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Top Arab official has been unknowingly spying for Israel for 5 years

IDF's human intel unit unveils one of Jewish state's most important assets in an unspecified Arab state, a spy known as 'Torpedo,' including details of his remarkable recruitment

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Remembering Danny Lewin H'yd: The very first victim of 9/11

Danny Lewin, veteran of the IDF’s elite commando team, outstanding graduate of Israel’s Technion and MIT  PhD student at MIT will be forever remembered for his attempt to prevent the hijacking of Flight 11, becoming the very first victim of 9/11.

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Rivlin Welcomes Mothers of IDF 'Lone Soldiers,' Says They're Not Alone

Rivlin Welcomes Mothers of IDF ‘Lone Soldiers,’ Says They’re Not Alone “Your children are not really lone soldiers because they are with us,” President Rivlin told the mothers. By United With Israel Staff  President Reuven Rivlin met Thursday a

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Elder Of Ziyon - Israel: How and Why we are Losing the Cognitive War

The long war against Jewish sovereignty in the Land of Israel has been going on since before the founding of the state. The identity of our enemies varies depending on their ability to fight at any given time and other factors, but – with one important exception that I will discuss later – they are drawn from the Arab and Muslim nations in our region.

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Israel Attacked Iraqi Bases Holding Ballistic Missiles From Iran in Mid-July, Report Says

The state of Israel, now waiting until Iran implants ballistic missiles close enough to target the Jewish state, struck two Iraqi bases that stored ballistic missiles and housed Iranian forces in mid-July, according to

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Man Allegedly Flashes Female Jogger. She's A Former Israeli Soldier. Then This Happens. | Daily Wire

Last Thursday morning, a single mother of two was jogging along Memorial Drive in Cambridge, Massachusetts when she was allegedly flashed twice by a man running the other way, who didn’t know one crucial fact about the 6’1” woman:

She was a former soldie

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WATCH: Captured Israeli-Arab ISIS Fighter Admits Israel Treats the Arabs Fairly and Equally | Israellycool

Sayyaf Sharif Daoud, a captured Israeli-Arab ISIS fighter, was recently interviewed on BBC Arabic. When asked why he had joined ISIS instead of the 'Palestinian resistance', his answer would not have pleased the Israel haters of the world.

News | ISRAEL NEWS

IDF Discovers Another Hamas Attack Tunnel Under Israel-Gaza Border

A Hamas attack tunnel discovered under the Israel-Gaza Strip border, July 8, 2019. Photo: IDF. Another attack tunnel was discovered …

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Israeli Identical Twins Get Their Air Force Wings

Israeli Air Force F-16s flying in formation. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Two identical twins who have been inseparable since birth have …

History | Archeology

IDF Paratroopers Accidentally Uncover Ancient Guard Tower from time of King Hezekiah

IDF soldiers connected with their Biblical counterparts when they took part in an archaeological dig, uncovering a guard tower from the era of King Hezekiah

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UNPACKED - Moshe Dayan: Iconic Military Leader

UNPACKED – Moshe Dayan: Iconic Military Leader Moshe Dayan, one of the most iconic Israeli figures of all time, is best known for his military leadership – especially in the Six-Day War of 1967. Who was this legendary general, how did a kibbut

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The deadly detriments of a doctrine of defense - Israel Unwired

Share on FacebookTweet Whatsapp“Every round of violence, in which the results are not a clear-cut IDF victory is, in the eyes of Israel’s enemies, another nail in the coffin of the Zionist entity.” – Veteran war correspondent, Ron Ben Yis

Politics | Gaza

IDF Attacks Hamas Targets in Gaza in Retaliation for the Recent Rocket Attacks

The IDF attacked Hamas targets in Gaza in retaliation for the recent rocket attacks over the past 48 hours.

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IDF soldiers join battle for Holocaust memory, dignity | The Times of Israel

For the first time tech soldiers take part in hackathon, joining entrepreneurs to help preserve memory and raise the quality of life of survivors; 'It is our duty,' says Major E

Family & Parenting | Jewish People

The 92-Year-Old Woman Who Who Stole the Show at Israel's Independence Day Ceremony

Marie Nachmias went up on stage to light a torch for Israel Independence Day. She did not speak, did not quote anybody, but simply said a prayer.

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IDF We Are Here - Today We Celebrate

IDF We Are Here – Today We Celebrate We celebrate 71 years of the state of Israel. Related

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IDF soldier born to Gaza parents commended for excellence

His mother and father moved to Israel 30 years ago and had two sons here, both of whom chose to convert to Judaism and enlist in Israeli military after being encouraged at home; on Independence Day, 21-year-old Sergeant A., will receive a citation of e

Travel | Israeli Culture

Arizona IDF reservist releases new thriller about terrorism | JN Blog

Last summer, Dan Gordon, an IDF reservist from Arizona, was a guest blogger for Jewish News, sharing about what life was like along Israel's Gaza border during last summer's conflict. We just received word from him this week that he is headed back to Isra

News | Pallywood

The man who died twice: Report claims Palestinians staged Gazan's death

"This incident demonstrates a propagandist mechanism of staging the injuring and killing of a person who eagerly anticipates his own martyrdom."

Politics | Gaza Hamas Terror

IDF Pounds Gaza in Retaliation for Massive 600+ Rocket Attack on Israel

Hamas finally stopped shooting rockets from Gaza in the middle of the night. Experts say this is partly due to Israel'sunrelenting airstrike attack.

Miscellaneous | Jewish Holidays

IDF Memorial Day Doesn't Get More Personal Than This!

Share on FacebookTweet WhatsappTonight begins one of the saddest days for the Jewish people, Memorial Day. The whole country stops to remember the fallen soldiers and terror victims all killed for being Jews, or being Israelis. Boost this video to reach u

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National Library, Facebook Launch Joint Project To Identify IDF Soldiers In Rare, Historic Images

The Library posted unique albums to its Facebook page showing IDF soldiers throughout Israel's various wars, and inviting the public to identify friends and loved ones. | NoCamels

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

Lone soldiers celebrate Passover in the army | The Jerusalem post

Both lone soldiers will take part in Seders and the traditional customs while on base. The soldiers said their unit has become their family.

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‘If the IDF Won’t Deal With the Terror Threat, We Will,’ Says Residents in Israel’s North

An Israeli soldier stands near the border with Lebanon, Dec. 5, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Ronen Zvulun / File. JNS.org …

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Report: Popular Ex-IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz to Form New Political Party | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

Benny Gantz, the former IDF chief of staff who led the army during the last war with Hamas, is set...

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Double whammy: Female IDF officer downs Syrian jet and drone

Cpt. Or Na'aman, commander of the Patriot battery of the 138th battalion, also commanded interception of Syrian drone two weeks ago

Politics | Resources

You Won't Win: 5 Reasons No One Wants to Go to War with Israel | The National Interest

Here are five of the most deadly systems that the Israeli Defense Forces currently employ.

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Army told to prepare for large-scale military operation in Gaza — report

Israel practices conquering Gaza, said to have warned Hamas it is prepared to embark on campaign in Strip if flaming kite launches don't cease by Friday

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Mossad recovers Israeli spy Eli Cohen's wristwatch

In special operation, the Mossad retrieved the wristwatch of Israel's spy in Damascus, Eli Cohen, who was caught by the Syrians and executed in 1965; watch was apparently sold to the Mossad by grandchildren of woman who kept it all these years.

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

Israel Says Hamas Tried to Snare Soldiers in World Cup Cyber Trap | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

Israel‘s military accused the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas on Tuesday of trying to hack the mobile phones of Israeli soldiers through...

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli military rolls out anti-kidnap app to keep soldiers safe

Distress button will alert authorities to an emergency, triggering video, voice and text communication with 3 army headquarters

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Golani Brigade to Get Haredi Company as 7,600 Haredi Officers and Soldiers Serve in IDF

According to the plan, which is being formulated in collaboration between the IDF HR division and the Golani Brigade, the special Haredi company will be added to the ranks of the brigade come March 2019.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Meet IDFs new incendiary kite-attacking drone

With flaming kites from Gaza ravaging Israeli farmland, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has provided what the IDF hopes will be an answer to the primitive weapon—the 3kg Firefly—also capable of creeping up on enemy positions and exploding.

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Israel Has the Right and Obligation to Defend Its Border with Deadly Force | National Review

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IDF paratroopers teach US marines ‘lost art’ of tunnel combat

On sidelines of huge Juniper Cobra air defense exercise, American and Israeli ground troops trade know-how and practice beach landings, urban combat, desert warfare

Politics | Resources

An Arab Muslim in the Israeli Army | PragerU

Why would an Arab Muslim serve in the Israeli military? Because he, like many Israeli Arabs, proudly defend the nation that has given them freedom and opportunity. Mohammad Kabiya, Israeli Air Force reservist, shares his remarkable story.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Why Israel has the most technologically advanced military on Earth

In 1950, just two years after the state of Israel was founded, the country’s first commercial delegation set off for South America. Israel desperately needed trading partners. Unlike its Arab adver…

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UN ranks IDF emergency medical team as ‘No. 1 in the world’

Israel becomes first country to earn World Health Organization’s highest ranking for its field hospital unit

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Friends of the IDF | Jlife

Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) was established in 1981 by a group of Holocaust survivors, under the leadership of John Klein z’l, to provide for education and the wellbeing of the men and women who serve in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), as well as the families of fallen soldiers. Headquartered in New York City, FIDF is a 501c3 not-for-profit corporation that operates 15 regional offices in the United States and Panama.

Politics | "Apartheid" State?

OPINION: There’s only one country in the Middle East that could produce a soldier like me - Jewish News

In the last few weeks, students across the UK have been involved in Israeli Apartheid Week. Some have supported it. Others have opposed it. Invited by the Zionist Federation UK, last week I was able to attend campuses up and down the country specifically to address and counter some of the claims involved.

History | History

The World's Most Moral Army

Is the Israeli military a paragon of morality and wartime ethics? Or is it an oppressive force that targets innocent Palestinian civilians and commits war crimes as a matter of policy? Colonel Richard Kemp, who was the commander of British Forces in Afgha

News | Israel/Jewish Community

'Big Bang' Actress Mayim Bialik: Faith Is a Negative In Hollywood

When an actor charges Hollywood isn’t fond of people of faith, one expects the actor to be Christian. But the same holds true of the Jews. Mayim Bialik has been in the Hollywood spotlight for more than half her life.  Best known for her role as the tit

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Ex-Israeli Soldier Denounced on US Campus for Not Raping Palestinian Women | Frontpage Mag

"You IDF soldiers don’t rape Palestinians because Israelis are so racist and disgusted by them that you won’t touch them.”

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On first day, IDF field hospital in Nepal treats nearly 100, delivers baby

Members of army unit of Israel’s last missing national, IDF vet Or Asraf, head to Kathmandu to join search for him

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Israeli paramedics in Nepal: 'Houses just vanished' | The Times of Israel

Magen David Adom paramedics in Kathmandu are dealing with a sea of serious injuries following the 7.8 earthquake in Nepal on Saturday, which killed more than 4,000 people and injured over 6,000.

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Israeli aid planes to Nepal delayed after airport damaged by tremors

Two jumbo jets loaded with IDF field hospital supplies and search-and-rescue personnel forced to wait until runway in quake-hit country checked

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NY Times Lethal Anti-Israel Journalism Strikes Again - Op-Eds - Arutz Sheva

Like the White House, the New York Times is potentially guilty of incitement to genocide and defamation; certainly, they are guilty of slanting the news about Israel in every way possible.

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Watch: Moving Reunion of Lone Soldiers and Parents after the War

After 50 grueling days battling Hamas terrorists, El Al reunites soldiers with parents in the first meeting in years for many.

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IDF kills two Palestinians wanted for kidnapping, murdering three Jewish teens

Yeshiva students Gil-Ad Shaer,16, Eyal Yifrah, 19, and Naftali Fraenkel, 16, were kidnapped by terrorists late at night on June 12 from a hitchhiking point in Gush Etzion.

History | History

Tech Titan Danny Lewin Was the First Victim of 9/11 – Tablet Magazine

By most accounts, Danny Lewin was the first victim of 9/11. Seated in seat 9B aboard American Airlines flight 11, he saw Mohamed Atta and Abdulaziz al-Omari, sitting just in front of him, rise and make their way to the cockpit. According to calls from fli

Humor | Humor

UN-Approved Targeting System For IDF Just Turns Off | PreOccupied Territory...

The new system is the Ethical Identification Navigational System And Targeting Zone Gratuitousness Reducer for Ultimate Person Protection among ENemies.

Politics | Opinion

Open letter to Geraldo Rivera from a former soldier in the IDF | Micha Danzig

Mr. Rivera, If you are going to repeatedly go on the news and quote the Hamas talking points and assert......

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IDF successfully tests system designed to detect terror tunnels

Senior army officer says system passed lab tests, currently undergoing field testing; could be deployed around Gaza within 1 year; system will cost at least NIS 1.5 billion.

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A lone soldier makes aliya | JPost | Israel News

Roni Rosen planned for years to make her home in Israel and serve in the IDF – and that dream is finally a reality.

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Picture of the Day

An Israel Defense Forces soldier seen carrying a large sized backpack while in the field. You won't believe what's inside.

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Captured Hamas Combat Manual Explains Benefits of Human Shields

IDF forces in the Gaza Strip found a Hamas manual on “Urban Warfare,” The manual explains how the Gaza civilian population can be used against IDF.

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Israeli soldiers in Gaza exempt from Tisha b’Av fast, chief rabbis rule

Israeli soldiers talking part in the Gaza operation are exempted from fasting on Tisha b'Av, the chief rabbis of Israel ruled.

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Robert Kraft Sends Heartfelt Letter To Family Of Slain IDF Soldier

New England Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft sent a personal letter to the family of slain Israel Defense Force soldier Max Steinberg. Steinberg grew up in California and moved to Israel to serve in the army after participating in a Birthright Israe

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Killed in Gaza, American 'lone soldiers' honored by Israelis - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Thousands of Israelis came to the funerals of Sean Carmeli, Jordan Bensemhoun and Max Steinberg to show solidarity with the fallen soldiers who had immigrated to Israel alone.

Politics | Op-Ed

Analysis: Kerry, Obama to Blame for Kidnapping of IDF Soldier

While the immediate blame for the kidnapping of Israeli soldier Hadar Goldin Friday morning, a mere 90 minutes into a humanitarian ceasefire, lies with Hamas, the responsibility must also be shared by Secretary of State John Kerry and President Barack Oba

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The lesson of the lone soldier | JPost | Israel News

Three soldiers, Sean Carmeli and Max Steinberg from the United States and Jordan Ben-Simon from France, were killed in the early days of the ground battle.

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Israel calls up 16,000 more reservists as army presses campaign

Despite criticism, government resolves to intensify Gaza offensive; Israeli delegation returns from Cairo after truce talks; PA said to sign Rome Statute of ICC; 3 soldiers killed, pushing army death toll to 56

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Footage: Hamas Terrorists Fire Rockets from a Gazan School

Hamas terrorists are seen shooting three rockets at Israel from within a school in Gaza. Hamas has consistently used schools and other public buildings as ro...

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US Jewry’s attitude toward Americans fighting in IDF has changed since 1948

Max Steinberg’s death triggered a public outpouring of admiration and grief from just about every Jewish organization, spokesman and member of Congress.

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“Windbreaker”: Israeli Defense System That Has Hamas Calling For Ceasefire

Israel has introduced Hamas to the Chariot-4 merkava tank's Armored Shield Protection-Active Trophy missile defense system, or

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Hamas’ Use of Human Shields is a War Crime

International law explicitly forbids directing civilians to shield military objectives from attack.