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Dr. Hanan Shai is lecturer in strategic, political, and military thought in the Political Science Department at Bar-Ilan University.


February 4, 2021 5:29 am

Why the IDF Must Be Ready to Prevent Iran’s Nuclearization

The ability to ensure a swift and decisive military victory is an important means of preventing war. It is therefore a key tool in the...

January 24, 2021 7:27 am

The Common Israeli Destiny

Unlike other democracies where social solidarity is based on the idea of the “social contract,” the solidarity of the Jewish people is grounded -- including...

October 29, 2020 6:47 am

The Abraham Accords as an Impetus to Rehabilitate Western Civilization

Western civilization was born in Mesopotamia as a civilization of idolatry, slavery, and human sacrifice. Abraham is the forefather of the moral revolution that, as...

October 12, 2020 5:54 am

Golda Meir: The Civilian Who Exposed Israel’s Lack of Preparedness for the Yom Kippur War

JNS.org - On the eve of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, the Israel Defense Force’s alertness and preparedness were affected by two conceptions. Both were...

September 29, 2020 5:08 am

Should Military Service Be a Career? The Long Roots of the Yom Kippur War Debacle

As the cardinal lesson from the War of Independence, the Israeli defense establishment decided, as Prime Minister and Defense Minister David Ben-Gurion told the Knesset...

September 15, 2020 5:32 am

The Moral Failure of Israel’s Approach to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Democracy as a method of government was designed to ensure individual freedom by decentralizing governmental power, with power descending from the top of a pyramid...

June 8, 2020 5:49 am

The 1982 Lebanon War Shows Israel Can Only Win Through ‘Victory’

Israel’s 1982 Operation Peace for Galilee had two political objectives. The first, which was realistic and achievable, was to restore normalcy to Israel’s northern towns...


Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...


Report: India Believes Iranian Quds Force Behind Bomb at Israeli Embassy in...

India’s counterterrorism agencies have concluded that a bomb which exploded outside the Israeli embassy in Delhi last month was the...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Deadlock Fuels Seventh Day of Street Protests

Lebanon's president asked security forces to prevent roadblocks after protesters shut main roads across the country for a seventh straight day on Monday in anger at more than a year...


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