11.03.2012 17.Adar. 5772
Even though a Grad missile and more than 20 rockets had fallen near Kibbutz Reim within an hour, Purim celebrations went ahead.
The Purim celebrations went ahead at Kibbutz Reim near the Gaza border over the weekend, despite the sound of rockets and sirens in the air. The locals weren't fazed, even though a Grad missile and more than 20 rockets had fallen near the kibbutz within an hour, and three people had just been injured by rocket fire at nearby Moshav Ein Habesor.
A large group in fancy dress showed up at the kibbutz dining room, saying the rockets had become part of their regular routine. A few members had stayed at home with their kids, to make sure they weren't frightened by the sound of the sirens, and some were also afraid to leave their children at home….