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Posts Tagged: IDF

July 10, 2020 9:06 am

New IDF Recruits Prepare for Any Future Challenge - The Artillery Corps of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is responsible for delivering a large portion of the military’s firepower to an increasingly...

July 8, 2020 4:14 am

Are Israel’s Eyes in the Skies at Risk? - The coronavirus crisis might have pushed Monday’s launch of Israel’s Ofek 16 spy satellite off the front page, but make no mistake: This...

July 5, 2020 2:38 am

Hamas Takes Opportunistic View of Potential Annexation

Hamas has sent threatening yet vague messages in recent weeks about what might happen if the Israeli government annexes some West Bank settlements. Hamas spokesman Abu...

June 28, 2020 5:49 am

Explaining Israel’s Security Establishment - We who argue for Israeli victory watched with dismay as Qatar’s government threatened Israel with ending its financial donations to Gaza, insinuating that Hamas will resume its...

June 11, 2020 6:31 am

The Six-Day War: A Paradigm From a Previous Century

As Israel transitions from its commemorations and celebrations of the Six-Day War, increasing attention is being focused upon the Trump peace plan. Scores of retired...

June 8, 2020 3:28 pm

IDF Chief of Staff Warns Against Cutting Defense Budget

IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi warned on Monday that cutting Israel’s defense budget would be a “grave mistake” and a result of a “security...

June 7, 2020 2:04 pm

Israeli Army Arrests Killer of 21-Year-Old Soldier Following a Month-Long Manhunt

The Israel Defense Forces have arrested the killer of Israeli soldier Amit Ben-Yigal, who died last month in a stone-throwing incident in the West Bank. “We...

June 1, 2020 12:14 pm

IDF Preparing for Potential New Palestinian Intifada if Annexation Goes Ahead

The IDF is readying itself for the possible outbreak of a new intifada if Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu goes ahead with plans to annex...

May 28, 2020 10:26 am

Israel Prepping for Potential Palestinian Violence After West Bank Annexation

The IDF and the Shin Bet have begun preparations for a possible outbreak of Palestinian violence if Israel goes ahead with plans to annex parts...

May 21, 2020 12:08 pm

IDF Assessment: Iran Being Pushed Out of Syria, but Hezbollah Threat Intensifying

Iran is slowly being pushed out of Syria, but the threat to Israel from Hezbollah is intensifying, according to a new IDF assessment. The Israeli news...

May 14, 2020 4:34 am

Defending Israel’s Skies Amid Global Pandemics - Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the Israeli Air Force’s Air Defense Array has continued to stand guard, monitoring and protecting Israel’s skies against a...

May 12, 2020 2:16 pm

‘You Should Have Had to Bury Me, Not I You,’ Father Says at Funeral of IDF Soldier Killed by Rock

An Israeli soldier killed overnight Monday in a rock-throwing incident was laid to rest on Tuesday, with his father saying, “You should have had to...

April 28, 2020 6:09 am

Real Life Lessons That Fauda Can Teach Us

Netflix’s hit show Fauda has put Israel on the map in a new way. Despite being highly stylized for Hollywood and the Israeli film industry, never...

March 31, 2020 3:52 pm

Fight Against Coronavirus Tantamount to Global War, Head of IDF Medical Corps Says

The head of the IDF Medical Corps said on Tuesday that Israel was lucky to have two months to make crash preparations for combating the...


The Overnight Camp Summer That Wasn’t - Dahlia Jones was looking forward to this summer. For six years, she’s been attending Eisner Camp, and this...

Jewish Day Schools Adapt to COVID-19 - On a recent June night, 25 people, primarily young children, sat on their couches and watched as a...


Post-Trump Era a Possibility, Europeans See No Quick Fix to US Ties

If Donald Trump loses in November, it's no secret that most European policymakers will be happy to see his back. But as they envision the possibility of a post-Trump future,...


Danon: Obama’s Decision to ‘Abandon’ Israel Was Lowest Moment of UN T... - Israel’s outgoing Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon reflected on his last five years in office and...

Middle East

Advisor’s Killing Deepens Iraqi Leader’s Face-Off With Militias

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi talked tough after the killing of a high-profile analyst and government advisor, pledging to hunt down his assailants and curb the actions of armed groups. But...

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