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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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5 soldiers were killed in Monday’s tunnel infiltration at Nahal Oz, IDF strikes Hamas centers of power

In my previous post I mentioned that a tunnel infiltration by Hamas terrorists into Kibbutz Nahal Oz was thwarted. Today the news was released that five IDF soldiers were killed in that attack, and another soldier prevented the abduction of … Continue reading

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Gaza operation day 21 – Hamas rockets kill Gaza civilians, mortars kill IDF soldiers, no ceasefire in sight

Today, the 21st day of Operation Protective Edge, began on a less intense note. There had been no rocket fire overnight, and although no official ceasefire had been declared, Israel had made the decision to extend the humanitarian truce while … Continue reading

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