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Iron Dome intercepts second rocket over greater Tel Aviv
Jerusalem Post ^ | 7/8/14 | Yaakov Lappin

Posted on 07/08/2014 12:25:03 PM PDT by illiac

For the second time on Tuesday evening, a rocket was launched at central Israel from the Gaza Strip.

An Iron Dome battery intercepted a projectile over the greater Tel Aviv area.

Sirens sounded in various cities in central Israel on Tuesday night and blasts were heard in Tel Aviv.

The air raid siren was activated in cities including Rishon Lezion, Bat Yam, Holon and Bnei Barak, but not in Tel Aviv.

Earlier on Tuesday evening, the Iron Dome rocket defense system intercepted a projectile near Tel Aviv over the city of Rishon Lezion, as air raid sirens sounded in central Israeli cities for the first time amid recent escalations.

(Excerpt) Read more at jpost.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gaza; hamas; israel; kenyanbornmuzzie; mideast; stih; waronterror
And so it goes....

Zero and staff applauding loudly....

1 posted on 07/08/2014 12:25:03 PM PDT by illiac
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To: illiac

If Obama has been advising Hamas to ‘show restraint’ he’s been doing it real quietly.


2 posted on 07/08/2014 12:28:28 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: illiac

Iron Dome rockets cost a lot more than the little unguided home-made RPGs that are coming from the other side.


3 posted on 07/08/2014 12:28:38 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: illiac
It's time to level Gaza with the

D9 solution.

4 posted on 07/08/2014 12:34:08 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: illiac
The Iron Dome rocket defense system intercepted a number of rockets

Take that, Star War doubters!

5 posted on 07/08/2014 12:42:38 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: illiac

I have family in Rishon..they are in bunkers right now..pray for Israel


6 posted on 07/08/2014 12:43:45 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: illiac
Counter

Battery

Radar

7 posted on 07/08/2014 12:43:52 PM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: fella
I prefer the safe, clean solution:

Neutron bomb, 1-10kt airburst. Kill the vermin. Save the buildings. (Ok....the photo is of a 0.5kt Chinese test, onto an animal farm, but what the heck)

8 posted on 07/08/2014 12:45:16 PM PDT by DCBryan1 (No realli, moose bytes can be quite nasti!!)
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To: rjsimmon
Counter
Battery
Radar

IDF can't do that. Palyscum like to launch rockets from playgrounds and near daycares HOPING for IDF retaliation so they can kill the kids for a Pallywood production. That is why IDF has to go in with ground troops. Did I mention that the Palis are scum?

9 posted on 07/08/2014 12:47:44 PM PDT by DCBryan1 (No realli, moose bytes can be quite nasti!!)
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To: Steely Tom

I think any rocket capable of reaching Tel Aviv from Gaza is a little bit bigger than an RPG rocket. But, yes, you put your finger on the problem. Israel has limited numbers of interceptors and Hamas has lots of cheap rockets that they can fire in waves or as decoys.

I have to assume that Iron Dome works pretty much like Patriot III: The radar plots the incoming missile and if it’s determined that it won’t strike anything of value they don’t launch an interceptor.


10 posted on 07/08/2014 12:52:54 PM PDT by Tallguy
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To: fella

PERFECT.But add a 50 cal. on it


11 posted on 07/08/2014 12:54:02 PM PDT by sopwith (LIVE FREE OR DIE)
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To: sopwith

Come o0n Israel. Let’s see what you got.


12 posted on 07/08/2014 12:57:09 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: sopwith

Come on Israel. Let’s see what you got.


13 posted on 07/08/2014 12:57:17 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Tallguy

I didn’t mean they are literally launching RPG rounds.

The Palestinian rockets I’ve seen are made out of a length of metal pipe and have a cantaloupe-sized explosive warhead.

I guess that is a bit larger than a grenade.

The main thing is that they’re unguided, crude, and very inexpensive. Especially compared to an Iron Dome anti-missile-missile.

Some years ago, the sewer systems in several Palestinian towns collapsed because they had taken all the pipe to make rockets.

The towns were flooded with raw sewage. International outcry caused Israel to send them emergency shipments of pipe. They immediately used this pipe to make more rockets.


14 posted on 07/08/2014 1:10:23 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: DCBryan1

Does anyone know what’s up with the kid who was burned alive supposedly in retailiation for the killing of the three israeli boys?

That does NOT sound like typical behavior, and smells to me of a set-up. I cant even imagine them doing that


15 posted on 07/08/2014 1:26:11 PM PDT by Mr. K (Palin/Cruz 2016)
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To: illiac

Hamas launches rockets, and Obama launches children from Central America. Its still an attack no matter how you word it.


16 posted on 07/08/2014 1:26:31 PM PDT by George from New England (escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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To: DCBryan1

Do we have those? I thought they never developed beyond the drawing board.


17 posted on 07/08/2014 2:17:23 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I have family in Rishon..they are in bunkers right now..pray for Israel


I hope your family and all the Israelis are safe from this latest attempt to harm Israel. It makes no sense to me that people there always have to fight just to exist as a country. Such a shame.

Makes me always wonder why so many Jewish folks in this country support Democrats. It’s crazy.


18 posted on 07/08/2014 3:08:10 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: leapfrog0202

I think if Jews here in America were to actually visit Israel and see what they have to deal with everyday they would think differently..unfortunately the Jews here in America(Especially women) think only about abortion. That is their priority NOT Israel


19 posted on 07/08/2014 3:11:23 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Jews in Israel don’t have to think about their abortion since they are all free there.


20 posted on 07/08/2014 3:13:27 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

We met a young couple from Israel when the husband, a pilot, was here at our base taking a flight safety class that my husband is in charge of. They had the 2 cutest little boys and the family came to enjoy a vacation in the US while the husband took the course.

We talked about life in Israel and I was amazed at how they were so accepting of the challenges faced daily there. They wanted to rent an apartment or home for the 8 weeks they were here in town and I was flabbergasted when the wife said they’re heard our town had a bad crime rate, would they be safe. But that’s different than the threat the average Israeli lives with daily....


21 posted on 07/08/2014 3:14:50 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: leapfrog0202

In Israel people pretty much don’t worry about the things we worry about here. When I was there last year, around 5pm I saw a little boy crossing the street, he must have been 8 years old, by himself..kids in Israel don’t worry about being abducted(At least as long as your not in the West Bank)..you come home when you feel like it, its an easy going attitude. We stayed in Herzliya, its a beach community and where my now brother in law’s family lives. People walk around at all hours of the night, no worries..and people are used to the rocket fire, they know what to do when the sirens go off..its scary for us since we are not used to it, but they are unfortunately very used to the life.


22 posted on 07/08/2014 3:21:49 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Thanks for that peek into daily life in Israel! I very much got the feeling you described when speaking with this young couple. At least Israelis don’t have to worry that their leaders hate their country and citizens like we know our _resident does.


23 posted on 07/08/2014 3:26:45 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: Tallguy

“...if it’s determined that it won’t strike anything of value they don’t launch”

That’s the way they work. There was an article on FR yesterday that revealed that they don’t go after the ones that are going to land in a field.


24 posted on 07/08/2014 3:49:18 PM PDT by PastorBooks
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To: leapfrog0202

Israel has a wide mix of people..the majority of them can’t stand Obama..of course you have the leftist Israelis who like him, but the majority of Israeli’s know that Obama doesn’t care about them, only for the Arabs..In fact, go to Israel and you will never see CNN on their TV’s..only Fox News, because in 2006 when Israel was fighting Lebanon, CNN accused Israel of murdering innocent women and children so CNN is pretty much banished over there..it exists but no one really watches it. Israel is a beautiful country, one day you should check it out. The flight isn’t fun(15 hrs depending on where you live) but once you are there you won’t regret it


25 posted on 07/08/2014 3:50:14 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: illiac

Here is the IDF taking out 5 raghead “Naval Commandos” trying to infiltrate by sea.

Coming soon to a city near you.

http://freebeacon.com/national-security/footage-of-hamas-cell-taken-out-by-idf-helicopter-strike/


26 posted on 07/08/2014 3:53:01 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Thanks Sarah. It’s always been on my list of places I want to go. I’m hoping to make that happen in the next year or two.


27 posted on 07/08/2014 3:55:19 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: leapfrog0202

Always take El Al, its the best airline..if you have frequent flyer miles use that..and upgrade to Business Class..trust me, you don’t want to sit like sardines for 15 hours LOL..been there done that and its NOT fun


28 posted on 07/08/2014 3:59:03 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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29 posted on 07/08/2014 4:26:49 PM PDT by SJackson (government tampers with a freedom so fundamental, one shudders to think what lies ahead. Card Dolan)
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To: illiac

Good test. Anti-ballistic missile defense does work, and our own forces have many levels of it along with offensive weapons for responding to blocked foreign enemy attacks.


30 posted on 07/08/2014 4:40:49 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I visited the Old City for a 10 day walk about,1994 IIRC,and I just loved it.
AT every turn I was entranced!
Roman columns,ancient tombstones and I never felt safer.


31 posted on 07/08/2014 6:33:35 PM PDT by Big Red Badger ( - William Diamonds Drum - can You Hear it G man?)
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To: Big Red Badger

I went to the Wall in Jerusalem..its an amazing sight..but it was VERY hot..around June is when its very very hot and you have to do a lot of walking so not recommended for those who have medical problems..I was tired but it was worth the walk, packed with people..and everywhere you look you would see Israeli soldiers, men and women, carrying guns..I felt VERY safe..in Israel, people walk around with guns and no one makes a fuss, here its “OMG GUN SHELTER IN PLACE” LOL not in Israel


32 posted on 07/08/2014 7:04:24 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

We were in Jerusalem for 6 days ( 3 side trips). On Sunday there were military everywhere on day passes. They had been told to wear their uniforms and weapons. never felt so secure.

Everyone sitting and standing around at the wall.

It was early May so not too hot.

Want to go again while I can still walk.


33 posted on 07/08/2014 7:07:53 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Open Borders, pro-terrorist, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: All

http://www.pbc.ps/


34 posted on 07/08/2014 7:10:18 PM PDT by mulder1 ("The past is prologue")
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To: morphing libertarian

The tour guide who showed us Jerusalem lives along the West Bank, he offered to take us there for a tour, we were like NO THANKS LOL..but you notice throughout certain areas, they have electric fences(When I saw them I thought to myself, this is what we need at our southern border) Tel Aviv is beautiful too, went to the beach over there..nice shops, everyone is so friendly, you do see many Israeli Arabs around, they look at you funny but otherwise keep to themselves..you always know who the non Jews are when you are out and about on Shabbat and see people walking around..Religious Jews don’t work on the Sabbath so they replace those workers with either Israeli Arabs or at the local market we went to, they were Russian, I doubt they were Jewish


35 posted on 07/08/2014 7:16:39 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I was surprised by Gaza residents touring at places like the Garden Tomb.

We spent most of our time in Jer and places like Masada, Nazareth, Jordan, and Capharnum (sp).

Stayed in an apartment near the Yehuda Market one week for the same price as one night at the King David.


36 posted on 07/08/2014 7:19:52 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Open Borders, pro-terrorist, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: morphing libertarian

You see the most Arabs in Tel Aviv, that is where you see the most of them walking around, at least that is how it was for me. We wanted to go see Haifa but it was a four hour drive from where we were so basically you have to make a day out of it..or if your planning on staying a few days to rent an Apt so we skipped it. My Mom and most of my family were born and raised in Israel so they are already familiar with the areas, it was more for me and my sister who were too young to remember what Israel looked like so we toured some of the areas


37 posted on 07/08/2014 7:45:53 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Best Wishes!


38 posted on 07/08/2014 7:46:43 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Open Borders, pro-terrorist, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: morphing libertarian

U too all the best!!


39 posted on 07/08/2014 7:53:52 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

October,I think,was Very nice,3 days on the MT. of Olives then I got closer to the City via the Pilgrims Palace.
The Garden Tomb was visible from the hotel.
Just Amazing!


40 posted on 07/08/2014 8:06:39 PM PDT by Big Red Badger ( - William Diamonds Drum - can You Hear it G man?)
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To: mulder1

links to WHAT?
pallystuff


41 posted on 07/08/2014 8:15:15 PM PDT by Big Red Badger ( - William Diamonds Drum - can You Hear it G man?)
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To: fella

“IT’S PANCAKE TIME!”


42 posted on 07/08/2014 9:09:55 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: illiac

Rockets of peace from the religion of peace.


43 posted on 07/09/2014 3:29:52 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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