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What's at Stake for IDF Reservists in Israel's Debate on Judicial Reform?

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What the rioting left fails to see

The attempted criminalization of Israel and Jews will continue even if the judiciary’s power is limited.


Israeli Forces Arrest 3-Man Terrorist Cell Behind Deadly Jericho Shooting

i24 News - Israeli security forces on Wednesday raided a three-man Palestinian cell in an operation in the refugee camp of Aqabat Jaber in the West Bank. The raid targeted a house that served as a hideout for the terrorists who murdered Israeli-American E

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Elder Of Ziyon - Intifada Intel: What the IDF Knew in July 2000 (Judean Rose)

In which the common myth that Ariel Sharon's visit to the Temple Mount provoked the Second Intifada, is busted

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Ben-Gvir hails Israeli ‘heroes’ for eliminating Palestinian terrorists during Nablus op

Washington is “extremely concerned” by the levels of violence in Judea and Samaria and across Israel, says U.S. State Department spokesman Ned Price.

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IDF hits Hamas assets in Gaza after terrorists fire six rockets at Israel

The exchange comes in the wake of a deadly gun battle in Nablus that erupted after Israeli forces came under fire during a counter-terror raid.

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Watch – 2023: The IDF’s New Years Resolution

Watch – 2023: The IDF’s New Years Resolution Being an IDF soldier means protecting and defending the State of Israel no matter how hard it gets. This year we continued to fight terrorism and protect civilians. We will continue to stand with the ID

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Last Updated: February, 2023 The IDF’s Humanitarian Aid Through the Years

The IDF values human life and helps those in need, regardless of their location. No matter the disaster, time and time again these humanitarian missions have been carried out quickly and effectively, saving thousands of lives. Over the years, the IDF sent 31 humanitarian missions around the world.

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Operation Olive Branch: IDF launches rescue op after deadly Turkey quake

A senior IDF official dismissed any rumors that the IDF had been asked to or might assist Syria with its difficulties from the earthquake.

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ARMED | The story behind the launch of the Rebbe’s Tefillin Campaign

A riveting and unprecedented cinematic experience, ‘Armed’ tells the fascinating story of the launch of the international tefillin campaign. Featuring newly ...

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Israel War of Independence veterans protest 'defamatory' Netflix movie

Five ex-soldiers demand streaming service immediately remove film depicting them and their comrades killing Palestinian children and babies in cold blood

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Algemeiner: IDF Counts 6,900 Lone Soldiers; Half Come From 73 Different Countries

Algemeiner: IDF Counts 6,900 Lone Soldiers; Half Come From 73 Different Countries I remember my son’s beret march during the beginning of the 2nd Lebanon War. He spent most of his time as a sniper in Lebanon and the border camp. By Algemeiner News S

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IDF arrests 3,000 Palestinians, thwarts 500 attacks in past 6 months

The military says that the high number of Palestinian deaths stems from the fact that a massive amount of gunfire is directed toward troops during raids, leading them to fire back.

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IDF – Israel Defense Forces in 1 Minute

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Tearing Up the Rules of Engagement Between Israel and America

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Daniel Lewin: The Israeli-American 9/11 Hero

In honor of every soul that was lost due to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the IDF would like to pay tribute to Daniel Lewin, a veteran of the prestigious IDF counterterrorism unit, Sayeret Matkal.

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IDF detains 17 Palestinians in series of raids following Sunday's terrorist attacks

  The IDF on Monday expanded its months-long Operation Breakwater to crack down on terrorists in Judea and Samaria in

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Enough rounds of fighting in Gaza, it is time for victory

The IDF looks for every possible way to maintain peace even if the very heavy cost is the complete loss of deterrence.

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Israel Is the Bad Guy in the Eyes of the Media, Once Again

The fact that the media routinely view Israel's conflict with its terrorist neighbors -- PIJ and Hamas -- through a lens that finds a moral equivalence between both sides is not only bad journalism, it's morally repugnant.

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Gaza: The Usual Suspects Condemn Israel

Commenting on the killing of Zawahiri, UN Secretary General's spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the UN was "committed to fighting against terrorism and strengthening international cooperation in countering that threat". Of course it was a different story

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Operation Breaking Dawn was a long time in the making

Operation Breaking Dawn so far seems to have more in common with Operation Black Belt in which Al-Ata was killed and Hamas chose not to get openly involved.

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Netanyahu: I fully support the govt. and the IDF in this battle

Opposition leader receives security briefing from PM Lapid as Islamic Jihad continues to rain rockets down on Israel.

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‘Operation Breaking Dawn’: Some 600 projectiles fired at Israel, Islamic Jihad leaders killed

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After new Gaza strike, Israel says it's killed all Islamic Jihad leaders

IDF states that children in Jabaliya refugee camp killed by failed Islamic Jihad rocket launch, not by IDF airstrikes.

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Saudi magazine praises Arab Israelis who serve in IDF

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IDF – Watch Israel and Gaza Explained

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IDF stopped hackers from hitting US power plants

This is the first time a current Unit 8200 official discussed such sensitive cyber intelligence sharing in public.

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Could Israel Really Destroy Iran's Nuclear Facilities in a Strike?

Over the years, Israeli military officials have hinted at the country’s ability to strike Iran’s nuclear facilities if necessary.

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Why It Is More Likely the IDF Did Not Kill Shireen Abu Aqleh

How the available evidence casts serious doubts on the idea that the IDF fired the shots that killed Abu Aqleh

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CNN claims Israel shot Abu Akleh deliberately; IDF rejects report

Salim Awad, a Jenin resident who filmed the incident, told CNN that there were no armed Palestinians in the area.

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Palestinians refuse joint Israeli probe into reporter's death; won't transfer bullet

Senior PA official Hussein al-Sheikh claims 'all indications, evidence and witnesses confirm' Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed in Jenin by Israeli troops

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IDF – Watch: Righteous Among the Nations: CPL Noah’s Family Legacy

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Bloomberg Fails to Correct on Israeli Arabs, Army Service

Contrary to Bloomberg reporting, Israeli Arabs mostly don't identify as Palestinian and not all Israelis are required to complete military service. Does 'The Bloomberg

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Israeli Army Shells Targets in Lebanon After Rocket Fire

The Israel Defense Forces shelled targets in Lebanon on Monday after a rocket was launched into Israel earlier in the evening.

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IsraelSeen: This Is What It’s Like Being An IDF Paratrooper

IsraelSeen: This Is What It’s Like Being An IDF Paratrooper The Paratroopers Brigade is an infantry brigade in the IDF. The Paratroopers are trained in how to parachute in combat operations, as well in navigation, reconnaissance and intelligence mission

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WATCH Israeli laser-based air defense shoots down drones

WATCH Israeli laser-based air defense shoots down drones     Times of Israel: In a video released by the ministry, the laser-based system can be seen intercepting a rocket, a mortar, and a drone at an undisclosed location in southern Israel’s

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Palestinian woman stabs Israeli officer in Hebron, is shot dead

Officials say border guard, slightly hurt in attack, manages to fire back; incident comes hours after another Palestinian woman was shot dead in West Bank

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Kyiv's mayor learns from the IDF how to defend Ukraine

UKRAINIAN AFFAIRS: In an interview with The Jerusalem Post, Mayor Vitali Klitschko discussed his admiration for Israel and the IDF.

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For Israel, victory gives us a future | Israel National News

We are loathe to hit the enemy hard enough to break its will to continue fighting and so have only another war to look forward to. Op-ed.

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Behind the Scenes With the Israeli Navy

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Arab Israelis Speak On Why They Choose To Serve In The IDF

An Arab officer says 'I’m proud… Because I was born in this land, I was born in Israel' - Click the link for more details.

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IDF and Shin Bet Use New Technologies to Catch Terrorists as Quickly as Possible

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – For Israel’s Army, More is Less

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UNPACKED: Meet 669: the IDF’s Elite Airborne Evacuation and Rescue Unit

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Israeli Security Forces on High Alert for Possible Violence During Yom Kippur Holiday

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New AI system fills rifle sights with extensive, easy-to-digest info

Assault rifles with the Elbit System’s new artificial intelligence data platform transform soldiers' view to resemble a first-person shooter video game.

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Eric Garland questions demolition of Surfside condo due to ‘presence of Israeli Defense Forces’

"If anyone wants to see a blatant example of anti-semitism..."

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Israel Has Set a New Standard for the Ethics of War

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Shock Video: IDF Warns Gazan Man To Evacuate Children Before Bombing. He Responds: ‘If The Children Need To Die Then They’ll Die’

A new video shows the IDF pleading with a Gazan man on the other end of the line to evacuate a targeted building, saying he had a responsibility for children’s lives. The man responded, “If the children need to die then they’ll die.”

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Israel Tricks Hamas With Brilliant Tactical Move, Then Launches Ferocious Air Campaign

On Thursday night, the Israel Defense Forces started gathering ground forces near the Israeli border with the Gaza Strip, preparing for what looked like a

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450 bombs in 35 minutes: This is how the IDF tricked Hamas

IDF publishes unclear notice - causing Hamas to panic, escape into terror tunnels.

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IDF aerial and ground forces attacking in Gaza

87-year-old woman from Moshav Shtulim near Ashdod dies after suffering a head injury while running to a protected space during a siren.

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Why victory in Gaza runs through Jerusalem

  The IDF has had some nice successes in the military sphere. Some 50 terrorists have already been killed, among

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Israel: Until we assert ourselves, projecting actual power and deterrence, we will be picked apart

We live with a functional absurdity, in which the most powerful army in the world hamstrings itself irrationally. Op-ed.


Israel Kills Hamas Commander Iyad Fathi Faik Sharir, IDF Says

Israel has killed a top Hamas commander in a strike against the terror group after the IDF began hammering the Gaza Strip Monday.

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Hamas Fires Barrage of Over 150 Rockets Across Southern Israel, at Jerusalem as IDF Strikes Terror Targets in Gaza

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Israel to Deploy New Laser, GPS-Guided Mortar Shell

The Israel Defense Forces are set to deploy a newly developed laser-guided mortar artillery round after a wildly successful testing phase...

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IDF Said to Be First Army to Achieve Herd Immunity Against COVID-19

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UNPACKED – Watch The Unique Phenomenon of the IDF’s Lone Soldier?

UNPACKED – The Unique Phenomenon of the IDF’s Lone Soldier? Imagine traveling alone, across the world, to volunteer for another country’s army. Meet the lone soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces, the IDF. ​​​​Did you know that the I

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UNPACKED - Breaking Boundaries: The Wonder Women of the Israel Defense Force

UNPACKED – Breaking Boundaries: The Wonder Women of the Israel Defense Force Israel is one of only nine countries in the world with mandatory military service for both men and women. Although females serve in combat and many hold high-level officer

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IDF Task Force Takes On COVID-19 & Commanding: Behind the Scenes

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UNPACKED - The Top 10 Most Elite Units of the IDF

UNPACKED – The Top 10 Most Elite Units of the IDF If you follow the news, you might know that things have been hotting up on Israel’s northern border and on Saturday night, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers from the Maglan unit averted a potent

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Watch: We are proud of all of our soldiers & Christian. Israeli. IDF Officer

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IDF Officer & Benayahu's Story - World Down Syndrome Day

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Special in Uniform Soldiers Facilitate Coronavirus Testing

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IDF - "My Brother is With Me Every Step of the Way"

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Israeli Teen Pop Star Puts Career on Hold to Serve in IDF

Israeli Teen Pop Star Puts Career on Hold to Serve in IDF by Shiryn Ghermezian Algemeiner Israeli pop singer Noa Kirel has put her blossoming career on hold to enlist in the IDF. “I influence many young teenagers and it’s important for me to encourage

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Six Months After The Terror Attack That Nearly Claimed Her Life An Injured Soldier Meets Her Rescuer

Six Months After The Terror Attack That Nearly Claimed Her Life An Injured Soldier Meets Her Rescuer Eden Mantsur from Jerusalem was among the five soldiers who were injured after a Palestinian terrorist drove his car into them in a ramming attack at the

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Israeli Arab Christian Traces Journey From IDF to Interfaith Activism

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Israel Develops New Laser System to Shoot Down Gaza’s Explosive Balloons, Drones

Israeli security forces revealed on Dec. 26 its new laser system designed to intercept dangerous airborne incendiary devices launched from the Gaza Strip.

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Watch - What I Did As An IDF Soldier to Palestinians

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Ukrainian female athlete trains for IDF battles instead of Olympics

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What the IDF Soldiers Are Thankful For?

What the IDF Soldiers Are Thankful For? HAPPY THANKSGIVING PEOPLE OF THE WORLD! Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours!

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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 Ate 30 Tons of Apples, 3 Tons of Honey on Rosh Hashana

IDF Soldiers Ate 30 Tons of Apples, 3 Tons of Honey on Rosh Hashana IDF soldiers enjoyed the High Holidays with an abundance of apples and honey! By TPS h/t UnitedwithIsrael.org The IDF supplied its soldiers with 30 tons of apples, three tons of honey and

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

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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


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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UNPACKED - Moshe Dayan: Iconic Military Leader

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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

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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

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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

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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."

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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.

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

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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.

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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

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'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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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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“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.