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Posts Tagged: Sayeret Matkal

July 5, 2016 5:57 pm
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Former Israeli Defense Minister Recalls Advising Yoni Netanyahu Not to Lead Assault Force During Entebbe Hostage-Rescue Operation

Former Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz advised the late Yonatan (Yoni) Netanyahu -- his commander in the elite IDF commando unit that carried out the Entebbe...

June 24, 2015 2:43 pm
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Prime Minister Netanyahu Visits Hero Brother Yoni’s Jerusalem Grave for Annual Ceremony (VIDEO)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited his elder brother’s grave on Tuesday to mark the 39th anniversary since the special operation in Entebbe where Lt....

November 17, 2014 5:40 pm
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Claim: Israel Aborted Plan to Hit Hezbollah Chief Nasrallah

Israeli army special forces planning to kill the head of Hezbollah during the festival of Ashoura ceremonies two weeks ago, called off the assassination...

March 14, 2014 1:11 pm
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Deceased Israeli War Hero Meir Har-Tzion Praised: ‘From Bar Kochba Until Har-Tzion No Warrior Came Close’

"Meir Har-Tzion, one of the greatest warriors in Israel's history is gone... from Bar Kochba until Har-Tzion no warrior came close," said Israeli Economy Minister...

July 4, 2013 1:11 am
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Remembering Entebbe: Israel’s July 4

July 4 marks the 37th anniversary of Operation Yonatan, Israel's dramatic rescue of 103 hostages that took place on July 4, 1976, at Entebbe, Uganda. As a college student...

December 12, 2012 9:25 pm
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Naftali Bennett & Danny Danon: Israel’s Rising Political Stars

A  change has come to Israeli politics with the rise of politicians who have been influenced by America, and who have a very clear understanding...

November 28, 2012 12:58 pm
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Ehud Barak’s Tangled Legacy

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak - heroic military commander, failed politician, and bane of Jewish settlers - has announced his intention to resign from public...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

‘Inheriting Genocide’ Unpacks How Holocaust Trauma Spans Generations

JNS.org - Does time -- even an entire generation or multiple generations --actually heal all wounds? The...

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

World

Report: Nigerian Air Force Special Forces Soldiers Receive Counter-Terroris...

A group of 150 Nigerian Air Force special forces soldiers have received counter-terrorism training from a team of Israeli military...

Israel

Israelis Protest Both in Support and Against Deportation of Illegal Migrant...

JNS.org - Israelis took to the streets over the weekend both to support and oppose the ongoing deportation of Eritrean and...

Middle East

Iran Says Damascus Suburbs Assault to Continue as Fighting Rages

Iran said pro-Damascus forces would press ahead with attacks on an insurgent enclave near the Syrian capital, as ground fighting raged on there in defiance of a UN resolution demanding...

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