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Posts Tagged: Israel Defense Forces

August 18, 2017 1:47 pm
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In First for IDF, Chief Medical Officer Hails From Druze Community

JNS.org – Brig. Gen. Dr. Tarif Bader was sworn in Thursday as the IDF’s chief medical officer, marking the first time in Israel’s history that the position...

August 17, 2017 3:53 pm
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In a Test, Israeli Air Force Successfully Intercepts UAV With Patriot Missile

JNS.org – The Israeli Air Force successfully intercepted an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) during a test of its Patriot missile air defense system against new threats. The...

August 16, 2017 12:51 pm
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Israeli, Czech Special Forces Soldiers Conduct Joint Urban Warfare Training Exercise

Over the past two weeks, Israeli and Czech special forces soldiers conducted a joint urban warfare training exercise at the Tze’elim base in the Negev...

August 15, 2017 1:06 pm
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Daughter of US Ambassador to Israel Makes Aliyah

JNS.org – Talia Friedman, daughter of US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, was among the 233 new North American immigrants to arrive in Israel on Tuesday. The 23-year-old,...

August 10, 2017 2:19 pm
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Residents of Southern Israel Welcome Construction of New, Technologically-Advanced Barrier on Gaza Border

Israelis who live near the Gaza Strip are welcoming the construction of a new technologically-advanced border wall, the Hebrew news site Ynet reported on Thursday. The...

August 9, 2017 1:50 pm
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IDF Honors Off-Duty Soldier Who Took Down Halamish Terrorist

Staff Sgt. I. -- the off-duty Israeli solider who shot the Palestinian terrorist who murdered three members of the Salomon family in Halamish last month...

August 3, 2017 4:40 pm
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Half Year After Being Seriously Wounded in Jerusalem Truck-Ramming Attack, IDF Soldier Achieves Dream of Becoming Combat Fitness Officer

Less than seven months after being seriously wounded in a truck-ramming attack in Jerusalem, IDF soldier Dana Ofir recently completed a training course to become...

August 1, 2017 1:30 pm
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On Third Anniversary of His Death in Gaza, Mother of Fallen Israeli Soldier Whose Body Is Still Being Held by Hamas Urges Jews Around World to Join Effort to Bring Her Son Home

Tuesday marked the third anniversary of the death of Lt. Hadar Goldin -- an IDF soldier who fell in battle in the Gaza Strip during...

July 27, 2017 3:06 pm
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American, French and Israeli Navies Conduct Joint Underwater Warfare Drill off Haifa Coast

The American, French and Israeli navies conducted in recent weeks a joint underwater warfare drill in the Mediterranean Sea near Haifa. The “Noble Melinda” exercise is...

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 19, 2017 4:11 pm
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Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu: We Don’t Intervene in Syria War, but We Do Give Humanitarian Aid to Children

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to pour cold water on Monday a Wall Street Journal report that the Jewish state has been secretly providing...

May 28, 2017 12:35 pm
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Israeli Military to Start Using Unmanned Vehicles to Patrol Border With Gaza Strip

In the coming years, the Israeli military will begin using unmanned vehicles to secure the Jewish state’s border with the Gaza Strip, the IDF’s Hebrew...

May 17, 2017 12:11 pm
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Israel Braces for Its Latest Battlefront: The Sea

JNS.org - Amid a quiet, yet massive arms race between Israel and Hezbollah, both sides are preparing for the possibility of a war branching out to...

May 14, 2017 2:09 pm
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Police Suspect Israeli Arab Man of Imprisoning Brother Who Wanted to Convert to Judaism, Join IDF

A 21-year-old Israeli Arab man has been arrested by police on the suspicion he imprisoned his 19-year-old brother for three weeks in a room at...

Culture

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Israeli Study Says Using Emojis in Work Emails Conveys Incompetence

JNS.org – A joint study conducted by researchers from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the...

Features

Despite Zionist Presence, Israel Bashing Upstages Women’s Rights at SlutWalk Chicago

Last weekend, approximately 150 progressive activists attended the annual SlutWalk Chicago....

Israel Hopes for High Profits as Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Exports

JNS.org - Israeli companies and the Israeli government itself stand to earn large profits from...

Future Soldiers Leave ‘Comfort’ of North America to Defend Israel

JNS.org - Dozens of future IDF soldiers from North America immigrated to Israel this...

World

Huge Majority of British Jews Feel ‘Intimidated’ by Antisemitis...

A new survey of antisemitism in the United Kingdom has revealed that British Jews feel directly threatened by the BDS...

Israel

Manchester United Next? Israeli Soccer Champions Hapoel Beer Sheva Edge Clo...

Israeli soccer champions Hapoel Beer Sheva moved one step closer to the prestigious UEFA Champions League this week -- holding...

Middle East

Arab Foreign Ministers Meet in Cairo Ahead of US Delegation’s Arrival

JNS.org - Palestinian, Jordanian and Egyptian officials met in Cairo Saturday to discuss the next stages in the US-led peace process prior to the arrival of a high-level White House delegation...

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