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Posts Tagged: Golan Heights

June 26, 2017 6:59 pm
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Israeli Resident of Golan Heights Says Area Feels Like ‘War Zone’ Amid Spate of Incoming Errant Mortar Shells From Fighting in Syria

Residents of Israel’s Golan Heights region have been rattled in recent days by a spate of incoming errant mortar shells from the ongoing fighting between...

June 26, 2017 11:52 am
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Israel’s Recent Response to Syrian Mortars Deemed ‘Old Policy’

JNS.org - Mortar shells fired from Syria into the Israeli Golan Heights on Saturday prompted the IDF to respond with a retaliatory strike in Syria, purportedly...

May 5, 2017 4:58 pm
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Justin Bieber’s Jewish Manager Scooter Braun Lights Up Instagram With Photos From Israel Trip

Justin Bieber's Jewish manager, Scooter Braun, took to Instagram this week to share photos from his trip to Israel with the Canadian pop star, who performed...

April 14, 2017 5:43 pm
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Expert: While a Hezbollah Withdrawal From Golan Border Region in Syria Would Benefit Israel, Reports Such a Pullout Has Begun Should Be Viewed Skeptically

Hezbollah withdrew its forces from around a dozen positions near the Israeli border on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights this week, according to...

April 14, 2017 11:42 am
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Hezbollah Evacuating Positions Near Golan Heights, Syrian Media Reports

JNS.org - Fighters with the Lebanon-based terror organization Hezbollah have reportedly begun retreating from Lebanon’s southern border with Israel, according to a Syrian news agency. The...

April 6, 2017 6:30 am
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Iran-Sponsored Militia Launches Terror Group to Fight Israel

An Iranian-supported militia, Al-Nujaba, says that it has formed the "Golan Liberation Army" to fight Israel, the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) reports. "This army has...

April 5, 2017 12:38 pm
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Report: Israeli Officials Say Assad Regime Would Not Use Chemical Weapons Against Jewish State for Fear of IDF Response

A day after dozens of civilians, including children, were killed in a suspected gas attack in the northwestern Syrian town of Khan Shiekhoun, IDF military...

January 17, 2017 2:36 pm
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Mideast Expert: Israel’s Confidence That Russia Will ‘Represent’ Its Interests at Upcoming Syria Peace Summit in Kazakhstan ‘Warranted but Exaggerated’

The head of a prominent Israeli think tank said on Tuesday that optimism among politicians and IDF brass in relation to next week’s peace negotiations in...

December 27, 2016 5:05 am
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American Jewish Groups Support Call for US to Back Israel on Golan Heights

JNS.org - A number of major American Jewish organizations are indicating that they will support the Israeli government if it decides to seek US recognition of Israeli...

December 21, 2016 2:23 pm
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Israeli Official: After Trump Enters White House, Jewish State Should Push for Formal US Recognition of Sovereignty Over Golan

After President-elect Donald Trump enters the White House next month, the Jewish state should push for formal US recognition of its sovereignty over the Golan...

December 20, 2016 8:59 pm
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Report: Israeli Defense Chief Wants IDF to Buy New Surface-to-Surface Missiles That Would Bolster Jewish State’s Striking Power

Israel’s defense chief has ordered the IDF to look into purchasing hundreds of new surface-to-surface missiles that would bolster the Jewish state's striking power, the...

September 26, 2016 1:43 pm
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Israel Deploys Drones Along Syrian Border to Monitor Jihadist Threats, Errant Fire

Israel has purchased and is now deploying drones along its northern border to assist in monitoring and addressing various threats from Syria, where a civil war...

September 9, 2016 4:30 am
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Will Hezbollah Open a New Front Against Israel in the Golan Heights?

JNS.org - Well into its fifth year, the Syrian civil war continues to show no signs of dissipating. While the conflict has drawn in a number...

September 5, 2016 12:33 pm
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Iranian Report: Assad Forces, Hezbollah Coordinating Large-Scale Operation on Israel Border in Golan Heights

The Syrian army and Lebanon-based Iranian proxy terrorist organization Hezbollah are coordinating a large-scale “anti-terrorism” operation in southern Syria, near the border with Israel in...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

Building on ‘Strong’ Bond, US Opens First-Ever Permanent Military Base in Israel

JNS.org - Amid Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s declaration that the US-Israel alliance has...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

German Far-Right Leader Questions Country’s Relationship With Israel

JNS.org - The leader of the far-right political party Alternative for Germany (AfD) Monday questioned why Israel’s existence should remain a German national interest, following his party’s third-place finish in Sunday’s...

Israel

Decapitated Toads Found in 4,000-Year-Old Canaanite Jug

JNS.org - Archaeologists with the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) made a surprising finding -- decapitated toads -- within a nearly 4,000-year-old jug dating to the Canaanite period, during a recent...

Middle East

Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah Movement Praises Har Adar Ter...

The ruling Fatah movement in the Palestinian Authority rushed on Tuesday to praise Nimer Mahmoud Ahmad Jamal -- the terrorist who...

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