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ARTICLES BY: Yaakov Lappin / JNS.org


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...

February 8, 2018 12:19 pm
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As Gaza’s Economic Crisis Deepens, Israel Weighs Its Options

JNS.org - The ongoing economic crisis in the Gaza Strip continues to worsen, and brings with it the threat of an escalation in the security situation....

February 5, 2018 4:28 pm
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Israel’s Skylark Counter-Terror Drone Prepares for a New Mission: Full-Scale War

JNS.org - A drone unit in the Israeli military is becoming more influential by the week, as it takes on a growing array of missions. The Skylark...

February 2, 2018 4:19 pm
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Israel Sounds Alarm Over Renewed Iran-Hezbollah Activity

JNS.org - Tensions between Israel, Hezbollah and Iran have risen sharply this week, following the discovery of an Iranian program to set up weapons factories on Lebanese soil -- for...

January 29, 2018 2:02 pm
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Along Strategic Highway, Israel Treads a Fine Line Between Security and Everyday Life

JNS.org - For Israeli security personnel who guard the strategically significant Route 443 -- one of only two highways connecting Jerusalem to Israel’s coastal plain along the Mediterranean...

January 19, 2018 1:39 pm
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IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel, where it plans to create new environs replete with academia and high-tech...

January 17, 2018 10:58 am
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Netanyahu Trip Comes as Israel-India Defense and Tech Ties Continue to Grow

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to India is occurring against the backdrop of a massive and still growing river of defense sales and...

January 11, 2018 2:58 pm
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Hamas, Islamic Jihad and Israel Make Up Gaza’s ‘Unsolvable Equation’

JNS.org - A Hamas cease-fire with Israel is being undermined by the activities of the second-largest terrorist faction in the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad...

January 2, 2018 4:36 pm
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New Elite Military Unit Ready to Defend Israel From Gaza Terror Threat

JNS.org - A new elite IDF infantry unit is about to take up its position along Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip. The Haruv (Carob) unit, named...

December 26, 2017 3:54 pm
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Hamas ‘Just Waiting for Abbas to Die,’ as Palestinian Unity Deal Falters

JNS.org - Hamas’ latest effort to join a Palestinian unity government is little more than a facade. Instead, the terror group’s top immediate objective is to...

December 22, 2017 10:08 am
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As IDF Guards Against ISIS, Israelis Visit the Border Road Less Traveled

The road, Route 10, is usually closed -- because it is too prone to terrorist attacks. But IDF officers told JNS about special measures that...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

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...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

World

European Union Leader Warns Poland Must Stop Antisemitic Remarks

Poland's ruling party must do everything it can to stop antisemitic remarks that are hurting Poland's standing in the world and putting its interests at risk, European Council President Donald...

Israel

Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cus...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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