Had the shrapnel fallen a foot to the right, gas station attendant Michael Savlov would have been destroyed along with the rest of the Dor Alon gas station in southern Tel Aviv.
A Melbourne man wearing an IDF t-shirt said two Arabic-speaking men assaulted him on the street.
Protests against Israel organized by Jewish Voice for Peace drew a thousand demonstrators in 15 cities, organizers said.
A fourth day of Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip killed 11 more Palestinians on Friday, raising the death toll in the coastal enclave to at least 96, most of them civilians, Palestinian officials said.
The United Nations’ top human rights official said on Friday she had serious doubts that Israeli’s military operation against Gaza complied with international law that bans the targeting of civilians and their homes.