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JTA
10 inspiring Jews who died in 5776in Wiszniew, Poland — fought for Israel before it was a state, leading division
10 inspiring Jews who died in 5776
JTA / Posted yesterday
in Wiszniew, Poland — fought for Israel before it was a state, leading divisions of the Haganah, the precursor to the Israel Defense Forces. He would go on to hold numerous Cabinet positions — including minister of defense and of foreign... Read more
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New York Post
Shimon Peres once stopped Netanyahu from bombing Iranwith a wry smile: “When I’m dead.” During a June 7, 2015, security panel that
Shimon Peres once stopped Netanyahu from bombing Iran
New York Post / Posted yesterday
with a wry smile: “When I’m dead.” During a June 7, 2015, security panel that Linde moderated in New York, former Israel Defense Forces chief of staff Gabi Ashkenazi and then-Mossad director Meir Dagan were asked about refusing an order... Read more
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CNN
Alert over terror threat at Peres funeralofficers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination
Alert over terror threat at Peres funeral
CNN / Posted yesterday
officers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination with all security organizations, IDF (The Israel Defense Forces), the Ministry of Defense, MDA (Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency service) and government... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Israel's $38 Billion Scamstar-studded Hollywood gala event raised $33 million tax exempt dollars for an
Israel's $38 Billion Scam
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
star-studded Hollywood gala event raised $33 million tax exempt dollars for an organization known as the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF). FIDF's slogan is "Their job is to look after Israel. Ours is to look after them." Similar... Read more
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J Weekly
mideast briefsNahal Haredi battalions, made up exclusively of haredi Orthodox soldiers, and i
mideast briefs
J Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Nahal Haredi battalions, made up exclusively of haredi Orthodox soldiers, and integrate them into regular units of the Israel Defense Forces, the Israeli web portal Walla reported. Soldiers can now request not to serve with women nor share... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Alert over terror threat at Peres funeralofficers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination
Alert over terror threat at Peres funeral
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 2 days ago
officers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination with all security organizations, IDF (The Israel Defense Forces), the Ministry of Defense, MDA (Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency service) and government... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Alert over terror threat at Peres funeralofficers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination
Alert over terror threat at Peres funeral
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
officers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination with all security organizations, IDF (The Israel Defense Forces), the Ministry of Defense, MDA (Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency service) and government... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeralofficers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeral
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
officers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination with all security organizations, IDF (The Israel Defense Forces), the Ministry of Defense, MDA (Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency service) and government... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeralofficers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeral
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
officers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination with all security organizations, IDF (The Israel Defense Forces), the Ministry of Defense, MDA (Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency service) and government... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeralofficers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeral
Local 10 Miami / Posted 2 days ago
officers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination with all security organizations, IDF (The Israel Defense Forces), the Ministry of Defense, MDA (Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency service) and government... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeralofficers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeral
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 2 days ago
officers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination with all security organizations, IDF (The Israel Defense Forces), the Ministry of Defense, MDA (Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency service) and government... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeralofficers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeral
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 2 days ago
officers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination with all security organizations, IDF (The Israel Defense Forces), the Ministry of Defense, MDA (Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency service) and government... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeralofficers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeral
KTXS Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
officers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination with all security organizations, IDF (The Israel Defense Forces), the Ministry of Defense, MDA (Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency service) and government... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeralofficers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeral
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
officers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination with all security organizations, IDF (The Israel Defense Forces), the Ministry of Defense, MDA (Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency service) and government... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Alert over terror threat at Peres funeralofficers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination
Alert over terror threat at Peres funeral
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
officers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination with all security organizations, IDF (The Israel Defense Forces), the Ministry of Defense, MDA (Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency service) and government... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeralofficers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeral
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 2 days ago
officers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination with all security organizations, IDF (The Israel Defense Forces), the Ministry of Defense, MDA (Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency service) and government... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Alert over terror threat at Peres funeralofficers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination
Alert over terror threat at Peres funeral
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
officers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination with all security organizations, IDF (The Israel Defense Forces), the Ministry of Defense, MDA (Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency service) and government... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeralofficers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeral
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
officers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination with all security organizations, IDF (The Israel Defense Forces), the Ministry of Defense, MDA (Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency service) and government... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeralofficers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeral
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
officers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination with all security organizations, IDF (The Israel Defense Forces), the Ministry of Defense, MDA (Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency service) and government... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeralofficers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeral
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
officers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination with all security organizations, IDF (The Israel Defense Forces), the Ministry of Defense, MDA (Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency service) and government... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeralofficers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination
Israelis on alert for terror attack at Peres funeral
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
officers were "conducting a complicated security operation in full coordination with all security organizations, IDF (The Israel Defense Forces), the Ministry of Defense, MDA (Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency service) and government... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Reaction to the death of Israel's Shimon Peresof Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defe
Reaction to the death of Israel's Shimon Peres
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 2 days ago
of Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defense, led the building and development of the Israel Defense Forces and its strategic capabilities, developed defense relationships between Israel and different countries... Read more
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Salon.com
Israeli leader Shimon Peres, supposed “man of peace,” also had a bloody record of warthe U.N. compound was very clearly marked, and added, “Not a soul in southern L
Israeli leader Shimon Peres, supposed “man of peace,” also had a bloody record of war
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
the U.N. compound was very clearly marked, and added, “Not a soul in southern Lebanon is ignorant of their location.” The Israel Defense Forces, or IDF, did not warn the U.N. before attacking the compound. The U.N. harshly condemned the attack,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Shimon Peres, Israel's ardent champion of peace, dead at 93the Sea of Galilee, working as a dairy farmer and shepherd until he joined the
Shimon Peres, Israel's ardent champion of peace, dead at 93
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
the Sea of Galilee, working as a dairy farmer and shepherd until he joined the Haganah, the underground precursor of the Israel Defense Forces. While in his 20s, Peres caught the eye of Israel's first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, who... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Reaction to the death of Israel's Shimon Peresof Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defe
Reaction to the death of Israel's Shimon Peres
Lake Placid News / Posted 3 days ago
of Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defense, led the building and development of the Israel Defense Forces and its strategic capabilities, developed defense relationships between Israel and different countries... Read more
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NBC News
Peres was less peace-maker and more 'fox' in Arab eyeshis family emigrated to British administered Palestine before the foundation of
Peres was less peace-maker and more 'fox' in Arab eyes
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
his family emigrated to British administered Palestine before the foundation of Israel. He joined the predecessor of the Israel Defense Forces in 1947 and served alongside David Ben-Gurion in the first Arab-Israeli War, which began when Egyptian,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hillary Clinton to miss Peres funeral Israel said she would attendof Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defe
Hillary Clinton to miss Peres funeral Israel said she would attend
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
of Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defense, led the building and development of the Israel Defense Forces and its strategic capabilities, developed defense relationships between Israel and different countries... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
World reacts to the death of ex-Israeli President Shimon Peresof Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defe
World reacts to the death of ex-Israeli President Shimon Peres
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 3 days ago
of Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defense, led the building and development of the Israel Defense Forces and its strategic capabilities, developed defense relationships between Israel and different countries... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Reaction to the death of Israel's Shimon Peresof Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defe
Reaction to the death of Israel's Shimon Peres
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 3 days ago
of Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defense, led the building and development of the Israel Defense Forces and its strategic capabilities, developed defense relationships between Israel and different countries... Read more
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Boston Herald
Reaction to the death of Israel's Shimon Peresof Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defe
Reaction to the death of Israel's Shimon Peres
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
of Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defense, led the building and development of the Israel Defense Forces and its strategic capabilities, developed defense relationships between Israel and different countries... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Reaction to the death of Israel's Shimon Peresof Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defe
Reaction to the death of Israel's Shimon Peres
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
of Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defense, led the building and development of the Israel Defense Forces and its strategic capabilities, developed defense relationships between Israel and different countries... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Reaction to the death of Israel's Shimon Peresof Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defe
Reaction to the death of Israel's Shimon Peres
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
of Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defense, led the building and development of the Israel Defense Forces and its strategic capabilities, developed defense relationships between Israel and different countries... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Reaction to the death of Israel's Shimon Peresof Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defe
Reaction to the death of Israel's Shimon Peres
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
of Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defense, led the building and development of the Israel Defense Forces and its strategic capabilities, developed defense relationships between Israel and different countries... Read more
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Daily Mail
World leaders to attend funeral of Israeli statesman Shimon Peresof Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defe
World leaders to attend funeral of Israeli statesman Shimon Peres
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
of Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defense, led the building and development of the Israel Defense Forces and its strategic capabilities, developed defense relationships between Israel and different countries... Read more
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Boston Herald
Reaction to the death of ex-Israeli President Shimon Peresof Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defe
Reaction to the death of ex-Israeli President Shimon Peres
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
of Israel. Shimon Peres shaped the character and values of the Ministry of Defense, led the building and development of the Israel Defense Forces and its strategic capabilities, developed defense relationships between Israel and different countries... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Former Israel President Shimon Peres diesof his long political career, he was put in charge of personnel and arms purcha
Former Israel President Shimon Peres dies
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 3 days ago
of his long political career, he was put in charge of personnel and arms purchases for the Haganah, the predecessor of the Israel Defense Forces. He secured a deal with France to supply the new Israeli nation with Mirage jet fighters. He also set... Read more
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BBC News
Shimon Peres: Tributes from around the worldthings, Shimon Peres was the greatest living example of an unshakeable belief i
Shimon Peres: Tributes from around the world
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
things, Shimon Peres was the greatest living example of an unshakeable belief in the pursuit of peace against all odds." Israel Defense Forces chief Lt Gen. Gadi Eisenkot said Mr Peres, who twice served as defence minister, "left his fingerprints... Read more
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NBC News
World pauses to remember Shimon Peres, 'the face of Israel'B'nai B'rith's chief executive and met Peres many times, told NBC News. Peres
World pauses to remember Shimon Peres, 'the face of Israel'
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
B'nai B'rith's chief executive and met Peres many times, told NBC News. Peres joined the Haganah, the predecessor of the Israel Defense Forces, in 1947 and served alongside David Ben-Gurion in the first Arab-Israeli War, which began when... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Shimon Peres Dead at 93to the Zionist Congress in Basel. In 1947 Shimon Peres joined the Haganah, the
Shimon Peres Dead at 93
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
to the Zionist Congress in Basel. In 1947 Shimon Peres joined the Haganah, the armed forces that later became the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). He became director-general of the Ministry of Defense in 1953, when he was only 29 years old.... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Nobel winner, ex-Israeli leader dies, 93of his long political career, he was put in charge of personnel and arms purcha
Nobel winner, ex-Israeli leader dies, 93
New Zimbabwe / Posted 3 days ago
of his long political career, he was put in charge of personnel and arms purchases for the Haganah, the predecessor of the Israel Defense Forces. He secured a deal with France to supply the new Israeli nation with Mirage jet fighters. He also set... Read more
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The Atlantic
Shimon Peres: The Last Link to Israel's Founding Fathersstatement of support for a Jewish state—still a recent memory. In 1947, Peres
Shimon Peres: The Last Link to Israel's Founding Fathers
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
statement of support for a Jewish state—still a recent memory. In 1947, Peres joined the Haganah, the predecessor of the Israel Defense Forces. While serving at Haganah headquarters that year, he met David Ben-Gurion, who would become Israel’s... Read more
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BBC News
Shimon Peres: Long legacy of Israel's elder statesmanmilitary strength which he did so much to build, saying simply: "The wars we fo
Shimon Peres: Long legacy of Israel's elder statesman
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
military strength which he did so much to build, saying simply: "The wars we fought were forced upon us. Thanks to the Israel Defense Forces, we won them all, but we did not win the greatest victory that we aspired to: release from the need to... Read more
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BBC News
Obituary: Shimon Peres, Israeli founding fatherPrime Minister, David Ben Gurion, put him in charge of personnel and arms purch
Obituary: Shimon Peres, Israeli founding father
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
Prime Minister, David Ben Gurion, put him in charge of personnel and arms purchases for the Haganah, the predecessor of the Israel Defense Forces. He secured a deal with France to supply the new state with Mirage jet fighters and also set up... Read more
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The Forward
Robert Weinger Left an Affluent Life in California To Devote Himself to the Humble Shofarof the Second Intifada, vandals set fire to the synagogue — which the Palestini
Robert Weinger Left an Affluent Life in California To Devote Himself to the Humble Shofar
The Forward / Posted 5 days ago
of the Second Intifada, vandals set fire to the synagogue — which the Palestinian Authority later repaired — and the Israel Defense Forces booted her out, she said. Covos established Beit Hogla in order to be close Jericho, eventually... Read more
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The Forward
On Babi Yar’s 75th Anniversary, a Jew Joins Forces With Ukraine’s Far Rightkippah, Cherkassky looked halfway between a combat soldier and a rabbi. He coul
On Babi Yar’s 75th Anniversary, a Jew Joins Forces With Ukraine’s Far Right
The Forward / Posted 5 days ago
kippah, Cherkassky looked halfway between a combat soldier and a rabbi. He could just as well have been a captain in the Israel Defense Forces. But he is not; Cherkassky, yarmulke and all, is a Ukrainian patriot who has been fighting with Right... Read more
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The Forward
At Babi Yar’s 75th Anniversary: A Jewish Comrade-in-Arms with Ukraine’s Extreme Rightkippah, Cherkassky looked halfway between a combat soldier and a rabbi. He coul
At Babi Yar’s 75th Anniversary: A Jewish Comrade-in-Arms with Ukraine’s Extreme Right
The Forward / Posted 6 days ago
kippah, Cherkassky looked halfway between a combat soldier and a rabbi. He could just as well have been a captain in the Israel Defense Forces. But he is not; Cherkassky, yarmulke and all, is a Ukrainian patriot who has been fighting with Right... Read more
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J Weekly
Mideast BriefsSept. 16 and 17 — a car ramming, three stabbings, and rock and bottle throwing
Mideast Briefs
J Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
Sept. 16 and 17 — a car ramming, three stabbings, and rock and bottle throwing — that left three Arab assailants dead. The Israel Defense Forces moved an additional infantry battalion into the Hebron area of the West Bank following the weekend... Read more
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The Forward
Israeli Soldiers and Worshippers Attacked at Joseph’s Tomband worshippers visiting Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus in the West Bank. The local P
Israeli Soldiers and Worshippers Attacked at Joseph’s Tomb
The Forward / Posted 9 days ago
and worshippers visiting Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus in the West Bank. The local Palestinians threw rocks and firebombs at the Israel Defense Forces soldiers guarding the worshippers, as well as at the tomb, according to the IDF. No damage or injuries... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Palestinian, 16, Fatally Shot While Attempting To Stab Soldiersettlement in the West Bank, near Hebron. One of the assailants was shot dead b
Palestinian, 16, Fatally Shot While Attempting To Stab Soldier
The Jewish Week / Posted 10 days ago
settlement in the West Bank, near Hebron. One of the assailants was shot dead by troops who were firing at the vehicle, the Israel Defense Forces said. Since then, Bani Naim has been closed to cars going in and out of the town. Tuesday’s attacker... Read more
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The Hindu
Indo-Pak diplomacy: the best among limited optionshardly likely to hurt Pakistan. At the time, India lacked the capability to car
Indo-Pak diplomacy: the best among limited options
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
hardly likely to hurt Pakistan. At the time, India lacked the capability to carry out spectacular raids like the one by the Israel Defense Forces at Entebbe and German GSG 9 forces in Mogadishu in the 1970s or the taking out of Osama bin Laden in... Read more
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