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Operation Protective Edge weekend roundup: more IDF casualties, Israel reject’s Kerry’s idea of a ceasefire

As Operation Protective Edge ends its 2nd week we hear that sadly 6 more soldiers were killed over Friday and Shabbat, bringing the death toll to 40:  The IDF announced early Saturday evening that three soldiers had been killed in the … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Ground operation day 5 – 2 more soldiers killed, Hamas claims to have abducted soldier, IDF names him as Oron Shaul

The news so far for the 5th day of the ground operation of Operation Protective Edge (when will this war get a new name?) is that another two soldiers were killed in yesterday’s fighting, and Hamas have been claiming since … Continue reading

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Ground Operation Day 3 – 13 Golani soldiers killed, Hamas human shields at Shejaiya

The news on Sunday evening that 13 Golani troops had been killed early on Sunday morning overshadowed all the other news that had been flowing in throughout the day of yet more rocket attacks, the dreadful, cynical abuse of human … Continue reading

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Gaza ground operation – Friday-Shabbat edition

There is not going to be a Good News Friday post this week. I just felt it was inappropriate at a time when the country is technically at war, with so many of our men, husbands, fathers, brothers and sons … Continue reading

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Yom Hazikaron 2012 – Israel’s Memorial Day

Yom Hazikaron has begun just a short while ago, and with it the usual mix of sadness leading to joy a day later on Yom Haatzmaut (Independence Day). Here are a few links to bring the atmosphere over to you. … Continue reading

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