Sderot

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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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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 "


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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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: www.planespotters.net Production_List search.php?manufacturer Boeing&subtype 777-200&fleet 1963&fleetStatus 1 title Production List Search publisher Planespotters.net date accessdate 2012-06-07 "Borderland Pop: Arab Jewish Musicians and the Politics of Performance", Galit Saada-Ophir, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, ''Cultural Anthropology'' Volume 21 Issue 2, Pages 205–233, 7 Jan 2008 ref name


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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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PressR&id 603684582 title Ambassador visits Sderot, impressed by 'spirit of town' publisher Ukinisrael.fco.gov.uk date accessdate 2012-06-07


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al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, Hamas and The Popular Resistance Committees claimed joint responsibility. About 3 militants were killed during the attack. Palestinian President-elect Mahmoud Abbas is the chairman of Fatah. January 15: On noon, an Israeli child living on a settlement was injured from a Qassam rocket, losing his hand

the two terrorists. The al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, the Popular Resistance Committees and Islamic Jihad (Palestinian Islamic Jihad) all claimed responsibility for the attack. (BBC) ** A Palestinian attempted suicide bomber from Jebaliya was caught near Kibbutz Nir Am, near Sderot, just outside the Gaza Strip.(Reuters), (Ynet) *American (United States of America) cyclist (Road bicycle racing) and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong wins his seventh consecutive Tour de France. Armstrong has announced that this will be his last tour and he will be retiring from the sport. (Letour.fr)(BBC) * While landing during a severe lightning storm, Air France Flight 358 skidded off the runway at Toronto Pearson International Airport at 4:03 p.m. local time and burst into flames. All 309 passengers and crew on board survive. (CJAD 800) (CBC) (BBC) * Anti-disengagement (Israel unilateral disengagement plan of 2004) protesters rally in Sderot. The organizers said the crowd numbered 50,000, but police estimated the figure between 10,000 and 15,000. Some 18,000 troops and 12,000 police are involved in preventing protesters from getting to the Gush Katif Israeli settlement on the Gaza Strip. (INN), (BBC), (HaAretz) *Scientists at Stanford University have used nanotechnology to kill cancer cells (Cell (biology)) without harming healthy tissue (Biological_tissue). (BBC) ** Following the pullout (Israel's unilateral disengagement plan) many Palestinians rush into abandoned Israeli settlements in celebration, some burning down synagogues which Israel's ministers (Political minister) voted against dismantling due to their religious significance, while others scavenged through the rubble of demolished settlement (town) homes, taking furniture, doors, electricity cables and what ever else they could find. (The Jerusalem Post),(YNETnews), (BBC), (Jerusalem Post) ** Several hours after the pullout (Israel's unilateral disengagement plan) two Qassam rockets are fired by Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip. The first lands near the Israeli town of Sderot, while the second lands near Kibbutz Yad Mordechai. (Ha’aretz),(YNETnews) * According to witnesses, the Egyptian border patrol police opened fire at crowds swarming the Egypt-Gaza border at Rafah, killing a Palestinian (Palestinian people) man and injuring another. An Egyptian spokesman later denied that Egyptian troops fired the shots that killed the man. (Reuters) (Al Jazeera), (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. (The Jerusalem Post) (Ha'aretz) ** A United Nations report says that since 2000 61 Palestinian (Palestinian people) women have given birth while delayed at Israeli checkpoint (Border checkpoint)s, resulting in 36 newborn deaths.(BBC), (Reuters), (Sydney Morning Herald) Israel Jensen is a staunch supporter of Israel, and claims to "not be afraid to defend Israel's right to defend itself." She visited the Israeli city of Sderot in the summer of 2008, and experienced Hamas bombing first hand, and said that she and others had to "run for the air-raid shelter". She strongly opposed the Norwegian government's decision to recognise Hamas as she holds that "you don't negotiate with terrorists, you just don't." 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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the suffering of children in both Sderot and Gaza: "Believe me that I feel bad for my children, for the children that live here in Sderot, but I also feel pain for the children that live in the other side of the border in Gaza ... This situation that the children from this place and the other place is because of the behaviour of the leaders of the terror organisations. We can create another quality of life, it is so close.&quot;<


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


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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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