Israeli news, Ashkelon
Tragedy in Ashkelon: Man drowns, two others injured

A 40-year-old man drowned near the marina in Ashkelon, and his death was pronounced at the scene after resuscitation efforts. Two other individuals were also involved in the incident, including a 20-year-old woman who was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

JFeed Staff | 19.06.24

Israel-Gaza War

Rocket salvo in the south, with sirens in Ashkelon and Sderot

A red color siren was heard in the Ashkelon, Sderot, and Gaza Perimeter areas. One rocket was reportedly intercepted. No casualties have been reported.

Avi Woolf, JFeed Staff | 13.06.24


3 injured after house absorbs direct hit in rocket salvo toward southern Israel

Two missiles were intercepted and one recorded a direct hit, injuring 3 people in an overnight barrage of Ashkelon.

JFeed Staff | 12.05.24

Israel-Gaza War

Defense Ministry ramps up renovations of city shelters in south and north

Already underway in 2023, the Defense Ministry stated that it was speeding up its efforts to renovate hundreds of shelters for civilians in the north and south.

Avi Woolf | 02.04.24

Israel-Gaza War

Within 30 minutes: IDF identifies terrorist firing rockets at Ashkelon and eliminates him | Watch

The Nachal Brigade and the 215nd Brigade identified the terrorist who previously fired five rockets towards Ashkelon and eliminated him.

Avi Woolf | 17.02.24

Israel At War

Jerusalem: Went Out to Play in the Yard and Found Rocket Debris

In Ashkelon, a person was seriously injured after coming into contact with a shrapnel piece that fell from a rocket that was intercepted. Police emphasize not to touch rocket debris, as it may contain explosive material, and to report any incidents.

JFeed Staff | 17.12.23

Israel-Gaza War, Minister Gantz's Statement

Gantz: "We will Hold the Territories in the Gaza Strip for a Long Period of Time"

Minister Benny Gantz noted that the Hamas leadership has lost its control over a large part of the Strip and that Israel will hold these territories for a long time: "We will make sure that the IDF soldiers can be seen from the windows of the residents' houses in the south."

| Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 11.12.23

Israel-Gaza War, Barrage of Rockets

After Two Weeks of Silence: a Barrage of Rockets was Fired into Ashdod

After two weeks of silence, rocket fire towards Ashdod, a barrage of missiles was fired towards the city. Alarms were also sounded in Ashkelon. MDA stated that no reports of falls and injuries were received.

JFeed | 20.11.23

Israel At War

In the North and South: Alarms in Kiryat Shmona and Ashkelon

Red alarms were sounded at the same time both in Kiryat Shmona and in Ashkelon, and the surrounding area. In Ashkelon, a fall was reported inside the city, with no casualties, no falls were reported in Qiryat Shemona.

JFeed | 15.11.23

Israel At War

Two Lightly Injured in Rocket Attack in Ashkelon

Red alarms have now been sounded in Ashkelon, Mavki'im, Beit Shikma, and Ge'a as well as in several settlements in the Gaza Strip, the MDA team went out to scan some areas where a fall was reported

JFeed | 14.11.23

Israel-Gaza War, Israel Railways

Israel Railways Begins Repairing Tracks Damaged by Rockets

Rails damaged by rockets and shrapnel in the Sderot and Ashkelon areas are being improved to increase flexibility in logistical efforts throughout the country.

JFeed | 07.11.23

Direct Hit

A Rocket Hit a Factory in Ashkelon, No Casualties

Sirens were heard in Ashkelon and Ashdod, and Magen David Adom (MDA) teams were dispatched to search areas where falls were reported. In the Ashkelon Coast Regional Council, it was reported that shrapnel was found on the roof of a house in one of the communities, with no casualties or damage.

JFeed | 30.10.23

Israel-Gaza War

Rocket Fire Towards Ein Hamifratz and Kfar Masaryk, One Intereception Reported

Red color sirens were activated south of Akko at these towns. Residents reported one interception, but no casualties.

JFeed | 23.10.23

Israel-Gaza War

Once Again: Rockets on Ashkelon and the Gaza Perimeter

After almost 15 hours of quiet, rocket fire against the south was renewed. There are no reports of hits or casualties yet.

JFeed | 23.10.23