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IDF debuted “drone swarms to seek and attack hidden targets” in the May war in Gaza, “the first AI war from Israel’s perspective”

JERUSALEM POST Drone swarms are coming to the Middle East and Israel is leading the way by Seth J. Frantzman July 12, 2021 Israel used drone swarm technology in the recent Gaza war. Much of that technology and how it … Continue reading

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Sec’y of State Blinken “personally raised concern with Israel before Thursday’s destruction of family home of Palestinian-American man alleged to have killed Israeli teen in May”

TIMES OF ISRAEL US now to ‘prioritize’ pushing Israel to stop demolishing terrorists’ homes by Jacob Magid July 9, 2021 The State Department will prioritize pushing Israel to end its controversial policy of demolishing the homes of terrorists, a spokesperson … Continue reading

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Collapse of Champlain Tower South renders traditional practices for burying Jewish dead impossible to perform

JTA For Jewish burial societies, Surfside disaster presents a grim and complex task by Shira Hanau June 25, 2021 Among Rabbi Mayer Berger’s first thoughts on seeing the 12 stories of the Champlain Tower South pancaked upon themselves: This is … Continue reading

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FIDF Emergency Briefing

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“Prior to the attack, the IDF warned the civilians who were in the building and gave them sufficient time to evacuate”

JERUSALEM POST Israel slammed for strike on AP, Al Jazeera Gaza offices in attack on Hamas by Zachary Keyser May 15, 2021 Israel came under heavy criticism on Saturday for striking a 12-story tower in Gaza, housing the offices of foreign … Continue reading

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“Shortly after midnight on Friday, the Israel Defense Forces appeared to give the impression that a ground offensive was underway, sending Hamas operatives into tunnels and the direct path of a massive wave of Israeli airstrikes”

JNS An IDF ruse turned Hamas’s tunnels into death traps by Yaakov Lappin May 14, 2021 Shortly after midnight, the Israel Defense Spokesperson Unit sent a vague message: “IDF air and ground troops are currently attacking in the Gaza Strip. … Continue reading

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“The Israeli flag gives me a feeling of excitement, belonging and love,” enthuses Muslim IDF Captain Ella Waweya

UNITED WITH ISRAEL Female Arab IDF Soldier Says: ‘I am 100 percent Israeli. And very proud of it.’ by Yakir Benzion March 29, 2021 To millions of social media surfers around the world, the face and voice of the Israel … Continue reading

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“Israel could have taken the easy way out and attacked without phone calls or warning strikes. But it didn’t. The IDF officers and soldiers in the command center knew what they had to do”

JERUSALEM POST How the IDF invented ‘Roof Knocking’, the tactic that saves lives in Gaza by Yaakov Katz March 25, 2021 December 2008 was the turning point. After a year of incessant rocket fire, the Israeli government decided enough was … Continue reading

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Israel’s women warriors: “Operating in all conditions and any terrain, armed with the most sophisticated tools at the IDF’s disposal, the soldiers of Unit 8200’s combat intelligence unit go behind enemy lines to do what can’t be done from afar”

JNS Flying under the radar: The women warriors of Israel’s elite combat intelligence unit by Yoav Limor and Hila Timor Ashur March 23, 2021 …8200’s combat unit is young and anonymous. To overcome this hurdle, the decision was made eight … Continue reading

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“Victory is no longer just a conceptual goal—it is the operational mission of the Israel Defense Forces. Now it must receive the backing of the political leadership”

JNS Dusty drawers or decisive wars: Israel’s new victory doctrine by Gregg Roman March 14, 2021 …Only months after assuming office, the General Staff of the IDF dedicated four days to a “Victory Seminar” convened by Kochavi. According to media reports, … Continue reading

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