They were aiming their rockets at Israel’s nuclear power plant:
Three rockets were launched at Dimona in southern Israel on Wednesday afternoon. The Iron Dome intercepted one rocket before it could land, while two other rockets landed in open areas.
Dimona is the location of Israel’s nuclear reactor. There was no indication that rockets damaged any part of the reactor.
Hamas claimed responsibility for the rockets, stating that it had been attempting to hit the nuclear reactor.
Please note that nuclear radiation doesn’t give two [expletive deleted] whether you’re a Jew, a Muslim, or a Methodist. Please also note that anybody who has picked Hamas’s side in this conflict* has picked the wrong God-damned side**. I like to remind people about this from time to time. Saves time all around if folks immediately get just how much I despise the antiwar movement…
PS: Missile defense systems. What an amazingly useful concept, hey?
*That includes the people who try to be passive aggressive about it. You know the type: the ones that James Lileks (?) once described as the sort who will lean forward after you point out how vile a particular ideology or faction is and say Yes, but…
**That is not profanity; it’s my private theological opinion.