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JTA
Israel has had success against ‘lone wolf’ terrorists — here’s howthe wave of violence began. A large majority of the attacks — some 1,500 out o
Israel has had success against ‘lone wolf’ terrorists — here’s how
JTA / Posted 42 minutes ago
the wave of violence began. A large majority of the attacks — some 1,500 out of 2,000 — were in the West Bank, where the Israel Defense Forces is responsible for protecting Israelis. Here are five key methods the army used to turn the tide of... Read more
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The Washington Times
Critics hit ‘Zionist’ Wonder Woman on social media as movie trailer goes viral on Twitteras both Breitbart and Heat Street reported on Monday. “Gadot spent two years o
Critics hit ‘Zionist’ Wonder Woman on social media as movie trailer goes viral on Twitter
The Washington Times / Posted 22 hours ago
as both Breitbart and Heat Street reported on Monday. “Gadot spent two years of mandatory military service in the Israel Defense Forces, where she excelled so much in boot camp that she became a combat trainer” prior to her career in... Read more
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FOX News
Mayim Bialik: Hollywood is not friendly to people of faithmedia. "I've gotten a lot of negative attention for visiting Israel," she told
Mayim Bialik: Hollywood is not friendly to people of faith
FOX News / Posted yesterday
media. "I've gotten a lot of negative attention for visiting Israel," she told FOX411. She was visiting a friend in the Israel Defense Forces. "That’s what's amazing...simply by going to Israel this summer and saying nothing more than, 'I've... Read more
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FOX News
'Wonder Woman' star Gal Gadot attacked online for being a 'Zionist'gotten a lot of negative attention for visiting Israel," Bialik told FOX411 in
'Wonder Woman' star Gal Gadot attacked online for being a 'Zionist'
FOX News / Posted yesterday
gotten a lot of negative attention for visiting Israel," Bialik told FOX411 in 2015. She was visiting a friend in the Israel Defense Forces. "That’s what's amazing...simply by going to Israel this summer and saying nothing more than, 'I've... Read more
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The Forward
Israel Strikes Target in Syria Following Mortar Fire on Golanfighter jets struck Syria in retaliation for mortar fire that landed in Israeli
Israel Strikes Target in Syria Following Mortar Fire on Golan
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
fighter jets struck Syria in retaliation for mortar fire that landed in Israeli-controlled areas of the Golan Heights. The Israel Defense Forces said in a statement Monday that its Air Force had “successfully targeted the source of the fire in... Read more
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Boston Herald
Israeli soldier takes stand at his court-martial for killing a Palestinian assailanton Sunday, telling a military court that he made a “split-second” decision to s
Israeli soldier takes stand at his court-martial for killing a Palestinian assailant
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
on Sunday, telling a military court that he made a “split-second” decision to save the lives of others at the scene. Israel Defense Forces Sgt. Elor Azaria, 20, is on trial for the March 24 killing of Abdel Fattah Sharif in the West Bank city... Read more
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JTA
At Jerusalem Pride March, Orthodox welcomeCourt of Justice allowed police to reroute it. A former student in a mixed reli
At Jerusalem Pride March, Orthodox welcome
JTA / Posted 5 days ago
Court of Justice allowed police to reroute it. A former student in a mixed religious-secular preparatory course for the Israel Defense Forces, she said she and her friends agreed on the need for more dialogue, and less condemnation. “I know a... Read more
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The Forward
T’ruah Wants Israeli Anti-Gay Rabbis Punisheddays. The rabbinic network, which represents some 1,800 rabbis in North Americ
T’ruah Wants Israeli Anti-Gay Rabbis Punished
The Forward / Posted 5 days ago
days. The rabbinic network, which represents some 1,800 rabbis in North America, said in a release Thursday that the Israel Defense Forces should rescind Rabbi Eyal Karim’s appointment as the Chief Rabbi of the IDF, and end government funding... Read more
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JTA
T’ruah calls for censure of two rabbis for ‘denigrating’ remarksdays. The rabbinic network, which represents some 1,800 rabbis in North Americ
T’ruah calls for censure of two rabbis for ‘denigrating’ remarks
JTA / Posted 5 days ago
days. The rabbinic network, which represents some 1,800 rabbis in North America, said in a release Thursday that the Israel Defense Forces should rescind Rabbi Eyal Karim’s appointment as the Chief Rabbi of the IDF, and end government funding... Read more
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J Weekly
Son of former S.F. couple dies in IDF incidentShlomo Rindenow, 20, was one of two soldiers who died in the July 17 incident,
Son of former S.F. couple dies in IDF incident
J Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
Shlomo Rindenow, 20, was one of two soldiers who died in the July 17 incident, which is under investigation by the Israel Defense Forces. The Hebrew-language news website Walla estimated that 3,000 people attended the funeral in Netzer... Read more
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Breitbart
EXCLUSIVE – Firearms Prices Skyrocket in West Bank Amid Fears of Looming Anarchysecurity officers were killed by gunmen, and there have been dozens of reports
EXCLUSIVE – Firearms Prices Skyrocket in West Bank Amid Fears of Looming Anarchy
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
security officers were killed by gunmen, and there have been dozens of reports of clashes over the past few weeks. The Israel Defense Forces have also recently arrested relatives of PA officials on charges of trading in weapons. Breitbart... Read more
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The Forward
Israel Army May Dump Right-Wing Rabbi who Called Gays ‘Perverts’liberal agenda and said the Reform movement isn’t Jewish and in fact is an offs
Israel Army May Dump Right-Wing Rabbi who Called Gays ‘Perverts’
The Forward / Posted 7 days ago
liberal agenda and said the Reform movement isn’t Jewish and in fact is an offshoot of Christianity. According to the Israel Defense Forces’ announcement Tuesday, the reevaluation will include Levinstein visiting military bases and lecturing... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Lone Soldier From N.J. Laid To RestShlomo Rindenow, 20, was one of two soldiers who died in the incident Sunday, w
Lone Soldier From N.J. Laid To Rest
The Jewish Week / Posted 8 days ago
Shlomo Rindenow, 20, was one of two soldiers who died in the incident Sunday, which is under investigation by the Israel Defense Forces. The Hebrew-language news website Walla estimated that 3,000 people attended the funeral in Netzer... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Thousands Attend Funeral In Israel For Lone Soldier From New JerseyShlomo Rindenow, 20, was one of two soldiers who died in the incident Sunday, w
Thousands Attend Funeral In Israel For Lone Soldier From New Jersey
The Jewish Week / Posted 8 days ago
Shlomo Rindenow, 20, was one of two soldiers who died in the incident Sunday, which is under investigation by the Israel Defense Forces. The Hebrew-language news website Walla estimated that 3,000 people attended the funeral in Netzer... Read more
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The Forward
Thousands Throng Funeral for Israeli Soldier From New JerseyShlomo Rindenow, 20, was one of two soldiers who died in the incident Sunday, w
Thousands Throng Funeral for Israeli Soldier From New Jersey
The Forward / Posted 9 days ago
Shlomo Rindenow, 20, was one of two soldiers who died in the incident Sunday, which is under investigation by the Israel Defense Forces. The Hebrew-language news website Walla estimated that 3,000 people attended the funeral in Netzer... Read more
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The Forward
Mennonite Church of Canada Backs BDS — but Americans Seek Balancecongregations, and members to avoid investing in or supporting companies that d
Mennonite Church of Canada Backs BDS — but Americans Seek Balance
The Forward / Posted 9 days ago
congregations, and members to avoid investing in or supporting companies that do business with Israeli settlements and the Israel Defense Forces,” the resolution read, “and companies that are profiting from the occupation of the Palestinian... Read more
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The Jewish Week
2 Israeli Soldiers Wounded In Palestinian Stabbing Attack Near Hebronserious condition in a Jerusalem hospital. The attacker was also found to have
2 Israeli Soldiers Wounded In Palestinian Stabbing Attack Near Hebron
The Jewish Week / Posted 9 days ago
serious condition in a Jerusalem hospital. The attacker was also found to have knives in his possession, according to the Israel Defense Forces. He was identified as Mustafa Baradiya from a village north of Hebron, the Palestinian Maan news... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Lone Soldier From New Jersey One Of 2 Soldiers Killed In Grenade Incident In Israelvillage located near Mount Hermon in southern Israel. Sgt. Shlomo Rindenow, 20
Lone Soldier From New Jersey One Of 2 Soldiers Killed In Grenade Incident In Israel
The Jewish Week / Posted 9 days ago
village located near Mount Hermon in southern Israel. Sgt. Shlomo Rindenow, 20, was the American killed, according to the Israel Defense Forces. Rindenow, who moved to Israel two years ago from Passaic, lived in Sde Yoav, a kibbutz in... Read more
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DW
Palestinians clash with Israelis in West Bank in two separate incidents |southern part of the West Bank, according to an Israeli army statement. "An as
Palestinians clash with Israelis in West Bank in two separate incidents |
DW / Posted 9 days ago
southern part of the West Bank, according to an Israeli army statement. "An assailant armed with a knife stabbed two IDF (Israel Defense Forces) soldiers during routine activity near Al-Arroub," the statement said, adding, "Forces shot and... Read more
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The Forward
2 Israeli Soldiers Wounded in Stabbing Near Hebronattacker used a screwdriver as a weapon, but was also found to have knives in h
2 Israeli Soldiers Wounded in Stabbing Near Hebron
The Forward / Posted 9 days ago
attacker used a screwdriver as a weapon, but was also found to have knives in his possession, according to the Israel Defense Forces. The assailant was identified as Mustafa Baradiya from a village north of Hebron, the Palestinian Maan... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Passaic native killed in accidental grenade explosion in IsraelThe accident happened as the soldiers were exiting a light armored vehicle, whe
Passaic native killed in accidental grenade explosion in Israel
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 9 days ago
The accident happened as the soldiers were exiting a light armored vehicle, when a grenade held by Tafish exploded. An Israel Defense Forces commission has been created to investigate the incident, the Post reported. Rindenow’s parents learned... Read more
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JTA
Peter Beinart joins US Jews for Civil Rights-style protest in West BankThe police did not respond to questions about the reason for the arrests or the
Peter Beinart joins US Jews for Civil Rights-style protest in West Bank
JTA / Posted 9 days ago
The police did not respond to questions about the reason for the arrests or the targeting of Israeli citizens. The Israel Defense Forces Spokesperson’s Unit said it was looking into JTA’s questions about why the Israeli activists had been... Read more
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The Forward
Israel’s Patriot Missiles Turn Away Drone From Syria Over GolanIsraeli military said. The unmanned aerial vehicle had breached Israel’s airsp
Israel’s Patriot Missiles Turn Away Drone From Syria Over Golan
The Forward / Posted 10 days ago
Israeli military said. The unmanned aerial vehicle had breached Israel’s airspace in the North late Sunday afternoon, the Israel Defense Forces said. The Patriot missiles failed to intercept the drone, the IDF said. The Israeli military is... Read more
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The Forward
Lone Soldier From New Jersey Killed in Israel Grenade Blastof Israel reported that Ridenow is one of five brothers who moved to Israeli fr
Lone Soldier From New Jersey Killed in Israel Grenade Blast
The Forward / Posted 10 days ago
of Israel reported that Ridenow is one of five brothers who moved to Israeli from Passaic, New Jersey, to volunteer in the Israel Defense Forces. He moved from Passaic to Israel two years ago and spent a year volunteering with a search and rescue... Read more
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The Forward
Lone Soldier From New Jersey One Of 2 Israelis Killed by Grenade Explosionof Israel reported that Ridenow is one of five brothers who moved to Israeli fr
Lone Soldier From New Jersey One Of 2 Israelis Killed by Grenade Explosion
The Forward / Posted 10 days ago
of Israel reported that Ridenow is one of five brothers who moved to Israeli from Passaic, New Jersey, to volunteer in the Israel Defense Forces. He moved from Passaic to Israel two years ago and spent a year volunteering with a search and rescue... Read more
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The Forward
Lone Soldier From New Jersey One Of 2 Soldiers Killed In Grenade Explosionof Israel reported that Ridenow is one of five brothers who moved to Israeli fr
Lone Soldier From New Jersey One Of 2 Soldiers Killed In Grenade Explosion
The Forward / Posted 10 days ago
of Israel reported that Ridenow is one of five brothers who moved to Israeli from Passaic, New Jersey, to volunteer in the Israel Defense Forces. He moved from Passaic to Israel two years ago and spent a year volunteering with a search and rescue... Read more
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The Jewish Press
One Year in: Does the Iran Nuclear Deal Alleviate Global and Israeli Fears?of the deal signed by the world powers and does not constitute an immediate, ex
One Year in: Does the Iran Nuclear Deal Alleviate Global and Israeli Fears?
The Jewish Press / Posted 10 days ago
of the deal signed by the world powers and does not constitute an immediate, existential threat for Israel.” Similarly, Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot said during a speech in January that a current “decline” in... Read more
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Op-Ed News
A Movement To End The Israeli-Palestinian Conflictbe able to count on the military to enforce an evacuation order. Leave it to L
A Movement To End The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Op-Ed News / Posted 13 days ago
be able to count on the military to enforce an evacuation order. Leave it to Lieberman to complete the task and make the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) not only a force to protect the legitimate national security of the country, but an instrument to... Read more
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J Weekly
Israeli cuisine? Chef takes his taste buds on a searchpeace.” The film takes a solemn turn when Solomonov visits the site where his
Israeli cuisine? Chef takes his taste buds on a search
J Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
peace.” The film takes a solemn turn when Solomonov visits the site where his brother died near the Lebanese border. An Israel Defense Forces soldier, David Solomonov was killed by a sniper in 2003, a tragedy that inspired Michael, who was... Read more
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The Economic Times
A year later, progress on Iran deal’s nuclear terms, but little outside themmost serious danger to Israel's existence for the foreseeable future," Lt. Gen.
A year later, progress on Iran deal’s nuclear terms, but little outside them
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
most serious danger to Israel's existence for the foreseeable future," Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot, the chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces, told a conference in Tel Aviv, "and greatly reduced the threat over the longer term." But if the... Read more
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Salon.com
Israeli military’s new chief rabbi implied soldiers can rape in war, as government lurches to far-rightcalled “its most hard-right government ever.” Rabbi Col. Eyal Karim was nomina
Israeli military’s new chief rabbi implied soldiers can rape in war, as government lurches to far-right
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
called “its most hard-right government ever.” Rabbi Col. Eyal Karim was nominated for the top religious position in the Israel Defense Forces, of IDF, by the chief of staff on Monday. Karim was at the center of a media controversy in Israel in... Read more
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The Forward
Israel Army Rabbi Backs Down on Rape Pronouncement — Called Gays ‘Sick’JERUSALEM (JTA) — The choice for chief rabbi of the Israel Defense Forces renou
Israel Army Rabbi Backs Down on Rape Pronouncement — Called Gays ‘Sick’
The Forward / Posted 14 days ago
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The choice for chief rabbi of the Israel Defense Forces renounced statements he made about rape in wartime and drafting female soldiers. Col. Eyal Karim, 59, was nominated Monday by the IDF’s chief of staff, Gadi Eisenkot. On... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The Real Threat to Israeli Democracyto undermine its claims to disputed territory and to handicap its counter-terro
The Real Threat to Israeli Democracy
The Jewish Press / Posted 14 days ago
to undermine its claims to disputed territory and to handicap its counter-terrorism work, as the support for the anti-Israel Defense Forces group called Breaking the Silence attests. Israelis are free to support those positions and some do.... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Pro-Palestinian NYU Students Won’t Recant Claim That Israeli Army Influences US Police Brutalityfor the black people “lynched” by police forces in the United States because “m
Pro-Palestinian NYU Students Won’t Recant Claim That Israeli Army Influences US Police Brutality
The Jewish Week / Posted 15 days ago
for the black people “lynched” by police forces in the United States because “many U.S. police departments train with the Israel Defense Forces.” “The same forces behind the genocide of black people in America are behind the genocide of... Read more
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Salon.com
“No justice for war crimes victims” 2 years after Gaza war, Amnesty International sayswar crimes in Operation Protective Edge. In interviews with the Israeli NGO Br
“No justice for war crimes victims” 2 years after Gaza war, Amnesty International says
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
war crimes in Operation Protective Edge. In interviews with the Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence, veterans in the Israel Defense Forces, or IDF, “described reducing Gaza neighborhoods to sand, firing artillery at random houses to avenge... Read more
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The Forward
Pro-Palestinian Students Tie Police Brutality to Israelfor the black people “lynched” by police forces in the United States because “m
Pro-Palestinian Students Tie Police Brutality to Israel
The Forward / Posted 15 days ago
for the black people “lynched” by police forces in the United States because “many U.S. police departments train with the Israel Defense Forces.” “The same forces behind the genocide of black people in America are behind the genocide of... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Why Is Iran Testing Ballistic Missiles After the Nuclear Deal?was perhaps inadvertent and certainly ironic, but it’s not inevitable. {Author
Why Is Iran Testing Ballistic Missiles After the Nuclear Deal?
The Jewish Press / Posted 16 days ago
was perhaps inadvertent and certainly ironic, but it’s not inevitable. {Author Dan Feferman is a major (res.) in the Israel Defense Forces, where he served as a foreign policy strategist and planner and an intelligence officer. He researches,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Misguided Criticism by American Jewish Liberalsnot urge all candidates to “shun advisors and close family friends” (i.e. Max B
Misguided Criticism by American Jewish Liberals
The Jewish Press / Posted 17 days ago
not urge all candidates to “shun advisors and close family friends” (i.e. Max Blumenthal) who are Anti-Israel, compare the Israel Defense Forces to Nazi Germany, refer to Israel as an “apartheid state” and harm the Jewish State. As Alan... Read more
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The Forward
Ben Ehrenreich Throws Stones at Conventional Wisdom About Israelstonethrowing and people have been injured by stones. Of course stones hurt if
Ben Ehrenreich Throws Stones at Conventional Wisdom About Israel
The Forward / Posted 19 days ago
stonethrowing and people have been injured by stones. Of course stones hurt if you’re hit by them. But I did contact the [Israel Defense Forces], and they were able to confirm they have no records at all of any soldiers ever being killed in a... Read more
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JTA
Former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon joins US think tankthat provides research and recommendations for U.S. Middle East policy, will ta
Former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon joins US think tank
JTA / Posted 19 days ago
that provides research and recommendations for U.S. Middle East policy, will tap into Yaalon’s 37-year a career in the Israel Defense Forces and his policy expertise from his seven years in the Knesset, it announced in a news release... Read more
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J Weekly
Talking with … Maker of a bicycle built for waterIt’s just the beginning of a new aquatic frontier in cycling. You made aliyah
Talking with … Maker of a bicycle built for water
J Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
It’s just the beginning of a new aquatic frontier in cycling. You made aliyah in 2006 from Los Angeles and served in the Israel Defense Forces. What inspired that move? My father’s side of the family has lived in Israel for close to 200 years,... Read more
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J Weekly
For Krakow native, Jewish roots came up after a JCC partywas headed to law school when he deferred his studies and moved to Israel in 19
For Krakow native, Jewish roots came up after a JCC party
J Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
was headed to law school when he deferred his studies and moved to Israel in 1994, where he served as a lone soldier in the Israel Defense Forces. He was living on a kibbutz in the Negev when he fell in love with a Polish woman. That led to his move... Read more
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JTA
7 Elie Wiesel books that show the range of his influencesurvivor moves to prestate Israel (what was then the British Mandate of Palesti
7 Elie Wiesel books that show the range of his influence
JTA / Posted 20 days ago
survivor moves to prestate Israel (what was then the British Mandate of Palestine), joins the Irgun (a predecessor of the Israel Defense Forces) and struggles with an order to execute a British officer. In “Day,” a Holocaust survivor comes to... Read more
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International Business Times
Ugandan president repeatedly refers to Israel as 'Palestine' during Benjamin Netanyahu visit under armed guard in an old terminal building. A raid to free the remaining ho
Ugandan president repeatedly refers to Israel as 'Palestine' during Benjamin Netanyahu visit
International Business Times / Posted 21 days ago
under armed guard in an old terminal building. A raid to free the remaining hostages was undertaken by commandos in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and led by Netanyahu's older brother, Jonathan, who died in the rescue. Three hostages, 45... Read more
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CBS News
Israel, Uganda commemorate infamous Entebbe hostage crisis148 non-Israeli hostages were released. A daring nighttime rescue mission for t
Israel, Uganda commemorate infamous Entebbe hostage crisis
CBS News / Posted 23 days ago
148 non-Israeli hostages were released. A daring nighttime rescue mission for the remaining hostages was carried out by Israel Defense Forces (IDF) commandos. In all, 102 hostages were rescued. The death toll included all the hijackers, 45... Read more
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The Forward
Benjamin Netanyahu Marks Entebbe Anniversary at Start of African VisitPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara joined members of the Israe
Benjamin Netanyahu Marks Entebbe Anniversary at Start of African Visit
The Forward / Posted 23 days ago
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara joined members of the Israel Defense Forces to visit Entebbe on Monday for a ceremony marking the 40th anniversary of the rescue operation at the Ugandan airport. Netanyahu will also visit Kenya,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The Palestinian incentive program for killing Jewsshowed payments to families of suicide bombers. For years the Israelis and the
The Palestinian incentive program for killing Jews
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
showed payments to families of suicide bombers. For years the Israelis and the Americans didn't do much on this issue. The Israel Defense Forces work closely with Palestinian security services to keep the peace in the West Bank. Meanwhile, the Bush... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The Devil is Precise: ‘Breaking the Silence’s’ True NatureJewish organization, the New Israel Fund (NIF). BTS is best known for spreadin
The Devil is Precise: ‘Breaking the Silence’s’ True Nature
The Jewish Press / Posted 24 days ago
Jewish organization, the New Israel Fund (NIF). BTS is best known for spreading false allegations of misdoings within the Israel Defense Forces. It appears that they have moved on to spreading blood libels against Jews. On June 16, the PLO... Read more
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Breitbart
Donald Trump on Palestinian Terror Rampage: ‘It has to stop!’in the drive-by attack. He was the father of 10 children and cousin of Mossad c
Donald Trump on Palestinian Terror Rampage: ‘It has to stop!’
Breitbart / Posted 24 days ago
in the drive-by attack. He was the father of 10 children and cousin of Mossad chief Yossi Cohen. A spokesperson for the Israel Defense Forces said the assault was a terrorist attack and that forces were searching the area for the gunmen who fled... Read more
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Breitbart
IDF Retaliates After Gaza Terror Rocket Strikes Israeli Children’s Centerof injuries. Israel’s Channel 2 reported several Sderot residents were treated
IDF Retaliates After Gaza Terror Rocket Strikes Israeli Children’s Center
Breitbart / Posted 24 days ago
of injuries. Israel’s Channel 2 reported several Sderot residents were treated for shock. “We hold Hamas responsible,” the Israel Defense Forces said in a statemet. “Hamas, [as a governing body], will be held responsible for all that occur within... Read more
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