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Abducting U.S. Military Personnel Pays Very Well! January 11, 2016

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In January 2016, Iran captured 10 U.S. Sailors… and was rewarded with over $100 Billion and 13 tons of gold by U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama! [1][2]

Every American soldier, sailor, and veteran should be up in arms over this treasonous act by the treacherous occupant of the Oval Office who is supposed to be their Commander-in-Chief!

It is not just Obama, however, who should be called out to answer for this. The deal was brokered by presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton! We may have an opportunity to inform her of our disgust at the ballot box! Let’s make sure everyone we know with any connection to the military at all knows what she and her crony Obama have done in selling out our valiant Navymen! [3]

It is a gross conflict of interest to have Hillary involved in (let alone orchestrating) negotiations with Iran, given that she is receiving enormous campaign funding from them! [4]

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1. http://dailycaller.com/2016/01/31/iran-awards-medal-of-victory-to-men-who-captured-us-sailors/
2. http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/01/16/iran-close-to-collecting-100b-in-frozen-assets-after-nuke-deal-country-official-says.html
3. http://www.politico.com/story/2015/07/hillary-clinton-iran-nuclear-deal-120078
4. https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2016/01/25/the-chelsea-clinton-fundraiser-that-should-worry-hillarys-pro-israel-backers/

How Qassam Rockets Work… and Don’t Work July 29, 2014

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qassam rockets and human shieldsHamas/PLO’s Qassam rocket technology is really primitive. This is admitted even by Al-jazeera.*  The explosive payload is often coupled with nails or other sharp objects to maximize the damage to any children or patients that might be at or near their targets – which are always Israeli schools and hospitals.   These are usually fired from behind a “wall of human shields” to prevent their launch sites from being targeted, because they know Israel will never strike civilians, especially children.

Hamas terrorists use the cheapest “rocket fuel” possible – made of sugar and potassium nitrate (i.e. stump remover pellets), also known as saltpeter.  It functions the way that a marshmallow catching fire when making s’mores does – a quick burst of energy… thus their rockets have been nicknamed “candy rockets.”  Once the fuel ignites, it burns out quickly, causing a large number of “shortfalls” into Gaza.  This is how Hamas keeps killing their own people.

??????????????????????????????????????????????????Because of the unpredictability of this primitive “technology,” the terrorists have now resorted to building “terror tunnels” into Israel so that they can launch their candy rockets from within Israel.  They have spent at least $1.25 billion (all given to them by Obama for “infrastructure improvements”) to build their terror tunnels.

This shows where the Hamas government’s priorities are!  Killing Jewish children trumps improving Palestinian quality of life.

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*As we do not wish to promote al-jazeera’s hate site, we are not linking to the story, but suffice it to say that the article we reference tries to paint the conflict as a “poor defenseless victim” Hamas with Flintstones weapons being bullied by a hi-tech sophisticated Jetsons Israel.

#1 Supporter of Terrorism: Obama July 22, 2014

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ArrestObamaWhile Holy Israel suffers under terrorist assault, thrust into the war described in the biblical book of Obadiah, only two nations on earth have pledged any support to the “apple of G-d’s eye” — Canada and the Philippines.

Meanwhile, in Washington DC, President Obama signs an $11 billion deal with pro-Hamas Qatar and “informs” Congress that that US financial support of Hamas via the PA will continue.  Mr. Obama is a terrorist-collaborator — pure and simple!  He might as well be launching the rockets himself!  Every rocket that comes out of Gaza or Judea & Samaria is unapologetically “sponsored by Barack Obama”!

See more here:
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2014/06/05/Obama-Recognize-Terrorist-Group-Hamas-As-Legitimate-Palestinian-Governing-Partner-First-World-Leader-to-do-so

Stop the Rockets, Not the Planes! July 22, 2014

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Effective today, all air traffic from the US to Ben Gurion Airport in Israel has been halted.  Arutz Sheva has suggested that this is an “arm-twisting” campaign on the part of US President Obama to “BDS” Israel into giving in to terrorist demands.

There is one way we can say for the Obama Administration to prove this is not their motive.  Instead of stopping the planes, take part in stopping the rockets!  Aid Israel in demilitarizing Gaza… instead of continuing to fund the pro-Hamas PA regime!

Mr. Obama:  You are funding terrorism, and you know it!  America’s Jewry are not blind to this!

#StopTheRocketsNotThePlanes

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Hamas blames Hashem: “. . . their G-d moves the rockets!” July 20, 2014

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graphic courtesy of IDFHamas terrorists aim for Israel, but its rockets have hit Gaza over 100 times in 9 days. A Hamas representative complained yesterday that “our aim is okay; their G-d moves the rockets.”  One of Hamas’s misfired rockets took out the energy grid for Gaza, leaving 70,000 Arabs without power.  Another struck 4 young Arab boys playing soccer on the beach.

Why such a heavy barrage of rockets in the month of Tammuz?  Because it is also the Islamic month of Rammadan – the one month out of the year where every Muslim is considered “sanctified” or “holy,” so that they will go to heaven immediately for their martyrdom (no usual side-trip to hell for purgation).

Martyrdom has a different meaning in Islam than it does in Judaism.  In Judaism, it refers to someone dying to save others; in Islam it is a suicide which kills Jews or Christians in the process.

Praise Hashem, that He “moves the rockets!”

Israel Under Terrorist Attack July 8, 2014

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While Israel buried the bodies of three teenage boys who were abducted by Islamist terrorists and murdered in June 2014, the funeral still under way, Hamas terrorists began firing rockets into Israel.  Israel let it go.

Barely a week later, Hamas terrorists set fire to the Tomb of Yosef ben Ya’akov of Genesis 37-50 fame.  Israel let it go.

Isn’t that what we tell children who are being bullied?  “Ignore them.  They’ll stop.”  That tactic does not apply to terrorists.  They won’t stop, and they have not stopped.  They have escalated their assault.

We have lost count of how many hundreds of rockets they have fired upon Israel since the murders, carried out by another terrorist organization – ISIS.

It is time for Israel to stop turning the other cheek.  It is time for David to take out his sling and slay the Goliath Hamas.  As is Israel’s custom, civilians in Judea & Samaria and the Gaza strip have been warned that a military response is ensuing and that they need to evacuate.

Hamas, however, has ordered Arab civilians NOT to evacuate, forcing them to assemble at target sites.  Read more here: http://freebeacon.com/national-security/hamas-orders-civilians-to-die-in-israeli-airstrikes/.

 

Holocaust Remembrance Day April 27, 2014

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never againAt sunset on April 27, every year since 1945, we take a day to remember the 4.5 million Jewish adults and 1.5 million Jewish children exterminated by the National Socialists (abbreviated Nazis) during the atrocities committed by war criminals during World War II.  We light a Yahrzeit candle in their memory, and we renew our 69-year-old vow of “Never again.”  Yet, as we come to this solemn day of remembrance, our cry of “never again” seems to all be in vain.  Many elements of the National Socialism agenda are repeating as we speak.

 

THEN: The Nazi agenda was put into motion with an important first step… the government had to be given control of healthcare.  This was accomplished in 1939 with the enactment of Adolf Hitler’s Aktion Tiergartenstrasse 4 plan – National Socialist healthcare.  This program allowed Germany to “treat undesirable conditions” with euthanasia (mercy killings).  Though the definition of undesirable conditions was initially limited, it eventually came to include “all genetic defects” including but not limited to mental illness, physical handicaps, and Hebrew ethnicity.

NOW: US President Obama has taken this same step, enacting  his own National Socialist healthcare program, largely copied from Hitlercare.

 

THEN: Once the definition came to include Hebrew genetics as an “undesirable condition,” Germany began a program of mandatory registration of all Hebrew/Jewish persons in Germany, including occupied territories such as Poland, Austria, Hungary, and the Netherlands.

NOW: Ukraine has just initiated a program of mandatory registration of all Hebrew/Jewish persons in their nation.

 

THEN: An anti-Semitic agenda was being preached and promoted from the pulpits of Germany – a phenomenon called Deutsche Christen orchestrated by liberal theologians (hired by Hitler) Paul Althaus, Emanuel Hirsch, and Gerhard Kittel.

NOW: An anti-Semitic agenda is being preached and promoted from the pulpits of America – a phenomenon called Chrislam orchestrated by liberal theologians (in the spirit of Hitler) including Rick Warren and Bill Hybels.

 

If we are serious about “Never again” – we need to be more diligent in our response against these horrendous atrocities.  Voice your outrage to the governments of the US and Ukraine, the United Nations, NATO, and anti-Semitic pastors worldwide… to keep that abominable history from repeating.

Holy Israel vs. Anti-Semitic Terrorists: A Historical Timeline November 21, 2012

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Suicide and Other Bombing Attacks in Israel Since the Declaration of Principles (Sept 1993)


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Apr 6, 1994 – Eight people were killed in a car-bomb attack on a bus in the center of Afula. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Apr 13, 1994 – Five people were killed in a suicide bombing attack on a bus in the central bus station of Hadera. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Oct 19, 1994 – In a suicide bombing attack on the No. 5 bus on Dizengoff Street in Tel-Aviv, 21 Israelis and one Dutch national were killed.

Nov 11, 1994 – Three soldiers were killed at the Netzarim junction in the Gaza Strip when a Palestinian riding a bicycle detonated explosives strapped to his body. Islamic Jihad said it carried out the attack to avenge the car bomb killing of Islamic Jihad leader Hani Abed on Nov 2.

Jan 22, 1995 – Two consecutive bombs exploded at the Beit Lid junction near Netanya, killing 20 soldiers and one civilian. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Apr 9, 1995 – Seven Israelis and one American were killed when a bus was hit by an explosives-laden van near Kfar Darom in the Gaza Strip. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Jul 24, 1995 – Six civilians were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a bus in Ramat Gan.

Aug 21, 1995 – Three Israelis and one American were killed in a suicide bombing of a Jerusalem bus.

Feb 25, 1996 – In a suicide bombing of bus No. 18 near the Central Bus Station in Jerusalem, 26 were killed (17 civilians and 9 soldiers). Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Feb 25, 1996 – One Israeli was killed in an explosion set off by a suicide bomber at a hitchhiking post oustide Ashkelon. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Mar 3, 1996 – In a suicide bombing of bus No. 18 on Jaffa Road in Jerusalem, 19 were killed (16 civilians and 3 soldiers).

Mar 4, 1996 – Outside Dizengoff Center in Tel-Aviv, a suicide bomber detonated a 20-kilogram nail bomb, killing 13 (12 civilians and one soldier).

Mar 21, 1997 – Three people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated a bomb on the terrace of a Tel Aviv cafe. 48 people were wounded.

Jul 30, 1997 – 16 people were killed and 178 wounded in two consecutive suicide bombings in the Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem.

Sep 4, 1997 – Five people were killed and 181 wounded in three suicide bombings on the Ben-Yehuda pedestrian mall in Jerusalem.

Oct 29, 1998 – One Israeli soldier was killed when a terrorist drove an explosives-laden car into an Israeli army jeep escorting a bus with 40 elementary school students from the settlement of Kfar Darom in the Gaza Strip.

Nov 2, 2000 – Ayelet Shahar Levy, 28, and Hanan Levy, 33, were killed in a car bomb explosion near the Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem. 10 people were injured. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Nov 20, 2000 – A roadside bomb exploded at 7:30 in the morning alongside a bus carrying children from Kfar Darom to school in Gush Katif. Miriam Amitai, 35, and Gavriel Biton, 34, were killed and 9 others, including 5 children, were injured, 5 of them seriously.

Nov 22, 2000 – Shoshanna Reis, 21, of Hadera, and Meir Bahrame, 35, of Givat Olga, were killed, and 60 wounded when a powerful car bomb was denotated alongside a passing bus on Hadera’s main street, when the area was packed with shoppers and people driving home from work.

Dec 22, 2000 – Three soldiers were injured in a suicide bomb attack at the Mehola Junction roadside cafe in the northern Jordan Valley. The terrorist, who detonated a belt of explosives strapped to him, was killed in the blast.

Jan 1, 2001 – A car bomb exploded near a bus stop in the shopping district in the center of Netanya. About 60 people were injured, most lightly. One unidentified person, apparently one of the terrorists involved in the bombing, died of severe burns. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Feb 8, 2001 – A powerful car bomb exploded at 4:40 PM in the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Beit Yisrael in Jerusalem, causing mild injuries to four people.

Feb 14, 2001 – Eight people were killed and 25 injured when a bus driven by a Palestinian terrorist plowed into a group of soldiers and civilians waiting at a bus stop near Holon, south of Tel-Aviv.

Mar 1, 2001 – One person was killed and 9 injured when a terrorist detonated a bomb in a Tel Aviv to Tiberias service taxi at the Mei Ami junction in Wadi Ara.

Mar 4, 2001 – Three people were killed and at least 60 injured in a suicide bombing in downtown Netanya.

Mar 27, 2001 – A car bomb exploded at 7:40 in the morning in the Talpiot industrial/commercial zone in Jerusalem. Seven people were injured, one moderately. The Islamic Jihad has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Mar 27, 2001 – 28 people were injured, two seriously, in a suicide bombing directed against a northbound No. 6 bus at the French Hill junction in Jerusalem. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Mar 28, 2001 – Two teenagers were killed and four injured, one critically, in a suicide bombing at the Mifgash Hashalom (“peace stop”) gas station several hundred meters from an IDF roadblock near the entrance to Kalkilya, east of Kfar Saba. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Apr 22, 2001 – A terrorist detonated a powerful bomb he was carrying near a group of people waiting at a bus stop on the corner of Weizman and Tchernichovsky streets in Kfar Sava. One person was killed and about 60 injured in the blast, two severely. The terrorist was also killed in the explosion, for which Hamas claimed responsibility.

Apr 23, 2001 – Eight people were lightly hurt in a car bombing in Or Yehuda, a few kilometers north of Ben-Gurion Airport, which senior police officers said could only be described as a “miracle” in an area packed with pre-Independence Day shoppers.

Apr 29, 2001 – A car bomb blew up close to a school bus travelling near the West Bank city of Nablus. There were no injuries in the attack. The body of the suicide bomber was found in the car. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

May 18, 2001 – A Palestinian suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest detonated himself outside the Hasharon Shopping Mall in the seaside city of Netanya. Five civilians were killed and over 100 wounded in the attack. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

May 25, 2001 – 65 people were injured in a car bombing in the Hadera central bus station. The two terrorists were apparently killed in the explosion. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.

May 27, 2001 – A car bomb exploded in the center of Jerusalem shortly after midnight. There were no injuries. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility.
A bomb exploded at 9:00 in the morning near the intersection of the capital’s main Jaffa Road and Heshin Street. The bomb included several mortar shells, some of which were propelled hundreds of meters from the site of the explosion. 30 people were injured, most suffering from shock. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.

May 30, 2001 – A car bomb exploded shortly before 16:00 outside a school in Netanya while a number of students were still in the building studying for matriculation exams. Eight people were injured, suffering from shock and hearing impairment. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.

June 1, 2001 – 21 people were killed and 120 wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a disco near Tel Aviv’s Dolphinarium along the seafront promenade just before midnight on Friday, June 1, while standing in a large group of teenagers waiting to enter the disco.

June 22, 2001 – Sgt. Aviv Iszak, 19, of Kfar Saba, and Sgt. Ofir Kit, 19, of Jerusalem, were killed near Dugit in the Gaza Strip as a jeep with yellow Israeli license plates, supposedly stuck in the sand, blew up as they approached. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

July 2, 2001 – Two separate bombs exploded at about 8:20 Monday morning in cars in the Tel-Aviv suburb of Yehud. Six pedestrians were lightly injured. Police sources say the bombs were probably set by terrorists. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a radical PLO faction, claimed responsibility.

July 9, 2001 – A Palestinian suicide bomber was killed in a car-bombing attack near the Kissufim crossing point in the southern Gaza Strip, causing no other casualties. Disaster was averted as the bomb exploded without hitting any other vehicles. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

July 16, 2001 – Cpl. Hanit Arami, 19, and St.Sgt. Avi Ben Harush, 20, both of Zichron Yaakov, were killed and 11 wounded – 3 seriously – when a bomb exploded in a suicide terrorist attack at a bus stop near the train station in Binyamina, halfway between Netanya and Haifa, at about 19:30 Monday evening. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Aug 8, 2001 – A suicide bomber was killed when he detonated his car bomb, lightly wounding one soldier, at a roadblock near the B’kaot moshav in the northern Jordan Valley shortly after 9:00. One soldier was lightly wounded.

Aug 9, 2001 – 15 people were killed, including 7 children, and about 130 injured in a suicide bombing at the Sbarro pizzeria on the corner of King George Street and Jaffa Road in the center of Jerusalem. Hamas and the Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Aug 12, 2001 – 21 people were injured in a suicide bombing in the Wall Street Cafe in the center of Kiryat Motzkin at 17:30. The terrorist was killed. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Aug 21, 2001 – A bomb placed under a car exploded at 14:15 near the Russian Compound in downtown Jerusalem; one woman was treated for shock. A second, very large unexploded bomb was discovered inside the car and dismantled.

Sept 4, 2001 – 20 people were injured when a suicide terrorist exploded a powerful charge on Hanevi’im Street near Bikur Holim hospital in central Jerusalem shortly before 8:00 AM. The terrorist, disguised as a Jew in ultra-orthodox clothing, aroused the suspicion of passersby due to the large backpack he was wearing. As two Border Police officers approached the man, he detonated his shrapnel-packed bomb. Both officers were wounded – one critically. The terrorist was killed in the blast. Hamas claimed responsibility.

Sept 9, 2001 – Three people were killed and some 90 injured, most lightly, in a suicide bombing near the Nahariya train station in northern Israel. The terrorist, killed in the blast, waited nearby until the train arrived from Tel-Aviv and people were exiting the station, and then exploded the bomb he was carrying. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Sept 9, 2001 – A car bomb exploded at the Beit Lid junction near Netanya, injuring 17 people. One person killed in the explosion is believed to be the terrorist bomber.

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Oct 1, 2001 – A large car bomb exploded in the Talpiot neighborhood of Jerusalem. Several people were lightly injured.

Oct 7, 2001 – Yair Mordechai, 43, of Kibbutz Sheluhot was killed when a Palestinian suicide terrorist affiliated with the Islamic Jihad detonated a large bomb strapped to his body near the entrance of the kibbutz in the Beit She’an Valley.

Nov 26, 2001 – A Palestinian suicide bomber killed himself and lightly wounded two Border Policemen at the Erez crossing point in the Gaza Strip. The bomber joined workers waiting to be cleared for entry into Israel. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Nov 29, 2001 – Three people were killed and nine others were wounded in a suicide bombing on an Egged 823 bus en route from Nazereth to Tel Aviv near the city of Hadera. The Islamic Jihad and Fatah claimed responsibility for the attack.

Dec 1, 2001 – 11 people were killed and about 180 injured when explosive devices were detonated by two suicide bombers close to 11:30 P.M. Saturday night on Ben Yehuda Street, the pedestrian mall in the center of Jerusalem. A car bomb exploded nearby 20 minutes later. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Dec 2, 2001 – 15 people were killed and 40 injured, several critically, in a suicide bombing on an Egged bus No. 16 in Haifa shortly after 12:00. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Dec 5, 2001 – A suicide bomber exploded a powerful bomb shortly after 7:30 AM on King David Street in Jerusalem. A number of people waiting at a nearby bus stop were lightly injured. The terrorist was killed in the blast. Police are investigating whether the bomb, packed with nails and shrapnel, went off prematurely. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.

Dec 9, 2001 – A suicide bomber exploded a powerful bomb near a bus stop at the Checkpost Junction in Haifa shortly after 7:30 AM. About 30 people were injured, most lightly and suffering from shock. A second explosive device was found and detonated nearby. The terrorist was killed.

Dec 12, 2001 – Four people traveling in two cars were lightly wounded in an attack at 18:00 PM by two suicide bombers near the Gaza Strip community of Neve Dekalim.

Jan 25, 2002 – 25 people were wounded when a Palestinian suicide bomber detonated explosives outside a cafe on a pedestrian mall near Tel Aviv’s old central bus station at 11:15 AM on Friday.

Jan 27, 2002 – Pinhas Tokatli, 81, of Jerusalem was killed and over 150 people were wounded, four seriously, in a suicide bombing on Jaffa Road, in the center of Jerusalem, shortly before 12:30. The female terrorist, identified as a Fatah member, was armed with more than 10 kilos of explosives.

Feb 16, 2002 – Two teenagers were killed and about 30 people were wounded, six seriously, when a suicide bomber blew himself up on Saturday night at a pizzeria in the shopping mall in Karnei Shomron in Samaria. A third person subsequently died of his injuries. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility for the attack.

Feb 18, 2002 – Policeman Ahmed Mazarib, 32, of the Bedouin village Beit Zarzir in the Galilee, was killed by a suicide bomber whom he had stopped for questioning on the Ma’ale Adumim-Jerusalem road. The terrorist succeeded in detonating the bomb in his car. The Fatah al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.

Feb 27, 2002 – A Palestinian suicide bomber blew herself up at the Maccabim roadblock on the Jerusalem-Modi’in highway Wednesday night, injuring three policemen.

Mar 2, 2002 – Eleven people were killed and over 50 were injured, 4 critically, in a suicide bombing at 19:15 on Saturday evening near a yeshiva in the ultra-Orthodox Beit Yisrael neighborhood in the center of Jerusalem where people had gathered for a bar-mitzva celebration. The terrorist detonated the bomb next to a group of women waiting with their baby carriages for their husbands to leave the nearby synagogue. The Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade took responsibility for the attack.

Mar 5, 2002 – Maharatu Tagana, 85, of Upper Nazareth was killed and a large number of people injured, most lightly, when a suicide bomber exploded in an Egged No. 823 bus as it entered the Afula central bus station. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Mar 7, 2002 – A suicide bomber blew himself up in the lobby of a hotel in the commericial center on the outskirts of Ariel in Samaria. 15 people were injured, one seriously. The PFLP claimed responsibility for the attack.

Mar 9, 2002 – 11 people were killed and 54 injured, 10 of them seriously, when a suicide bomber exploded at 22:30 PM Saturday night in the crowded Moment cafe at the corner of Aza and Ben-Maimon streets in the Rehavia neighborhood in the center of Jerusalem. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Mar 17, 2002 – A suicide bomber exploded himself near an Egged bus no. 22 at the French Hill junction in northern Jerusalem. 25 people were lightly injured.

Mar 20, 2002 – Seven people, four of them soldiers, were killed and about 30 wounded, several seriously, in a suicide bombing of an Egged bus No. 823 traveling from Tel Aviv to Nazareth at the Musmus junction on Highway 65 (Wadi Ara) near Afula. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Mar 21, 2002 – Three people were killed and 86 injured, 3 of them seriously, in a suicide bombing on King George Street in the center of Jerusalem. The terrorist detonated the bomb, packed with metal spikes and nails, in the center of a crowd of shoppers. The Fatah al-Aqsa Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.

Mar 27, 2002 – 30 people were killed and 140 injured – 20 seriously – in a suicide bombing in the Park Hotel in the coastal city of Netanya, in the midst of the Passover holiday seder with 250 guests. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack. The terrorist was a member of Hamas from Tulkarem, on the list of wanted terrorists Israel had requested be arrested.

Mar 29, 2002 – Two people were killed and 28 injured, two seriously when a female suicide bomber blew herself up in the Kiryat Yovel supermarket in Jerusalem. The Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.

Mar 30, 2002 – One person was killed and about 30 people were injured in a suicide bombing in a cafe on the corner of Allenby and Bialik streets in Tel-Aviv. The Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.

Mar 31, 2002 – 15 people were killed and over 40 injured in a suicide bombing in Haifa, in the Matza restaurant of the gas station near the Grand Canyon shopping mall. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Mar 31, 2002 – An MDA paramedic was very seriously injured along with three other people at 17:00 Sunday afternoon in a suicide bombing at the emergency medical center in Efrat, in the Gush Etzion bloc south of Jerusalem.

Apr 1, 2002 – A police officer was killed in Jerusalem when a Palestinian suicide bomber heading toward the city center blew himself up in his car after being stopped at a roadblock. The Fatah al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.

Apr 10, 2002 – Eight people were killed and 22 injured in a suicide bombing on Egged bus #960, en route from Haifa to Jerusalem, which exploded near Kibbutz Yagur, east of Haifa. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Apr 12, 2002 – Six people were killed and 104 wounded when a woman suicide bomber detonated a powerful charge at a bus stop on Jaffa road at the entrance to Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda open-air market. The Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.

May 7, 2002 – 16 people were killed and 55 wounded in a crowded game club in Rishon Lezion, southeast of Tel-Aviv, when a suicide bomber detonated a powerful charge in the 3rd floor club, causing part of the building to collapse. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

May 19, 2002 – Three people were killed and 59 injured – 10 seriously – when a suicide bomber, disguised as a soldier, blew himself up in the market in Netanya. Both Hamas and the PFLP took responsibility for the attack.

May 20, 2002 – A suicide bomber, apparently bound for Afula, killed himself after Border Policemen approached him for questioning at a bus stop. There were no other injuries.

May 22, 2002 – Two people were killed and about 40 wounded when a suicide bomber detonated himself in the Rothschild Street downtown pedestrian mall of Rishon Lezion.

May 23, 2002 – A bomb planted by terrorists exploded underneath a fuel truck at the Pi Glilot fuel depot north of Tel Aviv. The truck burst into flames, but the blaze was quickly contained.

May 24, 2002 – A security guard opened fire on a terrorist attempting to ram a car bomb into the Studio 49 Disco in Tel Aviv. The terrorist was killed and five Israelis slightly injured when the bomb exploded prematurely.

May 27, 2002 – A grandmother and her infant granddaughter were killed and 37 people were injured, some seriously, when a suicide bomber detonated himself near an ice cream parlor outside a shopping mall in Petah Tikva. The Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.

June 5, 2002 – 17 people were killed and 38 injured when a car packed with a large quantity of explosives struck Egged bus No. 830 traveling from Tel-Aviv to Tiberias at the Megiddo junction near Afula. The bus, which burst into flames, was completely destroyed. The terrorist was killed in the blast. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

June 11, 2002 – A 14-year-old girl was killed and 15 others were wounded when a Palestinian suicide bomber set off a relatively small pipe bomb at a shwarma restaurant in Herzliya.

June 18, 2002 – 19 people were killed and 74 injured – six seriously – in a suicide bombing at the Patt junction in Egged bus no. 32A traveling from Gilo to the center of Jerusalem. The bus, which was completely destroyed, was carrying many students on their way to school. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

June 19, 2002 – Seven people were killed and 50 injured – three of them in critical condition – when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a crowded bus stop and hitchhiking post at the French Hill intersection in northern Jerusalem shortly after 7:00 P.M., as people were returning home from work. The Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.

July 16, 2002 – Nine people were killed and 20 injured in a terrorist attack on Dan bus no. 189 traveling from Bnei Brak to Emmanuel in Samaria. An explosive charge was detonated next to the bullet-resistant bus. The terrorists waited in ambush, reportedly wearing IDF uniforms, and opened fire on the bus. While four terror organizations claimed responsibility for the attack, it was apparently carried out by the same Hamas cell which carried out the attack in Emmanuel on Dec 12, 2001.

July 17, 2002 – Five people were killed – two Israeli and three foreign workers – and about 40 were injured, four seriously, in a double suicide bombing on Neve Shaanan Street near the old central bus station in Tel Aviv. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

July 30, 2002 – Five people suffered light to moderate injuries in a suicide bombing at a felafel stand on Hanevi’im Street in the center of Jerusalem. The bomber, who was killed, apparently exploded prematurely.

July 31, 2002 – Nine people were killed and 85 wounded, 14 of them seriously, when a bomb exploded in the Frank Sinatra student center cafeteria on the Hebrew University’s Mt. Scopus campus. The explosive device was planted inside the cafeteria, which was gutted by the explosion. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Aug 4, 2002 – Nine people were killed and some 50 wounded in a suicide bombing of Egged bus No. 361 traveling from Haifa to Safed at the Meron junction in northern Israel. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Aug 5, 2002 – A bomb exploded in a car at the Umm al-Fahm junction in northern Israel, killing the terrorist and wounding the driver, an Arab Israeli resident of Nazareth.

Sept 18, 2002 – Police Sgt. Moshe Hezkiyah, 21, of Elyachin was killed and three people were wounded in a suicide bombing at a bus stop at the Umm al Fahm junction. The terrorist, who was apparently planning to detonate the bomb after boarding a bus, set the charge off early when approached by the police for questioning. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Sept 19, 2002 – Six people were killed and about 70 wounded when a terrorist detonated a bomb in Dan bus No. 4 on Allenby Street, opposite the Great Synagogue in Tel-Aviv. Hamas claimed responsbility for the attack.

Oct 10, 2002 – Sa’ada Aharon, 71, of Ramat Gan was killed and about 30 people were wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up while trying to board Dan bus No. 87 across from Bar-Ilan University on the Geha highway (Route 4). Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Oct 21, 2002 – 14 people were killed and some 50 wounded when a car bomb containing about 100 kilograms of explosives was detonated next to a No. 841 Egged bus from Kiryat Shmona to Tel-Aviv, while traveling along Wadi Ara on Route No. 65 toward Hadera. The bus had pulled over at a bus stop when the suicide bomber, from Jenin, driving a jeep, approached from behind and exploded. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Oct 27, 2002 – Two IDF officers and a non-commissioned officer were killed and about 20 people were wounded in a suicide bombing at the Sonol gas station at the entrance to Ariel in Samaria. The victims were killed while trying to prevent the terrorist from detonating the bomb. The terrorist was identified as a member of Hamas.

Nov 4, 2002 – Two people – a security guard and a teenage boy, both recent immigrants from Argentina – were killed and about 70 were wounded in a suicide bombing at a shopping mall in Kfar Sava. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Nov 21, 2002 – Eleven people were killed and some 50 wounded by a suicide bomber on a No. 20 Egged bus on Mexico Street in the Kiryat Menahem neighborhood of Jerusalem. The bus was filled with passengers, including schoolchildren, traveling toward the center of the city during rush hour. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Jan 5, 2003 – Twenty-two people were killed and about 120 wounded in a double suicide bombing near the old Central Bus Station in Tel-Aviv. The attack was apparently carried out by two members of the Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, with the help of the Islamic Jihad.

Mar 5, 2003 – Seventeen people were killed and 53 wounded in a suicide bombing of an Egged bus #37 on Moriah Blvd. in the Carmel section of Haifa, en route to Haifa University. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Mar 30, 2003 – Over 40 people were wounded in a suicide bombing on the pedestrian mall at the entrance to the London Cafe in the center of Netanya. The bomber was killed. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Apr 24, 2003 – Alexander Kostyuk, a 23-year-old security guard from Bat Yam, was killed and 13 were wounded, two seriously, in a suicide bombing outside the train station in Kfar Sava. Groups related to the Fatah al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades and the PFLP clamied joint responsibility for the attack.

Apr 30, 2003 – Three people were killed and about 60 peoople were wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a beachfront pub “Mike’s Place” in Tel Aviv. The Fatah Tanzim and Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack, carried out as a joint operation. Investigation revealed that the two British Muslims involved in the suicide bombing were dispatched to perpetrate the attack by the Hamas military command in the Gaza Strip.

May 17, 2003 – Gadi Levy and his wife Dina, aged 31 and 37, of Kiryat Arba were killed by a suicide bomber in Hebron. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

May 18, 2003 – Seven people were killed and 20 wounded in a suicide bombing on Egged bus no. 6 near French Hill in Jerusalem. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
Steve Averbach died on June 3, 2010, succumbing to wounds suffered in the suicide bombing, bringing the death toll to eight.
A second suicide bomber detonated his bomb when intercepted by police in northern Jerusalem. The terrorist was killed; no one else was injured.

May 19, 2003 – Three IDF soldiers were lightly injured when a Palestinian on a bicycle detonated explosives next to a military jeep near Kfar Darom in the southern Gaza Strip. The bomber was killed. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

May 19, 2003 – Three people were killed and about 70 wounded in a suicide bombing at the entrance to the Amakim Mall in Afula. The Islamic Jihad and the Fatah al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades both claimed responsibility for the attack.

May 22, 2003 – Nine Israelis were injured when a roadside bomb was detonated next to a bus near Netzarim in the Gaza Strip.

June 11, 2003 – Seventeen people were killed and over 100 wounded in a suicide bombing on Egged bus ‪#‎14A‬ outside the Clal building on Jaffa Road in the center of Jerusalem. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

June 19, 2003 – Avner Mordechai, 58, of Moshav Sde Trumot, was killed when a suicide bomber blew up in his grocery on Sde Trumot, south of Beit Shean. The suicide bomber was killed. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

July 7, 2003 – Mazal Afari, 65, of Moshav Kfar Yavetz was killed in her home on Monday evening and three of her grandchildren lightly wounded in a terrorist suicide bombing. The remains of the bomber were also found in the wreckage of the house. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Aug 12, 2003 – Erez Hershkovitz, 18, of Eilon Moreh, was killed and three people wounded when a teenaged Palestinian suicide bomber detonated himself at a bus stop outside Ariel. Amatzia Nisanevitch, 22, of Nofim, died of his wounds on August 28.

Aug 19, 2003 – Twenty-three people were killed and over 130 wounded when a Palestinian suicide bomber detonated himself on a No. 2 Egged bus in Jerusalem’s Shmuel Hanavi neighborhood. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Sept 9, 2003 – Nine IDF soldiers were killed and 30 people were wounded in a suicide bombing at a hitchhiking post for soldier outside a main entrance to the Tzrifin army base and Assaf Harofeh Hospital. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Sept 9, 2003 – Seven people were killed and over 50 wounded in a suicide bombing at Cafe Hillel on Emek Refaim St., the main thoroughfare of the German Colony neighborhood in Jerusalem. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Oct 4, 2003 – Twenty-one people were killed, including four children, and 60 wounded in a suicide bombing carried out by a female terrorist from Jenin in the Maxim restaurant in Haifa. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Oct 9, 2003 – A Palestinian suicide bomber exploded himself at the DCO located at the entrance to Tulkarm. The bomber approached the reception window and exploded himself, injuring two IDF soldiers and a Palestinian.

Oct 15, 2003 – Three Americans were killed and one wounded at the Beit Hanoun junction in the Gaza Strip when a massive bomb demolished an armor-plated jeep in a convoy carrying U.S. diplomats.

Nov 3, 2003 – A suicide bomber blew himself up in the West Bank village of Azun, near Kafr Qasem, when he saw Israeli security officials searching for him. One IDF soldier was lightly wounded. The Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade claimed responsibility for the failed attack.

Dec 25, 2003 – Four Israelis were killed and over 20 wounded in a suicide bombing at a bus stop at the Geha Junction, east of Tel Aviv, near Petah Tikva. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility for the attack.

Jan 14, 2004 – Four Israelis – three soldiers and one civilian – were killed and 10 wounded when a female suicide bomber detonated a bomb at the Erez Crossing in the Gaza Strip. Hamas and the Fatah Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed joint responsibility for the attack.

Jan 29, 2004 – Eleven people were killed and over 50 wounded, 13 of them seriously, in a suicide bombing of an Egged bus no. 19 at the corner of Gaza and Arlozorov streets in Jerusalem. The Fatah-related Al Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack, naming the bomber as Ali Yusuf Jaara, a 24-year-old Palestinian policeman from Bethlehem.

Feb 22, 2004 – Eight people were killed and over 60 wounded, 11 of them school pupils, in a suicide bombing on Jerusalem bus no. 14A near the Liberty Bell Park. The Fatah Al Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack, which was carried out by Mohammed Za’ul, from the Bethlehem area.
Mar 6, 2004 – Two Palestinian policemen were killed in a terror attack on the Erez crossing in northern Gaza involving rifle fire and suicide car bombs, including jeeps camouflaged as IDF vehicles. Two of the vehicles exploded on the Palestinian side of the crossing, and four terrorists were killed. There were no IDF casualties. Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the military wing of Fatah all claimed responsibility.

Mar 14, 2004 – Ten people were killed and 16 wounded in a double suicide bombing at Ashdod Port. Hamas and Fatah claimed responsibility for the attack.

Apr 17, 2004 – Border Policeman Sgt. Kfir Ohayon, 20, of Eilat was killed, three others wounded when a Palestinian suicide bomber blew himself up at the Erez Crossing. Hamas and Fatah claimed joint responsibility for the attack.

May 22, 2004 – A suicide bomber was killed when he detonated an explosive device at the Bekaot checkpoint in the northern Jordan Valley. The commander of the IDF checkpoint was lightly injured, as well as several Palestinians. The PFLP claimed responsibility for the attack.

July 11, 2004 – Sgt. Ma’ayan Na’im, 19, of Bat Yam, was killed and 33 wounded when a bomb exploded at a bus stop in downtown Tel Aviv at about 7 a.m. One person was critically wounded, four were moderately wounded, and the rest were lightly hurt.

Aug 11, 2004 – Two Palestinian bystanders were killed and 18 people were wounded, including six Border Policemen, when a bomb was detonated south of the Qalandiyah checkpoint at the northern entrance to Jerusalem.

Aug 31, 2004 – Sixteen people were killed and 100 wounded in two suicide bombings within minutes of each other on two Beersheba city buses, on route nos. 6 and 12. The buses were traveling along Beersheba’s main street, Rager Blvd, near the city hall. Hamas in Hebron claimed responsibility for the attack.

Sept 8, 2004 – A booby-trapped car exploded next to Israeli security personnel at the Baka al-Sharkiyeh checkpoint, near the Green Line border with the West Bank. The Palestinian driver of the car was killed in the blast. The Fatah-related Al Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.

Sept 14, 2004 – A suicide bomber riding on a bicycle blew himself up near an armored IDF jeep at an agricultural gate, south of Qalqilyah, injuring two IDF soldiers.

Sept 22, 2004 – Two Border Policemen were killed and 17 Israelis wounded in a suicide bombing carried out by a female terrorist at the French Hill junction hitchhiking post in northern Jerusalem. The Fatah al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.

Oct 7, 2004 – A total of 32 people were killed in terror bombings at two Sinai holiday resorts frequented by Israelis: 29 at the Taba Hilton and three at Ras a-Satan. Among the dead were 12 Israelis; over 120 were wounded.

Nov 1, 2004 – Three people were killed and over 30 wounded in a suicide bombing at the Carmel Market in central Tel Aviv. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine in Nablus claimed responsibility for the attack, carried out by Amar Alfar, 18, from Askar refugee camp in Nablus.

Dec 7, 2004 – St.-Sgt. Nadav Kudinsky, 20, of Kiryat Gat of the Oketz canine unit was killed by a bomb, along with his dog, when a booby-trapped chicken coup exploded northwest of the Karni Corssing in the Gaza Strip. Four soldiers were wounded in the exchange of fire while evacuating him. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Jan 5, 2005 – A terrorist infiltrated the Erez crossing terminal in the Gaza Strip, activated an explosive device, hurled grenades and opened fire. An IDF force shot and killed the terrorist. The Islamic Jihad and the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.

Jan 12, 2005 – One Israeli civilian was killed and three IDF soldiers wounded when a bomb was detonated as a military vehicle patroled the route near Morag in the southern Gaza Strip. Two terrorists were killed by IDF forces. The area was booby-trapped with explosive devices, in addition to the bomb that exploded. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Jan 13, 2005 – On Thursday night, shortly before the closing of the Karni Crossing, terrorists activated an explosive device on the Palestinian side of the crossing, blowing a hole in the door through which Palestinian terrorists infiltrated the Israeli side of the crossing and opened fire at Israeli civilians. As a result of the explosion and during exchanges of fire, six Israeli civilians and three Palestinian terrorists were killed, and five Israeli civilians were wounded. Hamas and the Fatah al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades claimed joint responsiblity for the attack.

Jan 18, 2005 – An ISA officer was killed, an IDF officer seriously wounded, and 4 IDF soldiers and 3 members of the ISA were lightly wounded in a suicide bombing attack at the Gush Katif junction in the central Gaza Strip. While search procedures were being carried out, the suicide bomber with explosives strapped to his body detonated himself. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Feb 25, 2005 – Five people were killed and 50 wounded Friday night, when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Stage club on the Tel Aviv promenade at around 11:20 P.M., on the corner of Herbert Samuel and Yonah Hanavi streets. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

July 12, 2005 – Five people were killed and about 90 wounded when a suicide bomber detonated himself outside Hasharon Mall in Netanya. The bomber was identified as Ahmed Abu Khalil, 18, from the West Bank village of Atil. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Aug 28, 2005 – A suicide bomber detonated himself outside the Beersheba Central Bus Station. Two security guards who stopped the bomber were severely wounded and about 50 people were lightly wounded or treated for shock. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.

Oct 26, 2005 – Seven people were killed and 54 wounded, six seriously, in a suicide bombing at the Hadera open-air market. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Dec 5, 2005 – Five people were killed and over 50 wounded in a suicide bombing at the entrance to the Sharon shopping mall in Netanya. The terrorist detonated the bomb when he was stopped by security guards, one of whom was killed. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Dec 29, 2005 – Lt. Ori Binamo, 21, of Nesher was killed when a terrorist en route to carry out an attack in Israel detonated himself at roadblock set up near Tulkarm following an intelligence tip. A second intended suicide terrorist was also killed in the blast as well as the taxi driver and a third passenger. Three soldiers and seven Palestinians were wounded.

Jan 19, 2006 – Thirty-one people were wounded in a suicide bombing in a shawarma restaurant near the old central bus station in Tel Aviv. The Jerusalem Battalions of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Mar 30, 2006 – Four people were killed when a suicide bomber hitchhiker disguised as an ultra-Orthodox yeshiva student detonated his explosive device in a private vehicle near the entrance to Kedumim.

Apr 17, 2006 – Eleven people were killed and over 60 wounded in a suicide bombing during the Passover holiday near the old central bus station in Tel Aviv, at the Rosh Ha’ir shawarma restaurant, site of the Jan 19 bombing. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

Jan 29, 2007 – Three employees of a bakery in the southern city of Eilat were killed in a suicide bombing. The Islamic Jihad and the Fatah al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack.

Feb 4, 2008 – Lyubov Razdolskaya, 73, of Dimona was killed and 38 wounded – Razdolskaya’s husband critically – in a terror attack carried out by a suicide bomber at a shopping center in Dimona. A police officer shot and killed a second terrorist before he detonated his explosive belt. A Hamas statement from Gaza praised the attack, calling it an “heroic act”.

Mar 6, 2008 – Eight students of the Mercaz Harav Yeshiva in Jerusalem were killed when a terrorist armed with a Kalashnikov assault rifle infiltrated the yeshiva and opened fire in the library where about 80 people were gathered, mostly teenagers. Eleven others were wounded, three critically. The terrorist, a resident of East Jerusalem, was killed by an IDF officer.

May 14, 2008 – At about 6 pm an Iranian-made Grad rocket launched from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip hit a busy shopping mall in central Ashkelon. 90 people were wounded, four of them seriously, among them a 24-year-old mother and her infant daughter.

July 2, 2008 – Three people were killed and over 50 wounded in a terror attack in Jerusalem. Driving a bulldozer on Jaffa Road between the Central Bus Station and the Mahane Yehuda market, the terrorist plowed into cars and pedestrians as well as two public buses carrying some 50 passengers. Police shot and killed the terrorist.

Mar 23, 2011 – One woman, a 59-year-old British national, was killed and about 50 wounded when a bomb exploded across from the Jerusalem Convention Center, near the Central Bus Station. The bomb had been placed near a telephone booth at a crowded bus stop next to Egged city bus #74.

Aug 18, 2011 – In a series of terrorist attacks was perpetrated against civilians and IDF soldiers in Israel’s southern region, six civilians were killed as well as one soldier and a police officer, and at least 31 were wounded. The terrorists responsible for the attacks originated in the Gaza Strip and crossed into Israel via Egypt. IDF forces pursued and killed a number of the terrorists responsible for the attacks.

July 18, 2012 – Six people, five Israelis and the Bulgarian bus driver, were killed and over 30 wounded in a suicide bombing attack on a bus carrying Israelis at Sarafovo Airport in Burgas, Bulgaria. The seventh body was identified as the suicide bomber.

Nov 21, 2012 – Shortly before noon a bomb exploded in a Dan city bus no. 142 on Shaul Hamelech Street in the center of Tel Aviv. 21 people were wounded, three in moderate to serious condition. Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri praised the bombing.

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Middle East Terror Timeline November 19, 2012

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9 NOV 2012: Hamas terrorists fire two warhead rockets on Eshkol, Israel.

10 NOV 2012: At 10:28 p.m.,  Hamas begins unprovoked terror attacks on Beersheva and Dimona, Israel – 20 warhead rockets fired.  Israel continues to deliver electricity to Gaza.  A kindergarten classroom in the city is the principle target (photo at right).  Hamas terrorists also wounded 4 border patrol soldiers in an unprovoked attack

11 NOV 2012: Hamas fires 23 more warhead rockets into southern Israel at 8:50 a.m., exclusively targeting civilians and timing strikes to coordinate with times when Israeli children will be particularly susceptible to injury or death as en route to or from school.  Eight injuries at the Sderot school included a Levite and a teacher.  Israel presents no defense or counter-attack; initiates peace talks.  Hamas agrees to a cease-fire, but resumes terrorist assault on Israel within 10 minutes… firing an additional 100 rockets into civilian areas by 8:07 p.m.

12 NOV 2012: Hamas continues unanswered rocket fire on Israel, 26 Israeli injuries ensue.  Israeli Defense Force (IDF) delivers over 8400 tons of food to Gaza with hope that “loving the enemy” will unharden their hearts and lead to a cease-fire.

13 NOV 2012: Israel again pleads with Hamas to call a cease-fire.  Hamas agrees, but within 6 hours resumes terrorist action against Israel, firing 5 rockets on Sderot at 4:09 p.m.  At 4:21 p.m., IDF takes out terrorist leader Jabari in perfectly executed surgical strike with zero civilian casualties.

14 NOV 2012: Hamas makes false report to world media, releasing a photo of a dead Syrian child killed by Syrian terrorists in Syria in October 2012, claiming that it is a Gazan child killed by an Israeli missile.  Israel had not fired a single missile the entire day.  Eagles of Golan terrorist organization begins assaults on northern Israeli cities along Syrian border.  Hamas continues firing rockets on southern Israel.

15 NOV 2012: Hamas assault on Kiryat Malachi kills 3 adults and the pre-born baby one of the slaughtered Israelis (25-year-old Mirah Scharf) was carrying, and severely injures a 4-year-old child, now orphaned, having lost his entire family.  Hamas responds to the news by making false claim to media that 47 Gazans have been killed by Israeli missile fire.  Israel, however had not fired a single missile into Gaza.  99 Hamas missiles had fallen short up to this point, injuring and killing Gaza residents.  Hamas begins 3-day barrage of attacks on Israel during which 350 rockets will be fired by 18 NOV 2012.  Evidence surfaces exposing numerous faked injury photos and videos perpetrated by Hamas.

16 NOV 2012: Hamas launches terrorist assaults on Beer Tuvia and Kiryat Malachi, Israel. Hamas acquisition of Russian fajr rockets extends strike range from 6.21 miles to 42 miles, Tel Aviv and Holy Jerusalem are targeted.  IDF drops warning leaflets in Gaza calling for evacuation, backed up with over 20,000 phone calls to residents to ensure that all have adequate time to vacate the area surrounding the arms arsenal to be targeted.  IDF also intercepts Gaza airwaves to broadcast evacuation warnings in potential target areas in order to ensure zero civilian casualties in weapon eradication mission scheduled for Sunday.

17 NOV 2012: Hamas fires rockets into Rehoboth and Ashdod, Israel.  Four victims are injured and an additional 10 are treated for shock.  [more photos]  Israel still supplying Gaza with survival essentials including electricity, water, and gas, as well as luxury items including Coca-Cola, cigarettes, and truckloads of sugar.

18 NOV 2012: Hamas fires 121 rockets on Sderot and Ashkelon, targeting schools and several homes.  Firemen and civilians were injured in the assaults. Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood begins terrorist assaults on Israel, putting 45% of Israeli civilians under rocket fire.  Syrian anti-tank missile strikes northern Israel city of Eilat.  Hamas rocket strikes in Negev result in injury.  Israel successfully strikes arms arsenal destroying hundreds of Iranian and Russian rockets.  Video shows secondary explosions, proving that target was, in fact, a rocket arsenal.  Israel gives Hamas 36 hours to agree to a 15-year cease-fire.  Even Obama admits, “No country on earth would tolerate as much terrorist activity as Israel has!”

19 NOV 2012:  Hamas makes a direct hit on a school in Ashkelon just after 12:00 noon Holy Time.  IDF reports that of the 540 rockets Hamas terrorists have fired on Israel in past 6 days (since Pillar of Cloud defense began), Israel’s Iron Dome defense system has been able to intercept 310.  Total Hamas assaults on Israel number 940 and climbing since this round of terrorist assaults began, and since Obama became US president and began funding Hamas with US tax dollars tops 12,000.

Video footage of Hamas terrorists killing Palestinians: http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=10151248471687141

Operation Pillar of “Defense”? November 19, 2012

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Children in Kiryat Malachi, Israel running for a bomb shelter on November 15 as Hamas fires rockets at their school

The English-speaking media has translated Israel’s response to the Hamas terrorist assault as “Operation Pillar of Defense.”  Anyone with more than two functioning brain cells would be hard pressed to find any justification for the use of the word “defense,” however.  Israel has barely responded at all to the terrorist threat.  Israeli citizens are frustrated with the inaction on the part of their government.  While hundreds of rockets crash into southern Israel, the IDF is delivering food into enemy territory and making phone calls to homes across the border to evacuate terror cells about to be targeted for disablement of rocket launchers.

The name of the Operation, however, has not been translated properly by the Hamas-allied English-speaking media.  The name in Hebrew is עמוד ענן (pronounced “amud anan”).  This is a phrase taken from Holy Scripture.  The passage from which it comes is Exodus 14:19-20.

Next, the angel of Elohim, who was going ahead of the camp of Israel, moved to the back of them, and a pillar of cloud (עמוד ענן) moved from in front of them and stood behind them.  It stationed itself between the camp of Egypt and the camp of Israel.  There was cloud and darkness here, but light by night there, so that one did not come near the other all night long.

This name – “pillar of cloud” does aptly describe Israel’s defense, in that it is primarily the use of the Iron Dome.  Rabbi Rashi wrote describing the pillar of cloud:

They [the Egyptians] shot arrows and catapult stones at them, but the angel and cloud caught them.

What the Iron Dome does is intercepts rockets, mortars, and missiles heading into Israel and decimates them before they are able to strike Israeli soil.  It is not 100% successful; many still get into Israel.  Several, however, have been halted by the Iron Dome defense system, aka “Pillar of Cloud” (עמוד ענן).

In the Biblical account – as in the recent terrorist assaults on Israel by Hamas, Syria, and Egypt – Israel is not the aggressor in either case.  We understand the frustration of the Israeli citizens that while their lives are in danger, Israel is taking such an apparently passive role.

Israeli border guards protect Arab children with their own bodies when Hamas rocket falls short and strikes on Gaza side of border

What needs to be understood is that Israel is making every possible effort to protect life on both sides of the border.  Israel is protecting Arab civilians from Hamas’s misfired rockets, providing thousands of tons of food to Gaza civilians, providing electricity to Gaza civilians, providing forewarning to all Gaza civilians in areas where Hamas rocket launchers are located in order to evacuate these areas for the protection of the innocent Arabs in the region, and treating Arab patients in Israel’s hospitals not only from Israel, but from surrounding nations as well.

Israel’s response has been to love her neighbors as herself (Leviticus 19:18), and for this, the media adds to the terrorist assault upon her.  Please join us in praying for the peace of Jerusalem… and of Ashdod, Ashkelon, Beersheba, Gaza, Syria, Egypt… the entire region.  Israel has asked Hamas for a 15-year peace agreement.  Please pray that they comply.

Israeli family takes cover in bomb shelter as Hamas fires 350 rockets into Israel in 3 days