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Posts Tagged: Israeli soldiers

May 18, 2017 11:58 am
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Senator Ben Sasse Applauds Israeli Culture, Teens in Jewish State Who Understand ‘Actual Meaning of Life’

A rising star Republican senator commented positively on the wisdom of Israel's teenagers, as opposed to the immaturity of their American counterparts, in a recent episode of...

May 3, 2017 10:57 am
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Jewish Man Commits Purported ‘Suicide by Soldier’ After Charging at Israeli Troops

JNS.org - A Jewish man was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers on Tuesday, after he ran toward a female soldier with a knife at the...

May 2, 2017 11:13 am
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Fallen Israeli-American Soldiers Commemorated in Special Jerusalem Ceremony

JNS.org - For Israel’s Memorial Day (Yom HaZikaron), the Jerusalem-based Lone Soldier Center hosted a unique English-language event focusing on the stories of fallen Israeli-American soldiers...

May 1, 2017 3:29 pm
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Rivers of Tears for Israel’s Fallen Soldiers

I did not cry upon my third visit to Auschwitz last week. My daughters did, but I didn’t. I can’t quite explain why. Perhaps it...

January 11, 2017 10:56 am
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Hamas Hacks Cellphones of IDF Soldiers to Obtain Sensitive Information, Probe Reveals

JNS.org - A joint Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Shin Bet security agency operation has uncovered a Hamas network aiming to hack the cellphones of...

January 9, 2017 11:02 am
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Names Released of 4 Israeli Soldiers Killed in Jerusalem Truck-Ramming Attack

The four soldiers killed in Sunday’s deadly vehicular ramming attack in Jerusalem were identified as 20-year-old Lt. Yael Yekutiel of Givatayim; 22-year-old cadet Shir Hajaj...

January 5, 2017 12:49 pm
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Official Palestinian Media Cartoon Depicts Israeli Soldier Killing Santa Claus

JNS.org - In a bloody twist on the Christmas spirit, the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) official newspaper used Santa Claus to promote its libel against Israel...

December 29, 2016 8:08 am
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Israel Exposes Arab Terrorist Cell That Planned to Target IDF Soldiers

JNS.org -- An Arab terrorist cell that was planning attacks on IDF soldiers in the southern part of Israel was recently discovered, defense officials revealed Tuesday. The...

June 27, 2016 2:47 pm
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Rivlin Asks UN Chief for Help to Secure Release of Israelis’ Bodies From Hamas

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday hosted United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at his residence during Ban’s final scheduled visit to Israel as the...

June 22, 2016 9:40 am
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IDF Says Palestinian Teen Killed by Mistake in West Bank

Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian teenager early Tuesday in the West Bank, mistakenly believing he was involved in an earlier stone-throwing incident, the...

May 12, 2016 9:46 am
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New Video From Gaza Festival Shows Kids Urging Martyrdom, ‘Blowing Up Their Enemies’

New footage to emerge out of a children’s festival in the Gaza Strip shows play-acting Palestinian kids urging each other to “die as martyrs” and...

March 15, 2016 10:30 am
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Israel Police Call Off Manhunt After Deciding Tel Aviv Stabbing Attempt Was False Alarm

Police launched a massive manhunt in Tel Aviv after a soldier said an assailant had attempted to stab him, then called off the search hours...

March 11, 2016 9:26 pm
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Two Rockets Fired From Gaza Strike Southern Israel

JNS.org - At least two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip on Friday evening and landed inside of Israel. Rocket sirens were heard in southern Israeli...

February 12, 2016 1:24 pm
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Antisemitic Cartoon Printed; Prosecutor Offends Holocaust Survivors in Europe

JNS.org - Antisemitism has come to the forefront in European media this week after an antisemitic cartoon was published in Spain and an Austrian prosecutor said...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Abbas Tells Trump Israel-Palestinian Peace Deal Can Be Reached This Year

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told US President Donald Trump Wednesday a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians can be reached this year, adding it could be "the deal of...

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