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Ashkelon:

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, city (1994 pop. 80,100), SW Israel, on the Mediterranean Sea. It is a beach resort in an area of citrus groves and cotton plantations. Ashqelon's industries process agricultural products and manufacture cement, plastics, electronic equipment, and watches.
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Nevo and Koren point out that in 619 Sophronius was likewise barred from reaching Askelon by Arabs (while on his way to bury John Moschus at Mt.
Reitblat of Barzilai Medical Center in Askelon, Israel.
Crucifixion was introduced into Judaea by the Persians, crucifixion was employed by Antiochus IV Epiphanes against the Maccabees, by the Hasmonean king Alexander Jannaeus against the Pharisees, and by Judge Simeon ben Shatach against 80 witches at Askelon.
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Israel's attack late Friday night followed a rocket that landed in Askelon, Southern Israel.
In the second death due to projectiles an Israeli was killed in Askelon late Monday morning, where 14 others are reported injured.
Saraya Al Quds, the armed resistance wing of Islamic Jihad, launched two projectiles at Askelon while the Nasser Salah Addin Brigades, the armed resistance wing of the Popular Resistance Committees, fired three at Sderot.