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Posts Tagged: Israel Defense Forces

October 8, 2017 12:40 pm
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Report: Israel Considered, but Ultimately Nixed, Plan to Bomb Syrian Crematorium

Israel studied earlier this year the possibility of bombing a facility near the Syrian capital of Damascus -- which, according to US intelligence, has been...

September 28, 2017 12:28 pm
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Netanyahu Greets Israeli Aid Team Upon Return From Earthquake-Stricken Mexico

JNS.org – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed home on Thursday an IDF search-and-rescue delegation at Israel’s Ben-Gurion International Airport upon its return from aiding earthquake-stricken Mexico. “We...

September 26, 2017 4:09 pm
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Member of IDF Aid Mission to Mexico: Helping People in Need Is in Our Hearts

As Israelis prepared to celebrate Rosh Hashanah last week, several dozen members of the IDF Home Front Command were packing their equipment ahead of a...

September 20, 2017 3:50 pm
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IDF Chief: Israel Seeking to Prevent Iran From Becoming North Korea of the Middle East

Israel’s goal is to “prevent Iran from becoming the North Korea” of the Middle East, IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot said in...

September 8, 2017 12:05 pm
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‘Conflict Management’: The Collapse of a Concept

"…to remain at peace when you should be going to war may be often very dangerous." -- Thucydides, The History of the Peloponnesian War, 431 BCE. ... This...

September 6, 2017 4:55 pm
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Middle East Expert: In ‘Inevitable’ Next War With Hezbollah, Israel Will Have to Cope With Tunnel Threat, Like in Last Gaza Conflict

A future war between Israel and Hezbollah is “not a matter of ‘if’ but ‘when,’” a Middle East expert and former Pentagon official told The...

September 1, 2017 4:43 pm
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Hebron’s Jewish Community Granted Official Municipal Status

JNS.org – The IDF issued an order on Thursday giving Hebron’s Jewish community official municipal standing. “By force of the order, an administration will be established to represent...

August 31, 2017 3:25 pm
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IDF Officer Critically Wounded in Gaza War Promoted in Recognition of Recovery and Return to Service

IDF officer Shai Siman-Tov -- who was critically wounded when a tunnel collapsed on him under the Shuja’iyya neighborhood in the Gaza Strip during Operation...

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...

Features

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

JNS.org - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...

Israel Seen as a Rising Star in Space and Satellite Technology

JNS.org - Adding to Israel’s existing reputation as the “start-up nation” and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is...

World

Well-Known British White Supremacist Reveals His Homosexuality, Jewish Heri...

A well-known British white supremacist revealed in an interview aired by Channel 4 on Tuesday that he was gay and...

Israel

New Report Shows Hezbollah Used Prominent Bank in War-Ravaged DR Congo to F...

Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed Shia terrorist group in Lebanon, has been using a bank with close ties to the president of...

Middle East

US ‘Helping Iran Conquer Kirkuk,’ Kurdish Military Official Tel...

A representative of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces told an Israeli media outlet on Tuesday that "all our friends have abandoned us" and blamed the...

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