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ARTICLES BY: Yaakov Lappin / JNS.org


April 20, 2018 12:08 pm
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The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential air force pilot and squadron...

April 17, 2018 7:13 am
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Walking in the Footsteps of Those Who Fought in 1948

JNS.org - Members of the Israel Defense Forces and Israeli civilians are jointly commemorating the decisive battles of the 1948 War of Independence ahead of national...

April 16, 2018 8:57 am
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Minimal Strike on Assad Shows Putin’s Influence Over the US and the Region

JNS.org - The Western missile strikes on three chemical weapons sites in Syria represent a relatively small-scale action against Syrian President Bashar Assad and underline the...

April 10, 2018 7:22 am
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Latest Israeli Airstrike in Syria Likely Stopped New Iranian Threat

JNS.org - The recent missile strike on a military airbase deep in the central Syrian desert looks like the latest installment in a long-standing Israeli campaign...

March 27, 2018 1:38 pm
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Israeli Military Set for Mammoth Task of Prepping for Passover

JNS.org - Despite its many round-the-clock security missions, the Israel Defense Forces believes that bringing the holiday spirit to its personnel is an imperative. As Passover approaches,...

March 26, 2018 9:28 am
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Israel’s Security Forces Brace for a Spike in Palestinian Violence

JNS.org - The past few weeks have seen a spike in deadly, unorganized Palestinian terrorist attacks and Israeli security forces are now preparing for a further...

March 15, 2018 4:39 pm
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Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers

JNS.org - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and armed a terrorist-army and guerilla...

March 9, 2018 1:37 pm
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US and Israel Join in Sweeping Missile-Defense Training Exercise

JNS.org - The Israeli and US militaries are in the midst of a large-scale missile-defense exercise, designed to simulate responses to a Middle East war on...

March 5, 2018 2:51 pm
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As Hezbollah Builds Arsenal, Israel Prepares for Future Fighting

JNS.org - With Hezbollah pointing more than 120,000 projectiles at Israeli cities, towns and villages, it is clear to emergency and defense planners that any eruption...

March 1, 2018 4:19 pm
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Syria Is Now a ‘Shi’a Colony of Iran’

JNS.org - After years of bloody warfare, Syria has become a “Shi'a colony of Iran,” a Syrian professor who lives in Germany recently told an Israeli...

February 22, 2018 3:28 pm
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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 and death. Lt.-Col. Dr. Gilad Twig, the outgoing chief medical officer of the...

February 18, 2018 3:14 pm
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Israeli-Palestinian Security Coordination Is Working — for Now

JNS.org - For years now, a fairly quiet security coordination agreement has been in place between the Israel Defense Forces and the Palestinian Authority -- a setup that...

February 12, 2018 3:25 pm
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Downing of Israeli F16 Is No Victory for Iranian Axis in Escalating ‘War Between Wars’

JNS.org - Two days after Israeli, Syrian, and Iranian forces were involved in a major military confrontation that left an Israeli F16 shot down, along with an...

February 12, 2018 1:16 pm
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Timeline: Four Hours of Conflict Leave Iranian Drone, Israeli F-16, Syrian Air Defenses Destroyed

In the early hours of Saturday morning, Israel and a Syrian-Iranian alliance engaged in a confrontation that left an Israeli F-16, an Iranian-made drone, and...

Culture

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

World

Israeli Chief Rabbi, European Jewish Leaders, Condemn Calls to Remove Kippa...

JNS.org - Rabbi David Lau, the Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel, along with several European rabbis, called on German Jews...

Israel

Top Hamas Official Warns: Gaza Border Protests Will Continue After May 15

A top Hamas official warned on Wednesday that the ongoing Gaza border demonstrations -- expected to reach their peak on May 15, known as "Nakba Day" by the Palestinians --...

Middle East

In Power for 15 Years, Iraq’s Shi’ites Split Ahead of Crucial V...

United in their fight against Saddam Hussein's oppression for decades, Iraq's Shi'ites have become deeply fragmented and disillusioned with their...

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