Quiet descends on Ashkelon on 3rd day without school

02.10.2011                      05.Cheschwan. 5772

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Quiet descends on Ashkelon on 3rd day without school

Reporter's Notebook: Parents describe break from school as essential safety measure, but staying cooped up indoors is hard for the kids.

City streets and public parks across Ashkelon were largely bereft of children on Tuesday, bringing a certain stillness to the city of over 100,000.
Tuesday was the third straight day that schools and kindergartens have been closed in Ashkelon, Beersheba, Gan Yavne and Ashdod in response to the ongoing rocket fire since Saturday. One of those rocket attacks in Ashkelon killed 56-year-old local Moshe Ami, who died of shrapnel wounds Saturday night….