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Israel Honors Security Agency that Helped Nab Teen Killers, Stop Hundreds of Attacks

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 | The Israel Security Agency (ISA) recently made the news for their role in apprehending two suspects believed to have murdered 18-year-old Dvir Sorek in a stabbing terror attack. But behind the scenes, they’ve been responsible for preventing hundreds of other terror attacks from even taking place. “You caught Dvir’s murderer

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Finding Strength after the Murder of Her Grandchild

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 | When the phone in the house of 81-year-old Holocaust survivor, Esther Schlesinger. rang on Wednesday evening, it was her son, Yoav Sorek, on the line, asking if she was with her grandson, Dvir. “Suddenly everything went black,” said Esther. The body of 18-year-old soldier, Dvir Sorek, was found with multiple

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Terrorists Who Murdered Israeli Teen Arrested

Monday, 12 August 2019 | It only took 48 hours. Less than two days after the body of 18-year-old Dvir Sorek was discovered in the pre-dawn hours of Thursday morning—stabbed to death and dumped by the side of the road near the community of Migdal Oz in Judea—Israeli security forces apprehended his murderers early Saturday

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IDF Thwarts Major Terror Attack from Gaza

Monday, 12 August 2019 | The Israel Defense Forces [IDF] said Saturday that it foiled a major terror attack in the area of the Gaza border in the early hours of the day, placing responsibility for an attempted infiltration by four Palestinians on Hamas. Troops from the Golani Brigade killed the four infiltrators—who were armed

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Clashes on the Temple Mount on the “Saddest Day of the Jewish Calendar”

Monday, 12 August 2019 | The overlap of Jewish and Muslim holidays on Sunday created the perfect storm for a clash on the Temple Mount. Muslim protest of Jewish visitors on the holy site turned into a riot, forcing the Israeli police to intervene. Beginning the day, Israeli police had conducted a security assessment and

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US Slams Iranian Leader for “Call for Violence” against Israel

Monday, 12 August 2019 | Iranian threats against Israel are a disturbing trend, but the timing of the latest rant from Iran’s leader drew stern condemnation from United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. In a message delivered by Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei and posted to his website on August 10, the Iranian dictator

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Netanyahu: “We Will Settle Accounts” with Terrorists Who Murdered Teen

Friday, 9 August 2019 | As Israel continues to mourn the murder of 18-year-old Dvir Sorek, they are also making it very clear that the terrorists behind the deadly stabbing will face justice—including their leaders. “I have no doubt, also on the basis of what I have heard, that we will also apprehend those who

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Israel Commemorates the Saddest Day on the Jewish Calendar

Friday, 9 August 2019 | Sunset on Saturday night ushers in Tisha B’Av, a date known as the saddest day on the Jewish calendar. The dubious title comes with good reason. On the 9th day of the biblical month of Av, or in Hebrew, Tisha B’Av, the Jewish people mourn the terrible tragedies—including the destruction

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Israel Rewards Palestinian Man for Saving Family of Murdered Rabbi

Friday, 9 August 2019 | Any normal society would have lauded him as a hero. A person who risks his life to rush to the aid of the survivors of a brutal attack is, after all, a hero by most definitions. However, the situation—and the society—can hardly be considered normal. The victims of the bloody

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Holocaust, Munich Survivor Walks Marathon at 83

Friday, 9 August 2019 | A Holocaust survivor and Olympic race walker who lived through the 1972 Munich massacre of Israeli athletes, has taken part in the European Maccabi Games as an honorary member of the German delegation. Prof. Shaul Ladany finished the race in the Hungarian capital of Budapest in 3.21 hours. Ladany’s first

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