The White House said the Iron Dome has played a dramatic role in protecting Israeli citizens. It also said the US has not received requests for potential military involvement.
Today's bombing in Tel Aviv is reminiscent of six years ago and could mark a serious escalation in the conflict.
A truce in Gaza suits all sides but none of the groups seem interested in a long-lasting solution.
A complex system of air defences has been instrumental in protecting Israel's population from incoming rockets.