounds


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(consisting mostly of the city's key upper and middle class residents) left for other areas, out of Qassam rocket range. Russian billionaire Arcadi Gaydamak organised a series of relief programs for residents unable to leave. On December 12, 2007, after more than 20 rockets landed in the Sderot area in a single day, including a direct hit to one of the main avenues, Sderot mayor Eli Moyal announced his resignation, citing the government's failure

approves appointment of Ehud Olmert as interim PM first Nir last Hasson accessdate 2006-11-06 While the suicide attacks ceased in 2005, al-Qassam Brigades rocket and mortar attacks on towns and settlements near Gaza continued. Since 2002, paramilitary soldiers of al-Qassam Brigades and other groups have used homemade Qassam rockets to hit Israeli towns in the Negev, such as Sderot. Al-Qassam Brigades was estimated in 2007 to have launched 22% of the rocket and mortar

cache:IUoG7pzhCJsJ:www.bicom.org.uk background research-and-analysis bicom-analysis bicom-fact-sheet-2--ashkelon---the-changing-scenario+Qassam+rockets+ashkelon&hl en&ct clnk&cd 9&gl us&client firefox-a BICOM Fact Sheet 2: Ashkelon – The Changing Scenario BICOM. 2008-05-03. On September 29, after a Qassam rocket hit the Israeli town of Sderot and killed two Israeli children, the IDF launched Operation Days of Penitence in the north of the Gaza Strip

Sderot

'''Sderot''' ( , meaning: ''Boulevards)'' is a western Negev city in the Southern District (South District (Israel)) of Israel. According to the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), at the end of 2011 the city had a total population of 24,000. The city has been an ongoing target of Qassam rocket attacks (List of Qassam rocket attacks) from the Gaza Strip since 2001.

Sderot is located less than a mile from Gaza (Gaza City) (the closest point is 840 m). Rocket attacks (Palestinian political violence) on the city have killed , wounded dozens, caused millions of dollars in damage and profoundly disrupted daily life. Studies have found that air raid sirens and explosions have caused severe psychological trauma in some residents. From mid-June 2007 to mid-February 2008, 771 rockets and 857 mortar bombs were fired at Sderot and the western Negev, an average of three or four each a day. Popular for having numerous Bomb shelters some of which are built in the form of Children's Play areas in school play grounds, Sderot is infamously referred to as The "Bomb Shelter Capital of the World."

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