Amud Anan – By The Numbers


israel-rocket-idfOver the course of Operation Pillar of Defense, the IDF targeted over 1,500 terror sites including 19 senior command centers, operational control centers and Hamas’ senior-rank headquarters, 30 senior operatives, damaging Hamas’ command and control, hundreds of underground rocket launchers, 140 smuggling tunnels, 66 terror tunnels, dozens of Hamas operation rooms and bases,26 weapon manufacturing and storage facilities and dozens of long-range rocket launchers and launch sites.

Senior Operatives Targeted:

  • Ahmed Jabari, head of Hamas’ military wing – targeted on November 14
  • Hab’s Hassan Us Msamch, senior operative in Hamas’ police – targeted on November 15
  • Ahmed Abu Jalal, Commander of the military wing in Al-Muazi – targeted on November 16
  • Khaled Shaer, senior operative in the anti-tank operations – targeted on November 16
  • Osama Kadi, senior operative in the smuggling operations in the southern Gaza Strip – targeted on November 17
  • Muhammad Kalb, senior operative in the aerial defense operations – targated on November 17
  • Ramz Harb, Islamic Jihad senior operative in propaganda in Gaza city – targeted on November 19

Number of Rocket Launches Toward Israel During the Operation:

  • November 14: 75 rockets
  • November 15: 316 rockets
  • November 16: 228 rockets
  • November 17: 237 rockets
  • November 18: 156 rockets
  • November 19: 143 rockets
  • November 20: 221 rockets
  • November 21 (Until 21:00): 130 rockets

Rocket Launched Towards Israel:

  • Total number of rockets launched from the Gaza Strip: 1,506 rockets
  • Number of rockets hit open areas: 875 rockets
  • Number of rockets hit urban areas: 58 rockets
  • “Iron Dome” interceptions: 421 rockets
  • Failed launching attempts: 152 rockets

Israeli Casualties:

  • Fatalities: 5
  • Injuries: 240

{ Israel News Bureau}


  1. I have yet to hear the word “miracle” by any Israeli leader. I have yet to hear any of these kofrim thank Hashem for the divine protection. I have yet to hear any of these apikorsim thank the benei torah for protecting them. After all THAT is the protection. In theory Israel should have been hit hard with fatalities but Hashem stepped in and decided otherwise. Time and time again from its inception they have always believed in kochi veotzem yodi. I hope they change sooner rather than later

  2. Mr. HH,

    May I kindly remind you of the Brisker Rov once had to say to Rav MB when he voiced a similar complaint?

    He said it’s our fault. If we would live these things even more deeply, then they would as well. So please, blame yourself. Criticize yourself. Change yourself,
    rather sooner than later

  3. Instead of insulting people of being kofrim and apikorsim, how about working on ourselves to become better and make the non-frums realize the miracles through our behavior and actions. Achdut comes first – even dor haflaga were not destroyed because they had achdut! Reach out to them rather than bash them – when will we understand!