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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Israeli general's Holocaust speech strikes a nervebaseless comparison that he never would have made, and it was never his intenti
Israeli general's Holocaust speech strikes a nerve
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
baseless comparison that he never would have made, and it was never his intention to criticize the Israeli government," the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement. It said it "holds the value of human life as a guiding value." Poland joined... Read more
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JTA
Israeli air force destroys Hamas post after mortar firepatrolling the fence along the southern part of the Gaza Strip, Army Radio repo
Israeli air force destroys Hamas post after mortar fire
JTA / Posted 2 hours ago
patrolling the fence along the southern part of the Gaza Strip, Army Radio reported. The firing of two mortar rounds at Israel Defense Forces troops resulted in no injured and no damage. The strike Friday was the third time in three days that... Read more
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J Weekly
mideast shortsMay 2, the 16-year-old assailant was convicted of murder and illegal possession
mideast shorts
J Weekly / Posted 12 hours ago
May 2, the 16-year-old assailant was convicted of murder and illegal possession of a weapon in Judea military court, the Israel Defense Forces announced the following day. He was arrested two days after the Jan. 17 murder in Otniel and confessed... Read more
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J Weekly
Jewish Soviet Army soldiers honored for sacrifices, seven decades lateof Israel. The panel consisted of six soldiers retired from or in the reserves
Jewish Soviet Army soldiers honored for sacrifices, seven decades late
J Weekly / Posted 12 hours ago
of Israel. The panel consisted of six soldiers retired from or in the reserves with the U.S. Army, the Marine Corps, the Israel Defense Forces and the Soviet Army. Its purpose was to spark a generational connection through the telling of heroic... Read more
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J Weekly
Special-needs soldiers given a chance to serve countryFor many Israelis, serving in the Israel Defense Forces is the key to networkin
Special-needs soldiers given a chance to serve country
J Weekly / Posted 12 hours ago
For many Israelis, serving in the Israel Defense Forces is the key to networking and a career. For Chen Orpaz, joining the IDF and working in the warehouse of an air force base provided the opportunity to forge a career and prove he could work... Read more
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J Weekly
A reason to celebrate: Toasting 68 years of Jewish statehoodleaders including philanthropist Varda Rabin, Jewish Community High School of t
A reason to celebrate: Toasting 68 years of Jewish statehood
J Weekly / Posted 12 hours ago
leaders including philanthropist Varda Rabin, Jewish Community High School of the Bay head of school Howard Ruben and Israel Defense Forces lone soldier Elizabeth Kate Edelman will be among those participating in the full reading of the... Read more
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JTA
In new film, Yitzhak Rabin narrates his autobiographythe kids are so right-wing Rabin stayed in the military, was named chief of st
In new film, Yitzhak Rabin narrates his autobiography
JTA / Posted 14 hours ago
the kids are so right-wing Rabin stayed in the military, was named chief of staff in 1964, and three years later led the Israel Defense Forces to victory in the Six-Day War. From there he served in a variety of jobs, including ambassador to the... Read more
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Salon.com
IDF general compares Israel to Nazi Germany, then walks back comments after right-wing backlashthat here among us in the year 2016,” he added. Golan, who is deputy chief of
IDF general compares Israel to Nazi Germany, then walks back comments after right-wing backlash
Salon.com / Posted 15 hours ago
that here among us in the year 2016,” he added. Golan, who is deputy chief of staff of the Israeli military, known as the Israel Defense Forces, or the IDF, later walked back these remarks, after facing backlash from within his government. In his... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Top Israeli general walks back apparent Israel-Nazi comparison on Holocaust dayceremony at Yad Vashem as Israel marked its Holocaust Remembrance Day, May 5, 2
Top Israeli general walks back apparent Israel-Nazi comparison on Holocaust day
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 17 hours ago
ceremony at Yad Vashem as Israel marked its Holocaust Remembrance Day, May 5, 2016. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash 90 The Israel Defense Forces deputy chief of staff on Thursday clarified that he did not mean to compare Israel and its military to... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
2nd Gaza terror tunnel discovered on Israel border in a monthThe Israel Defense Forces said it uncovered a terror tunnel running from the so
2nd Gaza terror tunnel discovered on Israel border in a month
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 17 hours ago
The Israel Defense Forces said it uncovered a terror tunnel running from the southern Gaza Strip to Israel, May 5, 2016. Photo courtesy of the Israel Defense Forces The Israel Defense Forces said it uncovered a Hamas-built terror tunnel on Thursday... Read more
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FOX News
Israeli army deputy chief criticized for Holocaust commentbaseless comparison that he never would have made and it was never his intentio
Israeli army deputy chief criticized for Holocaust comment
FOX News / Posted 21 hours ago
baseless comparison that he never would have made and it was never his intention to criticize the Israeli government," the Israel Defense Forces, or IDF, said in a statement. "The IDF holds itself to high standards of conduct and holds the value of... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Israeli army deputy chief draws rebuke for Holocaust commentbaseless comparison that he never would have made and it was never his intentio
Israeli army deputy chief draws rebuke for Holocaust comment
Lake Placid News / Posted 22 hours ago
baseless comparison that he never would have made and it was never his intention to criticize the Israeli government," the Israel Defense Forces, or IDF, said in a statement. "The IDF holds itself to high standards of conduct and holds the value of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Israeli army deputy chief draws rebuke for Holocaust commentbaseless comparison that he never would have made and it was never his intentio
Israeli army deputy chief draws rebuke for Holocaust comment
Manila Bulletin / Posted 23 hours ago
baseless comparison that he never would have made and it was never his intention to criticize the Israeli government,” the Israel Defense Forces, or IDF, said in a statement. “The IDF holds itself to high standards of conduct and holds the value of... Read more
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Daily Herald
Israeli army deputy chief draws rebuke for Holocaust commentbaseless comparison that he never would have made and it was never his intentio
Israeli army deputy chief draws rebuke for Holocaust comment
Daily Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
baseless comparison that he never would have made and it was never his intention to criticize the Israeli government," the Israel Defense Forces, or IDF, said in a statement. "The IDF holds itself to high standards of conduct and holds the value of... Read more
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The Forward
Israeli General Warns of Nazi-Like Jewish Extremists in Holocaust Remembrance Speechtried to lay the controversy to rest. “(Golan) clarified today that he had no
Israeli General Warns of Nazi-Like Jewish Extremists in Holocaust Remembrance Speech
The Forward / Posted 23 hours ago
tried to lay the controversy to rest. “(Golan) clarified today that he had no intention whatsoever of comparing the Israel Defense Forces and the State of Israel to the horrors that occurred in Germany 70 years ago,” it said. “This is an... Read more
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Swissinfo
Israeli general assailed for Nazi comparison on Holocaust memorial daytried to lay the controversy to rest. "(Golan) clarified today that he had no
Israeli general assailed for Nazi comparison on Holocaust memorial day
Swissinfo / Posted 23 hours ago
tried to lay the controversy to rest. "(Golan) clarified today that he had no intention whatsoever of comparing the Israel Defense Forces and the State of Israel to the horrors that occurred in Germany 70 years ago," it said. "This is an... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Israeli army deputy chief draws rebuke for Holocaust commentbaseless comparison that he never would have made and it was never his intentio
Israeli army deputy chief draws rebuke for Holocaust comment
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
baseless comparison that he never would have made and it was never his intention to criticize the Israeli government," the Israel Defense Forces, or IDF, said in a statement. "The IDF holds itself to high standards of conduct and holds the value of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Israeli general assailed for Nazi comparison on Holocaust memorial daytried to lay the controversy to rest. "(Golan) clarified today that he had no
Israeli general assailed for Nazi comparison on Holocaust memorial day
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
tried to lay the controversy to rest. "(Golan) clarified today that he had no intention whatsoever of comparing the Israel Defense Forces and the State of Israel to the horrors that occurred in Germany 70 years ago," it said. "This is an... Read more
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The Star
Israeli general assailed for Nazi comparison on Holocaust memorial daytried to lay the controversy to rest. "(Golan) clarified today that he had no
Israeli general assailed for Nazi comparison on Holocaust memorial day
The Star / Posted yesterday
tried to lay the controversy to rest. "(Golan) clarified today that he had no intention whatsoever of comparing the Israel Defense Forces and the State of Israel to the horrors that occurred in Germany 70 years ago," it said. "This is an... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Israeli army deputy chief draws rebuke for Holocaust commentbaseless comparison that he never would have made and it was never his intentio
Israeli army deputy chief draws rebuke for Holocaust comment
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
baseless comparison that he never would have made and it was never his intention to criticize the Israeli government," the Israel Defense Forces, or IDF, said in a statement. "The IDF holds itself to high standards of conduct and holds the value of... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Israeli army deputy chief draws rebuke for Holocaust commentbaseless comparison that he never would have made and it was never his intentio
Israeli army deputy chief draws rebuke for Holocaust comment
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
baseless comparison that he never would have made and it was never his intention to criticize the Israeli government," the Israel Defense Forces, or IDF, said in a statement. "The IDF holds itself to high standards of conduct and holds the value of... Read more
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Breitbart
Hamas Testing Israel’s Preparedness for War, Showing Desperation with Provocative Cross-Border AttacksTEL AVIV – In provoking the Israel Defense Forces along the Israel-Gaza border,
Hamas Testing Israel’s Preparedness for War, Showing Desperation with Provocative Cross-Border Attacks
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
TEL AVIV – In provoking the Israel Defense Forces along the Israel-Gaza border, Hamas seems to be testing Israel’s military and political response to the possibility of another major outbreak of war in the south. Gaza’s Islamist rulers are also... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Israel bombs Gaza targets in retaliation for Hamas shellingits border. Israel Air Force warplanes struck five targets near the Gazan bord
Israel bombs Gaza targets in retaliation for Hamas shelling
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
its border. Israel Air Force warplanes struck five targets near the Gazan border town of Rafah Wednesday evening, the Israel Defense Forces confirmed in statements on Twitter. The IDF confirmation followed Palestinian media reports of the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
IDF Declares Nahal Oz Closed Military Zone, Searches for Terror Tunnels in Southern Israelof Nahal Oz a closed military zone, and is searching for terror attack tunnels.
IDF Declares Nahal Oz Closed Military Zone, Searches for Terror Tunnels in Southern Israel
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
of Nahal Oz a closed military zone, and is searching for terror attack tunnels. The IDF Caterpillar D9, operated by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Combat Engineering Corps for combat engineering and counter-terrorism operations. (file)Photo... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Israeli troops come under mortar fire from GazaIsraeli troops came under mortar fire from Gaza while performing engineering wo
Israeli troops come under mortar fire from Gaza
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
Israeli troops came under mortar fire from Gaza while performing engineering work near the border fence. The Israel Defense Forces responded to the Wednesday morning attack by shelling Hamas-run military posts in Gaza, the IDF said. No Israeli... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Palestinian Teen Convicted In Murder Of Israeli Mother Of 6Monday, the 16-year-old assailant was convicted of murder and illegal possessio
Palestinian Teen Convicted In Murder Of Israeli Mother Of 6
The Jewish Week / Posted 2 days ago
Monday, the 16-year-old assailant was convicted of murder and illegal possession of a weapon in Judea military court, the Israel Defense Forces announced the following day. He was arrested two days after the Jan. 17 murder in Otniel and confessed... Read more
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Salon.com
Debunked myth that Saddam created ISIS continues to be spread by Iraq War-supporting scholars like Amatzia Baramat Israel’s National Defense College, which was created by the chief of staff o
Debunked myth that Saddam created ISIS continues to be spread by Iraq War-supporting scholars like Amatzia Baram
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
at Israel’s National Defense College, which was created by the chief of staff of the Israeli military in order to train the Israel Defense Forces. Since then, Baram has worked at a slew of other elite institutions, serving multiple stints as a... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Iranian Parliament Approves Bill ‘Requiring’ New Missiles, Military Technologycarried out operations in cooperation with the Hamas terrorist rulers of Gaza a
Iranian Parliament Approves Bill ‘Requiring’ New Missiles, Military Technology
The Jewish Press / Posted 4 days ago
carried out operations in cooperation with the Hamas terrorist rulers of Gaza as well, on Israel’s southern border. The Israel Defense Forces have been carrying out intensive military drills for months in anticipation of “unexpected” aggression... Read more
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CBS Denver
World War II Vet To Reunite With Prisoners He Saved From Nazi Death Camptroop helped free an estimated 30,000 prisoners, mostly Jews. On Tuesday, nonp
World War II Vet To Reunite With Prisoners He Saved From Nazi Death Camp
CBS Denver / Posted 4 days ago
troop helped free an estimated 30,000 prisoners, mostly Jews. On Tuesday, nonprofit organization Friends of the Israel Defense Forces will fly him to Poland to reunite with the holocaust survivors he saved. He said that the 10-day trip... Read more
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The Forward
The New Jewish Diaspora?would-be Diaspora communities gave their own accounts. A Kaifeng Jew, Moshe Li,
The New Jewish Diaspora?
The Forward / Posted 4 days ago
would-be Diaspora communities gave their own accounts. A Kaifeng Jew, Moshe Li, who had immigrated and was serving in the Israel Defense Forces came to speak. An Igbo called in on Skype, and a Lemba, too. A Bnei Menashe who had lived in the... Read more
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International Business Times
Gal Gadot 30th birthday: Successes so far from winning Miss Israel to becoming Wonder Woman months before. Following her successes in the pageant game, Gadot served her c
Gal Gadot 30th birthday: Successes so far from winning Miss Israel to becoming Wonder Woman
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
months before. Following her successes in the pageant game, Gadot served her compulsory two-year national service in the Israel Defense Forces, working as a combat instructor. She told Glamour: "You give two or three years, and it's not about... Read more
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Boston Herald
Dachau liberator: ‘Help each other’and three Holocaust survivors who will head to Europe May 5 for a trip from Pol
Dachau liberator: ‘Help each other’
Boston Herald / Posted 7 days ago
and three Holocaust survivors who will head to Europe May 5 for a trip from Poland to Israel, organized by Friends of the Israel Defense Forces to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day. It will be one of countless times Rogers has received high... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Amid ‘exodus’ from Brussels, my family sings a sad ‘ma nishtana’table. My Belgian relatives have said goodbye to nine young seder rioters over
Amid ‘exodus’ from Brussels, my family sings a sad ‘ma nishtana’
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 7 days ago
table. My Belgian relatives have said goodbye to nine young seder rioters over the past 15 years. Six enlisted in the Israel Defense Forces and made aliyah. Two immigrated to the United States and one moved to London. I came to Brussels this... Read more
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The Forward
Palestinians Riot as Busloads of Jewish Worshippers Visit Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus2000 during the second intifada and it was burnt down by Palestinians. Jewish
Palestinians Riot as Busloads of Jewish Worshippers Visit Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus
The Forward / Posted 7 days ago
2000 during the second intifada and it was burnt down by Palestinians. Jewish worshippers, in coordination with the Israel Defense Forces, make monthly nocturnal pilgrimages to the site, which was renovated and restored. It was torched and... Read more
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JTA
Amid ‘exodus’ from Brussels, my family sings a sad ‘ma nishtana’table. My Belgian relatives have said goodbye to nine young seder rioters over
Amid ‘exodus’ from Brussels, my family sings a sad ‘ma nishtana’
JTA / Posted 7 days ago
table. My Belgian relatives have said goodbye to nine young seder rioters over the past 15 years. Six enlisted in the Israel Defense Forces and made aliyah. Two immigrated to the United States and one moved to London. I came to Brussels this... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Political demolition in full swingto warn civilians about an impending attack and give them time to leave the are
Political demolition in full swing
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
to warn civilians about an impending attack and give them time to leave the area. This tactic, which was first used by the Israel Defense Forces several years ago for their Gaza operations, was recently adopted by US troops who fired Hellfire... Read more
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Business Wire
SentinelOne Certified for HIPAA and PCI DSS Compliancein real-time. SentinelOne was formed by an elite team of cyber security and def
SentinelOne Certified for HIPAA and PCI DSS Compliance
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
in real-time. SentinelOne was formed by an elite team of cyber security and defense experts from IBM, Intel, Check Point, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks and the Israel Defense Forces. To learn more visit sentinelone.com or follow us at @Sen... Read more
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Daily Mail
Money to burn: Air strikes have blown up $800m in cash held by ISISSyria It was the first time the Pentagon conducted a 'knock operation' in Iraq
Money to burn: Air strikes have blown up $800m in cash held by ISIS
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Syria It was the first time the Pentagon conducted a 'knock operation' in Iraq and Syria, which came after watching the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) pioneer the controversial tactic in Gaza. The US military warned bystanders of an impending... Read more
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The Forward
My Lower East Side Neighbor Caught Adolf EichmannHere, he got intensive training in explosives. After the final year of British
My Lower East Side Neighbor Caught Adolf Eichmann
The Forward / Posted 11 days ago
Here, he got intensive training in explosives. After the final year of British rule, the group became the core of the new Israel Defense Forces — and with Malkin’s proven knack for detonating bombs, he was a sapper during the Israeli-Arab war of... Read more
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FOX News
Tunnels, rockets leave Israelis near Gaza fearing next uprisingon donkeys and not in cars. But on the other hand, I see a huge investment in b
Tunnels, rockets leave Israelis near Gaza fearing next uprising
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
on donkeys and not in cars. But on the other hand, I see a huge investment in building tunnels, in rockets, et cetera." - Israel Defense Forces officer Zohar touted the discovery of the tunnel – using new technology – as evidence the Netanyahu... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Israeli Soldiers Attend Temple Of The Arts Shabbat Service, ‘Put Human Face On IDF Uniform’Israel education organization. Touring campuses, high schools, and churches th
Israeli Soldiers Attend Temple Of The Arts Shabbat Service, ‘Put Human Face On IDF Uniform’
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 13 days ago
Israel education organization. Touring campuses, high schools, and churches they discuss their personal experiences in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Putting a “human face on the IDF uniform,” they talked about life in Israel and answered... Read more
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Salon.com
Bernie Sanders is right: Even U.S. State Department says Israel used disproportionate violence in Gazacasualties.” It cites a report by Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem,
Bernie Sanders is right: Even U.S. State Department says Israel used disproportionate violence in Gaza
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
casualties.” It cites a report by Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem, which it says “concluded that the IDF [Israel Defense Forces] took a broad definition of what constitutes a ‘military objective,’ targeting buildings without... Read more
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The Washington Times
Palestinians live on edge with West Bank violenceI cannot bear the tear gas and go home to stay with my kids.” But in his livin
Palestinians live on edge with West Bank violence
The Washington Times / Posted 14 days ago
I cannot bear the tear gas and go home to stay with my kids.” But in his living room, as Palestinians clash with Israel Defense Forces outside, the 50-year-old grocer faces another challenge. “While I am home, I try to be very close to my... Read more
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Breitbart
Hamas Official Downplays Discovery of Attack Tunnel in Israelthe 2014 Gaza war. According to information released for publication on Monday
Hamas Official Downplays Discovery of Attack Tunnel in Israel
Breitbart / Posted 17 days ago
the 2014 Gaza war. According to information released for publication on Monday, the tunnel was found 10 days ago during an Israel Defense Forces operation. Since its discovery, the military has destroyed the tunnel’s openings on both sides of the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton: The Palestinian Defender vs. the Israel Apologistused, the timing of the attacks, and the fact that the targets were located in
Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton: The Palestinian Defender vs. the Israel Apologist
Op-Ed News / Posted 17 days ago
used, the timing of the attacks, and the fact that the targets were located in densely populated areas indicate that the Israel Defense Forces [IDF] may not have done everything feasible to avoid or limit civilian casualties." The commission said... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Gaza terror tunnel into Israel discoveredImages A Hamas-built tunnel from Gaza into Israel aimed at executing terror at
Gaza terror tunnel into Israel discovered
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 17 days ago
Images A Hamas-built tunnel from Gaza into Israel aimed at executing terror attacks has been discovered, the Israel Defense Forces said Monday. The tunnel is the first to be found since Operation Protective Edge, the summer 2014 Gaza... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Soldier who killed subdued Palestinian charged with manslaughterlifted on identifying the soldier. He was named as Elor Azaria, 19, of Ramle. A
Soldier who killed subdued Palestinian charged with manslaughter
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 17 days ago
lifted on identifying the soldier. He was named as Elor Azaria, 19, of Ramle. Azaria is a member of the Kfir Brigade, an Israel Defense Forces infantry division whose specialties are counter terrorism and urban warfare. Azaria last month shot... Read more
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Salon.com
U.S. acknowledges Israel’s unlawful killings, excessive force, torture, discrimination against Palestinianslegitimate targets and protected populations and caused widespread destruction
U.S. acknowledges Israel’s unlawful killings, excessive force, torture, discrimination against Palestinians
Salon.com / Posted 17 days ago
legitimate targets and protected populations and caused widespread destruction of homes and civilian property.” The Israel Defense Forces, or IDF, often attacked medical teams and facilities and denied medical evacuations, the report... Read more
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The Forward
The CUNY Campus Where Jews and Muslims DialogueStudents Association partners with Hillel. There are few reports of anti-Semiti
The CUNY Campus Where Jews and Muslims Dialogue
The Forward / Posted 17 days ago
Students Association partners with Hillel. There are few reports of anti-Semitism or Islamophobia: Jewish students wear Israel Defense Forces shirts and yarmulkes; Muslim women don hijabs and niqabs. There have been issues and hurdles. But, at... Read more
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Breitbart
Hamas Tunnel Discovered Inside Israel Shows Terror Group Prepping For Warthe 2014 Gaza war. According to information released for publication on Monday
Hamas Tunnel Discovered Inside Israel Shows Terror Group Prepping For War
Breitbart / Posted 17 days ago
the 2014 Gaza war. According to information released for publication on Monday, the tunnel was found 10 days ago during an Israel Defense Forces operation. Since its discovery, the military has destroyed the tunnel’s openings on both sides of the... Read more
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