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Through Mud and Rain, These Soldiers are Saving Lives on the Battlefield

Friday, 18 May 2018 | The medics of the 282nd Artillery Corps held a medical exercise like none they’ve ever had. They trained in the pouring rain and mud in an exercise that prepares them to save lives in any situation. They returned from the exercise exhausted, but happy to have learned and accomplished so

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Jerusalem Day: “We Returned to Our Home and We Will Keep it Forever”

Monday, 14 May 2018 | The Israeli calendar is punctuated with days set aside to remember. Some are somber, commemorating the tragedies, sacrifice and loss scattered throughout the history of the Jewish people. Others are joyous, recalling the triumphs, miracles and bravery on which the Jewish state is built. Jerusalem Day or Yom Yerushalayim certainly

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Hebrew: The Sound of Prophecy Fulfilled

It wasn’t love at first sight for me and Israel. Oh no. I fell in love with the Promised Land, her people, history and significance long before I caught my first glimpse of the strip of land between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River. My relationship with the Hebrew language started off differently. Even

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The Big Cut

While it is increasingly becoming a divisive issue, circumcision is one of the world’s oldest rites of passage and vitally important to Judaism. The topic was once considered taboo, but in modern times rigorous debate has flared up in Western nations about whether this tradition could be a violation of young boys’ human rights. The

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Rumors of War

“The chances of war in 2018 are growing… We are ready for war… The next war will be difficult and no simple matter. It will take between days and weeks, but in the end we will win.” —A senior IDF officer addressing military correspondents  Rising Tensions in the North “We are facing a new reality—the

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Israeli Army Teaches Bedouin Soldiers Hebrew in One Month

Monday, 30 April 2018 | Over the past two years, a large course has been held at the “Michve Alon” training base to help Bedouin and Druze soldiers learn Hebrew. However, there are several soldiers who enlist before the course begins or still have difficulty learning the language after the course. Therefore, the Central Command

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Disabled Arab IDF Veteran Now Combats BDS

Monday, 23 April 2018 | A Christian Arab from Nazareth joined the IDF [Israel Defense Forces] of his own volition and served in the elite Golani Brigade. During his service, he was wounded in the Second Lebanon War and upon his discharge found another way to serve his country: combating the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions

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In the Name of His Grandfather

Monday, 16 April 2018 | To commemorate his grandfather who was a survivor of the Holocaust, Chief Warrant Officer Moni Gedi decided to tattoo the same number on his arm that the Nazis engraved on his grandfather’s arm, a dehumanizing way to identify camp prisoners. Every year, hundreds of IDF [Israel Defense Forces] soldiers travel

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From Slavery to Freedom: Israel Celebrates Passover

Friday, 30 March 2018 | The series of events has inspired countless movies, books and songs. The story of Israel’s Exodus from Egypt does, after all, have all the elements required for an epic tale. There is the cruel and merciless task master, a people oppressed, and an Almighty God who liberates His people “with

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Israel Signs Agreement to Build State-of-the-Art “City of Health”

Thursday, 29 March 2018 | Israel’s Minister of Finance, Moshe Kahlon and Deputy Minister of Health, Rabbi Yaakov Litzman, signed a ground-breaking $350 million dollar agreement with Professor Yitshak Kreiss, Director General of the Sheba Medical Center–Tel Hashomer, to transform Israel’s largest medical facility into a “City of Health.” “Today is not only a day

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