Bat Yam


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Bat Yam

(ˈbɑt ˈyɑm)
n.
a city on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in W central Israel, S of Tel Aviv. 142,300.
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In Bat Yam, which lies to the south of Tel Aviv, only 20% of residents are employed in the city.
In the distance, beyond Old Jaffa, lie the bleached apartment blocks of Bat Yam, while passenger jets streak low above me to land on the airstrip at nearby Sde Dov airport.
GAZA, July 12 (KUNA) -- Ezz-Eddin Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas movement, carried out its earlier threat to Israel and fired six brand new J-80 rockets at Tel Aviv and Bat Yam Saturday night.
My refusal is a way of expressing my opposition to the wrongs done daily in our name and through us." Shaked Harari, a 17 years old signatory from Bat Yam, said: "The army serves the people in power and not the civilians, who are only a tool.
Photographs from the scene, in the Tel Aviv suburb of Bat Yam, showed the blast blew out the vehicle's windows.
It launched its first drama, "Bat Yam, New York" in 1996 and that same year helped Channel 2 become the most-watched channel in Israel.
The two met at a Bat Yam restaurant where they both worked.
Amar was arrested and confessed to killing the soldier, whom he knew because they worked at the same restaurant in the coastal city of Bat Yam in central Israel, the agency said.
The suspect, a resident of the town of Qalqiliya, told security forces he led the soldier, with whom he worked with in a restaurant in Bat Yam, to his death.
The Foreign Ministry confirmed that Andre Chetekov from Bat Yam was detained upon arrival in the country, and said that it is making efforts to find out more details, Jerusalem post reported.
Amira, one of the organizers explains: "We used to be at Bat Yam, (a coastal city south of Jaffa).