Israeli officials say that amounts to calling for the Jewish state's destruction, and accuse Hamas, the Islamist movement that runs the Gaza Strip, of orchestrating the protests.
Both Hamas and Islamic Jihad, for their part, have denied any responsibility for the alleged rocket attack, with the latter group issuing a statement holding Israel responsible for the latest escalation.
The sky above buildings in the Gaza Strip glows orange during an Israeli air strike in Gaza City early on March 15, 2019 after 2 missiles were fired at Tel Aviv.
There have been no reported fatalities, only one man and one woman were wounded, the Gaza Health Ministry said.
On March 14, rockets are fired from Gaza towards the region of Tel Aviv.
Israeli Cabinet Minister Naftali Bennett, a hard-line rival of Netanyahu's, called on the prime minister to convene a gathering of his Security Cabinet and demand the army "present a plan to defeat Hamas".
Since then, four instalments of Qatari aid have been distributed to Palestinians in Gaza.
Pompeo also defended the administration's work toward a denuclearization deal with North Korea, saying real progress was made in Hanoi even though a final agreement was not reached.
The Israeli military accused Hamas of firing rockets from Gaza toward Tel Aviv - the first time the seaside city had been targeted since the 2014 Gaza War.
An informal truce between Hamas and Israel had led to relative calm along the border, but recent weeks have seen another uptick in violence.
Netanyahu's main rivalry in the upcoming elections, former army chief of staff Benny Gantz and leader of the Blue and White party said, "Only an aggressive and severe response" was necessary, "otherwise it will be impossible to renew our deterrence".
It is possible that the political echelon felt they could not ignore the launch against Israel's most dense population area, regardless of the enemy's intent.
Danon slammed Hamas saying it uses civilians "as human shields" and that "a terrorist organization that tries to harm Israel will encounter a relentless and uncompromising force".
Islamic Jihad and the Popular Resistance Committees, two smaller Gaza armed factions, also denied responsibility.
NASA Opportunity Rover's Legacy - A Stunning Panorama of Mars
The mission came to an end last summer when Opportunity became trapped in what eventually became a global dust storm on Mars. To them the sky was already clouded with dust, and the Sun looks like a tiny dim point approximately in the center.