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The Forward
Hoping To Stabilize His Cabinet, Benjamin Netanyahu Destabilizes Israeli Democracythe current meltdown in the political system. The incumbent defense minister, M
Hoping To Stabilize His Cabinet, Benjamin Netanyahu Destabilizes Israeli Democracy
The Forward / Posted 3 hours ago
the current meltdown in the political system. The incumbent defense minister, Moshe Yaalon, a onetime chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces, was considered a consummate professional. Lieberman, by contrast, had no military background — his own... Read more
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JTA
Israeli cabinet OKs Liberman’s defense minister appointmentof former defense minister Moshe Yaalon of Likud amid an open disagreement betw
Israeli cabinet OKs Liberman’s defense minister appointment
JTA / Posted 12 hours ago
of former defense minister Moshe Yaalon of Likud amid an open disagreement between him and Netanyahu over whether Israel Defense Forces officers are allowed to express themselves publicly on military and non-military issues. The... Read more
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Boston Globe
Debate over role of ‘people’s army’ in Israel reflects wider fissureswhere they are supposed to fight terror, protect themselves, and comply with th
Debate over role of ‘people’s army’ in Israel reflects wider fissures
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
where they are supposed to fight terror, protect themselves, and comply with the IDF’s values,” he said, referring to the Israel Defense Forces. Lieutenant General Gadi Eisenkot, chief of staff of the Israeli military, recently caused a stir when... Read more
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JTA
Russia to return Israeli tank captured by Syria in 1982(JTA) — Russia said it will return to Israel a tank that Syrian forces captured
Russia to return Israeli tank captured by Syria in 1982
JTA / Posted yesterday
(JTA) — Russia said it will return to Israel a tank that Syrian forces captured in 1982 in a traumatic battle for the Israel Defense Forces that ended with 20 dead and three MIAs. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order to return to Israel... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Gaza – A Port is No Panacea for Povertyfor the idea in an interview with Bloomberg (March 1). Just prior to that, Haa
Gaza – A Port is No Panacea for Poverty
The Jewish Press / Posted 2 days ago
for the idea in an interview with Bloomberg (March 1). Just prior to that, Haaretz (February 24) reported that “Senior Israel Defense Forces officers are in favor in principle of a port for the Gaza Strip”, and just last week the Jerusalem Post... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Syrian fighters find respite in this Israeli hospitalof injuries and the treatment. Officials at the medical centre are reluctant t
Syrian fighters find respite in this Israeli hospital
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
of injuries and the treatment. Officials at the medical centre are reluctant to go into details but acknowledge that the Israel Defense Forces transport the injured Syrians to Safed after providing them basic medical aid at the border. They are... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Making life sweeter: Meet three North Jersey pastry chefsin a family of accountants and insurance agents, Zilkha imagined he would follo
Making life sweeter: Meet three North Jersey pastry chefs
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
in a family of accountants and insurance agents, Zilkha imagined he would follow in their footsteps. After serving in the Israel Defense Forces, he moved to Manhattan with no specific plans, bartending and working as a barista to support himself.... Read more
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Business Insider
Watch an Israeli rocket launcher intercept a missile from a moving shipthe Sea," the maritime version of its highly successful Iron Dome missile-defen
Watch an Israeli rocket launcher intercept a missile from a moving ship
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
the Sea," the maritime version of its highly successful Iron Dome missile-defense system. A dramatic video released by the Israel Defense Forces shows the system, mounted on an Israeli navy vessel, targeting an incoming missile and blasting it out... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Second Israeli cabinet minister quits in protest of Netanyahu policiesnuclear deal and other issues. Yaalon’s resignation followed an open disagreem
Second Israeli cabinet minister quits in protest of Netanyahu policies
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
nuclear deal and other issues. Yaalon’s resignation followed an open disagreement between him and Netanyahu over whether Israel Defense Forces officers are allowed to express themselves publicly on military and non-military issues. The... Read more
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The Forward
Hoping to Stabilize His Cabinet, Netanyahu Destabilizes Israeli Democracythe current meltdown in the political system. The incumbent defense minister, M
Hoping to Stabilize His Cabinet, Netanyahu Destabilizes Israeli Democracy
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
the current meltdown in the political system. The incumbent defense minister, Moshe Yaalon, a onetime chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces, was considered a consummate professional. Lieberman, by contrast, had no military background — his own... Read more
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The Forward
2nd Israeli Cabinet Minister Quits In Protest of Netanyahu Policiesnuclear deal and other issues. Yaalon’s resignation followed an open disagreem
2nd Israeli Cabinet Minister Quits In Protest of Netanyahu Policies
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
nuclear deal and other issues. Yaalon’s resignation followed an open disagreement between him and Netanyahu over whether Israel Defense Forces officers are allowed to express themselves publicly on military and non-military issues. The... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Watch an Israeli rocket launcher intercept a missile from a moving shipthe sea," the maritime version of its highly successful Iron Dome missile-defen
Watch an Israeli rocket launcher intercept a missile from a moving ship
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
the sea," the maritime version of its highly successful Iron Dome missile-defense system. A dramatic video released by the Israel Defense Forces shows the defense system, mounted on an Israeli Navy vessel, targeting an incoming missile and blasting... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Watch an Israeli rocket launcher intercept a missile from a moving shipthe sea," the maritime version of its highly successful Iron Dome missile-defen
Watch an Israeli rocket launcher intercept a missile from a moving ship
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
the sea," the maritime version of its highly successful Iron Dome missile-defense system. A dramatic video released by the Israel Defense Forces shows the defense system, mounted on an Israeli Navy vessel, targeting an incoming missile and blasting... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Watch an Israeli rocket launcher intercept a missile from a moving shipthe sea," the maritime version of its highly successful Iron Dome missile-defen
Watch an Israeli rocket launcher intercept a missile from a moving ship
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
the sea," the maritime version of its highly successful Iron Dome missile-defense system. A dramatic video released by the Israel Defense Forces shows the defense system, mounted on an Israeli Navy vessel, targeting an incoming missile and blasting... Read more
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JTA
2nd Israeli cabinet minister quits in protest of Netanyahu policiesI could not swallow,” Gabai said. Yaalon’s resignation followed an open disagr
2nd Israeli cabinet minister quits in protest of Netanyahu policies
JTA / Posted 3 days ago
I could not swallow,” Gabai said. Yaalon’s resignation followed an open disagreement between him and Netanyahu on whether Israel Defense Forces officers are allowed to express themselves publicly on military and non-military issues. It surfaced... Read more
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JTA
Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says White House officialflagged vessel in the Red Sea that was bearing Iranian weapons. Previous report
Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says White House official
JTA / Posted 4 days ago
flagged vessel in the Red Sea that was bearing Iranian weapons. Previous reports on the March 2014 interception by the Israel Defense Forces did not mention U.S. involvement. Countryman also discounted claims that the U.S. was not doing enough... Read more
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J Weekly
u.s. shortsof Principles Against Intolerance, after anti-Israel student protesters disrupt
u.s. shorts
J Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
of Principles Against Intolerance, after anti-Israel student protesters disrupted the screening of a film about the Israel Defense Forces last week. “Jewish students report that UCI administrators have consistently turned a blind eye to... Read more
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J Weekly
NBA coach David Blatt looks for a team — maybe Warriors?and leading Maccabi Tel Aviv to the Euroleague championship in 2014. The native
NBA coach David Blatt looks for a team — maybe Warriors?
J Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
and leading Maccabi Tel Aviv to the Euroleague championship in 2014. The native of Framingham, Massachusetts, served in the Israel Defense Forces and married an Israeli. Kerr, 50, was born in Lebanon and attended schools in Cairo and Beirut. His... Read more
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New Kerala
‘The will to advance towards peace clearly exists’ in the Middle East – UN envoy - newkerala.com #68295seek out others. In the violent exchanges that followed, militants fired 40 mo
‘The will to advance towards peace clearly exists’ in the Middle East – UN envoy - newkerala.com #68295
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
seek out others. In the violent exchanges that followed, militants fired 40 mortars and eight rockets at Israel and the Israel Defense Forces conducted 13 airstrikes on targets in the Gaza Strip. In addition, a Palestinian woman was killed by... Read more
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International Business Times
Israeli planes target two Hamas sites in Gaza Strip in response to rocket attack a small group with ties to the Islamic State (Isis), the Omar Hadid Brigade, cl
Israeli planes target two Hamas sites in Gaza Strip in response to rocket attack
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
a small group with ties to the Islamic State (Isis), the Omar Hadid Brigade, claimed responsibility for the attack. The Israel Defense Forces said in a statement that it held Gaza's Hamas rulers responsible for keeping the peace in Gaza. Border... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pregnant Bar Refaeli strolls with husband during Barcelona babymoonpreviously wed family acquaintance Arik Weinstein for a year in order to dodge
Pregnant Bar Refaeli strolls with husband during Barcelona babymoon
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
previously wed family acquaintance Arik Weinstein for a year in order to dodge the mandatory two years of service in the Israel Defense Forces. 'Camouflaging worked?' The Sports Illustrated stunner has been keeping her captive combined 4M social... Read more
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The Forward
Rights Group Shuns Israel Military Courts as ‘Whitewash’system whose real function is measured by its ability to continue to cover up u
Rights Group Shuns Israel Military Courts as ‘Whitewash’
The Forward / Posted 5 days ago
system whose real function is measured by its ability to continue to cover up unlawful acts and protect perpetrators.” The Israel Defense Forces said the picture presented by B’Tselem was inaccurate and did not reflect reality. “The IDF is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Israeli rights group accuses military of whitewashing soldiers' abusessystem whose real function is measured by its ability to continue to cover up u
Israeli rights group accuses military of whitewashing soldiers' abuses
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
system whose real function is measured by its ability to continue to cover up unlawful acts and protect perpetrators." The Israel Defense Forces said the picture presented by B'Tselem was inaccurate and did not reflect reality. "The IDF is... Read more
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SKY News
Hardliner Becomes Israel's Defence Minister- one of the most important jobs in Israeli politics. Defence ministers have t
Hardliner Becomes Israel's Defence Minister
SKY News / Posted 5 days ago
- one of the most important jobs in Israeli politics. Defence ministers have traditionally been former generals in the Israel Defense Forces. Mr Lieberman attained the rank of Corporal during his short military service. The deal could yet well... Read more
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The Star
Israeli rights group accuses military of whitewashing soldiers' abusessystem whose real function is measured by its ability to continue to cover up u
Israeli rights group accuses military of whitewashing soldiers' abuses
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
system whose real function is measured by its ability to continue to cover up unlawful acts and protect perpetrators." The Israel Defense Forces said the picture presented by B'Tselem was inaccurate and did not reflect reality. "The IDF is... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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First Coast News
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
First Coast News / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
KTVB Boise / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Palestinians are being arrested for Facebook postson social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Palestinians are being arrested for Facebook posts
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israelon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook 'incitement' posts lead to arrests in Israel
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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USA Today
Facebookon social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said L
Facebook
USA Today / Posted 6 days ago
on social media is a phenomenon that only recently is gaining traction," said Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. "Following attacks, many assailants have stated that they were directly inspired by incitement on... Read more
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The Forward
Is Sharp Turn to Right Planting ‘Seeds of Fascism’ in Israel?in Israel after the prime minister — is a civilian with little military experie
Is Sharp Turn to Right Planting ‘Seeds of Fascism’ in Israel?
The Forward / Posted 7 days ago
in Israel after the prime minister — is a civilian with little military experience. At a time when the command of the Israel Defense Forces is already at odds with the government over policies it feels are too hard-line, Lieberman’s... Read more
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The Forward
Is Sharp Turn to Right Planting ‘Seeds of Facsism’ in Israel?in Israel after the prime minister — is a civilian with little military experie
Is Sharp Turn to Right Planting ‘Seeds of Facsism’ in Israel?
The Forward / Posted 7 days ago
in Israel after the prime minister — is a civilian with little military experience. At a time when the command of the Israel Defense Forces is already at odds with the government over policies it feels are too hard-line, Lieberman’s... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Shake-up in Israeli politics prompts 'seeds of fascism' warningin Israel after the prime minister - is a civilian with little military experie
Shake-up in Israeli politics prompts 'seeds of fascism' warning
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
in Israel after the prime minister - is a civilian with little military experience. At a time when the command of the Israel Defense Forces is already at odds with the government over policies it feels are too hard-line, Lieberman's... Read more
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Reuters
Shake-up in Israeli politics prompts 'seeds of fascism' warningin Israel after the prime minister -- is a civilian with little military experi
Shake-up in Israeli politics prompts 'seeds of fascism' warning
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
in Israel after the prime minister -- is a civilian with little military experience. At a time when the command of the Israel Defense Forces is already at odds with the government over policies it feels are too hard-line, Lieberman's... Read more
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The Forward
Israel Demands Names of Soldiers Who Blew Whistle on Gaza ‘War Crimes’ to Breaking the SIlencesomeone thinks that the way to a two-state solution is through the besmirching
Israel Demands Names of Soldiers Who Blew Whistle on Gaza ‘War Crimes’ to Breaking the SIlence
The Forward / Posted 7 days ago
someone thinks that the way to a two-state solution is through the besmirching campaign and demonization of the Israel Defense Forces and the State of Israel, then he is mistaken,” the lawmaker said, according to the Times of... Read more
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