Tag Archives: IDF

Yom Hazikaron 5777 – Israel’s Memorial Day 2017

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: 23,544 soldiers and 3,117 victims of terror. Arutz Sheva published a very … Continue reading

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“A hell of a pinpoint operation”

Double standards time: The Coalition forces in Iraq comprise several Western countries and Middle Eastern allies, and their aim is the defeat of ISIS (or ISIL) in Iraq and surrounding territories. On 5 September, 15 September and 3 December 2014, … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

As so often happens in Israel, we have had a difficult week, but here is Shabbat on our doorstep and we need to have some good news to cheer us up for Shabbat. So here is this week’s Good News … Continue reading

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The Elor Azaria case and the implications for the IDF

In my previous post reference was made to the Elor Azaria case (you can read about the original incident in this article), in that some of the soldiers hesitated to shoot at the attacker for fear of becoming “Azaria II”. … Continue reading

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4 killed in Jerusalem truck-ramming terror attack; as usual Palestinians celebrate

True to the spirit of the day, Asara BeTevet, the 10th of Tevet, one of the saddest days in the Jewish calendar, a Palestinian terrorist took the Israeli-licensed truck that he himself was licensed to drive, and rammed it into … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shabbat Chanukah edition

It’s the 7th candle of Chanukah tonight, it’s also Rosh Chodesh Tevet today, and of course Shabbat begins tonight with a bit of a mad rush as we light the Chanukah candles before we light the Shabbat candles. With all … Continue reading

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