22 May 2022

Closest public shelter smartphone app for southern residents

Need an emergency shelter in Ashdod, Ashkelon, or Beersheva?  There’s an app for that.

Do not post the location of fallen rockets!

The Home Front Command of the Israel Defense Forces requests that individuals do not report on social networks or elsewhere where rockets land.

Radio stations that will broadcast only sirens over Shabbat (16 – 17 Nov. 2012)

Because of the rocket fire from Gaza, some radio stations will be running silent broadcasts that will only be interrupted in case of siren over Shabbat.

Listen to live Israeli radio from your smartphone

Want to listen to the radio or need to keep up with live news when you’re on the go or at work?  There’s a smartphone app that can help you do just that.

Earthquake drill, what to do in case of earthquake

Tomorrow, the Home Front Command will begin Turning Point 6, an earthquake drill across Israel. It’s time to practice what to do in case of an earthquake!

Headlights are mandatory as of 1 November

It’s time to turn on your headlights.  As of November 1st, drivers in Israel must use headlights even during the day for inter-city travel.

What to do during a siren

In times of emergency, it is important to know what to do.  The Israel Home Front Command provides a helpful guide on how to seek shelter during rocket and mortar attacks.