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Israel’s first Chanukah candle factory in Sderot endures 77-year history

Photo/Menorah Candle Co. SDEROT, Israel - The Menorah Candle Co., manufacturer and exporter of millions of Chanukah candles worldwide, is one of the oldest businesses in the industrial zone of Sderot, the Negev city better...

Sderot’s latest rocket attack for summer 2016

Tuesday 23/08/16 afternoon in Sderot. My colleague and I wanted to explore how civilians were managing following Sunday’s rocket attack. There has been some media coverage of the attack - but focus has been...

The writer- Anav Silverman, was SMC international correspondence

SDEROT, Israel (TNA) - It’s a quiet day in the sandy border town of Sderot. The first day of spring brings blue skies and a warm wind as residents go about work and routine...

Seeing Trauma Through A Camera Lens In Sderot, Israel

This is the first part of a New Voices series on Sderot. Find the second part of the series here. The chapel at my Episcopalian boarding school was shaped like a crucifix. I always tried to...

Israel Goes to War Against Gaza (Again)

After over 100 rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip at Israeli civilians over the course of just a few days, Israel struck back with an iron fist. The Israeli Air Force (IAF) blew...

Dodging Rockets in Southern Israel

I’ve been to the Western Negev town of Sderot more times than I can count. For nearly three years from 2008-2010, I was in the beleaguered city regularly, as many as 2-3 times a...

Dog Saves Owner from Rocket Strike

Photo: Louisa saved her owner's life in Ashkelon, Noam Bedein, Sderot Media Center The coastal city of Ashkelon, population 130,000, was hit particularly hard on Sunday. In one attack, a rocket slammed into a four-story...

Wake-up call

Exclusive for Sderot Media Center Dawn breaks on the city of Sderot; it's a Shabbat, the day of rest. But as they say, there's no rest for the wicked. Some found that it would be...

Living Under Siege

No long showers? No loud music? Constant threat of rocket attack? Welcome to the town of Sderot, Israel. A caterpillar bomb shelter in a Sderot playground. Photos credit: Max Fruchter As one of eight children, I...

RETURN TO SDEROT

300 rockets were fired from Gaza at southern Israel during the month of March but far from fleeing, LINDA GRADSTEIN finds new residents buying homes in battle-scarred Sderot. RACHEL TZADKA IS HAUNTED BY THE DAY,...