There are now reports that rockets from Gaza have reached as far north as Rishon Lezion and Jaffa. One of the threats has been that Hamas would strike at Tel Aviv and it appears that central Israel is now in range. Earlier this year, Israel ran what they called a “Hit to the Heart” drill to simulate responses to an attack on Tel Aviv.
Air raid sirens rang out in Tel Aviv for the first time since the Gulf War when the city was struck by 39 Scud missiles from Iraq. Below is an amateur video of the sirens sounding in Tel Aviv.
We’ll keep you posted.
Adam Chandler was previously a staff writer at Tablet. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, Slate, Esquire, New York, and elsewhere. He tweets @allmychandler.