Since early July, thousands of rockets and mortars have been fired from Hamas-controlled Gaza into Israel by Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad and other terrorist elements. They have have hit a number of Israeli cities and towns, including Tel-Aviv, Jerusalem, Be’er Sheva, Ashkelon, and even as far north as Zichron Ya’akov, a distance of 75 miles from Gaza.
Since early July, Hamas and its affiliated have fired over 3700 missiles, rockets and mortars into Israel. Below are ADL statements and blog postings relating to the conflict:
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