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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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Good News Friday

Another week of ups and downs has gone past, and thank goodness it’s Friday, time to relax with a Good News Friday post before Shabbat comes in. Firstly some good news on the often cool British front. Here is the … Continue reading

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UPDATED: 2 soldiers killed in Hezbollah attack on IDF patrol on the Lebanese border

UPDATED: 2 soldiers were killed in the attack.ברוך דיין אמת Breaking news from the north of Israel: an Israeli patrol near the Lebanese border came under anti-tank missile fire from over the border. Seven IDF soldiers have been reported as … Continue reading

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The other tunnel threat – from the North

The menace of Hamas’s terror tunnels is now well-known not only in Israel, but throughout the world. During Operation Protective Edge the IDF discovered and destroyed 32 tunnels and at least twice as many shafts. The news of all these … Continue reading

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Lt. Hadar Goldin declared dead by the IDF, his funeral to be announced at a later stage

After Shabbat I nervously turned on the news and was dismayed to hear that the cabinet was discussing a pullout of troops from Gaza and the drawing to an end of Operation Protective Edge (to be discussed in a later … Continue reading

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IDF soldier Lt. Hadar Goldin, feared kidnapped by Hamas

The news out of Gaza and the border area is so bad that I’ve abandoned my Good News Friday post. Maybe next week we’ll be in a better mood to hear cheerful news. The 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire held barely 2 … Continue reading

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