Jerusalem ramming attack: Four killed as truck rams into IDF soldiers

Jerusalem ramming attack: Four killed as truck rams into IDF soldiers

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The Jerusalem Post – By Daniel K. Eisenbud, Herb Keinon, Anna Ahronheim, Jpost.Com Staff – Four soldiers were killed, and 17 wounded, after a flatbed truck driven by an Arab terrorist rammed into a group of conscripts adjacent to the Armon Hanatziv promenade in southern Jerusalem on Sunday afternoon. According to the IDF spokesman, an […]

Netanyahu Looks To Africa For New Allies

Netanyahu Looks To Africa For New Allies

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THE TIMES OF ISRAEL By Jonah Mandel AFP — Four decades after his brother was killed during a rescue operation in Uganda, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is embarking on an African mission of his own — but with very different aims. Galvanized by a growing demand for Israeli security assistance and his government’s search […]

12 Top Ways Israel Feeds The World

12 Top Ways Israel Feeds The World

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By Abigail Klein Leichman, www.israel21c.org Food security is a major concern for our rapidly growing planet. As resources dwindle and the population rises, smart solutions for better agriculture and safer food storage are essential. No other single country – certainly not one as young and as tiny as Israel – has contributed more breakthroughs in this area […]

The Blooming Desert: Agriculture In The Middle Of Nowhere

The Blooming Desert: Agriculture In The Middle Of Nowhere

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The Negev desert once covered 60 percent of Israel. Even the first prime minister, Ben Gurion, was aware of its significance. In 1955, he declared that the fate of the young country depends on the ability to handle the Negev: “It is in the Negev that the people of Israel will be tested – For […]

Israel Analysts Shocked by Obama’s Comments on Sanctions, S-300 Supply

Israel Analysts Shocked by Obama’s Comments on Sanctions, S-300 Supply

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Israeli analysts expressed shock and amazement Friday night at US President Barack Obama’s stated openness to Iran’s demand for the immediate lifting of all economic sanctions, and his defense of Russia’s agreement to supply a sophisticated air defense system to Iran. There was no immediate official Israeli response to the president’s comments, which were made after the […]

Report: IDF Deploys Iron Dome Batteries in Northern Front

Report: IDF Deploys Iron Dome Batteries in Northern Front

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Foreign media says Israel moves missile interceptors to border with Syria, Lebanon and raises alert level in northern posts. The IDF raised its alert level on the northern front on Monday, in positions along the border with Syrian and Lebanon, as foreign media outlets reported that Iron Dome batteries were being deployed in the north, […]

Baby Survivor of Cafe Bombing Joins IDF

Baby Survivor of Cafe Bombing Joins IDF

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Eighteen years after her mother was killed shielding her from a Palestinian suicide bomber, Shani Winter this month proudly joined the Israel Defense Forces. Touchingly, Winter was joined at her induction by Ziona Bushri, the policewoman who famously carried the then-six-month-old Winter away from the carnage of the Apropo Cafe bombing in Tel Aviv on […]

Muslims Desecrate Temple Mount by Playing Soccer

Muslims Desecrate Temple Mount by Playing Soccer

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The Muslims claim that Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, or, more accurately, the Al Aqsa Mosque that occupies its southern end, is the third most holy site in Islam. The Muslims regularly demonstrate their reverence by using the sacred plateau as a soccer field, much to the consternation of the Jews, for whom the Temple Mount is […]

Israel Today / Netanyahu vows to keep fighting to ‘bring back the quiet’

Israel Today / Netanyahu vows to keep fighting to ‘bring back the quiet’

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Saturday to use as much military power as need and fight “as long as it will take” against terror group Hamas to restore peace in his country. In a TV speech in Jerusalem that appeared in part directed at Israelis beleaguered by the fighting’s destruction and death toll, Netanyahu […]

Israel Today / Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu vows Israel will do ‘whatever is necessary’ in fight with Hamas

Israel Today / Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu vows Israel will do ‘whatever is necessary’ in fight with Hamas

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday vowed to do “whatever is necessary” in the country’s latest weeks-long battle with Islamic militant group Hamas. “Hamas has broken five cease-fires,” Netanyahu told “Fox News Sunday.” “They’ve violated their own cease-fires. They are firing on us now. … We’ll do whatever is necessary to achieve our goal […]