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Posts Tagged: Pillar of Defense

October 1, 2014 7:37 am

The BBC’s Ongoing, Pervasive Distortion of Gaza Casualty Figures

On September 1, the BBC News website published a feature titled "Gaza crisis: Toll of operations in Gaza," which has since become a frequent appendage...

September 24, 2014 11:31 am

Netanyahu Wedding Congratulations Video to IDF Officer Wounded Near Gaza Aired at Ceremony (VIDEO)

In a unique gesture, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu personally blessed the marriage of an Israeli officer, who was wounded by a Hamas-set bomb...

July 16, 2014 5:50 pm

Jewish College Students Wage Social Media Battle to Defend Israel

JNS.org - Australia's Sydney Harbor is up in flames. Large letters superimposed on the scene ask, "How would they react?" That image and many others...

July 9, 2014 9:33 pm

IDF Official Says More Hamas Infrastructure Destroyed in First Days of ‘Protective Edge’ Than Entire ‘Pillar of Defense’

JNS.org - An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) official said that the military's current air force campaign against Gaza in just more than a day...

June 30, 2014 6:33 pm

Fmr. Israeli Security Chief: More Gaza Rocket Fire May Prompt IDF Op ‘Bigger’ Than Pillar of Defense

A top former Israel Defense Forces (IDF) general told a local radio station on Monday, that, if rocket fire out of Gaza does not subside,...

November 20, 2013 2:55 pm

Pillar of Defense: A Year Later IDF Soldier Reveals How Flow of Humanitarian Aid Was Maintained

A year after the Israel Defense Forces' Operation "Pillar of Defense," a recently-immigrated soldier assigned to the Gaza border has revealed how humanitarian aid to...

November 13, 2013 10:56 am

Netanyahu: Gaza Rocket Fire Drops 98 Percent Since Pillar of Defense

JNS.org - Speaking at an event marking the one-year anniversary of Operation Pillar of Defense, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that there...

October 29, 2013 11:16 pm

Israeli Air Force Re-Organization Aims for Expanded Capacity to Hit 10x as Many Targets

A strategic re-organization of the Israel Air Force portends to increase its capacity to wage war by "an order of magnitude," translating into a...

June 24, 2013 12:57 am

Following Rocket Attacks on Israel, IAF Strikes Gaza Arms Depots

Jerusalem Post - The air force struck what it said were two arms depots at the center of the Gaza Strip and a rocket launching...

June 23, 2013 7:46 pm

Six Rockets, Fired from Gaza, Strike Southern Israel

JNS.org - Six rockets were fired into Israel from Gaza on Sunday night, including two headed for Ashkelon which were intercepted by the Iron Dome missile...

June 5, 2013 11:54 am

Arab Stone-Throwing Attacks on Jews are Daily Occurrence in East Jerusalem

JNS.org - Palestinian stone-throwing attacks on Jews in eastern Jerusalem have become a daily occurrence and have recently escalated to include Molotov cocktails, Israel Hayom...

May 2, 2013 12:51 am

Pro-Terror Egyptian Nominated for Human Rights Watch Honor

Mona Seif, an Egyptian political activist who has advocated in favor of Hamas  rocket attacks against Israeli civilians, has been named as a final nominee...

April 2, 2013 10:05 pm

IAF Strikes Gaza Targets After Mortar Attack on Israel

A tumultuous post-Passover period continued in Israel on Wednesday morning when Palestinian terrorists fired two rockets at the southern Israeli city of Sderot, following the...

February 17, 2013 3:16 pm

Israel’s Codename for Obama Visit: “Unbreakable Alliance”

Israeli officials have chosen the codename for U.S. President Barack Obama's March visit to the country: "Unbreakable Alliance." The Hebrew name is "Brit Amim," which...


Israeli Investors Increasingly Turning to US Real Estate

Israel has become one of the largest foreign investors in US commercial real estate over the past few years, and considering...


What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

Middle East

Palestinian, Jordanian Leaders Meet to Discuss Thwarting Potential Relocati...

JNS.org -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and King Abdullah of Jordan met Sunday in Amman, the Jordanian capital, to discuss the...