That's what it's starting to look like. But looks can be deceiving.
For 14 months after the Gaza war, the Israel border was relatively calm. Today's rocket attack will put pressure on Israel for a stepped-up military response at a time when the US is pushing for peace moves.
A series of rocket attacks have spurred calls in the Israeli government for an invasion of Gaza.
Despite conflict, Israelis try to help Gazans to whom they have longstanding ties.
Israeli officials see opportunity to turn Gaza over to Egypt to provide services.
Supporters see hope in printing a tale in which enemies make peace.