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Posts Tagged: Israeli army

October 8, 2017 11:12 am
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During Moscow Panel Discussion, Russian President Vladimir Putin Tells Joke About an Israeli Soldier

During a panel discussion at the Russian Energy Week forum in Moscow last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin -- feeling like he was the only...

July 14, 2017 10:43 am
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How the Israeli Air Force Is Becoming Like Google and IBM

JNS.org - High up in a building at Israel’s military headquarters in Tel Aviv, a unique department is hard at work, bringing problem-solving techniques from the high-tech...

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...

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

German Intelligence: Hezbollah Fighters Posing as Refugees

Hezbollah terrorists are exploiting Germany's refugee policy and entering the country as part of the recent wave of Middle East migrants, according to a Jerusalem Post review of a German intelligence report released...

Israel

High-Level Israeli Business Delegation Slated to Visit Cuba in December

JNS.org - Israel has reportedly granted approval to a group of top Israeli business leaders to visit Cuba -- which has no diplomatic ties with the Jewish state -- to establish...

Middle East

Despite Reconciliation Deal, Hamas Slams Abbas for Not Lifting Gaza Sanctio...

JNS.org - Despite a reconciliation deal signed last week between rival Palestinian factions, the Palestinian terror group Hamas slammed Palestinian Authority...

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