Sderot

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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

; blockquote In October 2013, Alon Davidi was elected as Mayor of Sderot. Demographics According to CBS, in 2010 the city had a population of 21,900. The national makeup of the city was 94% Jewish, 5.5% other non-Arabs, and Arabs less than 1%. There were 10,600 males and 10,500 females. The population growth rate in 2010 was 0.5%. A number of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip were resettled in Sderot beginning in 1997 after cooperating with the Shin Bet. ref name "ynet

to the gatherings at a hill in the Sderot, where the locals gather to watch the bombardment of the Gaza strip Stuff.co.nz: 'Sderot cinema': Israelis watch bombings while eating popcorn Huffington Post: These Israelis Eat Popcorn At 'Sderot Cinema' As They Watch Bombs Fall On Gaza ref>


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


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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 "

and nothing wrong it. Times of Israel: In defense of the Sderot cinema Rocket fire from Gaza thumb The remnants of Qassam rockets (File:Qassam-Rockets-Sderot.jpg) fired on Sderot right thumb "Someone has been wounded" – Drawing by a 7-year old Sderot resident (File:Sderotchilddrawing.jpg) right thumb Iron Dome (File:Iron Dome near Sderot.jpg) rocket defense battery near Sderot

thumb Sderot is located in the 10–15 sec of BM-21 Grad grad (File:Rocketpopmap.jpeg) rocket range Sderot lies one kilometer ( ) from the Gaza Strip and town of Beit Hanoun. Since the beginning of the Second Intifada in October 2000, the city has been under constant rocket fire from Qassam rockets launched by Hamas and Islamic Jihad (Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine). Despite


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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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by Israelis as 'Red Bamba' ( 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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, 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 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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also were killed, including one civilian. In the middle of June, Palestinian factions intensified bombardment over the city of Sderot with improvised Qassam rockets. Palestinian attacks resulted in 2 Palestinians and 1 Chinese civilian killed by a Qassam, and 2 Israelis were killed. The wave of attacks lessened support for the disengagement plan (Israel's unilateral disengagement plan) among the Israeli public. Attacks on Israel by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement Islamic Jihad


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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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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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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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