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IDF Strikes Kill Three Hamas Commanders

08/20/2014 - 20:00

Tel Aviv — Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip killed three senior Hamas commanders.

Body Of Missing Israeli Lone Soldier From U.S. Found With Gunshot Wounds

08/18/2014 - 20:00

Jerusalem — The body of a missing Israeli lone soldier from the United States was found in central Israel with gunshot wounds.

Rabbi Pens Book On Israel/Gaza Conflict In 36 Hours

Author of web-hit 'I'm Done Apologizing For Israel' compiles book on Israel's right to defend itself in less than two days.

08/14/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Rabbi Menachem Creditor, a pulpit rabbi in Berkeley, C.A. and the author of several books, figured he would write another book one day.

He didn’t imagine that it would take him only one day to do it.

'The Hope: American Jewish Voices in Support of Israel' is on sale on amazon.com.

1,000 Gather For Max Steinberg Memorial Service

08/13/2014 - 20:00

Fallen Israeli soldier Max Steinberg found “inner peace” in his army service, his mother told a crowd of 1,000 at a memorial service in his native Southern California.

The Lone Women Of The IDF

Of the 108 lone soldiers who made aliyah this week, half are women; criticism of IDF on their minds.

08/11/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Alissa Neubauer, wearing a white tank top, leggings and a thin silver nose-ring, stood in the sprawling baggage check-in line at JFK with her mother and grandmother. While her mother manned the luggage cart piled high with duffels, her grandmother held tightly onto her granddaughter’s arm while crying softly into a tissue.

Soldiers With Autism Bring Special Skills To The IDF

For the past few weeks, most of us have been glued to the news and social media to keep ourselves updated on the war in Israel. Some of us have friends and family in Israel, while others are torn by watching young soldiers go off to war. 

As I explored the web looking for information about the war, I came across a press release by the IDF that discusses Special Intelligence Unit 9900. This small unit includes soldiers with autism “who have remarkable visual and analytic capabilities. They can detect even the smallest details, undetectable to most people”.

Dr. Frances Victory

Why You’re Over There And Not Back Home

An open letter to the lone soldiers of the IDF.

08/04/2014 - 20:00

Dear Chayalim Bodedim (Lone Soldiers),

Until Michael Levin, the paratrooper from Philadelphia, was killed in August 2006, almost nobody knew who we were.

Joel Chasnoff

Cease-Fire Marred By Rocket Fire

Israel observing seven-hour quiet period, excluding area that is focus of search for Hamas tunnels.

08/02/2014 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Israel is observing a seven-hour unilateral humanitarian cease-fire.

Palestinians inspect what is left of their homes and businesses following an Israeli military offensive. Getty Images

Is This The World's Dumbest Question?

Jose Diaz-Balart this morning on his daily MSNBC show came up with one of the dumbest questions ever asked on cable television. 

Interviewing one of his network's reporters in Gaza about the breakdown of the Israel-Hamas ceasefire, the capture of an IDF soldier and the ongoing artillery and rocket exchanges playing out in the background, Diaz-Balart wanted to know, "How do you describe the ambiance there?"

Showing Some Skin For The Troops

07/30/2014 - 20:00

Some support Israel’s troops with prayer; others support them by raising money. But some are supporting the troops by showing a little skin.

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