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ARTICLES BY: Yaakov Lappin / JNS.org


August 13, 2017 12:28 pm
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As Israel Faces Growing Threat From Enemy Drones, Science Fiction Comes to Life

JNS.org - A quadcopter from the Gaza Strip landed in southern Israel earlier this month, and the IDF released a short message, saying that a unit...

July 31, 2017 10:26 am
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IDF’s Counter-Terrorism Branch Prepares for ‘the Next War’

JNS.org - On Friday night July 21, Major Hanan (whose full name is withheld for security reasons) received word of a gruesome development. A knife-wielding Palestinian terrorist...

July 14, 2017 10:43 am
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How the Israeli Air Force Is Becoming Like Google and IBM

JNS.org - High up in a building at Israel’s military headquarters in Tel Aviv, a unique department is hard at work, bringing problem-solving techniques from the high-tech...

July 11, 2017 3:10 pm
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Iran, With Russian Help, Threatens Israel From Syria

JNS.org - With the help of its powerful allies, President Bashar al-Assad’s regime is gradually consolidating its grip over parts of Syria. The six-year Syrian conflict...

June 18, 2017 6:49 pm
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Big Data Is Preparing the IDF for 21st Century Combat

JNS.org - In the not too distant future, an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) battalion commander may stare out at the urban sprawl of a Gazan neighborhood....

May 30, 2017 12:45 pm
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Some Israeli Experts Say Trump’s Leak to Russia Won’t Affect US Defense Ties

JNS.org - Just as President Donald Trump was implementing his reset of US ties with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu -- who had a relatively turbulent relationship with the...

May 17, 2017 12:11 pm
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Israel Braces for Its Latest Battlefront: The Sea

JNS.org - Amid a quiet, yet massive arms race between Israel and Hezbollah, both sides are preparing for the possibility of a war branching out to...

April 30, 2017 11:06 am
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How an Islamic State Hotbed Grew on Israel’s Egyptian Border

JNS.org - Despite repeated warnings from Israel’s Counter-Terrorism Bureau to stay away from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, a hardcore group of resolute Israeli tourists planned to go...

April 14, 2017 12:20 pm
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Radical Iran-led Axis Finally Meets US Resistance

The conflict in Syria has long ceased being a civil war; rather, it has become a clash between coalitions and opposing blocs battling for control of the...

April 4, 2017 12:51 pm
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Navigating High-Stakes Chess Between Israel, Russia and Syria

JNS.org - Just a single day had passed since Israel’s new ambassador to Russia, Gary Koren, presented his credentials to President Vladimir Putin before Koren was called...

March 20, 2017 6:40 am
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Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But the Lebanese Shia terrorist organization...

March 8, 2017 8:14 am
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The Israeli Army Prepares to Fight More Powerful Enemies

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has significantly stepped up the scope and frequency of its combat training, as sub-state jihadist enemies around Israel build up their...

February 17, 2017 2:59 am
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With Israel on the Sidelines, Hamas and ISIS Fight in Gaza

JNS.org - Terrorists affiliated with ISIS are challenging Hamas' rule in the Gaza Strip and trying to topple the regime there, which they accuse of being un-Islamic and...

February 3, 2017 5:50 am
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The US and Israel Now Both Oppose the Iran Deal, But Are Unsure How to Fix It

JNS.org - A year and a half after it was signed, the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers is in doubt. Before being elected last November, President...

Culture

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Israeli Study Says Using Emojis in Work Emails Conveys Incompetence

JNS.org – A joint study conducted by researchers from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the...

Features

Despite Zionist Presence, Israel Bashing Upstages Women’s Rights at SlutWalk Chicago

Last weekend, approximately 150 progressive activists attended the annual SlutWalk Chicago....

Israel Hopes for High Profits as Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Exports

JNS.org - Israeli companies and the Israeli government itself stand to earn large profits from...

Future Soldiers Leave ‘Comfort’ of North America to Defend Israel

JNS.org - Dozens of future IDF soldiers from North America immigrated to Israel this...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: No Room for Equivalency When It Comes to Condem...

When it comes to condemning neo-Nazis, the KKK and other far-right groups, there is “no room for equivalency,” the editor-in-chief...

Israel

Manchester United Next? Israeli Soccer Champions Hapoel Beer Sheva Edge Clo...

Israeli soccer champions Hapoel Beer Sheva moved one step closer to the prestigious UEFA Champions League this week -- holding...

Middle East

After Syria Strains, Hamas Is Once Again Eager for Iran’s Embrace, Sa...

A chastened Hamas is eagerly seeking to restore its frayed relations with the Iranian regime, now that the regional balance...

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