Knesset's opening session interrupted by Hamas rocket fire


October 27, 2023

Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90

Israeli parliamentarians stand for a minute of silence in memory of the innocent Israeli civilians massacred by Hamas terrorists on Oct. 7.

(JNS) - Hamas rocket fire targeting Jerusalem interrupted the opening session of the Knesset's winter session on Monday afternoon, Oct. 16. The legislators exited the plenum for the parliament's hallway during the attack. 

MK Merav Ben-Ari of the Yesh Atid Party was at the podium when air raid sirens sounded in the distance.

"I think there's a siren," Ben-Ari told Knesset Speaker Amir Ohana, who told everyone to go to the hallway.

The second session of the 25th Knesset opened with a minute of silence for Israelis murdered by Hamas terrorists in the Oct. 7 assault. According to Monday's of...

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