The Israeli's defence system, Iron Dome, has really proved its worth.
However, while the Israeli people will be reassured by the effectiveness of their defensive umbrella, there is alarm here over Hamas's newfound ability to strike at Tel Aviv.
Its a city that has got used to being immune to the conflict with the Palestinians - now there have been three attacks in as many days. While no physical damage has been done here, there has been damage to confidence and potentially to the economy.
Tel Aviv is a business hub, it's a city that's used to attracting tourists - suddenly its not the guaranteed safe haven that it was just a few days ago.
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.