Sderot flourishing in the crosshairs of Hamas terror

Around 30,000 people live in Sderot and most plan on staying, despite living under the constant threat of rocket attacks from Gaza.


(June 23, 2022 / JNS)

In any other country, Sderot would be just an idyllic, well-maintained small town. But in southwestern Israel, less than a mile from the border with Gaza, it’s all that as well as a place where almost everyone suffers from PTSD.

The post-traumatic stress disorder, that affects residents of all ages in Sderot, is caused by both the threat as well as the reality of thousands of rocket and missile attacks launched from Gaza since 2001.