Dozens of Palestinian-made Qassam rockets landed on Tel Aviv’s Rothschild Boulevard last week, placed there by students from the heavily shelled Negev town of Sderot. The graphic street exhibition was planted on the placid tree-lined artery in an effort to focus public attention on the nearly daily barrage of Palestinian rockets raining down on Sderot and other Israeli communities along the Gaza border.
NEVEH DEKALIM, Gaza — While politicians and the media debate the threat of violent resistance from settlers when the army comes to evacuate them, residents of this settlement in southern Gaza say they remain convinced that day never will come.The morning after an Israeli army outpost was blown up near here by Palestinian militants — the same
HERZLIYA PITUAH, Israel — In Israel’s war on drugs, Ronny Douek is fighting on the front lines.As the new chairman of the Israel Anti-Drug Authority, Douek faces a formidable challenge. The Israel Anti-Drug Authority estimates that there are 20,000 drug addicts in Israel, among 300,000 periodic drug users. Ten percent