Flight lands in Israel’s airport amid Hamas rocket barrage from Gaza

Passengers on board a flight with the Israeli airline Arkia experienced a remarkable and nerve-wracking event as their plane descended to land at Ben-Gurion Airport. Looking out of the windows, they watched as the Iron Dome system intercepted a barrage of rockets launched by Hamas from Gaza.  Plane photography enthusiasts, known as “spotters,” captured […]

Families fleeing Ashkelon rocket, Hamas ‘hell’ live in Jerusalem hotel

Several Ashkelon families are currently residing at the Eyal Hotel in the city center, evacuated with the help of Shalva (Israel Association for the Care and Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities).  Among them is Aviva, 36, the mother of four children, ranging in age from one to seven, among them a child on the […]