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Posts Tagged: Israeli army

October 10, 2016 12:08 pm
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Israel to Seal Off West Bank, Gaza Strip Over Yom Kippur

The Israeli army announced Monday it would be sealing off the West Bank and Gaza Strip over Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement and...

August 25, 2016 4:55 am
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A New Group Shows That Israel Is the Most Moral Army in the World

Colonel Richard Kemp, a retired British army officer, famously said that Israel has the most moral army in the world. He based his opinion on...

August 25, 2016 4:53 am
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IDF Project Seeks to Make Life Easier for Israeli Soldiers

I'm a 31-year-old Jewish American female. I was never drafted to the army, never enlisted and never trained or served in a combat unit during a...

June 6, 2016 7:42 am
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Homage to an Israeli Hero: Yoni Netanyahu

Every child and every nation needs a hero -- especially in these terror-ridden times. Sometimes that hero pays the ultimate price, and is taken from...

May 11, 2016 9:40 am
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Uproar Over Israel’s Honoring of Controversial Priest Who Encourages Christian Arabs to Enlist in IDF

Israel's decision to honor a controversial Greek Orthodox priest at its official Independence Day ceremony is driving a wedge in the country's tiny Christian Arab...

April 15, 2016 6:24 am
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The Israeli Military and the Jewish Law of Self Defense

The case of an Israeli soldier shooting an injured, disarmed terrorist has divided Israel along the usual and predictable lines. Those who are sensitive to ethical...

April 6, 2016 6:31 am
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Columbia Refuses to Break the Silence

If a human rights organization is truly open-minded, why would it filter its audience to weed out potential opposition at an educational forum? Shouldn't it promote a...

March 17, 2016 6:33 am
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Ze’ev Jabotinsky on the Need for a Strong Jewish Army

Earlier this week, the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, an organization dedicated to supporting the men and women serving in the IDF, held its annual dinner...

February 11, 2016 10:27 am
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New IDF Spy Camera Can Detect Terrorists Moving Through Fog

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has developed a new spy camera that will detect and identify people moving through fog, haze or heat waves,...

January 6, 2016 11:24 am
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Inspired by Grandparents’ Holocaust Survival, Japanese Man Enlists in IDF

JNS.org - Daniel Tomohiro is not the typical Israeli soldier. His Hungarian grandparents survived the Holocaust, made aliyah, and fought in Israel’s War of Independence, but...

January 4, 2016 6:35 pm
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What a US Military Veteran Learned From Serving in the IDF

One year later, as I reflect upon my service to Israel, I am so proud as an American to say that I have stood alongside both...

December 13, 2015 1:22 pm
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New York ‘Nanny Spy’ Attributes Acumen to Experience as IDF Commander

A New York City woman who spies on nannies for a hefty price attributes her perceptiveness to her past service as a commander in the Israeli army, the...

November 10, 2015 3:33 pm
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Dramatic Manpower Reductions Planned for a ‘Leaner, Meaner’ IDF

Dramatic changes are about to occur in the IDF, making it leaner and meaner, Israel's Channel 2 reported on Tuesday. According to the new multi-year plan, dubbed "Gideon,"...

September 24, 2015 7:21 am
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New Book Details, Pays Tribute to IDF’s Druze Soldiers

Forty-two years after the Yom Kippur War, a new book tells the story of the members of Israel's Druze community who fought with the IDF during Israel's...

Culture

Film Documenting New Immigrant Wins ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised the winners of the recent "Inspired by Israel"...

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne,...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

Israel

IDF Soldiers Thwart Second Attempted Stabbing Attack in Two Days in Nablus ...

Soldiers for the Golani Brigade's 51st Battalion thwarted a second attack in two days carried by cousins outside the Samaria...

Middle East

Iranian Opposition Group: Tehran Violating JCPOA With Covert Nukes Research...

Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the US by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons components such as...

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