Tag Archives: IDF

Worrying about Israel’s “moral compass”

Ever since Deputy Chief of Staff Gen. Yair Golan warned Israel against becoming “morally corrupt”, and newly-resigned Defence Minister Moshe “Bogie” Yaalon expressed dismay at Israel’s loss of its moral compass, the world has been equally watching us with bated … Continue reading

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Yom Hazikaron 5776 – Israel’s Memorial Day 2016

Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terror, began this evening at sundown with the sound of the siren, as Israelis commemorated their fallen. Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism formally began … Continue reading

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There’s trouble brewing down south on Gaza’s border

The knifing intifada appears to be waning – for the moment at least, a testament to the IDF and the police’s counter-terror and intelligence activities. But down south on the border with Gaza, there is trouble brewing once more. Last … Continue reading

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Guest Post: If It’s darkest just before the dawn, why is it so light out there?

This is another guest post by Brian Goldfarb, who casts his characteristically optimistic  worldview on recent events and shows us that things are really not as bad as we are being led to believe by the media. This is certainly … Continue reading

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Good News Thursday – pre-Pesach edition

Since tomorrow is erev Pesach, I won’t be posting my usual Good News Friday installment. Instead I decided to give you a pre-Pesach boost today with a slightly earlier Good News post. My first item is a delightful article by … Continue reading

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The rush to judgement and trial by (biased) media

The IDF has a central ethic of never abandoning a soldier in the field, however badly he is wounded. But on Saturday in Hebron, the moral equivalent of such an abandonment occurred. It all started when 2 terrorists attacked and … Continue reading

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