Category Archives: Defence and Military

Good News Friday

Another week has rushed by and it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. This week we’re going for an international flavour. My first item simply highlights the incredible distance Israel has travelled in a mere 71 years, and demonstrates … Continue reading

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Chag Same’ach! Yom Yerushalayim 5779 – 2019

Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of Israel’s miraculous win over combined Arab forces in 1967, began last night (Saturday night) with festive prayer services in synagogues around the country. This year we mark the 52nd  anniversary of the reunification … Continue reading

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From rockets to Eurovision to arson

Last week we had another of those mini-wars with Hamas which are becoming a habit and will no doubt continue to do so until Hamas is neutralised one way or another.  Despite the IDF having the capability of fully dealing … Continue reading

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#IsraelUnderFire once again – 4 dead as over 600 missiles hit Israel over the weekend

While we were sleeping – or at least some of us, those of us who live north of Rechovot and Ashdod – our Israeli compatriots were living through another hell of Hamas and Islamic Jihad’s making. The terror groups shot … Continue reading

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After 37 years, missing IDF soldier Zachary Baumel returns home

Thirty seven years ago, in the summer of 1982, Israel went to war against the PLO in Lebanon in what was known as Operation Peace for Galilee (Milchemet Shlom Hagalil) and later known as the First Lebanon War. One of … Continue reading

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Terrorism updates: Murders, rockets and long-range missiles

In the past couple of weeks, while we have been having a family health crisis, it has not been quiet and peaceful at all on our borders and within country. The worst attack was a combined shooting and stabbing at … Continue reading

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