Today in History, July 30: 1863: Chief Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler consecrated the new building housing the Bayswater Synagogue.
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11-16-12

Israel Seals Off Main Roads Around Gaza

Israel on Friday evening sealed off all the main roads around Gaza, declaring them to be a closed military zone amid increasing signs that Israel is readying for a ground offensive.

Israel on Friday evening sealed off all the main roads around Gaza, declaring them to be a closed military zone amid increasing signs that Israel is readying for a ground offensive.

"There is a closed military zone in the area," a military spokesman told AFP, saying that road 232, route 10 and part of road 4 had been sealed off to all non-military traffic.

"These are the main routes around the Gaza Strip and they have been closed to traffic," he confirmed.

UPDATE: Israeli radio reports that alarms in Be'er Sheva and Ashdod have continued with high frequency into Friday evening Israel time.

via israelnn.com

Soul Food, July 30

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