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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
The missing children: Yemenites who found their way to L.A. carry family wounds from Israel’s past | Featurehe agreed to talk. In the late 1960s, when Cohen was about 15 years old, a let
The missing children: Yemenites who found their way to L.A. carry family wounds from Israel’s past | Feature
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 35 minutes ago
he agreed to talk. In the late 1960s, when Cohen was about 15 years old, a letter arrived at his Tel Aviv home on Israel Defense Forces stationery — a draft notice addressed to Aaron Cohen. He’d never heard of such a person. So he asked... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Here’s what we know about the secretive company building terrifying tools to hack your iPhonein 2014, though its operations remain in Israel. Hulio says on his LinkedIn pr
Here’s what we know about the secretive company building terrifying tools to hack your iPhone
Stamford Advocate / Posted 22 hours ago
in 2014, though its operations remain in Israel. Hulio says on his LinkedIn profile he was a company commander with the Israel Defense Forces, while Lavie says he was an employee of the Israeli government. At least three of its current... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Here’s what we know about the secretive company building terrifying tools to hack your iPhonein 2014, though its operations remain in Israel. Hulio says on his LinkedIn pr
Here’s what we know about the secretive company building terrifying tools to hack your iPhone
Connecticut Post / Posted 22 hours ago
in 2014, though its operations remain in Israel. Hulio says on his LinkedIn profile he was a company commander with the Israel Defense Forces, while Lavie says he was an employee of the Israeli government. At least three of its current... Read more
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J Weekly
Israel steps up crackdown on West Bank weapons factoriesWest Bank this week in what the army said was the biggest such operation of an
Israel steps up crackdown on West Bank weapons factories
J Weekly / Posted yesterday
West Bank this week in what the army said was the biggest such operation of an ongoing crackdown. Conducted jointly by the Israel Defense Forces, Shin Bet security service and Israel Police, the raids took place the night of Aug. 21 in Bethlehem... Read more
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Breitbart
Reports: Israeli Warplanes Strike Hezbollah Targets in Syriafurther reported: The reports gave few details, saying only that the targets h
Reports: Israeli Warplanes Strike Hezbollah Targets in Syria
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
further reported: The reports gave few details, saying only that the targets had been hit from the sky three times. The Israel Defense Forces said Wednesday night it “will not comment” on the reports of a strike in Syria. A Twitter account... Read more
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The Hill
Israeli Defense Force takes special care of disabledofficer, famously said that Israel has the most moral army in the world. He bas
Israeli Defense Force takes special care of disabled
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
officer, famously said that Israel has the most moral army in the world. He based his opinion on the measures taken by the Israel Defense Forces to minimize wartime civilian casualties. But the IDF’s unique attention to at-risk civilians isn’t... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Israeli forces raid West Bank weapons factories as part of crackdownWest Bank in what the army said was the biggest such operation of an ongoing cr
Israeli forces raid West Bank weapons factories as part of crackdown
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
West Bank in what the army said was the biggest such operation of an ongoing crackdown. The raids conducted jointly by the Israel Defense Forces, Shin Bet security service and Israel Police took place Monday night in Bethlehem and Hebron. “Last... Read more
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The Forward
Hasidic Group Rescued After Unauthorized Visit to Joseph’s Tombreceive permission to visit the purported burial place of the Jewish patriarch;
Hasidic Group Rescued After Unauthorized Visit to Joseph’s Tomb
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
receive permission to visit the purported burial place of the Jewish patriarch; the visits must be coordinated with the Israel Defense Forces. Nablus is under military and civilian control of the Palestinian Authority. Under the 1993 Oslo... Read more
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JTA
Israeli forces raid West Bank weapons factories as part of crackdownBank in what the army said was the biggest such operation yet in an ongoing cra
Israeli forces raid West Bank weapons factories as part of crackdown
JTA / Posted 3 days ago
Bank in what the army said was the biggest such operation yet in an ongoing crackdown. The raids conducted jointly by the Israel Defense Forces, Shin Bet and Israel Police took place Monday night in Bethlehem and Hebron. “Last night, after... Read more
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The Forward
Israel Raids Palestinian ‘Weapons Factories’ on West Bankadvanced weapons technology,” the senior officer told JTA and other reporters i
Israel Raids Palestinian ‘Weapons Factories’ on West Bank
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
advanced weapons technology,” the senior officer told JTA and other reporters in a telephone briefing on background. The Israel Defense Forces has been targeting weapons production, dealing and possession in the West Bank since the start of this... Read more
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JTA
How Israeli women are gaining in the fight for Jewish divorcethe father, held an academic degree, and few judges in the regional courts and
How Israeli women are gaining in the fight for Jewish divorce
JTA / Posted 4 days ago
the father, held an academic degree, and few judges in the regional courts and none in the high court had served in the Israel Defense Forces. Among the new regional court judges, eight are rabbis from the religious Zionist movements, sometimes... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
IDF carries out dozens of air, artillery strikes on GazaThe Israel Defense Forces carried out dozens of air and artillery strikes on Ga
IDF carries out dozens of air, artillery strikes on Gaza
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
The Israel Defense Forces carried out dozens of air and artillery strikes on Gaza, but said it did not intend to escalate violence between Israel and Hamas. Some 50 strikes on Sunday night and early Monday morning came in response to a rocket attack... Read more
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The Jewish Week
IDF Carries Out Dozens Of Air, Artillery Strikes On GazaJERUSALEM (JTA) — The Israel Defense Forces carried out dozens of air and artil
IDF Carries Out Dozens Of Air, Artillery Strikes On Gaza
The Jewish Week / Posted 4 days ago
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Israel Defense Forces carried out dozens of air and artillery strikes on Gaza, but said it did not intend to escalate violence between Israel and Hamas. The strikes, numbering about 50, on Sunday night came in the wake of a... Read more
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J Weekly
Confab prepares students for Israel battles on campusBank. Yet it was that very same wall that led him to become an advocate for Is
Confab prepares students for Israel battles on campus
J Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
Bank. Yet it was that very same wall that led him to become an advocate for Israel. It was there that he spoke to a former Israel Defense Forces soldier for the first time in his life. “Before then,” Haq said, “I used to believe that IDF soldiers... Read more
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J Weekly
facesson, Elan, will pedal 800 miles in Israel next month to raise funds for Israel’
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J Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
son, Elan, will pedal 800 miles in Israel next month to raise funds for Israel’s wounded veterans and Friends of the Israel Defense Forces. The eight-day tour through Israel’s remarkable landscapes will take them from the country’s highest... Read more
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JTA
Israel arrests Hamas elections official for ‘incitement’to the Palestinian Authority commission overseeing the elections and its main c
Israel arrests Hamas elections official for ‘incitement’
JTA / Posted 8 days ago
to the Palestinian Authority commission overseeing the elections and its main campaign voice in the West Bank. The Israel Defense Forces and Shin Bet security service arrested Abu Kweik “for his involvement in security-related activities... Read more
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JTA
Pro-Palestinian group denies collecting data on US college studentsJewish students live. Citing information from Miluimnikim BaHazit (Reservists
Pro-Palestinian group denies collecting data on US college students
JTA / Posted 8 days ago
Jewish students live. Citing information from Miluimnikim BaHazit (Reservists On Duty), a pro-Israel advocacy group of Israel Defense Forces veterans, Berko said the committee was told “about the marking out of Jewish dorms, of rooms of Jewish... Read more
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JTA
Lawmakers demand hearing on Ehud Barak’s claim that Netanyahu hurt Israeli securitysecurity threat.” Bar-Lev, who serves as the deputy chairman of the Knesset su
Lawmakers demand hearing on Ehud Barak’s claim that Netanyahu hurt Israeli security
JTA / Posted 8 days ago
security threat.” Bar-Lev, who serves as the deputy chairman of the Knesset subcommittee on the preparedness of the Israel Defense Forces and ongoing security, said a classified discussion of Barak’s claims should be held as soon as possible... Read more
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FOX News
Army secretary touts importance of mental healthwere at greater risk for developing post-traumatic stress disorder. The study
Army secretary touts importance of mental health
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
were at greater risk for developing post-traumatic stress disorder. The study was conducted in collaboration with the Israel Defense Forces, the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and the National Institutes of Health. Fanning wants to... Read more
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The Christian Post
Archaeological Discovery: First Century Synagogue Confirms New Testament Accounts of Jesus Christas a orphanage and later an Israeli army base. The Schneller compound first se
Archaeological Discovery: First Century Synagogue Confirms New Testament Accounts of Jesus Christ
The Christian Post / Posted 10 days ago
as a orphanage and later an Israeli army base. The Schneller compound first served as an orphanage in the 1800s, and then as an occupation area for German soldiers during World Wars I and II. It later became a base for the Israel Defense... Read more
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The Forward
6 Reasons Judo is Israel’s ‘New National Sport’quarter of Bratislava, Czechosolovakia against fascist attacks. He then importe
6 Reasons Judo is Israel’s ‘New National Sport’
The Forward / Posted 11 days ago
quarter of Bratislava, Czechosolovakia against fascist attacks. He then imported it to Israel, where it was refined by the Israel Defense Forces. Judo was actually used to help professionalize Krav Maga in Israel. In the 1960s, Judo training... Read more
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The Forward
Will Israeli Police Body Cameras Rein In Abuse Against Blacks?charge him and cleared him of having any racial motivation in his actions. Mean
Will Israeli Police Body Cameras Rein In Abuse Against Blacks?
The Forward / Posted 11 days ago
charge him and cleared him of having any racial motivation in his actions. Meanwhile, Pakada has become an officer in the Israel Defense Forces. Assefa-Dawit said that Tebeka fields dozens of calls every year from Ethiopian-Israelis, especially... Read more
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The Atlantic
Invented Disaster and the American Jewish ExperienceWashington for Sam’s bar mitzvah, can think only of returning home to fight, an
Invented Disaster and the American Jewish Experience
The Atlantic / Posted 11 days ago
Washington for Sam’s bar mitzvah, can think only of returning home to fight, and to find his oldest son, a soldier in the Israel Defense Forces. Jacob is distracted by homelier crises: marital malaise, filial estrangement, the looming necessity of... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Government to expel BDS activists. Bravo!academics and activists broadcast self-evident lies demonizing their country an
Government to expel BDS activists. Bravo!
The Jewish Press / Posted 12 days ago
academics and activists broadcast self-evident lies demonizing their country and besmirching it by falsely accusing the Israel Defense Forces of engaging in war crimes, in the present climate this amounts to subversion. No other country... Read more
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The Forward
France Slams Israel’s Razing of West Bank Structure It Fundedof international law,” the spokesman said. Israel’s Coordinator of Government
France Slams Israel’s Razing of West Bank Structure It Funded
The Forward / Posted 12 days ago
of international law,” the spokesman said. Israel’s Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, an arm of the Israel Defense Forces that deals with Palestinian civilian issues, said demolition orders were issued because the structures... Read more
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Air Force Times
Book Review: A Cautionary Tale of the Israel Defense Forcesof the 34-day fight and its aftermath is a compelling, albeit subjectively caut
Book Review: A Cautionary Tale of the Israel Defense Forces
Air Force Times / Posted 13 days ago
of the 34-day fight and its aftermath is a compelling, albeit subjectively cautionary tale of the best and the worst of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). From the former commander of the 91st Division that bore the brunt of the fight in that... Read more
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CNET
Road Trip 2015Chasing the Silicon Valley dream is harder than you'd think Up close with the
Road Trip 2015
CNET / Posted 13 days ago
Chasing the Silicon Valley dream is harder than you'd think Up close with the Israel Defense Forces' F-16I and Iron Dome (pictures) Up close with the Israel Defense Forces' F-16I and Iron Dome (pictures) A look at Ramallah and its young tech scene... Read more
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J Weekly
Future health care professionals get to see ‘the real Israel’stand out. Dr. Ofer Merin — who heads the trauma unit at Jerusalem’s Shaare Zed
Future health care professionals get to see ‘the real Israel’
J Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
stand out. Dr. Ofer Merin — who heads the trauma unit at Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center and is commander of the Israel Defense Forces Field Hospital Unit, which is responsible for the Israeli military’s mobile medical teams dispatched to... Read more
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J Weekly
S.F. brothers’ German citizenship honors exiled grandpawhat was taken from their grandfather?” Joel and Samuel, who is also a citizen
S.F. brothers’ German citizenship honors exiled grandpa
J Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
what was taken from their grandfather?” Joel and Samuel, who is also a citizen of Israel, having served two years with the Israel Defense Forces, will retain their U.S. citizenship. For now, neither is ready to catch the next flight to Berlin.... Read more
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The Forward
Israeli Teen Hurt in Eastern Jerusalem Stabbingthan 200 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli security forces while carryin
Israeli Teen Hurt in Eastern Jerusalem Stabbing
The Forward / Posted 15 days ago
than 200 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli security forces while carrying out attacks against Israelis or clashing with troops, mostly in the West Bank, according to the Israel Defense Forces. The surge of violence has ebbed in recent mon... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Israeli Teen Hurt In Eastern Jerusalem Stabbingthan 200 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli security forces while carryin
Israeli Teen Hurt In Eastern Jerusalem Stabbing
The Jewish Week / Posted 15 days ago
than 200 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli security forces while carrying out attacks against Israelis or clashing with troops, mostly in the West Bank, according to the Israel Defense Forces. The surge of violence has ebbed in recent mon... Read more
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The Jewish Press
#Thank You, Hamas! Gaza Tourism Campaignat Israel and the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers in Gush Etzio
#Thank You, Hamas! Gaza Tourism Campaign
The Jewish Press / Posted 15 days ago
at Israel and the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers in Gush Etzion prompted a military response from the Israel Defense Forces in July and August 2014. But since then, Gaza has been a very busy place. Countries from around the... Read more
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JTA
Israeli teen hurt in eastern Jerusalem stabbingthan 200 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli security forces while carryin
Israeli teen hurt in eastern Jerusalem stabbing
JTA / Posted 15 days ago
than 200 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli security forces while carrying out attacks against Israelis or clashing with troops, mostly in the West Bank, according to the Israel Defense Forces. The surge of violence has ebbed in recent mon... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Iran Seizes Chance to ‘Help’ Beirut, Shipping Arms to Lebanonof ammunition. Lebanon is the fifth largest recipient of U.S. foreign military
Iran Seizes Chance to ‘Help’ Beirut, Shipping Arms to Lebanon
The Jewish Press / Posted 17 days ago
of ammunition. Lebanon is the fifth largest recipient of U.S. foreign military financing in the world, Richard said. The Israel Defense Forces have been preparing for the possibility of a new war with Hezbollah along Israel’s northern... Read more
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The Forward
Avigdor Lieberman Is Sorry-Not-Sorry for Comparing Iran Deal to Hitler Dealquickly became clear, however, that the defense minister’s real target was his
Avigdor Lieberman Is Sorry-Not-Sorry for Comparing Iran Deal to Hitler Deal
The Forward / Posted 17 days ago
quickly became clear, however, that the defense minister’s real target was his top subordinate, the chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces, Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot, who praised the Iran deal last January, kicking off a long-running feud. Obama... Read more
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The Forward
How Did Israeli Minister’s Feud With General Stir Crisis With U.S.?quickly became clear, however, that the defense minister’s real target was his
How Did Israeli Minister’s Feud With General Stir Crisis With U.S.?
The Forward / Posted 17 days ago
quickly became clear, however, that the defense minister’s real target was his top subordinate, the chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces, Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot. Obama was just collateral damage. Obama had told an August 4 press conference... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Israeli Olympic team met with apparent anti-Semitism in Rio de Janeiroto prevent the Israel team from entering and some of them tried to go in and pi
Israeli Olympic team met with apparent anti-Semitism in Rio de Janeiro
Yahoo Sports / Posted 18 days ago
to prevent the Israel team from entering and some of them tried to go in and pick up a fight.” In 2006, a conflict between Israel Defense Forces and Hezbollah militants lasted 34 days, resulting in the deaths of roughly 1,200 Lebanese and 165... Read more
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TribLIVE
Writers use social media to help develop branddidn't want to merely post information about where to buy “Accidental Soldier:
Writers use social media to help develop brand
TribLIVE / Posted 19 days ago
didn't want to merely post information about where to buy “Accidental Soldier: A Memoir of Service and Sacrifice in the Israel Defense Forces” or where she was speaking. Sasson wanted to create an impression that would define her work. “As an... Read more
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The Forward
‘We Killed 11,000 Israelis,’ Palestinian Leader Boasts on Facebookto fight in the second intifada and that it “was the first to defeat the Zionis
‘We Killed 11,000 Israelis,’ Palestinian Leader Boasts on Facebook
The Forward / Posted 20 days ago
to fight in the second intifada and that it “was the first to defeat the Zionist enemy,” referring to a battle between the Israel Defense Forces and the Palestine Liberation Organization (Fatah’s forerunner) in Jordan in 1968. Both sides claimed to... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Hillary, Queen of War: The Road Map Aheadintel superstar and onetime close Osama bin Laden pal Prince Turki bin Faisal,
Hillary, Queen of War: The Road Map Ahead
Op-Ed News / Posted 21 days ago
intel superstar and onetime close Osama bin Laden pal Prince Turki bin Faisal, who recently met in the open with former Israel Defense Forces (IDF) generals Yaakov Amidror and Amos Yadlin. While in Israel, Eshki met with Foreign Ministry... Read more
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Breitbart
Hezbollah: Israeli Warplanes Struck Arms Convoy in Syrianorth of Damascus, according to a report in the Lebanese website Mulhak. Asked
Hezbollah: Israeli Warplanes Struck Arms Convoy in Syria
Breitbart / Posted 21 days ago
north of Damascus, according to a report in the Lebanese website Mulhak. Asked by Breitbart Jerusalem for a response, the Israel Defense Forces had no comment on the issue in keeping with an IDF policy of silence regarding reports of airstrikes... Read more
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The Forward
Head of Christian Charity Arrested for Funneling Millions to HamasWorld Vision, was arrested at the Erez Crossing between Israel and the Gaza Str
Head of Christian Charity Arrested for Funneling Millions to Hamas
The Forward / Posted 22 days ago
World Vision, was arrested at the Erez Crossing between Israel and the Gaza Strip on June 15, in a joint Shin Bet, Israel Defense Forces and Israel Police operation, the Shin Bet said in a statement released for publication on... Read more
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The Jewish Week
US Citizen Killed, Israeli Among Injured In London Stabbing AttackShe was later identified as aYuval Labkovsky, 18, who was visiting London with
US Citizen Killed, Israeli Among Injured In London Stabbing Attack
The Jewish Week / Posted 22 days ago
She was later identified as aYuval Labkovsky, 18, who was visiting London with her grandfather. She is set to enter the Israel Defense Forces next week. The attacker, a Norwegian citizen of Somali origin, is believed to have mental health... Read more
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The Forward
NGO Branch Director Indicted for Funneling Tens of Millions to HamasWorld Vision, was arrested at the Erez Crossing between Israel and the Gaza Str
NGO Branch Director Indicted for Funneling Tens of Millions to Hamas
The Forward / Posted 22 days ago
World Vision, was arrested at the Erez Crossing between Israel and the Gaza Strip on June 15, in a joint Shin Bet, Israel Defense Forces and Israel Police operation, the Shin Bet said in a statement released for publication on... Read more
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The Forward
IDF Razes Homes of Sarona Market Attackerstwo terrorists who killed four Israelis in a shooting attack on the popular Sar
IDF Razes Homes of Sarona Market Attackers
The Forward / Posted 22 days ago
two terrorists who killed four Israelis in a shooting attack on the popular Sarona Market in Tel Aviv were demolished. The Israel Defense Forces razed the Hebron-area homes of cousins Mohammed Mahamra and Khaled Mahamra on Wednesday night using... Read more
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The Forward
Here’s How One Man Has Preserved the Milestones of Jewish Historyin American studies, with the idea that he would become a teacher. Along the wa
Here’s How One Man Has Preserved the Milestones of Jewish History
The Forward / Posted 22 days ago
in American studies, with the idea that he would become a teacher. Along the way, in the 1970s, Klinger did a stint in the Israel Defense Forces as a member of Machal-IDF-Volunteers, a unit of volunteers from outside Israel. He remembered “many... Read more
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Breitbart
Islamic State’s Sinai Branch Threatens Rome, Jerusalem, Jews In VideoThe Wilayat Sinai will be the ones responsible for the confrontation with Israe
Islamic State’s Sinai Branch Threatens Rome, Jerusalem, Jews In Video
Breitbart / Posted 23 days ago
The Wilayat Sinai will be the ones responsible for the confrontation with Israel. Col. Yehuda Cohen, the commander of the Israel Defense Forces’ Sagi Brigade operating on the border with Egypt, warned in September that the Islamic State in Egypt... Read more
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JTA
Facing peace push, Israel’s settlers present a new face to the worldwhere they enjoy their own wineries, Israeli chain stores, a university and a s
Facing peace push, Israel’s settlers present a new face to the world
JTA / Posted 24 days ago
where they enjoy their own wineries, Israeli chain stores, a university and a security infrastructure staffed by the Israel Defense Forces. In the meantime, much of the world remains opposed to the settlements, which the United Nations... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
ZOA opposes AIPAC giving platform to anti-Israel group “Breaking the Silence”already biased-against-Israel UN investigators) false, unverifiable, anonymous
ZOA opposes AIPAC giving platform to anti-Israel group “Breaking the Silence”
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 24 days ago
already biased-against-Israel UN investigators) false, unverifiable, anonymous “testimonies” defaming and demonizing the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) as war criminals who deliberately target, shoot, and beat up Palestinian and Gazan civilians (See... Read more
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The Forward
IDF Revokes Exemptions of 4,000 Men Who Falsely Claimed Yeshiva StudiesJERUSALEM (JTA) — The Israel Defense Forces has revoked exemptions to some 4,00
IDF Revokes Exemptions of 4,000 Men Who Falsely Claimed Yeshiva Studies
The Forward / Posted 25 days ago
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Israel Defense Forces has revoked exemptions to some 4,000 men who claimed they were yeshiva students. The men were found to be living a secular lifestyle or were not studying 45 hours per week at a yeshiva as required, Ynet... Read more
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