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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


November 19, 2018 11:35 am
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IDF Enlistment Officer Has ‘Moving Encounters’ with North American Jewish Youths

JNS.org - “That was a real wow for me,” said Lt.-Col. Tzachi Revivo, deputy commander of the Meitav recruitment unit of the Israel Defense Forces...

November 13, 2018 10:12 am
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Hamas ‘Raises the Stakes’ with Mass Rocket Assault on Israel

JNS.org - Hamas and other armed Gazan factions launched a widespread rocket and mortar assault on southern Israel as evening descended on Monday, in an assault...

November 8, 2018 9:32 am
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New IDF Chief of Staff Takes Charge Facing an Explosive Region

JNS.org -  The recent appointment of Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi as the next Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) means that the Israeli...

October 21, 2018 8:51 am
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New Palestinian Islamic Jihad Leader ‘Will Seek to Satisfy Iran’

JNS.org - Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), the second-largest armed terrorist faction in the Gaza Strip, announced at the end of last month that it had...

October 18, 2018 8:48 am
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Israel Must Make a Decision on Gaza — Now

JNS.org - Events in Gaza are moving quickly, and Israel has now reached a critical fork in the road with two main paths: a significant military...

October 8, 2018 10:57 am
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Israel’s War Readiness: Prepped as Never Before

JNS.org - A recent report by the Israeli military’s ombudsman fiercely criticized the IDF’s war readiness. It’s a criticism that has touched a nerve among senior military command...

October 4, 2018 1:34 pm
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After Exposure of Beirut Missile Sites, Hezbollah and Lebanon Launch Damage Control

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision last week at the UN General Assembly to reveal the location of secret missile sites in Beirut,...

September 12, 2018 1:28 pm
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Iran Is Smuggling Weapons Through Lebanon, and Israel Must Respond

JNS.org - A recent report by Fox News stated that Iran has begun using civilian flights to Beirut international airport for the trafficking of weapons to Hezbollah. This report,...

September 5, 2018 10:20 am
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The IDF’s Latest Innovation in Combat Tactics

JNS.org - The IDF recently held a large-scale war drill in the northern part of the country, in which military commanders got a chance to...

August 29, 2018 8:15 am
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IDF Ground Forces Acquire More Precise Rocket Firepower

JNS.org - A recent deal for the purchase of hundreds of millions of shekels worth of guided rockets for the IDF is a forward-looking step...

August 13, 2018 9:00 am
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Hamas Is Taking the Region to the Brink of War

JNS.org - The security escalation in southern Israel and the Gaza Strip shows that Hamas is prepared to take the region to the brink of war,...

August 9, 2018 2:17 pm
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Why a Hamas-Israel Truce Won’t Work

JNS.org - Intensive efforts are underway to reach a long-term, comprehensive truce arrangement between Hamas in the Gaza Strip and Israel. Former members of the...

August 7, 2018 8:54 am
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Israeli Hospitals Drill the Transition from ‘Routine to War’

JNS.org - Under the expert guidance of IDF Home Front Command, Israeli hospitals across the country are shoring up their ability to shift into war...

July 24, 2018 11:59 am
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Israel’s Navy Visits French Counterpart for First Time in Decades, Conducts Joint Drills

JNS.org - In a sign of growing Mediterranean cooperation, two Israeli Navy missile ships paid a visit to France earlier this month, where they held...

Features

Public Charter Schools Put Benefits of Teaching Hebrew to the Test

JNS.org - Now in its ninth year, the Hebrew Public network of 13...

Hungarian Jews Examine Long-Lost Identity, and a JCC Is There to Help Them

JNS.org - Many Jews in Hungary are discovering their roots for the first...

IDF Enlistment Officer Has ‘Moving Encounters’ with North American Jewish Youths

JNS.org - “That was a real wow for me,” said Lt.-Col. Tzachi Revivo,...

World

Philadelphia Jewish Museum Gets Surge of Donations After Far-Right Rally He...

The National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) in Philadelphia has received a surge of donations after a far-right demonstration...

Israel

Ministers Put Forth Idea That Israel Retake the Gaza Strip

JNS.org - According to senior Israeli ministers speaking at a Jerusalem conference, Israel is inching closer to the conclusion that it may have to overrun Gaza and take over its...

Middle East

Humanitarian Body: More Than 80,000 Yemeni Children May Have Died From Hung...

An estimated 85,000 children under five may have died from extreme hunger in Yemen since a Saudi-led coalition intervened in...

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