A rocket attack by Hamas-led fighters in Tel Aviv interrupted a broadcast and forced the presenter and assembled guests to seek shelter.
Israel's defence 'Iron Drome' system issued a 'Code Red' warning that can be heard as the newscast stopped.
It's been an emotionally exhausting day in Israel and Gaza as hopes for peace were raised then dashed then raised then dashed again.
In the court of international opinion, this is how Israel wins a battle and still manages to lose the war.
Until the Israelis and the Palestinians find a way of resolving the underlining conflict this will not be more than a pause.