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Yaakov Lappin is a research associate at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies. He specializes in Israel’s defense establishment, military affairs, and the Middle Eastern strategic environment.

ARTICLES BY: Yaakov Lappin / JNS.org

July 7, 2020 6:14 am

Following Intense Pressure, Tehran ‘Could Respond, Make Mistakes’

JNS.org - The Iranian regime is facing growing pressure on multiple fronts, which could, together with the latest series of mysterious blasts and fires, push...

June 19, 2020 11:26 am

IDF Shares Pandemic Insights With Militaries Across the Globe

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has in recent days held a video conference -- the first of its kind -- with militaries around...

June 18, 2020 6:29 am

There Is a ‘Critical Shortfall’ of US Weapons in Israel

JNS.org - A new paper released by the Jewish Institute for the National Security of America (JINSA) has called on the United States to fill...

June 10, 2020 6:15 am

Israel’s Defense Establishment Readies for Scenarios Connected to Sovereignty Push

JNS.org - Israel’s defense establishment is preparing for the full spectrum of scenarios that could result from a government decision to proceed with applying sovereignty to...

June 3, 2020 7:19 am

With Attack on Israeli Water System, Iran Opened a ‘Pandora’s Box’

JNS.org - The Iranian cyber attack in early April on an Israeli water-treatment facility, designed to get computers to add too much chlorine to the...

May 21, 2020 7:17 am

Gantz’s Challenges and Strategy as the Newly Installed Defense Minister

JNS.org - Newly appointed Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz officially took up his position on Monday, delivering a speech at a modest ceremony at the...

May 17, 2020 6:49 am

Pandemic Slows — but Doesn’t Stop — Hamas’ Terror Industry

JNS.org - Hamas in the Gaza Strip has remained highly active in its efforts to plot and implement terror attacks in the West Bank. Its...

May 14, 2020 4:34 am

Defending Israel’s Skies Amid Global Pandemics

JNS.org - Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the Israeli Air Force’s Air Defense Array has continued to stand guard, monitoring and protecting Israel’s skies against a...

May 13, 2020 9:36 am

Defending Israel’s Skies in an Era of Global Pandemics

JNS.org - Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the Israeli Air Force’s Air Defense Array has continued to stand guard, monitoring and protecting Israel’s skies against a...

May 10, 2020 7:37 pm

How the IDF Mobilized Against COVID-19

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) elite naval commando unit, Shayetet 13, has been making non-stop deliveries of oxygen cylinders to civilian care facilities...

April 19, 2020 10:31 am

IDF’s Military Intelligence Technological Unit Pioneers New Way to Make Ventilators

JNS.org - An elite technological unit in the Israel Defense Forces has pioneered a new way to convert non-invasive ventilators, commonly available in homes and...

April 14, 2020 9:30 am

Israeli Defense Company Begins Production of Thousands of Advanced Ventilators

JNS.org - Israeli defense company Elbit Systems has set up a new production line to make thousands of advanced ventilators for hospitals in recent days. A...

April 8, 2020 9:47 am

Israeli Medical Centers Adopt Command-and-Control System to Manage Battle Against Virus

JNS.org - Some 1,000 medical personnel at the Rambam Healthcare Campus in Haifa are on the frontlines of the war against the coronavirus, and they...

April 7, 2020 9:30 am

Israeli Defense Companies are Turning Radars Into Coronavirus Symptom Detectors

JNS.org - Two major Israeli defense companies have developed cutting-edge coronavirus symptom detectors that will allow doctors to remotely pick up on suspicious symptoms of...


Netflix Airs Anne Frank Documentary That Also Features Stories of Holocaust Survivors

A documentary titled “#Anne Frank — Parallel Stories” began streaming on Netflix this...


The Overnight Camp Summer That Wasn’t

JNS.org - Dahlia Jones was looking forward to this summer. For six years, she’s been attending Eisner Camp, and this...

Jewish Day Schools Adapt to COVID-19

JNS.org - On a recent June night, 25 people, primarily young children, sat on their couches and watched as a...


Judea Pearl Among Recipients of Carnegie Corporation’s 2020 Great Imm...

Israeli-American scientist Judea Pearl and acclaimed Jewish-American graphic novelist Art Spiegelman were among those recently named as 2020 Great Immigrants by the...


Israeli Autonomous Vehicle Startup VayaVision Acquired by Canada’s Leddar...

CTech - Canadian company LeddarTech announced Tuesday it has acquired Israeli automotive company VayaVision Sensing. The financial terms of the...

Middle East

Currency Crisis Impoverishes Iranians, Strains Economic Defenses

Desperate to afford her daughter's overseas university fees, 58-year-old retired Iranian teacher Maryam Hosseini withdrew all her savings from the bank to buy US dollars. It was not enough. With three...


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