Sderot

What is Sderot known for?


strip hit

middle_east 4238000.stm (BBC) ** 3 Palestinian (Palestinian people) gunmen are killed following an Israeli military incursion into the West Bank. (BBC) ** At least 3 Qassam rockets fired from the Gaza Strip hit the Israeli town of Sderot. The Palestinian Islamic Jihad claims responsibility, saying it fired 10 rockets at Israel.


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According to Palestinian medics, Israeli forces killed at least 62 militants and 42 other Palestinians believed to be civilians.


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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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. They were settled in the development town of Sderot, where Peretz lived until the age of 18. He went to high school in a nearby kibbutz. In 1983, answering a call made by friends, Peretz ran for the office of mayor of the town of Sderot, as candidate of the Israel Labour Party. At only 31 years of age he won a victory which ended a long period of dominance of the town's politics by the right-wing Likud party and the National Religious Party. It was the first in a series of local councils which passed back to Labour control in the late 1980s. As mayor, he strongly emphasized education and worked to improve previously fractious relations with the kibbutzim in the area. * Israeli-Palestinian conflict: ** A Palestinian (Palestinian people)-fired Qassam rocket hits a cemetery in the Israeli town of Sderot, causing minimal damage and no injuries. Israeli Defence Minister Shaul Mofaz says Israel will not let it pass and criticises the PA (Palestinian Authority)'s lack of action. This is the first rocket fired inside the carrot-shaped "Green line (1949 Armistice Agreements)" since late January. (Haaretz) ** Two Jews are arrested on suspicion of planting fake bombs in Jerusalem in an attempt to disrupt the planned Israeli pullout from the Gaza Strip. (BBC) * ''' 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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production facilities for breakfast cereals are also located in Sderot. Amdocs has a plant in the Sderot and an industrial zone is under development. In 2012, the government approved nearly $59 million worth of economic benefits for Sderot to strengthen the economy, boost employment and subsidize psycho-social programs for the city's residents. Local government In 2010, after a decline in charitable donations, the municipality revealed that it was on the verge of bankruptcy. Education thumb Sapir Academic College, Sderot (File:Campus sapir.jpg) According to CBS, there are 14 schools and 3,578 students in the city. They are spread out as eleven elementary schools and 2,099 elementary school students, and six high schools and 1,479 high school students. 56.5% of 12th grade students were entitled to a matriculation certificate in 2001. Sapir Academic College and the Hesder Yeshiva of Sderot are located in Sderot. All schools in the city and 120 bus stops have been fortified against missile attacks. Culture An unusually high ratio of singers, instrumentalists, composers and poets have come from Sderot. thumb Harp sculpture, Sderot town square (File:The Harp Player in Sderot.jpg) 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 with the music of their Moroccan immigrant parents, it has been compared to Liverpool in the 1960s. Among the notable bands are Teapacks Knesiyat Hasekhel and Sfatayim. 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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half of whom were civilians, including 18 children, have been killed since Israel began its offensive (Jabalia Offensive) 10 days ago. (ABC News)(BBC) Osem also produces strawberry-flavored Bamba (officially called 'Sweet Bamba' ) that is round in shape instead of oblong and red instead of the trademark color, which caused it to be dubbed


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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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According to Palestinian medics, Israeli forces killed at least 62 militants and 42 other Palestinians believed to be civilians.


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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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-ac98-614db93697a7.html Balloons for Sderot , AP Images, Published January 2008.

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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