Residents of the southern city have a mere 30 seconds to reach a shelter when the sirens sound off, a time even the city's fittest struggle to meet.
Chaim Levinson is a Haaretz correspondent, covering the Jewish settlements in the West Bank.
Previously, he was the Yedioth Ahoronot correspondent for Religious Affairs and the Orthodox communities.
Levinson received his B.A. in Social and Humanities Studies at the Open University and is currently studying for his M.A. in Interdisciplinary Democracy Studies.
'Strength for Israel' party will run under the slogan 'There are no rights without obligations;' campaign will feature signs in Hebrew and Arabic explaining concepts such as loyalty, taxes and equality.
Changes mean museums won't have to translate Hebrew text to get state funding.
The party's 53,000 members are able to vote at 169 polling stations across Israel.
Move was done quietly so that 'elements in Israel and abroad' would not attempt to prevent it, Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz tells radio interviewer.
According to documents obtained by Haaretz, the defense minister approved the plan in September; Jewish council has been pressing for construction since murder of Fogel family.
Haaretz scrutinizes declarations by Knesset candidates for accuracy. In this column: Naftali Bennett and Shlomo Maoz on the judicial system and the poverty rate.
Those opposed to small parties claim that they encourage political extortion. But what is the difference between the extortion of a small party and the extortion of internal groups within a larger party?
The High Court of Justice ordered the state to demolish five buildings in Ulpana that had been built on privately owned Palestinian land.
In memorial evening in West Bank, Tekoa's Menachem Froman says: We vow not to repeat the dance of hatred.