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“Israeli lobby group, led by IDF commanders, pens open letter to Trump thanking him for his support of Israel, and backing sovereignty plan”

ARUTZ SHEVA Israeli generals to Trump:’We trust you to back Netanyahu’s sovereignty plan’ by Staff June 23, 2020 A group of Israeli generals penned a letter to President Donald Trump thanking him for his support of Israel, and endorsing his … Continue reading

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Defense minister says trooper who aided man in Hebron ‘acted as every soldier and commander is expected to,’ says army will investigate incident

TIMES OF ISRAEL Gantz commends IDF soldier who helped Palestinian man flee violent Jewish group by Staff June 13, 2020 Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Saturday commended an Israel Defense Forces soldier who intervened to help a Palestinian man in … Continue reading

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An otherwise positive story from #NYT about Israel’s battle against coronavirus “marred by its opening” which has now been changed online

FORWARD New York Times gets slammed for highlighting fact that Israel Defense Forces kills people by Aiden Pink May 8, 2020 …But some current and former Israeli defense officials pointed out that the article [which has since changed the lede], … Continue reading

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A former Brigadier General of the IDF: “The claim that Israel’s adversaries are deterred is utterly unconvincing”

MIRYAM INSTITUTE Deterrence is only as strong as the force you are willing to use by Shmuel Tzuker February 23, 2020 The question of how one measures the military strength and the deterring power of a country is up for … Continue reading

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“The phones of dozens of Israeli soldiers were hacked through the scam, though the issue was detected early enough to prevent any major information from reaching the terrorist organization”

JNS IDF foils Hamas plot to hack phones of soldiers by posing as attractive women February 18, 2020 The Israeli military thwarted efforts by Hamas to hack the phones of soldiers by posing as young attractive women on social media, … Continue reading

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WATCH: IDF Confuses Syrian Missile System and Returns the Missiles to Sender

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IDF “pursuing active campaign of removing threats as it detects them, relying on intelligence and precision firepower to deal with ongoing Iranian challenges from Syria”

JNS By striking in Syria, Israel sends clear message to Iran that it will not be deterred by Yaakov Lappin November 20, 2019 Israel launched a broad wave of precision airstrikes early on Wednesday morning, hitting dozens of Iranian and … Continue reading

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“The announcement by Rafael of a first delivery of Trophy Active Protection Systems for M1 tanks is a dramatic development, in which the world’s most powerful military selects an Israeli defense system”

JNS US Army chooses Israeli system to protect the lives of tank crews by Yaakov Lappin October 18, 2019 In recent days, Israeli defense corporation Rafael made a dramatic announcement, stating that it delivered on time the first batch of … Continue reading

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Hezbollah cross-border tunnel has infrastructure for electricity, ventilation, communications; subterranean passage to be destroyed by IDF

TIMES OF ISRAEL IDF reveals ‘longest, most significant’ Hezbollah tunnel on northern border by Staff and Judah Ari Gross June 1, 2019 The Israel Defense Forces on Wednesday revealed a cross-border Hezbollah attack tunnel that was discovered running into Israeli … Continue reading

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IDF lone soldier Michaela ‘Mika’ Levit was found dead outside her base last week, having left a note to her family describing recent ‘hardships’

TIMES OF ISRAEL Family searching for answers after US-born IDF lone soldier dies by suicide by Judah Ari Gross May 19, 2019 After US-born lone soldier Michaela Levit died by suicide outside her base in central Israel last week, her … Continue reading

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