The Spokesperson's Unit also confirmed a third rocket that was sacked toward Israel and reached Israeli territory.
"Following the sirens that were sounded in Hof Ashkelon & Sha'ar HaNegev regional councils in southern Israel earlier this evening, 2 launches from Gaza towards Israel landed within the Gaza Strip", IDF tweeted.
Two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip Thursday afternoon, according to another IDF statement. An IDF spokesman said two rocket launches had been identified with both falling inside the Gaza Strip.
During the Gaza war in 2014, Israel's Iron Dome rocket interceptor system largely protected the country's heartland from thousands of rocket barrages fired by terrorists.
The ministry said that the reopening of the crossing will be dependent upon situational assessments. On Thursday, Hamas terror group leader Ismail Haniyeh called for a new Palestinian intifada, or uprising.
The announcement was a major shift by Washington that overturns decades of USA foreign policy.
Dozens of Palestinians in Gaza also staged violent protests along the security fence surrounding the coastal enclave, throwing rocks and rolling burning tires at the barrier and the Israeli soldiers on the other side.
Both Israelis and Palestinians lay claim to Jerusalem, although Israel has retained control over the city since 1967.
The Palestinians seek the eastern sector of the city as the capital of their future state.
Area WWII vets honored on Pearl Harbor Day
He's now in his 90s and says no school history book comes close to telling the true toll of war. Ganitch later broke out into song, delivering a rendition of "Remember Pearl Harbor".