Sderot

noun
  1. a city in the W Negev in S Israel, close to the border with Gaza; a target for sustained rocket attack by Hamas since 2001. Population: 19 800 (2006 est)
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Contemporary Examples of sderot

  • Why do such militants fire at Sderot and not at, say, the Egyptian town of Rafah along the Gaza border?

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    Was Obama Wrong About Sderot?

    Jonathan S. Mark

    March 25, 2013

  • Gaza militants have fired thousands of rockets and mortar bombs at Sderot, and not a single one at Haifa.

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    Was Obama Wrong About Sderot?

    Jonathan S. Mark

    March 25, 2013

  • Searches for an ultimate "root cause" of Gaza militants' rocket fire on Sderot will probably never succeed.

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    Was Obama Wrong About Sderot?

    Jonathan S. Mark

    March 25, 2013

  • It is because Sderot has Jewish Israelis in it, and Rafah does not.

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    Was Obama Wrong About Sderot?

    Jonathan S. Mark

    March 25, 2013

  • President Obama calls this reason for the rocket fire at Sderot "because of...where they live."

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    Was Obama Wrong About Sderot?

    Jonathan S. Mark

    March 25, 2013