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In Israel, missile alert apps save lives — and spread anxiety

Israeli apps alert users whenever a missile is headed into the country. (Sam Sokol)

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Four years ago, on the eve of the Israeli military’s Gaza operation known as Protective Edge, a private developer created the Red Alert app providing real-time notification when missiles or rockets were fired into Israel. Since then, Red Alert and smartphone apps like it have become tools for… Read more »