The Red Alert alarms were heard in the city of Sderot, Ibim, Or HaNer, Nir Am, Gevim and at Sapir College.
The placement of Jews in the otherwise Palestinian neighborhood of the city marks the continued expansion of the Jewish community in the area near the Tomb.
The confirmation by Israel came moments after Syrian media reported that regime air defenses had been activated against “hostile enemy targets.”
The 12 – five Jews, two Greeks and five Cypriots – flew to Athens from Tel Aviv Saturday night, after spending four days in Israel meeting government officials and touring sites.
More than 3,600 members of the European Film Academy will vote for the nominations in the European film, director, actor, actress and screenwriter categories over the next few weeks.